What sets “Melt” apart from other umbrellas is that it “eliminates the fragile and complicated mechanics typical of an umbrella and replaces it with an intuitive tension system.” One more picture after the jump.

Biodegradable but waterproof garden film is used as the umbrella canopy. Waxed cardboard (or bamboo) provides the frame. These parts become home for the seeds stored the the handle, which can be returned for a discount on a new umbrella or simply recycled

[via YankoDesign]