25 Black-Owned Home Decor Brands to Shop

Here’s where to buy furniture, art, rugs, ceramics, pillows, and more to support Black business owners and artisans.

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There are many ways to support the Black community and the fight to end systemic racism. Donate to organizations working for change. Vote. Reach out to your local representatives, and tell them about the changes you'd like to see. Buying from Black-owned businesses is another way to take action. Put your purchasing power to good use by supporting some of the talented Black designers, ceramicists, artists, and business owners in your city and those on this list.

Looking for a little design inspiration before you start shopping? Follow these 35 Black interior designers and stylists on Instagram.

Best for Furniture: Albany Park

Albany Park Ẹkáàbọ̀ Albany Sofa

Albany Park

Raise your hand if you've ever had to navigate a too-large sofa up a too-small stairwell. Husband-and-wife duo Darryl and Jessica Sharpton have been there and decided to launch online furniture brand Albany Park after finding traditional furniture stores a hassle. While Albany Park has a limited selection of seating styles, you can customize each piece with different fabrics and leg styles. Don't miss the Ekáàbò Collection that features colorful African-inspired prints with an urban twist. Your furniture will ship for free a few weeks after you order and arrive in boxes that are easy to move. Albany Park claims every piece of its furniture can be assembled in 15 minutes.

Best for Paint: Clare

Clare Primer

Clare

In 2018, interior designer Nicole Gibbons launched a paint startup, Clare. The company offers a selection of 61 designer-curated colors, and rather than paper paint swatches, Clare sends repositionable adhesive swatches for free so you can test the color in several spots so you can see how the light hits it or how it looks next to different furniture. If you're not sure which color is right for your space, Clare's Color Genius quiz can help you find the perfect hue. Along with cans of its self-priming paint, Clare also carries paint supplies, like brushes and pans.

Best for Blankets: Goodee

Twin designers and entrepreneurs Byron and Dexter Peart founded online marketplace Goodee in 2017 to highlight products from artisans who are making "a positive social or environmental impact." While Goodee sells a variety of items, including dinnerware, chairs, and lighting, its lineup of blankets and throws provide cozy warmth with standout design. Available in a mix of neutrals and bright colors, subtle prints and bold patterns, there's a blanket for every decorating style. You can choose throws made from wool, mohair, silk, hemp, and cotton. Those who want to shop based on social and environmental benefits can filter the blankets by their positive impacts, including heritage craft preservation and marginalized community support.

Best for Boho Decor: Jungalow

Do you have a penchant for patterns and eclectic knicknacks? Do natural materials and jewel tones catch your eye? If so, Jungalow is here to help you bring a bohemian-inspired look to your home. Founded by designer and blogger Justina Blakeney, Jungalow offers wallpaper, pillows, bedding, artwork, and more that will add personality, texture, and fun to your space. You can also find Jungalow decor at Target, where the two brands collaborated to create the Opalhouse Designed With Jungalow line.

Best for Bedding: Linoto

Linoto Linen Sheet Set

Linoto

Catch up on your Zzzs with a linen sheet set. Jason Evege founded Linoto in 2007 in his apartment after struggling to find affordable, modern linen bedding. Linoto creates soft 100 percent linen bedding that's sewn in a New York workshop and shipped to you in sustainable packaging. Linen sleeps cool and is a great choice for hot sleepers and steamy summer nights. Linoto sources its fabric from Belgian and Italian linen mills and offers 25 colors so you can find the right hue to vibe with your space. While you're shopping, don't miss Linoto's selection of linen bath towels and cloth napkins.

Best for Cookware: Ayesha Curry

Ayesha Curry Home Collection Nonstick Cookware Pots and Pans Set

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If you're a fan of celebrity chef and Food Network star Ayesha Curry, you can channel her cooking expertise into your kitchen with her line of pots and pans. Looking for a higher-end set? Check out Ayesha's stainless steel pots and pans or her nonstick hard anodized cookware, which is non-reactive to acidic ingredients.

Best for Wallpaper: Mitchell Black

Mitchell Black Riviere Marine Wallpaper

Mitchell Black

This Chicago-based wallpaper studio founded by Lynai Jones helps homeowners bring bold color and pattern home to their walls. Mitchell Black's wallpapers are available in a variety of styles, including boho inspired, traditional style, geometric patterns, and kid-friendly prints. Choose from traditional paper that requires paste to install, or, for those who find wallpaper intimidating (*raises hand*), go the simple route with the peel-and-stick vinyl option, which is easy to remove and reposition. Mitchell Black also has wallpaper murals that are ready to bring your large-scale statement wall to life. Wish a pattern was available in a different color? The studio's custom design team can help you customize their offerings for an additional fee.

