Crayon Umbrellas

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They’re crayons. They’re umbrellas. Except that they say pencils on them. So maybe they’re actually colored pencil umbrellas. Either way, they’re from Japan, they’re colorful and they’ll keep you dry when it rains. Not actually you, someone else. Just to be clear there.

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Coffee Cup Holding Umbrella

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I love these concept ideas that are somewhere right on the line between genius or the stupidest idea ever. An umbrella with a coffee cup holder in the handle sounds like a great idea if you like coffee and live in a rain area (target market: Seattle). But on second thought, umbrellas are ...

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Haircut Umbrella Keeps Everything Off the Floor Except Your Dignity

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If you’re giving your kids haircuts at home you know how hard it is to keep hair off the floor and their clothes and pretty much everywhere. It’s a hairy situation if you know what I mean (zing!). Not so if you had a handy Haircut Umbrella. It goes around your ...

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Funbrella Makes Virtual Reality Rain Inside the Umbrella

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Standing in the rain is certainly no fun. But standing in fake rain under an umbrella sounds like a lot of fun (I guess?) as long as you stay dry. Funbrella is a virtual reality project from the grad students at Osaka University. The Funbrella has springs at the top which monitor vibrations ...

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Shacklie Keeps Those Pesky Umbrella Thieves at Bay

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When it rains you want an umbrella to keep you dry. But is there anything worse than going into a store or restaurant and putting your umbrella down only to find some quickfingered thief has taken off with it, leaving you high and dry–errr low and wet. Sure, like they say in the ...

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