The large UMI bench in FSC-certified oak is the perfect addition to your Nordic home! The designer, Jennifer Cena wanted to create a natural expression that harmonizes with the Nordic spirit. The UMI bench is a versatile piece of furniture, for example UMI can be used in the entrance hall, in the bedroom, in the dressing room, along the dining table, in the bathroom or other places where an extra seat is needed or where you could use an extra detail. You can choose between light or black oak and natural or black webbing. When choosing an UMI bench, you choose a piece of furniture with a timeless design that will last for many, many years.
UMIOak bench, large
Nordic minimalism with aesthetics at heart
The large oak bench from the UMI series is designed by Norwegian designer, Jennifer Cena. UMI means sea in Japanese, which has strong references to the Nordic and simple design. The designer’s idea was to create a natural expression that harmonizes with the Nordic spirit. The result has been an aesthetic series of seating furniture in FSC-certified oak with hand-braided, natural linen that fits perfectly into a Nordic home where simplicity and functionality are keywords.
The UMI series in oak consists of 6 sustainable seating furniture including stools, benches and a daybed and we are sure one of them fits perfectly into your home decor. UMI can be used in the hallway, in the bedroom, in the dressing room, along the dining table, in the bathroom or other places where an extra seat is needed or where you could use an extra detail.
The bench can also be transformed into a little sofa if you add a few nice pillows or as a sun lounger on the covered terrace (does not tolerate water and moisture).
You will find UMI in both light and black oak, with both natural and black webbing.
A series in sustainable materials
UMI is made of solid FSC-certified oak. When you choose FSC, you contribute to a more sustainable world. This is your guarantee that the wood comes from responsible forestry, where the people and animals that live around the forests have been taken good care of. The linen webbing are marked with Oeko-tex, which is one of the leading certifications without toxins. We use it to protect both you and the environment against brominated flame retardants and other unwanted and potentially harmful chemicals for the sake of you and your family. These labels demand stricter requirements than the current legislation regarding the use of substances that are harmful to your health.
You can read much more about our sustainable materials HERE.
|Sizes and weight|
|Seat height:||45 cm|
|Seat width:||122 cm|
|Package info:||The bench is assembled upon delivery. kg|
|Delivery time:||1 week|
|Material||FSC-certified oak, Oeko-tex certified linen webbing.|
|Production:||Handmade in the EU|
MAKE nordic’s furniture is only sold exclusively through its own online webshop in Denmark. Most of the furniture can only be found at MAKE nordic’s website. Your order is received online, but you are also more than welcome to call or write us for questions, or if you would like to order by phone and pay by bank transfer.
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Right of return
You have a 14-day right of withdrawal when you shop with us as a consumer. The deadline expires 14 days after the day you received or picked up your item, or get your last items in physical possession when it comes to an agreement on several different items ordered in one order, which is delivered individually.
You must tell us within the 14 days of receipt that you wish to cancel your purchase. This must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can use the standard cancellation form at the bottom of this site. YOU must make it clear to us that you wish to exercise your right of return. It is not possible to regret simply by refusing receipt of the item without giving us clear notice of this.
The item must be returned in original packaging and in the same condition as upon receipt. If the item is delivered unused and in original packaging, the full amount will be refunded.
If you wish to cancel your purchase, you must send your order back to us without undue delay, so that we receive it no later than 14 days after you have announced that you wish to cancel your purchase. This must be agreed in collaboration with MAKE nordic. You must pay expenses in connection with the return of the product, and bear the risk of the product, from the time of delivery at your place until it is received at MAKE nordic at our warehouse in Esbjerg.
If you have bought a product no later than 30 days before and find that we have the same product at a special campaign price, we will refund the full difference between the sales price and the campaign price on a MAKE nordic giftcard.
Products excluded by the right of return
Items that are custom-made to your specifications on measurements or sofas and cushions with textiles that are not standard on our website, or products which have a clear personal touch, are exempt from the right of return.
Jennifer Cena is a designer from Norway who was born and raised in the Norwegian mountains. This has given her a very special relationship with nature, which she repeatedly reflects in her designs through expressions and choice of materials.
She was born in 1979 and has a strong background from the School of Art and Design in Bergen. There is no doubt that she has a distinct sense of aesthetics and a penchant for natural materials and organic forms that is rarely seen elsewhere.
Even before she finished her education, she had a whole series of her beautiful furniture in production, which helps to emphasize her ability to be present, innovative and current in her designs.
She is the designer behind the UMI series, and developed its prototypes in connection with Bergen Art and Design School’s exhibition in Green House during the Stockholm Furniture Light Fair in 2016. Since then, the series has grown and has now resulted in daybed, coffee table, stools and benches in both oak and wild ash.
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UMI is made of solid FSC-certified oak. When you choose FSC, you contribute to a more sustainable world. The linen webbings are marked with Oeko-tex, which is one of the leading certifications without toxins. These labels demand stricter requirements than the current legislation regarding the use of substances that are harmful to your health.