Best for Lighting: 54kibo

Born in Ghana and raised in South Africa before moving to New York, Nana Quagraine was looking for a way to share on a global scale the modern designs she found when visiting Africa. 54kibo, named after the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro and the 54 countries that make up the African continent, offers handmade pendants, table lamps, chandeliers, and floor lamps that are inspired by traditional beaded necklaces, woven baskets, and Moroccan metalwork. The selection suits boho and modern homes alike. While you're shopping, don't miss 54kibo's line of colorful rugs and handwoven textiles.

Best for Bath Towels: Clean Design Home

Clean Design Home Supima Cotton Bath Towels

Clean Design Home

Struggle with dust allergies? Lint and fibers from towels can contribute to dust buildup, triggering a sneeze session. After suffering from allergies for years, Robin Wilson decided to launch a line of hypoallergenic lint-resistant bath towels. Clean Design Home's towels have a double-twisted loop construction that helps keep fibers intact and lends them a more luxurious feel than single-loop towels. The towels are made from U.S.-grown Supima cotton and come in four soothing colors. Matching cotton washcloths and hand towels are also available. In need of anti-allergen bedding? Clean Design Home also has a line of down-alternative comforters, bed pillows, and mattress pads.

Best for Art Prints: MKobyArt

MKobyArt Women Print

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Wake up your walls with earth-toned artwork by Jamaican-born and Tampa-based artist Melissa Koby. Her beautiful prints feature themes of nature, social justice, and empowerment of people of color and women. "The people in my artwork are faceless because I [want] everyone to be able to see [themselves] in each piece," Melissa writes on her website. The prints come unframed on high-quality paper and are available in a variety of sizes.

Best for Woven Baskets: Expedition Subsahara

Expedition Subsahara Zalipah Bin

Expedition Subsahara

These baskets are proof that storage bins can be beautiful. Founded by Sofi Seck, Expedition Subsahara sells intricate woven bins, lidded baskets, bowls, trays, and bags, all handmade by African artisans. Featuring global-inspired colors, textures, and patterns, these storage items can corrall produce, organize jewelry, or double as art on walls and shelves, among many other uses. In addition to supporting the artisans, 20 percent of each product sold goes toward the company's larger mission: the creation of a school for girls in Senegal.

Best for Candles: The 125 Collection

The 125 Collection You're a Limited Edition Candle

The 125 Collection

Delivering good smells and powerful words, this female- and Black-owned business is named after the legendary 125th Street in Harlem, where the company is based. Rather than picking a candle by scent, find the right vibe by choosing from sweet quotes, spicy quotes, or spirit quotes. Our favorite? This "Believe in Your Inner Beyoncé" candle. Each candle is available in one of the brand's five scents: metallic rose, lavender & sage, spicy blood orange, sparkling birch, and tobacco flower & vanilla. Candles are made from a soy wax blend with 80 hours of burn time and a lead-free cotton wick.

Best for Rugs: Bolé Road Textiles

Banish bare floors with these cozy rugs. Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, designer Hana Getachew started Bolé Road Textiles as an homage to her love for handwoven Ethiopian fabrics, rich colors, and bold patterns. Each rug is loomed by hand in Ethiopia and made of 100 percent Ethiopian wool. Most have bright colors and geometric patterns, but there are a few more neutral options as well. Don't miss the colorful curtains, patterned pillows, and striped towels while you're shopping.

Best for Houseplants: Ecovibe

Ecovibe Tillandsia Ionantha Lilac

Ecovibe

This family-owned business started by Leonard and Andrea Allen sells air plants in a range of sizes and colors, including lilac purple and bright orange. EcoVibe only partners with eco-friendly, sustainable brands and gives back by donating 1 percent of every online sale to 1% For The Planet nonprofits. The company also offers everything you need to care for your new plant, including air plant fertilizer and planters and hangers. The shop does carry a variety of other houseplants, but all other live plants (besides air plants) are only available for local pickup in Portland, Oregon.

Best for Planters: Ultralight Dreams

Ultralight Dreams Saselee

Ultralight Dreams

Designer and succulent-enthusiast Jazzmine Jones was tired of finding only blah-looking planters for her houseplants. Seeing a need in the market for cheerful pots that bring out the beauty of houseplants, Jazzmine began hand painting terracotta planters with colorful, organic designs—and Ultralight Dreams was born. Each planter is made to order in Jazzmine's Los Angeles studio and includes a drainage hole to prevent overwatering. You can also find a selection of Ultralight Dreams planters at West Elm.

