Shelter in style.

Welcome to Skyspan Shade, specialists in the design and manufacture of premium commercial grade umbrellas and bespoke fabric structures.

Our shade structures can help you maximise the use of your outdoor areas, creating comfortable and inviting spaces your customers will love.

Got wind? We can help

An Umbrella wind rated up to 150kph is rated for winds in a category one hurricane – that’s wide spread devastation. An umbrella rated up to 60kph is where you’ll be having difficulty walking into a strong head wind.

Wondering how to choose the right option for you?

A little about us

As bespoke shade designers by trade, we’ve spent the last 20 years building a portfolio of work that has taken us all over the world, and inspired our range of innovative and elegant umbrellas.

Based in our purpose built factory in Yatala, Brisbane, we’ve streamlined our processes to make sure customisation doesn’t have to be cost prohibitive, because as a designer and manufacturer we value choice…

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The Material Difference

If you’re new to fabric architecture, a pretensioned fabric structure is a lightweight and incredibly strong fabric membrane stretched over a structural steel or aluminum frame.

Engineered for longevity in extreme weather, these structures are ideal for a variety of applications and eliminate many constraints of conventional construction.


Custom made just for you

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“Sail Structures is the exclusive supplier of Skyspan Umbrellas to Far North Queensland. This exclusive range of commercial umbrellas is suitable for outdoor entertainment areas such as restaurants and bars, where protection from the harsh Australian elements is essential to your business. With numerous design styles and canopy shapes available, Skyspan Umbrellas provide a stylish, elegant and practical solution to your outdoor areas.”
Sail Structures
“Like so many great outdoor umbrella manufacturers, Skyspan is based in Queensland. They manufacture state-of-the-art tension membrane shade structures for commercial use. These designs are best suited to high-end venues with a big budget. You can keep Skyspan shade structures open all year round in almost all conditions but they do have a few models that open and close. Skyspan's designs offer extensive customisation options and you can choose from a side or centre column configuration too. With Skyspan, you can also add extras like concealed pre-wiring for LED lighting, radiant heating, and power points."
Project Shade
“Each of our structures is made for superior performance and product longevity and come in a range of frame and fabric colour options for clients to choose from. The customisation of the modular structures allows them to be joined together to form a shading solution that is affordable and suits a wide range of applications. As well as being extremely durable, Skyspan Commercial Umbrellas are also very quick and easy to operate. Opening and closing the commercial umbrella is an effortless operation made possible by a unique gearing mechanism that carries a 10-year guarantee. Motorised units for Skyspan umbrellas are also available.”
Perth, WA
“Instant Shade Umbrellas are proud to be Distributors of the Skyspan range of Architectural Umbrellas. Skyspan umbrellas are at the cutting edge of design and manufacture of commercial permanent umbrellas. Skyspan have spent years of research perfecting the Skyspan umbrella to arrive at a unique and innovative product which we truly believe is the best in the world."
Instant Shade
Melbourne, VIC

Some Of Our Clients