Ethically Crafted Home Decor
For The Modern Home

There is nothing that makes a house feel more like a home than filling it with the people we love and the simple things that tell a story of thoughtful craftsmanship. These brands are pioneering what it means to make globally inspired, expertly designed home goods. They are handmade by artisans around the world.

Each of these companies is committed to ethical sourcing and production of its products, and to giving back to artisan communities. If you're outfitting your home, check out our guide to ethically made furniture brands too, all of which are focused on ethical labor standards and sustainable practices. Happy home decorating to all!


1. The Citizenry

Based In | Dallas, TX
Ethics | Handcrafted, fair trade practices, small batch production, gives back
Product Range | Furniture, rugs, decor
Price Range | $$–$$$$

We are big fans of The Citizenry. The company set out to celebrate the people behind its products, and the name is a reflection of just that: the collective of individuals—artisans, designers, and dreamers—who rally together across cultures and continents to craft the collections. Each item is handcrafted, hand-numbered, and available only in limited quantities to ensure it’s as extraordinary as the culture that inspired it.

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2. Parachute

Based In | Venice, CA
Ethics | Eco-friendly textiles, responsible manufacturing, gives back
Product Range | Bedding, bath, decor
Price Range | $–$$$$

Parachute's bedding is manufactured by artisans who have been weaving world-class linens for over 80 years. By collaborating with expert craftspeople, Parachute is able to deliver premium quality textiles that uphold the high standards and heritage of that region. We adore the duvet cover sets that are made by artisans in Portugal and free from harmful substances and chemicals. Parachute also gives back through a partnership with the United Nations Foundation’s “Nothing But Nets” campaign.

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3. Ten Thousand Villages

Based In | Akron, PA
Ethics | Fair trade, artisan empowerment
Product Range | Kitchenware, wall decor, home accents
Price Range | $–$$$

For over 70 years, Ten Thousand Villages has been a pioneer of the Fair Trade movement, laying the groundwork for sustainable change in more than 30 developing countries. The company provides a space for people to take charge of their own lives and build something for themselves. Each piece of houseware and decor is created by independent small-scale artisan groups, co-ops, and workshops, and are crafted with love using local materials and time-honored skills.

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4. West Elm

Based In | Brooklyn, NY
Ethics | Fair trade collections, local maker collections, organic collections
Product Range | Furniture, rugs, lighting, bedding, decor
Price Range | $$–$$$$

West Elm is one of our favorite go-to’s for stylish home design and decor. The company believes in making sustainable products while being mindful of its impact on every level. It has committed to sourcing products that are handcrafted, Fair Trade Certified, organic, sustainably sourced, and local. The handcrafted products are currently sourced from a network of 35+ artisan groups in 15 countries, employing nearly 5,000 makers.

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5. Made Trade

Based In | Portland, OR
Ethics | Fair trade, sustainable, vegan whenever possible
Product Range | Kitchen, bath, living room, rugs
Price Range | $–$$$$

Turn your house into a home with Made Trade’s sustainable home decor. The collection of eco-friendly and fair trade home decor, sourced from brands like Kazi, Conejo & Co, and Katie M Mudd, brings together all kinds of styles to elevate any room’s look. Many products—like the fair trade baskets—are artisan and handwoven, while others are made in the USA and an investment in our own communities. This marketplace is the perfect platform for creating the ethical home you’ve always envisioned.

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6. Bolé Road Textiles

Based In | Brooklyn, NY
Ethics | Handwoven, fair wages
Product Range | Rugs, curtains, towels, pillows, blankets
Price Range | $–$$$$

Born in Ethiopia and raised in Montreal and New York, designer Hana Getachew founded Bolé Road Textiles because she wanted to blend her loves of interior design and Ethiopian handwoven fabrics. From curtains and coasters to towels and table linens, Bolé reuses and recolors traditional Ethiopian motifs to give them a modern touch. The pieces are handwoven in Ethiopian studios that are owned and operated by women entrepreneurs paid fair wages, and the yarn is made from Ethiopian cotton that is hand-processed from harvesting to spinning.

