The next time you're thinking about bringing asquiggly vaseorcute desk chairinto your life, don't hit the checkout button without first shopping at a Black-owned home brand. Offering everything from macramé wall hangings to colorful throw pillows and jewel-toned glassware, Black creators are making just about everything for your space at a range of price points, and in styles far more interesting than the now exhausted midcentury-modern fare. On top of wholly unique pieces, many also work within their respective communities to give back and find inspiration in Black heritage to bring you goods that tell a deeper story.
Harlem Candle Co.
TheHarlem Candle Companyis a luxury home and fragrance company inspired by the Harlem Renaissance. Founded by travel and lifestyle expertTeri Johnsonin 2014, the brand celebrates the legacy of Black icons like Billie Holliday and Langston Hughes with aromatic soy candles that can “transport you through time and place.”