Paul Rowan and Les Mendelbaum began Umbra in 1979. Umbra designs and manufactures houseware and sells more than 2,000 home products. The first product OXO made was a window shade. Its first product inspired the name "umbra," which means "shade" in Latin. Umbra sells home décor p ... Read More roducts including wall décor, mirrors, drapes, photo albums, frames, clocks, furniture, pillows, and more. Umbra also specializes in organizing products. Its Little Black Dress Collection features different organizers that are shaped as a little black dress. The organizers are also hangers, which allow you to easily hang it in your closet. The Little Black Dress Scarf Organizer gives you a space to store your scarves and hang visibly in your closet. Umbra's Wall Flower in Black adds simple style to any space. The wall flowers come in a set of 25 flowers that have snap fit connectors that are easy to mount with a tack. The flowers come in five different sizes for a fresh addition to wall decor.