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Umbrella with shadow show through print
Mar
2019

Custom design umbrellas and special effects

We build many of our umbrellas from scratch we are able to combine materials and effects to create truly unique design led umbrellas. We can combine canopies to allow special effects, such as an under print to show through. We can also combine materials such as printed PVC canopies and textile to amazing effect. Tone […]

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Custom design umbrella with special effects
Aug
2018

Screen printing on umbrellas

This traditional method of screen printing on umbrellas is highly effective and long lasting. An image is transferred to the umbrella surface by ink, which is pressed through a stencilled “silk” screen and treated with a light-sensitive emulsion. A screen is required for each colour to be printed. The benefits of screen printing are as […]

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All Over Print Umbrella
Sep
2017

UV Printing on Umbrellas

This low energy technology dramatically reduces the use of solvents in the printing process.  It delivers a range of quality benefits including: Excellent print colour matches especially on dark fabric Remarkable level of detail for small text and intricate designs No limit to print colours possible Superb registration between print colours Striking reproduction of 4 […]

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Gordon Ramsay Maze Printed Umbrella
Oct
2016

How to supply artwork for umbrellas

Here at The Umbrella Workshop, we pride ourselves on having made brollies for some really BIG brands: Bollinger, Bentley and Mandarin Oriental Hotels to name but a few! Companies like these often employ agencies to take care of promotional products like their logo umbrellas, but we’re just as happy working with more boutique brands looking for premium products with their logos on. So if you’re one of them and in need of a little extra assistance when ordering branded umbrellas, our friendly team at The Umbrella Workshop are here to help!

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British flag on umbrella
May
2016

An umbrella fit for a queen!

For tailor-made umbrellas of the highest quality – or literally fit for a queen – look no further than The Umbrella Workshop! Earlier this year, we were approached to make an umbrella specifically to protect her majesty from the unpredictable Great British weather. Having already produced some very special umbrellas in our time (for designers and diplomats alike) our team rose to the challenge and delivered something suitably regal… complete with royal crest, of course.

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May
2016

Umbrellas (and parasols) keep us busy all year round…

The Umbrella Workshop produces and distributes tailor-made umbrellas all over the world, so we’re busy all year round as you can always guarantee its rainy season somewhere! That said, as specialists in umbrellas of various shapes, sizes and colours, it was only a matter of time before printed parasols became part of our range as well… Come rain or shine, you can count on The Umbrella Workshop to protect your customers and even your products themselves from the elements in style!

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Jon Rafman digital print on modern city walker
Dec
2015

Jon Rafman artist promotional umbrella

Montreal born artist, filmmaker and essayist focuses on the impact of technology on the contemporary consciousness and how it distances us from ourselves. His work has gained much attention with his exhibitions of images found on Google Street View.

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