TreeHugger wrote about this clever chair by Philippe Malouin back in 2008, but now the space-saving design is part of the new Umbra Shift collection. Now available in gray, yellow, orange and blue, these folding chairs can be stored away in a closet when not needed, and even serve as a place to hang your coat.
Umbra Shift is an extension of Umbra that’s aiming to appeal to smaller, independent retailers. They worked with both emerging and established designers to create a collection that’s both practical and visually appealing. “It has a surprise factor that’s quite charming,” said Umbia designer Matt Carr.