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Black-owned Home Decor Brands We Should All Be Supporting

Black-owned Home Decor Brands We Should All Be Supporting

Be a change-maker by showing these brands financial support and love.

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When they say it begins at home, well that applies to creating a lovely design scheme and an anti-racist environment. By shifting a portion of your purchases to black-owned businesses, you are helping to uplift the Black community and making a statement about what you value and want to see more of going forward. And, of course, adding beauty to your home. We've compiled a directory of black-owned brands that focus on home decor—just a preliminary list to add to your classic rotation. And if you know of a furniture or decor brand owned by a Black person, we are listening.

 

 

LIVVY & NEVA
Livvy & Neva
livvyandneva.com

Founded by interior designer Keita Turner, and named after her great-grandmothers Olivia and Geneva, this company sells gorgeous one-of-a-kind pillows made from vintage textiles.

 

CERAMIC MELTDOWN

 

 

Ceramic Meltdown
ceramicmeltdown.com

Former tech professional, Kyle Lee is a ceramicist who uses bright colors on traditional forms. 

 

CLARE

 

 

Clare
clare.com

Noticing a white space in the old world of paint, interior designer, Nicole Gibbons decided it was time to disrupt the sleepy industry. To eliminate the overwhelming experience of shopping for paint, this direct-to-consumer paint brand features an expertly curated range of colors, a technology to assist with the process, and pre-made paint swatches.

 

JUNGALOW

 

 

Jungalow
jungalow.com

Created by designer Justina Blakeny, the Jungalow is known for its lush textures, vivid colors and bold prints.

 

MALENE BARNETT

 

 

Malene Barnett
malenebarnett.com
Brooklyn-based artist and activist, Malene Barnett is multi-disciplinary artist who creates paintings, sculptures, and rugs with a nod to her African heritage. She's also the founder of the Black Artists + Designers Guild.
APHROCHIC

 

 

AphroChic
aphrochic.com

Started by husband and wife interior design team, Bryan Mason and Jeanine Hayes, AphroChic focuses on the rich culture of black homes. What started as a small blog has expanded into a soulful lifestyle brand that includes a magazine, podcast, and home decor products.

 

SHEILA BRIDGES

 

 

Sheila Bridges
sheilabridges.com

A-List designer, Sheila Bridges, makes wallpaper, clothing, tabletop, umbrellas, and these super-chic Moroccan slippers in her iconic Harlem Toile print.

 

TAKUSSANU SENEGAL

 

 

Tackussanu Senegal
tackussanusenegal.com

Add a beautiful basket to your home while supporting employment and fare wages for women of Senegal.

 

EXPEDITION SUBSAHARA

 

 

Expedition Subsuhara
expeditionsubsahara.com

Started by a former photographer to provide the world with stunning accessories while funding a STEAM school for girls in Senegal. 20 percent of the proceeds of each product sold is put into an education fund.

 

EVA SONAIKE

 

 

Eva Sonaike
Falomo Collectionevasonaike.com

This London based company has bold accessories with a West African vibe.

 

ECLECTIC HOME

 

 

Eclectic Home
myshopify.com

You can find anything from quirky pieces like a ceramic daschund wearing a striped sweater to more streamlined casegoods at the  New Orleans shop.

 

DRESSING ROOMS INTERIORS STUDIO

Dressing Rooms Interiors Studio
dressingroomsinteriorsstudio.com

Find one-of-a kind vintage pieces at this Charlotte-based boutique.

 

PEACE & RIOT

Peace & Riot
peaceandriot.com

This Brooklyn-based boutique features everything from housewares to bed and bath accessories with a nod to the owners' Caribbean and African heritages.

 

NICOLE CROWDER UPHOLSTERY

Nicole Crowder Upholstery

Nicole Crowder Upholstery is a design studio based in Washington, DC that creates bespoke furniture for hotels, restaurants, design firms, and more. Crowder is also known for transforming classic pieces into works of art by reupholstering them in eclectic fabrics.

 

MODISH DECOR PILLOWS

Modish Decor
modishdecorpillows.com

Started in 2015, this online retailer and multi-city pop-up shop sells luxe throw pillows and tabletop.

 

MITCHELL BLACK

Mitchell Black
mitchellblack.com

This Chicago-based brand offers custom wall art, wallpaper, textiles, and rugs.

 

K-APOSTROPHE

k-apostrophe
K-apostrophek-apostrophe.com

Mixed media artist K'era Morgan creates globally influenced prints, blankets, pillows, and tapestries.

 

BOLÉ ROAD TEXTILES

Bolé Road Textiles
boleroadtextiles.com

Textile company started by Ethiopian-born designer, Hana Getachew features soft goods in rich colors and graphic patterns. Inspired by her childhood home filled with traditional Ethiopian fabrics, Getachew creates with her cultural inheritance in mind.

 

GOODEE WORLD

Goodee World
goodeeworld.com

This socially-conscious platform started by Byron and Dexter Peart sells beautiful home decor goods made by minority artisans.

 

ROCHELLE PORTER

Rochelle Porter
rochelleporter.com

This Atlanta-based brand makes bright sustainable home accessories and textiles.

 

XNASOZI

xN Studio
osxnasozi.com

Founder Nasozi Kakembo incorporates her international experiences and social justice in her Brooklyn-based store.

 

JOHANNA HOWARD

Johanna Howard
johannahoward.com

These super-soft textiles are made from alpaca and inspired by founder, Johanna Howard's Swedish upbringing.

 

DOMAIN BY LAURA HODGES STUDIO

Domain by Laura Hodges Studio
Domain by Laura Hodges Studiodomainbylaurahodgesstudio.com
This Washington, DC-based studio, started by interior designer Laura Hodges, feature home decor accessories influenced by her internationals and her Norwegian, British, and Jamaican heritage.
BAUHAUS DESIGN
Baughaus Design
baughausdesign.com

This studio uses a mix of modern and traditional materials to create hand-made ceramics, lighting, furniture, and soft goods. 

 

MARIE BURGOS DESIGN

Marie Burgos Collection
marieburgosdesignthestore.com

Inspired by her native city, Paris, Marie Burgos has a collection of luxe lighting, furniture, and decorative accessories.

 

BLK MKT VINTAGE

BLK MKT Vintage
blkmktvintage.com

This Brooklyn-based shop sells an expertly curated collection of vintage curiosities rooted in Black history.

 

JOMO FURNITURE

Jomo Furniture
jomofurniture.com

Virginia-based designer, Jomo Tariku, infuses African art and culture into his striking  furniture designs.

 

BORN INDIGO

Born Indigo
bornindigo.com

With fragrances like Basil and Gardenia and Santal, the luxe candles look good and smell great. They're also made from sustainable non-GMO food grade certified coconut wax.

 

54 KIBO

 

54 kibo
54kibo.com

Named after the tallest summit in Africa, 54 Kibo is a design brand specializing in everything from tabletop to furniture sourced throughout the diaspora. Sparked by Founder, Nana Quagraine's realization of the of the under representation of African artisans was the genesis of the brand.