Instrmnt’s R-Series Umbrella

View all 16 Photos

The ultimate umbrella for minimalist design lovers.

Glasgow-based multidisciplinary design studio Instrmnt focuses on designing accessible, industrial-led products that blend simplicity and quality. While it built a solid international reputation as an independent wristwatch brand, the studio uses this creative approach in different projects, whether it’s an elegant clock, a day bed, or a cool city bike. Now, Instrmnt has revealed a minimalist umbrella design that joins a growing collection of accessories and lifestyle products. The R-Series Umbrella complements its gorgeous good looks with an exquisite build. Simple and stylish, the full-length, minimalist umbrella boasts a Japanese fabric canopy and a hand-stitched leather grip.

Lightweight and comfortable to hold, the R-Series Umbrella comes with machined aluminum components. The bent aluminum handle is hollow to reduce the product’s weight and to also give a subtle nod to Instrmnt’s city bike. Likewise, the two launch styles of the minimalist umbrella design feature color combinations that reference the studio’s 01-Series of watches. The umbrella comes in two versions. One has a sandblasted gunmetal finish with a gray canopy and a tan leather handle, while the other boasts a sandblasted silver finish, black fabric, and a matching black leather handle.

To make the R-Series, Instrmnt sources materials from Japan and Europe before assembling the umbrellas in Glasgow. The R-Series Umbrella makes its debut on April 26, 2019. Both versions are available exclusively from Instrmnt’s web store and at select physical retailers. Photographs© Susan Castillo.

 

    string(5) "admin"
Tags: ,

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

More for you

  • The Hemel Airfoil Watch

    An elegant chronograph inspired by British military pilot watches from the ’70s. Based in New…

  • The Archimede 1950-3 Watch

    A minimalist timepiece designed with vintage-style details. Following on the footsteps of the 1950-1 and…

  • The Jak G3 Sneakers

    A handcrafted sneaker that draws inspiration from the number 3. Lisbon-based independent shoe brand Jak…

  • The Helly Hansen JPN Parka

    A practical, 3-in-1 parka with two jackets you can wear together or separately. While Norwegian…

Take me there

  • The Aman Kyoto Hotel

    A high-end hotel that draws inspiration from traditional Japanese inns. Nestled in a private garden…

  • The Dexamenes Seaside Hotel

    An abandoned winery converted into a high-end hotel. Located on a pristine beach in the…

loader