Umbra Shift is an extension of Umbra that focuses on contemporary influences in the design community. For more than 30 years, Umbra has broken the mould by creating entirely new categories that apply thoughtful design to everyday items. Umbra Shift revisits these roots with a roster of established, emerging, and in–house designers who share Umbra’s passion to re-think things, designing personal objects they themselves would want to give or use at home. The result is a collection that expresses diverse points of view, yet sits together with a shared belief in ideas that are functional, familiar and forward thinking.
Anonymous in function and cast from solid brass, this bottle opener might find itself on the vanity sooner than the kitchen drawer. Design: Umbra Studio for Umbra Shift Material: Solid Brass Dimensions: 1.75" w x 3" diameter
The Coiled Stool was inspired by the traditional basket-making techniques of the Philippines. Hand-woven threads cover a rattan core to create a surprisingly comfortable tractor seat. The Coiled Stool fits easily into casual and formal environments. Design: Harry Allen for Umbra Shift Year: 2014 Material:...
Half sock & half sandal – a felt upper and colorful rope outsole leave you feeling fleecy all year round. Toronto designer Jano Badovinac's studio, Fugitive Glue, teamed up with Umbra Shift, a boutique offshoot of the longtime contemporary design house. Available in green/grey. Design: Fugitive...