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  • Umbra Contemporary Design

Umbra is a homeware design company renowned for creating original and innovative products for the home which are affordable, functional and modern. Founded in 1979 in Totonto, Canada by childhood friends Paul Rowan and Les Mandelbaum. The name Umbra  (in Latin 'Shade') was derived from the first product which Paul Rowan created - a window shade. Today Umbra collaborates with an international team of designers and its products have global reach across 120 countries bringing a unique, original twist to everyday products.