Best for Dinnerware: Kultured Kitchens

Kultured Kitchens Assata Dinner Plate

Kultured Kitchens

The tradition of passing down heirloom dishware has always been something artist Adowah Ola loved. When she realized there was an absence of Black-owned dinnerware brands, she decided to use her artistic talents to change that, creating Kultured Kitchens. Each Kultured Kitchens dish has a contemporary design with culturally meaningful patterns that tell the stories and traditions of the African-American community. The porcelain dishes are durable enough for everyday use and microwave and dishwasher safe. Kultured Kitchens also has matching stainless steel flatware and serving dishes to complete your collection.

Best for Glassware: Estelle Colored Glass

Estelle Colored Glass Wine Stemless Set of 6

Estelle Colored Glass

Elevate your wine experience—and your china cabinet display—with a set or two of this colorful stemware. Inspired by her grandmother Estelle's collection of antique glassware, Stephanie Summerson Hall founded Estelle Colored Glass, which specializes in hand-blown stemware and cake stands. Available in a bevy of beautiful jewel tones and pastels, each piece is made in Poland by local artisans. For wine, choose from stemware, tumblers, and champagne coupe glasses. Spirit drinkers will love the rocks glasses, martini stemware, and decanters.

Best for Patio Furniture: Black Rooster Decor

Black Rooster Decor Locklear Outdoor Sofa

Black Rooster Decor

Filled with classic furnishings and quirky pieces alike, Black Rooster Decor was launched by husband-and-wife team Nina Ber-Donkor and Price Brefo-Donkor with a special emphasis on global-inspired items and artisan products. The online store's roundup of outdoor furniture proves that patio furnishings can be both utilitarian and stylish. Shop its selection of wood and concrete coffee tables, cushioned lounge chairs, pendant lighting, washable outdoor rugs, and more.

Best for Ceramics: Ekua

Ekua Circle Mug

Ekua

Although she now calls Los Angeles home, ceramic artist Sara Ekua Todd draws inspiration for her handmade claywares from her multi-ethnic family and Belgium-based upbringing. Her online shop, Ekua Ceramics, features mugs with shapely handles, cups, incense holders, and vases designed to show off bouquets or just a single stem. Each piece of stoneware is available in a variety of soft, Instagram-worthy colors.

Best for Throw Pillow Covers: Rochelle Porter

Rochelle Porter Pangea Pillow

Rochelle Porter

Calling all fans of color and pattern, these vibrant pillow covers are guaranteed to perk up your sad sofa. Atlanta-based artist Rochelle Porter draws inspiration for her textiles from her Caribbean roots as well as no-frills Scandinavian modern design and bold West African patterns. Each pillow cover is made from organic cotton and printed and sewn in the U.S.

Best for Wood Furniture: CraftedGlory

CraftedGlory Circular Coffee Table with Shelf

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In a world of manufactured fast furniture, handcrafted solid wood pieces like these by Kwadwo Som-Pimpong at Crafted Glory are better equipped to take on the wear and tear of family life. The Ashville, N.C.-based woodworker sources his lumber locally, turning boards of cherry, maple, walnut, and oak into modern and Scandinavian-style pieces. You can purchase waterfall-style desks, dual-level coffee tables, blanket ladders, shelves, and more from his Etsy shop or contact Kwadwo directly to place a custom order.

Best for Kitchen Linens: BespokeBinny

BespokeBinny African Print Table Runner

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Brighten your kitchen—and your mood—with Bespoke Binny's colorful kitchen linens. Founder Natalie Manima, who's a trained cognitive behavioral therapist, found that the design of a person's home space can directly impact their mental health. She's on a mission to liven up homes everywhere with her textile line of animated prints and striking colors, all inspired by her Ghanaian heritage. Bring color to other areas of your home, too, with Bespoke Binny's printed lampshades and patterned pillows.

Best for Vintage Decor: Dressing Rooms Interiors

Dressing Rooms Interiors Vintage Brass Mirror

Dressing Rooms Interiors

When you're looking for a focal point for your home, make Ariene Bethea's online vintage home decor shop your first stop. She launched Dressing Rooms Interiors Studio, located in Charlotte, with a casually collected feel, focusing on vintage furniture and global decor. You'll find artwork, shapely vintage seating, eye-catching decor, lathe-turned candles, and more. Whether you scoop up an Art Deco vase or a barrel back chair, you're guaranteed a conversation piece.

Best for Party Decor: Marabou Designs

Marabou Designs

Marabou Designs

Designer Brandy Brown serves up her self-described "smart yet playful" designs in a Minted shop that's filled with cheerful party decor. You'll find napkins, table runners, banners and garland, gift tags, wrapping paper, confetti, invitations, and more—all in coordinating patterns and colors. We love that the decor feels neutral enough for all ages and any occasion, including baby showers, birthdays, and retirement parties.

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