Hi all! Below you will find a compiled list of Black-Owned Interior Design Resources, Antique Companies, Textile and Pattern designers that we admire and have incorporated into our own resourcing lists. We hope you will too! Feel free to bookmark this Blog Post so you can reference it whenever you need.
Estelle - Estelle Colored Glass pieces are best described as "jewels for your table." We just hope our vintage-inspired yet refined and modern colored glass collection starts a revival of colored glass that is reminiscent of a past time. Estelle Colored Glass is inspired by my grandmother, Estelle, who loved antiquing and had a special day of the week where she visited her favorite shops looking for new treasures in small neighboring South Carolina towns.
Jungalow - Jungalow started as a design blog in Justina Blakeney's tiny, plant-filled living room back in 2009 and has since grown into a lifestyle brand and the go-to source for jungalicious design goods and inspiration. Our shop features signature Justina Blakeney Home and Jungalow collections designed in our Los Angeles studio as well as a curated ensemble of creative, colorful, modern goods from around the globe. We are also proud to offer an exclusive, rotating selection of high quality, limited edition art prints from an international group of female artists.
Malene Barnett - From her sculptural ceramic tiles and vessels to mixed media paintings to handwoven rugs, Malene continues to evolve her craft and share her African heritage with a global audience. Using natural materials like the finest wools, silks, pastels and clay, she uncovers a deeper language of her legacy and an authentic understanding of her cultural identity. A passionate connector and expert ambassador, her mission is to use art as a tool to create community impact and open doors for the next generation of black artists and expand the conversation around marginalization in the arts and create greater opportunities for inclusion.
GOODEE - GOODEE is a leading curated marketplace offering essential homewares and lifestyle products for better living. Our values are simple: we believe in good design, good people, and good impact. Driven by an unrelenting desire to co-create a world that’s smarter, kinder, and more beautiful, we built a platform centered around responsible brands and artisans producing timeless everyday objects and consumers looking to make a difference with their purchases. We believe conscious commerce has the power to transform the world and seek to empower both creators and consumers to create change by championing community, transparency, and sustainability.
Lolly-Lolly - Lalese Stamp creates incredibly unique ceramic pieces. Her most recent project? The 100 Day Project, where she embarked on creating new handle forms for her monochromatic mugs. She is Based in Columbus Ohio. She is sold out at the moment but sign up for her newsletter to get in on the next batch!
Jomo Furniture - Jomo's furniture incorporates a deep appreciation for African art and culture and infuses his heritage into contemporary product designs such as chairs and tables, and other home furnishings to offer an alternative to current styles and trends and believes the market is ripe for disruption.
Lichen - Lichen is a thoughtfully sourced homewares and coffee shop. Ed Be & Jared Blake partnered in 2017 combining years of experience collecting, selling and trading designer furniture throughout NYC. Together they aim to create a community of lich-minded individuals enthused by music, creativity, and design.
BLK MKT Vintage - BLK MKT Vintage is a collection comprised of black collectibles, cast-off's and curiosities, representing the richness of black history and lived experience. Curated by founders Jannah Handy and Kiyanna Stewart, the collection includes found items like vintage literature, vinyl records, clothing, art, housewares/decor, furniture and other goods. By centering black cultural artifacts via thoughtful curation and varying modes of accessibility, we’re communicating very explicitly to black folks that 'not only do we see you, but we love you as well. You’re worthy. What you’ve created is worthy. You are important here.'
Tackussanu Senegal - Jasz created Tackussanu to start a business that would not only give her, and her three daughters a sense of pride and stability, but that would also help female artisans in Senegal access the global market. Jasz partnered with Cheikh Biaye was born and raised in Senegal and the two decided to bring this incredible collection to life!