Umbra x Pratt 2009 Design Competition
by Tisha Leung Now in its fifth year, the Umbra/Pratt Design Competition proved once again that the collaboration is a natural fit, with the winners showing off their clever prototypes at this year's ICFF. The competition, open to undergraduates...
Umbra Tie Clock
by Tisha Leung The Tie Clock is Umbra’s latest repurposing design taking up well-worn ties from Goodwill and giving them new life as a clock. Designed by Alan Wisniewski for U+ Collection, Umbra's higher-end division, twelve...
Mystic Wall Clock
The Mystic Wall Clock is a quiet addition to the new crop of products on Personal Interior Design, the Swedish internet shop. With no numbers and barely discernible hands, it's certainly not the most efficient timepiece. But what it lacks in logical...
Three New Items from U+
Umbra's latest from their more high-end U+ line has a few items notable for their use of materials and humor. At more reasonable price points than other design objects, these are the kind of pieces that will inject a dose of style if you'...
U+ Studio Collection: Rolly Desk Accessories
Matt Carr's new Rolly line of desk accessories from the U+ Studio Collection for Umbra features 1950s-inspired forms with roll-top covers in Walnut, adding a classic old school touch to any sleek desk. The line includes storage boxes (large and...