Shade Sails Shape The Outdoors With Their Architectural Elegance

Shade sails are growing in popularity by the day and they’ve started to replace the umbrellas and canopies we all got so used with. It’s now time to explore new designs and possibilities. Shade sails are famous for their futuristic and architectural forms. They’re made of high-density polypropylene mesh, they’re recyclable and they’re great at blocking 90-95% of the UV rays.

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Abrivoile is a shade sail designed to be used is large outdoor spaces. It has a minimalist design and can be attached to both frame poles and walls or other existing structures, making this piece very versatile and flexible.

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Minimalist and elegant, this shade sail features an expoxy-powder coated aluminum frame and stainless steel components. An integrated motor allows you to tension and secure the sail in any position and it will remain that way. You can personalize this piece with your choice of accessories and finishes.

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A shade sail called Ingenua designed by Pieter Willemyns is the perfect accessory for backyards, patios and terraces. Its flexible design and sliding mechanism allows you to adapt the sail to the environment and the position of the sun.

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Triangle-shaped sails make a sculptural statement while also blocking the harmful UV rays. Given the shape, you can either use an individual shade or layer two or more to create a custom design with a more dramatic look like this one.

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Another beautiful example of a triangle-shaped shade sail set above this lovely little courtyard. It looks sleek and stylish while also being very functional. It provides enough shade for the dining area and it complements the whole décor beautifully.

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Shade sails are typically made of breathable, knitted fabric which doesn’t tear or fray. This one also features grommet corners and snare lines which make installation easy and fast. It comes in a variety of colors and is the perfect accessory for outdoor summer parties or for relaxing in the shade.Available for $39.

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This simple white shade sail is perfect for summer cottages and beach houses. The color and design give it a breezy look. Complement it with the right accent details and you get a dreamy décor. The gravel and the painted tree log are perfect in this setting.

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Design a casual sitting area in your backyard or in the garden, surrounded by trees and vegetation and get a shade sail to help you bring everything together in a stylish, chic and elegant design. White is a common color because it has a calming and cooling effect.{found on welliesandvogue}.

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by Renovation Design Group

Consider layering two or more shade sails at different heights and angles. You can pick different colors to also create visual contrasts between them like in this case. The two shades also match the rest of the décor and the color of the exterior walls.

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Don’t dismiss triangular shade sails just yet simply because of their shape. Even though rectangular sails can cover a larger area, these ones can be just the thing you need to shade an outdoor lounge area and to also maintain the space breezy-looking.

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by Kathleen Shaeffer

Manage your sun vs shade ratio to perfectly suit your needs with one of these flexible and easy to install shade sails. They can adjusted according to the position of the sun and the environment they’re placed in.