BAY - the retro charm of wood, the strength of aluminum

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Wood never gets old-fashioned. Thanks to it’s unique charm, it naturally blends into any kind of styles and needs. To satisfy the necessity of private and contract to combine the warm, romantic and slightly retro style of wood with the needs for durability and resistance to atmospheric agents, Poggesi presents BAY, the central pole umbrella with a vintage spirit and an aluminium core, that elegantly re-elaborates the simplicity of nature, re-proposing an iconic object of the 50s / 60s but in a modern key.

Despite the external appearance, in fact, the structure is entirely made of aluminium and stainless steel in the company's headquarters in Figline Valdarno, Florence, and covered with polyester-based thermosetting powders to ensure a very high resistance to corrosion and atmospheric agents and customize the colour with the peculiar wood-like finish. To increase the appearance of a wood umbrella, BAY has a peculiar, thin and elegant curvature of the slats, also realized in aluminium as the whole structure.

The aim to reach high standards of beauty, durability and resistance over time, made Poggesi get always more focused not only on the constant technological research and the high craftsmanship, but also on the extreme quality of the raw materials and their origin. An example is represented by the rope and the body of BAY, realized with high quality materials purchased from companies specialized in the nautical sector, or the traditionally high quality fabric, sewn with cotton thread by the craftsmen of the company to ensure the highest waterproofing, suitability during both summer and winter and the maximum colour customization.
Extremely versatile and functional, this parasol is also equipped with a telescopic closing system, which allows not to remove the furniture set under the umbrella during the opening and closing stage, and can rotate 360°, to give as much comfort as possible from sunrise to sunset. Small but extremely efficient, BAY weighs just 18 kg, despite its aluminium structure, leaving the feeling of lightness and naturalness.
oggesi combines craftsmanship and high technology solutions, giving an aura of warm and pleasant modernity to outdoor spaces.