Cantilever shade structures are engineered for stability and designed with style

Crafted to handle Australia’s climate like no other

QBCC Licence Number 15117697

Less posts have never
so good

Our cantilever range was not designed to be traditional, more so, its visual expression is in response to a series of functional criteria

Functional Design

A CANTILEVER DESIGN with columns fixed at one end and free at the other to clear your space from obstruction. The 10 DEGREE pitch provides just enough slope for water run off and leaf litter.

Structural Integrity

A simple grid supported by STRUCTURAL STEEL and held together with interlocking LASER TUBING. Our concrete-free footings eliminate the need to time consuming digging, heavy machinery or messy concrete foundations

Shade or PVC Options

UV resistant SHADE OR WATERPROOF to ensure the highest level of protection from the sun’s hard rays. Including a massive range of colours for all fabric solutions. Up to 15 YRS WARRANTY on our commercial fabrics.

Shade or PVC options

UV resistant SHADE OR WATERPROOF to ensure the highest level of protection from the sun’s harsh rays. Offering a massive range of colours for all fabric solutions, our fabrics come up a warranty up to 15 YRS









The Modiform difference


Designer’s who solve problems

A beautiful shade sail begins with an experienced designer and ends with an experienced craftsmen.

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Architecturally trained

For design excellence

Our design team aim’s to produce the most extraordinary shade sail designs whilst making sure that the space is properly shaded and compliments the surrounding property.

Engineering experience

For guaranteed strength

From structural engineering approvals to inspections and certifications, Modiform are able to facilitate a hassle-free full service for you.


Specialised expertise

For superior shade solutions

Our designers and builders have been doing this for a long time and as such, we have the tools and expertise to ensure your shade structures are fit for purpose for Australia’s harsh conditions.

Delivery in as little as 4 weeks


Our designers and builders have been doing this for a long time, so we have the tools and expertise to ensure your shade structure project is delivered in as little as four weeks.

Innovative building methods

All of our shade sails are secured with our innovative, concrete free footing system. This system increases efficiency. No more digging holes or filling with messy concrete that causes damage to the property.

Professional partners

We source from reliable partners for quality fabrics, steel and fixings so every piece of material in your shade sail has the highest standards in the industry.

Expert project managers

Our team of project managers streamline the manufacturing process for fewer errors and delays. We achieve results for our clients by working collaboratively to understand their individual needs for the best outcomes.



Quality Is The Difference.

Modiform shade sails’ make high quality sails by using tried and tested material and install methods. Our sails are made from the highest quality of fabrics available; and by quality, we mean built strong to last a lifetime.

  • All of our shade sails are produced using the latest architectural AutoCad software

  • Made to order locally using computerised technology to design and plot our shade sails

  • Webbing edge protection on each pocket at cable exit

  • Double folded interlocked seams & double folded Edge Pockets (no raw edges)

  • PTFE UV stablized long lasting thread

  • Twin needle double stitching to all seams and edge pocket

  • Marine grade stainless steel edge cable

  • HDPE fabric that provides the highest UV protection

  • PTFE UV stablized long lasting thread

  • Reinforced corner gussets with extra webbing straps (Heavy duty)

  • Stainless steel corner rings supported by webbing straps



Modiform will never compromise on quality, which is why we use only the best fabrics and strongest structural elements. To prove the strength and structural integrity of our shade sails, Modiform’s designs are always approved by our consulting engineers before leaving the factory.

  • Interlocking steel tubes for reinforced strength

  • Engineer certified to Australian buildings standards

  • An extensive selection of waterproof or shade fabric options

  • Wall mounted or freestanding footing applications available


Ready to Talk?


Whatever your project needs, our team are committed to helping you deliver on time and on budget. We look forward to assisting you

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