The Umbrella Workshop Blog

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Umbrella facts woman holding umbrella in rain
Nov
2021

Five Unusual Umbrella Facts

Fascinated by umbrellas, we’ve collated FIVE UNUSUAL UMBRELLA FACTS that are worth knowing. Did you know that recycled umbrellas have muscle? Did you know an umbrella offers you credibility? We’ve got five unusual umbrella facts for you that not many people know.

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Nov
2021

Employee engagement ideas

Employee engagement ideas vary and should be carefully considered. Employees play an important role in your organisation. They are primary, important internal stakeholders who help define, shape and carry out the tactical operations of a business. They bring energy to planning and operations, they are the face of your company, they interact with your customers […]

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magical digital print on outside panels of umbrella
Oct
2021

Supplying artwork for umbrellas

Artwork for umbrellas requires the artwork to be to be high resolution Artwork needs to be supplied to us in a suitable format for printing to ensure crisp, superb quality interpretation on the umbrella panels. An image or graphic might look great on your phone or computer but when printed across an umbrella won’t look […]

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Oct
2021

The Four Key Influencers of Consumer Behaviour

The most successful businesses are able to design their products and services around their customer’s needs and pain points. Doing this means having a strong understanding of what makes their target market tick. Ultimately, they are always reflecting and asking themselves, why would people buy from them and not someone else? Understanding your target market […]

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Sep
2021

8 Promotional Marketing Ideas to Boost your Business Exposure

Attention is a scarce resource. The average human only has an attention span of 8 seconds, down 4 seconds from where it was in 2000, according to a study by Microsoft. These few seconds may not seem much, but for marketers, they can spell the difference between a new loyal customer, and another disinterested passer-by. Marketers […]

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Aphex twin ugly face printed on inside of double canopy umbrella
Feb
2021

5 popular umbrella customisation options

Customised umbrellas are now a must-have for most businesses. Used to send out to clients as gifts or for us in the office, customised umbrellas are also part of an essential uniform for staff. Umbrella customisation options are now so vast, that umbrellas are considered part of one’s personal style. Top 5 popular umbrella customisations […]

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Jan
2021

5 Unusual Ways to use an Umbrella

At Umbrella Workshop, we think it’s high time we start thinking differently about umbrellas and how they can be a bigger part of our lives, rather than just an afterthought that we only think about when it starts to rain. Here then, are our 5 unusual ways to use an umbrella.

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Parts of an umbrella
Dec
2020

Parts of an umbrella

We’ve outlined a clear diagram and description of each of these parts of an umbrella to help you understand which parts can be customised and how an umbrella is made.  Canopy The canopy of the umbrella is made up of 8 panel sections, which can be printed and decorated with any design. This is the […]

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Feb
2020

Umbrellas in Religious Ceremonies

In 21st century Britain we largely view umbrellas as wholly practical items that protect us from the rain. They are also very disposable things in the modern age, with an depressing 1.1 billion umbrellas thrown away worldwide each year. It wasn’t always this way though. The umbrella has a very noble past, starting out as […]

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Oct
2019

A Guide to Print Methods

Gifts are powerful. While digital may be the darling of every marketer’s eye today, branded promotional giveaways remain tried, tested, and effective. Nearly everyone will remember your business if you give them a useful freebie, like a branded umbrella or bag, according to the Advertising Specialty Institute. Trade show attendees are also more likely to […]

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