Try Air To Stay Dry

Back in May last year I did a roundup of the Most Unconventional Umbrellas seen here on YD. I wish I had stumbled across the Air Umbrella then, because it’s the mother of unconventional designs! Imagine an umbrella with no canopy! The barrier between you and the raindrops is a sheet of steady air that is blown out by this hollow pipe. Physics and a lot of engineering stuff is clogging my brains to accept this design, but if I put these dark clouds of doubt out of the way, we may have something in this concept. Think about it!

  • You can control the length of the stick and the size of the air canopy.

Designers: Je Sung Park & Woo Jung Kwon



Air Umbrella by Je Sung Park




  • James Guzman says:

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  • kelley says:

    It is eco friendly because it is said to be rechargeable….so you charge it…eliminates any batteries also any wind gusts can destroy a normal umbrella. So yeah it is better~!!

  • 賢進学 says:

    The biggest problem is that such an umbrella would blow water toward those who are adjacent to the user. Also, if two users got too close to each other, they would cancel out each others wind canopy, causing the rain to fall anyways.

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  • Betty says:

    Actually, this may become less effective in windy areas where the pressure of wind going against umbrella is stronger.

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    This is false, plastic bags are an issue on out planet, technology is better to use rather than more plastic. sea turtles (specifically leather back turtles which are critically endangered) are dying at a miraculous rate because they are mistaking plastic bags for jelly fish And thats just one animal there are plenty of species who are dying because of plastic on our planet. Plastic never breaks down, it just degrades into smaller particles. Even biodegradable bags take 4 years to degrade in water. less plastic is better for this planet. if you knew about science today you would realize it is an issue.

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  • Anonymous says:

    Where do I buy one ?

  • Melzy says:

    Ok, it’s 2014. Can we purchase it yet? ;-D

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    Ok, it’s 2014. Can we purchase it yet?

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  • Krob says:

    Cool concept. I think it would be best applied for concerts and other large public venues to keep the feel open and well lit instead of constructing a large tent or more. I think bigger and staying stationary to eliminate the effects of being too close to each other will be key

  • Herbert says:

    If you would attend science class you would learn that although energy can’t be destroyed it can change its form, and the form of electro-chemical energy in the battery is far more valuable than the thermal energy it is converted into after blowing the air through the umbrella. We cannot easily recuperate the energy used to blow the air out, and thus, for all practical purposes, it is lost.

    By the way, how is plastic not good for the economy? That one has me baffled…

    P.S. *you’re dumb

  • Herbert says:

    I agree. I would imagine that the power requirements to deflect the rain are pretty significant. Think of those Dyson hand driers that shoot a blade of air at you. I would think you’d need that kind of power, but in a large circle. Those driers are connected to 120V and likely have a pretty high current draw, so what would this actually run on?

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  • ramon says:

    Well, you might say a normal umbrella is more eco friendly to produce than this idea but how many umbrellas in your life did you broke, lost or threw away..well lets say a lot!

    This piece of high tech personlized umbrella is not something that breaks because of the wind, is not something that breaks because of to much use.

    And lets say, it runs on a phone battery which hardly needs any energy…well….than in my opnion it is very doubtable if the normal umbrella is more green than this cute little guy

  • texastornado says:

    HOWEVER, this could be used in so many other ways. Adapt it to include an mp3, a repellent dispenser, an air purifier, a stun gun, a storage unit for small items… the list is endless! I like this one, eco-friendly, or not!

  • Renee says:

    Exactly…. all these people saying my umbrella has lasted 7 years or 25 years… well obviously they don’t do much walking in the rain! Personally, I am replacing umbrellas every year because my kids and I walk Monday to Friday to school and back… 4km for them per day, 8km for me per day! I do not have a drivers licence so driving is not an option for me. And usually when it’s raining it’s windy as well and umbrellas just don’t cope with the strong winds! If this air umbrella battery lasted longer than 30 mins I would definitely buy one or more! I don’t know what the weather is like where these people live that have owned the same umbrella for years, but here in New Zealand we get a lot of crappy windy rainy weather. It’s nearly summer here now, yet it’s still raining almost every day!

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