When it comes to decorating your home, it is critical that the items you choose fit your personal aesthetic. Quality and durability are also key factors to consider when decorating your home. As important as it is to create an atmosphere that reflects your personal style, it is also important to be thoughtful when supporting brands. Consider stepping outside the box and decorating your home without the influence of traditional big box stores.
There are many ways to lift up the Black community, and while being vocal is appreciated, shopping from Black-owned businesses offers sustainable and direct support that the community deserves. There are a lot of Black-owned and led businesses to choose from, many of which offer superior quality products and services that you use every day. We have uncovered and compiled a list of 10 home decor brands that are Black-owned worth adding to your go-to shopping list for everything home-related.
The quickest way to breathe new life into any space in your home is by laying down a coat of paint. While most people will spend hours at Home Depot and still end up with a mediocre color choice, Nicole Gibbons found a way to change that. Clare was created to help make paint shopping easy while also offering unique colors and high-quality pigments for use in the home. You can check out paint swatches, apply them virtually to your room before you buy, and get plenty more help on your next home project. The pigments provided on Clare are all washable, low-odor, and self-priming which will reduce your workload while you upgrade.
The Bohemian trend never fades, but it can often be hard to find authentic pieces that showcase ethnic flair. At Jungalow, you can unleash your inner creativity and bring good vibes into your living space. Justina Blakeney has been offering inspired designs since 2009 and continues to offer sustainable home decor that will make your home stand out from the crowd.
#3 LM Organics
In recent years more emphasis has been placed on providing safe, organic home decor and furniture for infants. Although there is a lot of buzz, there are very few companies actually producing accessible organic products for the home. LM Organics has made a name for themselves due to the high quality, safe, organic products that are made with baby care in mind.
There is Esty, which offers small creators a way to get their products on the market. Goodee takes that a step further and also is Black-owned and operated. Byron and Dexter Peart have created a platform that allows creators to make a positive impact on the world around them. Consumers are able to buy products from companies that pay their workers a living wage and also ensure that everything is ethically sourced and produced. The home decor is also listed on Nordstrom in addition to being available on the platform itself.
#5 Love Notes
Home decor is more than just sofas, paint, and flooring. Sometimes it’s the little touches that bring the room together. Nya Kam offers a range of affordably priced handcrafted scents that will add ambiance to any room. The fragrances are unique and the packaging is fashion-forward which will allow you to add character and sass to your interior space.
Glassware is a great way to add a unique spin to your home decor collection. This Black-owned shop is based in Charleston and offers handblown colored glassware that is as beautiful as it is unique. Perfect for fancy dinners, gifts, or just conversation starters, this brand offers designs that will appeal to everyone.
There is something intrinsically unique about the decor and culture of a Black home. Bryan Mason and Jeanine Hayes understood the differences and created AphroChic to fill the void of Black-oriented interior design. This soulful lifestyle brand offers a diverse range of home decor products, magazines with styling ideas, and even a regular podcast for those who love to stay on top of current trends.
#8 Livvy & Neva
Sometimes all you need is the right pillows to bring the whole look of a bedroom or living room together. Keita Turner launched this brand to offer amazingly designed pillows that are one of a kind to decorate your indoor space. The materials are vintage, and the colors and designs are sure to set your home apart from the crowd.
Harlem Toile print is iconic, and now you can decorate your home just like those in Hollywood. Sheila Bridges, who is a well-known A-List designer of color brings you home decor, wallpaper and more in this trademark design. Make your home super chic and live your best life while supporting the culture at the same time.
#10 Eclectic Home
If you are looking for interesting pieces for every room in your home, Eclectic Home from New Orleans is a great place to start. You can find silly designs or artisan creations for your bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, or any other space in your home.
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