Umbra are one of the leading home accessories and homeware photo frame brands. Formed in 1979 by childhood friends Paul Rowan and Les Mandelbaum. They could not find a suitable light shade to go in front of their window so they designed one and thus Umbra was born. The Latin translation fro Umbra means shade. Their idea is to create everyday products that alter the overall aesthetic of the home.Read more.
Based in Toronto, Canada the design team produces 400 – 600 new products annually from a design team of 30 employees. There products are based a combination of function, modern technology, colour and of course affordable. Over the last 30 years in business they have developed products that have defined and created new categories in the home accessories market. They have gone on to win hundreds of design awards.
Umbra photo frames are regarded as the best quality and there range includes a selection of collage photo frames which are both free standing or in a choice of wall mountable frames. Umbra frames make great gifts and are seen in homes all over the world.
Other product areas Umbra have a great selection in are bathroom accessories, photo frames, jewelry trees, clocks, coat hooks and wall décor. Design 55 are one of the largest Umbra UK stockist with a wide and ever changing range of products in our online store.Close.