In a city full of gray concrete buildings and monotonous streets, sometimes all it takes is one flickering glance upward to discover the fascinating world of colorful umbrellas. When rainy clouds flood the streets and the sun hides behind a curtain, these delicate covers become not only a practical protection against changeable weather conditions, but also a magical touch that brings the city to life. Colorful umbrellas, like a rainbow on a gray background, add charm and joy to the urban space, attracting the attention of passers-by.
Why is it worth changing your city with this new trend? Check out our article below and get inspired!
Colorful umbrellas as must-have in the city
All bustling streets in the city have their own unique atmosphere, but sometimes they lack color and vitality. Fortunately, there is a simple and effective way to enliven urban space – just hang colorful umbrellas in such places. These charming rain covers, hanging in the open air over the streets, transform the gray urban landscape into real painting canvas.
Colorful umbrellas in various shades and patterns, dancing in the wind, attract the eyes of passers-by and brighten up the surroundings. They create a magical scenery that tempts you to stop, take a picture, and take your loved ones for a walk.
Colourful umbrellas over the city’s streets together with open-space decorations from Terra Group
In addition, colourful umbrellas not only enliven an urban space, but also enhance its character. Depending on your choice of colours and designs, you can create themed decorations that reflect the local culture, the given holiday, or add character to a particular neighbourhood. For example, in an art area umbrellas covered with painting motifs can be hung, while a shopping district could be dominated by umbrellas in intense colours to attract the attention of passers-by.
Colorful umbrellas as street decorations not only give the cityscape a unique charm, but also create space where people can stop, relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the city. They are small but expressive details that make public spaces more welcoming, inspiring and creative. Thus, colorful umbrellas are not only practical protection from rain or sun, but also a wonderful decoration that adds magic and vitality to our streets.
Colorful umbrellas enliven gray urban space
The suspension of colorful umbrellas in the city can become a major attraction for tourists. The umbrellas will create a unique and picturesque atmosphere that will draw people`s attention and make the city more interesting for potential visitors.
Tourists often look for unique places that offer not only historical monuments or traditional attractions, but also special visual experiences. Colorful umbrellas will create a unique scenery and will certainly attract the attention of travelers, encouraging them to slowly explore the city.
What’s more, a street decorated with colorful umbrellas can become a popular place to take photos. Thus, the city can get more publicity on social-media and become one of the most alluring places for various photo shoots!
Examples of cities where umbrellas appeared
Agueda, Portugal (pic. https://joujoutravels.com/umbrella-street-agueda-portugal/)
Istanbul, Turkey (pic. https://www.oldtowntravels.com/umbrella-streets-in-istanbul/)
Leszno, Poland (pic. M. Wiśniewski https://leszno.naszemiasto.pl/wracaja-kolorowe-ozdoby-w-lesznie-zurawie-zniknely-znad/ga/c7-8789891/zd/70786385)
Creative experiments and installations in the city
Bringing creative experiments and installations into the city has many benefits. Such activities will contribute to enlivening the gray and monotonous urban space. They will add color, vitality and character, while creating an attractive and inspiring environment for residents. Art installations can also become a symbol and expression of a city’s identity. In this way, it becomes recognizable and unique. Attracting tourists or activating the local community will be a great result of introducing art to city streets.
Color your space with colorful umbrellas and see how such street art can transform urban life!