Sharing a vision of creating original, modern and casual designs for every room of the house with curiosity, creativity and a passion for design. The Umbra story started in 1979 with the launch of a single window shade. Co-founders Les Mandelbaum and Paul Rowan recognised that there was a need to create modern designs that would be accessible in both price and attitude. Becoming a global in product design in over 120 countries with offices across the world. It was born out of passion for original design and the desire to create products that would sit in every home. Using a team of international designers helps to bring thought and creativity into everyday items.