Whether it’s rented or owned, personalizing your home is key to creating a space that’s filled with peace, but it also says something about who you are.
Choosing the right decor can be extremely time consuming and overwhelming, with options that seem endless. However, there’s no need to stress yourself out with tons of items you might not even need–a few key pieces can give your space a brand new vibe.
These Black-owned home decor brands are perfect for finding items that will inspire, brighten, make a statement and breathe new life into your home and your spirit.
Kintsugi Candle Co.
Kintsugi or “Golden Joinery," is the time-honored Japanese art of repairing broken pottery using lacquer mixed with gold to highlight the beauty of imperfection. It is this imperfect beauty in life that Kintsugi Candle founder Allison Mathis Jones seeks to create with each candle. Covered in words of hope and inspiration, each Kintsugi candle breathes words of positivity and peace into your home.
"Grow Candle", $22
Add pops of color to your home with these one-of-a-kind pillows from Atlanta-based lifestyle brand Rochelle Porter Design. Inspired by her travels, designer Rochelle Porter specializes in vibrant, happy home décor and fashion textiles derived from her original artwork. Each piece is ethically made with high-quality organic cotton and eco-friendly materials, proving that sustainability can also be stylish.
"COTE D'AZUR Pillow", $48
Every room needs a statement piece, and nothing makes a statement and brings life into a room like artwork. Cross-media, contemporary artist, Malene Barnett draws on her deep love of color and rich textures to create a collection of contemporary paintings and patterns, clay objects and bespoke carpets that will liven up your home.
"Adjoa Print", $158
Brooklyn-based designer, Hana Getachew, started Bolé Road Textiles out of a desire to merge her love of Ethiopian handwoven fabrics with her career in interior design. Her vibrant designs not only pay homage to her culture, but they also add a natural beauty to any space in your home from your kitchen to your bedroom.
"Gey Pillow - Fuscia", $215
BLK MKT Vintage is a beloved online shop, and soon to be brick & mortar store that curates one-of-a-kind vintage collectibles that celebrate and preserve Black culture. Brooklyn-natives Kiyanna Stewart and Jannah Handy founded BLK MKT Vintage in 2014 and have become a go-to for Black-centric home decor.
"Vintage Handcarved Wooden Bust (1970’s)", $50
Launched in 2013, Reflektion Design was built with the notion that "your home is the ultimate canvas for self-expression" in mind. Owner Anitra took her experience in Ghana, West Africa and melded it into her textile design business, creating stunning decor with heavy African influences. If you're looking to add color and culture to your home, Reflektion Design has amazing options.
"Black Red Bloom Woven African Baskets", $39
If you're looking for a way to include conscious decor into your space, you've found your match. Don't Sleep Interiors is a thoughtful and aesthetically pleasing blend of vintage, super woke statement pieces that let you celebrate culture while outfitting your sanctuary.
"Modern African Barber Shop Sign Poster", $48