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The Solar Series™

SHADE COLLECTION

Shade structures that offer protection and enrichment.

The Solar Series offers a variety of aesthetic choices that give you sun protection, artistry in pattern, and airflow, like sitting under a shade tree.

Detail of shadows cast from a Parasoleil Shade Structure

The Solar Series™ is available framed and unframed

Framed Shade Structures

Framed structures are ideal for defined spaces, edges, and rectilinear forms.

Available in two sizes

  • 12’ x 15’ outside dimensions
  • 15’ x 20’ outside dimensions

Note: Base plates are below grade.

Rendering of a Parasoleil Framed Shade Structure
Alternate Rendering of a Parasoleil Framed Shade Structure
Detail view of framed corner from a top perspective

Framed corner view from top

Detail view of framed corner from a bottom perspective

Framed corner view from bottom

Unframed Shade Structures

Unframed structures are defined by organic forms creating a sense of unrestricted openness.

Available in two sizes

  • 12’ x 15’ outside dimensions (8’ x 11' inside dimensions)
  • 15’ x 20’ outside dimensions (11' x 16' inside dimensions)
Rendering of a Parasoleil Unframed Shade Structure
Alternate Rendering of a Parasoleil Unframed Shade Structure
Detail view of unframed corner from a top perspective

Unframed corner view from top

Detail view of unframed corner from a bottom perspective

Unframed corner view from bottom

The Solar Series Shade Patterns and Finishes

When choosing your shade pattern and finish, consider shade coverage, airflow, shadows, and colors that either continue or complement your space.

Shade Patterns

Rendering of Parasoleil Pattern bb Leaves©
bb Leaves©

13% Openness

Rendering of Parasoleil Pattern Flanigan©
Flanigan©

25% Openness

Rendering of Parasoleil Pattern Kenyan©
Kenyan©

25% Openness

Rendering of Parasoleil Pattern Lemon Drop©
Lemon Drop©

15% Openness

Rendering of Parasoleil Pattern Mission©
Mission©

12% Openness

Rendering of Parasoleil Pattern Moulin Casse©
Moulin Casse©

14% Openness

Rendering of Parasoleil Pattern Onion©
Onion©

16% Openness

Rendering of Parasoleil Pattern Winter Branches©
Winter Branches©

15% Openness

Panel Finishes

Image swatch of Black Licorice finish
Black Licorice

This finish is black. it's the most interesting fine texture of black you may have ever seen, but it's definitely black.

Image swatch of Buff Stone finish
Buff Stone

The color is very light and a bit creamy with flecks of brown and grey in the finish. Buff Stone has a way of taking on the characteristics of its surroundings.

Image swatch of Buffalo Dime finish
Buffalo Dime

If you need a satin or brushed aluminum finish, but need it to last without getting chalky as raw aluminum can do, Buffalo Dime is the answer. And if you pay for your panels in buffalo dimes, this finish is included for free.

Image swatch of Copper Foil finish
Copper Foil

Copper Foil is one of those great finishes that has texture, has a metallic quality, and changes hues in different light. It looks bronzy, but with strong red and brown hues.

Image swatch of Pike’s Peak finish
Pike’s Peak

A bluebird day in the Rockies means fresh snow covering all the trails. That’s also true for Parasoleil’s clean white Pike’s Peak finish at a soft 20% gloss.

Image swatch of Umbria finish
Umbria

Umbria, Italy has brought us some of most innovative advancements in art and design over time. Use this simple, dependable finish as a staple in your design pallet. Low gloss, milky brown, and lightly textured.

Hardware & Post Finishes

Image swatch of Graftone hardware finish
Graftone

Graftone is a proprietary finish developed specifically to complement several of Parasoleil’s finishes. As a neutral color with low gloss, it is a very dark gray with some warm tones.

Image swatch of Buffalo Dime hardware finish
Buffalo Dime

If you need a satin or brushed aluminum finish, but need it to last without getting chalky as raw aluminum can do, Buffalo Dime is the answer. And if you pay for your panels in buffalo dimes, this finish is included for free.