Umbra is a leading Canadian company specialising in contemporary, casual and original design for the home. It was set up in 1979 and headquarter in Toronto. The two founder Paul Rowan & Les Mandelbaum are childhood friends. Umbra has presence in more than 75 countries and its products are available worldwide with over 25000 retailers carrying items from Umbra. It's known for picture frames, garbage cans, kitchenware and furniture.
For Umbra, your garbage and photos are what they're after. Umbra, a Canadian design company, designs wonderful receptacles for these garbage & photos, ie. garbage cans and picture frames! In some ways, Umbra specializes in containers of all kinds. For example, bar stool to hold you and garbage cans to hold your unwanted stuff! Umbra is interesting from a company perspective. Especially if you're interested in designs. I didn't find out about it in Canada … more