Are you in the process of redecorating your home and in need of some new home accessories/homeware? ALT have some brilliant recommendations of brilliant homeware businesses whose beautiful pieces will make the perfect edition to your home…
Meet Dionne an Expert Mosaic Artist with over 10 years’ experience working with numerous schools, private clients and establishments creating bespoke mosaic art for interior and exterior locations.
One of the best #BlackBritish Mosaic Designers in the UK; and can certainly add a bespoke touch of African-inspired mosaics to your decor – she creates African Inspired mosaics for your home, office, garden and more at your request!
“As a woman of African-descent, my art tells a story of my culture, attire, vibrancy, nature and creativity.It’s my aim to INSPIRE, MOTIVATE and EDUCATE.”
To see more of her designs click here.
Eva Sonaike is a London-based Interiors company specialising in luxury home textiles and soft furnishings with a distinctive and vibrant West-African aesthetic.
The company’s ethos ‘Bringing Colour to Life’ is reflected in its signature collections of cushions, rugs, fabrics, and furnishings using textiles designed by Eva Sonaike. Emphasis is placed on hand finishing, distinct designs, and high-quality manufacturing.
Bringing colour to life with contemporary African design
Eva Sonaike’s mission is to help people create unique homes full of colour and elegance. All products are created with unique patterns and gorgeous colours to bring our passion for the beauty of African Luxury right to your home – because life is always better with colour!
Check out a full range of homeware viathis link
Dar Leone is an Islington, London based design studio founded by Sierra Leonean-American, Isatu Funna.
Create and curate a globally inspired range of jewellery, textiles, wallpaper, cushions and objects inspired by Isatu’s travels around the world and her memories of a childhood in Freetown. From the ancient Nomoli figures carved in soapstone and found in Sierra Leone to the geometry of a metal gate handworked by artisans in Freetown.
With each the designs, they’re a reimagine traditional West African textiles in unexpected tones of cerise pink, mustard yellow or chocolate brown as seen in Dea Hots Tropic Marine, the first collection.
To shop the full collection click here.
Bespoke Binny is a British based business offering a range of handmade homeware and gifts items made from West African cloth.
Living and working in London, as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Natalie recognised the importance of one’s home environment, in coping with issues such as anxiety and low mood.
Being of Ghanaian descent, Natalie grew up being surrounded by vibrant colours and prints, which she found to be uplifting, as a child. Motivated by her experience and love of sewing, Natalie went on built an eclectic homeware brand rooted in African expression.
Need to add colour and vibrance into your home? Click here.
The Cornrow was founded by two sisters, Kemi (big sis) and Lara (little sis) as a love letter to their dual African and Caribbean heritage.
The sisters have a passion for both sourcing and creating homeware and lifestyle products that represent themselves as modern Black British women. They hunt the globe (both on-foot and on-line!) for quality products which centre them and their families, in a joyful (and affordable!) way.
Afro Aristo meets Caribbean Nan Chic –The Cornrow interior aesthetic is inspired by the founders African and Caribbean heritage and maintaining a connection to their ancestors.
For African inspired interior follow this link