Helen was raised in mainland China, Hong Kong, and then in California where she finished high school and graduated in industrial design from California State University, Long Beach. Thinking about new ideas to make people happy and their lives easier has always been her hobby. Her cultural experiences lead me to explore her passion and creativity.A modern alternative to traditional wooden knife blocks, the Hold Up universal knife storage block by Umbra offers a sleek look and space-saving design. The glossy white-and-black molded polymer base provides angled slots that accommodate up to eight kitchen knives of various shapes and sizes. At just four inches deep, Hold Up takes up little space on the counter and can be mounted on the wall to free up even more space. The minimal design and smooth surface are easy to keep clean.
|Hold Up Knife Storage Block||12" H x 9.25" W x 3.9" D||2.25 lbs|
|Product Category:||Flatware & Kitchen Utensil Storage|
|Type Options:||Stand, Utensil Racks|
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Umbra Hold Up Knife Storage Block
The U+ Studio Collection, which offers a range of sophisticated aesthetics from raw to sleek, can be found exclusively at contemporary design retail specialists.
Umbra began in 1979, when boyhood friends, Paul Rowan and Les Mandelbaum joined forces to create exciting, everyday products that alter the overall aesthetic of a home, beginning with a printed window shade unlike anything then in the market ("umbra" means shade in latin).
Twenty-five years later, Umbra's award-winning design team - 22 men and women from all over the world and notable outside product designers, all under Paul Rowan's direction - remains the heart and soul of the company. Its offices worldwide now house more than 450 people.