Paul manages the Umbra design team and translates developing design trends into practical and useful products. Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Paul graduated from George Brown College in 1974 with a degree in Graphic Design. Paul is a design pioneer in the housewares industry.Sung Wook Park Korea
Sung Wook Park was born in Korea, Seoul, having graduated at the top of the Industrial Design Program at OCAD University and winning first prize in Driving Design, a Canadian student design competition by Umbra and Audi, Sung wook strives towards being a good designer to deliver people happiness and an unique impression through his design. He currently works at Umbra, delving into infinite possibilities and redesigning everyday products, imagining people finding a little bit of excitement in everyday life.
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Umbra Oscar Collapsible Waste Can
The U+ Studio Collection, which offers a range of sophisticated aesthetics from raw to sleek, can be found exclusively at contemporary design retail specialists.
Umbra began in 1979, when boyhood friends, Paul Rowan and Les Mandelbaum joined forces to create exciting, everyday products that alter the overall aesthetic of a home, beginning with a printed window shade unlike anything then in the market ("umbra" means shade in latin).
Twenty-five years later, Umbra's award-winning design team - 22 men and women from all over the world and notable outside product designers, all under Paul Rowan's direction - remains the heart and soul of the company. Its offices worldwide now house more than 450 people.