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Industrial Design Third Year Students Design for Modern Living in Umbra/Humber Studio Project

Monday, January 17, 2022

Driven by innovation, Toronto-based Umbra has become a global leader in product design, known for pushing boundaries in its approach to original design.

An industry leader, we are proud this company partners with FAST to host the annual Umbra/Humber Studio project with Industrial Design third year students!

This year’s theme was “Outliers”, challenging students to explore new categories, new ideas and really push boundaries with the Umbra brand.

Congratulations to all participating students with a special high-five to the following:

The Alto Planter - 1st Place

A free-standing multi-level planter

Mitchell Wiley, Timothy Kraulis and Andrew Chartrand

The Alto Planter - 1st Place

Lumos - 2nd Place

A coat rack with ambient lighting

Sebastian Krnic, Mary-Beth Scully and Thomas Purchase

Lumos - 2nd Place

Canvas Room Divider - 3rd Place

A multi-function personal room divider

Melissa Stocco, Alec Freda, and Hannah Dumancas

Canvas Room Divider - 3rd Place

Shout out to Professor Kaylyn Belcourt for spear-heading this initiative with assistance from Professor Catherine Chong and Dr. Dennis Kapen!