At Salone del Mobile 2019 Poggesi presents JOINT

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Via Fiorentina, 70
50063 Figline e Incisa Valdarno (FI) - Italy
Phone: +39 055 951 946

The outdoor world and its organization and furnishing is growing in importance together with the increasing needs of private and contract to have always more accessible environments to live. The outdoor is now conceived as a real extensions of the living and commercial spaces: large, pleasant and fully and harmonically equipped living areas, totally customizable. In this sense, umbrellas are the most practical and versatile solution to create interior environments but open-air, because they are completely designed and realized following concepts as usability and durability, but also aesthetic pleasure and harmony of forms and architectures, anytime and anywhere.

At Salone del Mobile Milano Poggesi presents JOINT, the new model of cantilever umbrella designed by the architect Roberto Semprini, that, thanks to an innovative, unique and original opening and closing system, can easily turns into a central pole parasol, hitting the target of the concept of versatility and harmonization of spaces.

JOINT represents a new concept of umbrella, an evolution in terms of technology and style, born processing and studying the design of one of the most recognizable and important cantilever umbrellas of the Florentine company, the “King” model. Starting from the traditional featuring of beauty, elegance, durability and easy to use system, innate characteristics of any Poggesi parasol, this innovative one has the incredible possibility to bring the arm in a totally vertical position, to better conform to any needs and situation of use. In fact it’s equipped with a side winch to open and close the cloth and a posterior winch to pull up and down the arm of the parasol, unlike the traditional cantilever umbrellas that come with both the winches on the lateral side. 

The parasol is entirely handcrafted and realized in the Poggesi headquarters in Figline Valdarno (Florence). The structure is made of stainless steel and aluminium (varnished with polyester-based thermosetting powders coats) to ensure the highest resistance to corrosion. As much as the other cantilever umbrellas, it’s always possible to adjust the cloth, which is entirely sewn with cotton thread by the craftsmen of the company to ensure the highest waterproofing, by using the handle on the sliding rail and direct the arm by rotating it of 365°. Once closed it’s perfectly vertical placed, reducing the overall dimensions to the minimum.

JOINT symbolizes the perfect synthesis in between design and functionality, cutting-edge technology and style, exclusive raw materials and extraordinary craftsmanship. Over fifty years of extraordinary qualities, a leitmotiv that has always driven the work and development of the company, now placed among the sector world leaders in sun shading systems.