Umbra to receive industry achievement award
May 16, 2012,
The company began in 1979 with a single design of printed paper window shades and is now the creator of such design icons as the Garbino trash can that sits in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, as well as several other designs that have received international design recognition.
"Les and Paul's dedication to design excellence and decades of product stewardship make them worthy recipients of this honor," said Leslie Nathan Street, chair of the Gift for Life board.
Tickets to attend the REAs are $185 and include cocktails and dinner, and are available through www.giftsanddec.com.
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