One definition of “tease” is to enhance a sense of curiosity and Umage's wall shelf certainly invites the eye to linger. With its combination of graceful thin bars and slim sculptured metal, Teaser is perfect for displaying special objets or even holding papers and publications securely. This eye-catching wall piece comes in a range of enticing colors accented with the anodized brass bars. And its clever construction allows for hanging in multiples and adding 4 optional Space Rod bars in-between units to create an extra shelf.
- Shelf: 12" h x 12" w x 12" d (30.4x30.4x30.4cm)
- Shelf divider: 12" h x 0.5" dia (30.4x1.2cm)
Several shelves can be connected using Space Rods (sold separately)
Not many people would give a successful brand a name-changing reboot but that’s exactly what Søren Ravyn Christian did with Umage, which aptly translates from the Danish as making an extra effort. Formerly lighting label Vita Copenhagen, the relaunched company also branched into furniture, boldly debuting 15 pieces in a single swoop. For Søren, it’s all about problem solving: “Our design ethos is to look at a design and think how can we make this functional?... How can we make the annoying and unattractive, functional and attractive?”
The answer is range of thoughtful offerings, from the feathered Eos pendant light to the sculptural Reader chair and multipurpose Lounge Around seating. All Umage products are flat-packed in stylish boxes, to simplfy global logistics, make the products more accessible and minimize the carbon footprint. “It means putting in the extra effort with all our designs and the whole journey and process of that piece,” Soren says. “It means being clever with packaging so we are not shipping something across the oceans that is 90% air.”