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7. Jenni Kayne

Based In | Los Angeles, CA
Ethics | Ethically made, gives back, working towards sustainability
Product Range | Throws, pillows, vases, side tables, home gifts
Price Range | $$$–$$$$

Jenni Kayne knows that the space we spend our time in can make or break our days, so the company debuted a stunning line of home decor products that will make your home cozy and comfortable. With beautifully neutral colors, materials like alpaca textiles and linen, and handmade throws, vases, and pillows, you’ll bring warmth and style to any room. Not sure how you want to style your space? Jenni Kayne provides plenty of decorating tips and inspiration. Welcome home.

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8. GOODEE

Based In | Montreal & New York
Ethics | Ethically made, transparent sourcing
Product Range | Furniture, decor, rugs
Price Range | $$–$$$$

GOODEE was launched in 2017 by designers and creative directors Byron and Dexter Peart. The twin brothers wanted to work with artisans that prioritized sustainability and environmental impact. Now, Goodee is a global marketplace offering carefully selected furniture, decor, accessories, and more from over 40 brands. Each curated item is ethically made and vetted by the in-house sustainability team. And all the brands that Goodee partners with are transparent about their labor standards, supply chain, ecological footprint, and materials used.

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9. Raven + Lily

Based In | USA
Ethics | Fair Trade Certified, B Corp
Product Range | Dinnerware, pillows, candles, blankets
Price Range | $–$$$

Raven + Lily is a socially conscious lifestyle brand dedicated to empowering women through design. The company produces stunning home goods through partnerships with at-risk artisan women in 10 countries at fair trade wages. All of Raven + Lily’s designs are thoughtfully made, and consider the impact on people and the planet.

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10. 54kibo

Based In | Brooklyn, NY
Ethics | Handmade, locally sourced materials
Product Range | Furniture, decor, rugs, accessories, skin care
Price Range | $$–$$$$

After the birth of her twins, 54kibo founder Nana Quagraine hosted a traditional Ghanaian naming ceremony that sparked in her a desire to build a marketplace highlighting the African aesthetic. She recognized that while African designers often inspire creations around the world, they are largely underrepresented in the industry. Now, 54kibo showcases contemporary design and decor across Africa’s 54 countries, including napkins handmade from 100 percent Ethiopian cotton, ottomans loomed by Nigerian Yoruba fabric makers, and plates designed in Dakar.

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11. Rose & Fitzgerald

Based In | Kampala, Uganda
Ethics | Locally sourced materials, traditional techniques
Product Range | Kitchenware, barware, chairs
Price Range | $–$$$

Husband-and-wife duo Courtney Rose and Laren Fitzgerald were provoked by a desire to merge their sense of contemporary fashion with the beauty of indigenous materials and craftspeople in their adopted home of Uganda. There, they founded a small design studio in Kampala. Rose & Fitzgerald employs local artisans and craftsmen to create and curate unexpected, beautiful pieces for the home. The company knows there’s something truly special about knowing who made your product—and also knowing that it was handcrafted by someone who was fairly paid for their work.

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12. ACCOMPANY 

Based In | Curated from various places
Ethics | Ethically made, gives back, B Corp
Product Range | Blankets, throws, storage
Price Range | $–$$$$

ACCOMPANY's mission is to change the lives of individuals, families, and communities for the better. The team scours the globe for the coolest, most beautiful one-of-a-kind finds and then creates unique boutiques that contain an eclectic mix of cultures. You'll find handmade pieces and ethically sourced items that bring human impact and thoughtful style together. Each piece has a story behind it, while simultaneously embodying exemplary design. 

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13. Equal Uprise

Based In | Ecuador
Ethics | Responsible production, local sourcing, organic materials when possible
Product Range | Blankets, hammocks, pillows, rugs
Price Range | $$–$$$$

Equal Uprise is made up of objects for the modern dweller and accessories for everyday life. In a world of mass production, the company supports and celebrates artisans that craft ethically made pieces, incorporating traditional production methods as well as organic materials. This combination results in labor-rich, one-of-a-kind pieces that are as unique as the person that made them. In addition to paying artisans fair wages, 10 percent of profits are directed to business development projects for the artisans.

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14. The Little Market

Based In | Santa Monica, CA
Ethics | Nonprofit, fair trade, artisan empowerment
Product Range | Dinnerware, decor, candles, baskets
Price Range | $–$$$

Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla started The Little Market, a nonprofit that empowers women artisans to rise above poverty and help support their families. The online marketplace sells beautiful products for the home, uniquely handmade by artisans around the world. The Little Market ensures artisan partners practice fair trade principles, and every purchase generates meaningful income for the artisans and their families.

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