Umbra Design Director Matt Carr was born in Ottawa Canada. Matt first sparked his passion for design interning at Douglas Cardinal Architects.
Receiving an "All-Canadian Academic" award for scholastic and varsity achievements at Humber College School of Industrial Design. Matt has been working with Umbra since his second year of Post-Secondary education.
Subtle design detail, style references and the reinvention of traditional objects distinguish his signature designs. Recent inspirations include mixing cross-cultural orientations, while simultaneously fusing new technology and natural materials in intriguing compositions.