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29 Jan 2009

Eco-friendly Umbrella Cabinetry will participate in The Interior Design Show by unveiling a new Eco concept.

TORONTO – January 09, 2009

umbrella-cabinetryEco-friendly Umbrella Cabinetry will leave a green footprint on the design industry by participating in The Interior Design Show from February 5 – 8, 2009 at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place.

Umbrella Cabinetry will have a display booth located across from the International Pavilion at the IDS and will display a new eco-friendly kitchen to showcase the company’s progressive trends, ideas and products. The new Eco kitchen is made with Formaldehyde free materials such as MDF and Bamboo, as well as VOC free paints & water based finishes that don’t emit off gases.

In addition, Umbrella Cabinetry is going to unveil its new eco-friendly kitchen accessories including trays and cutting boards.

“As a custom cabinetry company, we possess a real environmental awareness, and take a new approach to the use of eco-friendly resources,” says James Loppie, Design Manager of Umbrella Cabinetry. “Our design and production teams aim to leave a green footprint in the marketplace with sustainable, recyclable materials.”

The Interior Design Show is Canada’s largest contemporary design event. Since its inception in 1998, over 500,000 design professionals, consumers and media have attended. The newest and most innovative in international and Canadian products are annually presented by 300 exhibitors. Inspirational exhibits feature both emerging and established designers; and highlight international interior design, architecture and industrial design trends. The most influential architects and designers from around the world share their design philosophies and experiences within the international keynote speakers program.

Offering an environmentally sustainable lifestyle, Umbrella Cabinetry introduces its line of eco-friendly kitchens. The kitchens include exterior door panels that are fabricated from bamboo and feature a rich, amber finish. The biodegradable substrate is constructed from Kraft paper and recycled fibres.

Umbrella Cabinetry creates green design ideas without sacrificing style, quality or durability. By mixing traditional components, such as recyclable glass and aluminum, with innovative materials, like bamboo, Umbrella’s custom interiors are on the industry’s cutting edge.

Umbrella Cabinetry serves both residential and commercial clients, offering interior design planning for trade shows, retail environments and homes. The company is committed to educating people that green living is easier and more stylish than ever before.

Founded by design manager and creative director James Loppie with partners, Perry Jackson and Graeme Griffith, Umbrella Cabinetry helps people to live the green lifestyle, with high-end, custom and trendy pieces, made entirely of recycled and recyclable materials and sustainable materials. As part of its signature ‘form meets function’ design sensibility, the materials are presented in their raw state, with clean, linear lines, and subtle curvatures.

In commemoration of Earth Week, Umbrella Cabinetry participated in Embrace A Greener Tomorrow, as it was approached by The Collective to present a life-sized Eco Friendly Kitchen at Brookfield Place. The piece was stocked with stylish, environmentally-friendly furnishings, low-energy appliances and organic foods.

Umbrella Cabinetry, is a custom cabinetry manufacturer, with forward thinking and strong environmental roots. With next-generation thinking, Umbrella offers quality, eco-friendly, recyclable and sustainable products.

For more information please visit:
www.umbrellacabinetry.com and
www.embraceagreenertomorrow.com

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James Loppie, Design Manager

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