12 Ethical and Artisan Made Home Brands

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Made Trade  made trade ethical brands

Products: Home Décor for Every Room, Rugs, Lamps, Bedding, and Ethnic Accents

Price Range: $20 – $1000

A beautifully curated collection of ethical and sustainable brands. Each product adheres to one or more of their values – sustainable, fair-trade, artisan made, USA made, and vegan. They offer décor for the entire home plus ethical/sustainable clothing and accessories. Everything from beds to bathrobes. Accents such as handwoven baskets, hampers, and wall hangings.

 

Ten Thousand Villages ten thousand villages ethical home goods

Products: Pillows + Throws, Candles, Wall Décor, Kitchen Supplies, Adorable Knick-Knacks

Price Range: $10 – $300

One of my absolute favorites – For over 70 years, Ten Thousand Villages has chosen to work with women, people with disabilities, and other generally overlooked members of society. They celebrate generations of artisan traditions in all their exceptional ethically inspired products. Their fair-trade programs aim to break the line of generational poverty. They also do wedding registries!

 

The Little Market The Little Market fair-trade home

Products: Curated Collection of Modern Home Décor, Clothing, and Jewelry.

Price Range: $20 – $300

Founded by Lauren Conrad, The Little Market carries artisan made products from around the world. As a member of the Fair-Trade Federation and the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, The Little Market raises artisans from poverty by providing them with fair wages and commission by connecting them to the global market. They provide a beautifully curated collection of light and modern pieces with ethnic enhancements that make them wholly unique.

 

Accompany fair trade furniture

Products: Pillows + Blankets, Kitchenware and Serving Trays, Decorative Accents and Baskets

Price Range: $20 – $300

On a mission to change the lives of whole communities, Accompany searches the globe for the most inspired and original items. They provide curated handmade pieces that help make your house feel like home.

 

 


 

Swahili African Modern  artisan decor

Products: Furniture and Rugs, Bedding, Blankets, and Pillows. Sculptures, Wall Art, and Other Decorative Accents

Price Range: $20 – $200

Originally begun in Kenya, Swahili Modern has expanded to employ independent artisans in 15 countries across Africa. The brand gives women the ability to earn a living from the comfort of their own homes instead of having to search for low-paying work in the cities. These women are now able to focus on creating beautiful hand-crafted pieces while maintaining their place as the backbone of the family.

 

ethical homeKiliim

Products: Pillows, Throws, and Rugs

Price Range: $60 – $900

Kiliim is an Egyptian based social enterprise seeking to revive the necessity of local craftsmanship. All their handwoven pieces are produced ethically in Fowwa, a small village among the Nile whose artisan culture Kiliim is working to revitalize.

 

 

Rose & Fitzgerald  rose and fitzgerald baskets

Products: Soapstone Vases, Woven Floor Baskets, Pillows, Kitchen and Barware

Price Range: $50 – $900

Sustainable and ethical brand based in Uganda. They give their artisans an alternative to factory exploitation. Each of the handmade pieces are sourced from local materials such as palm leaves, teak wood, organic cotton, and Ankole horn.

 

 

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Anchal ethical bedding

Products: Pillows, Quilts, and Bedding + Accessories (Scarves, Bags, Outerwear) All with a Modern, Minimalist, and Ethnic Flare.

Price Range: $40 – $500

Anchal – pronounced On-chal-  is an accessories and home good store that empowers their female artisans, raising them from poverty and keeping them from the commercial sex trade by providing training and fair-trade employment. They use a variety of eco-friendly fabrics and natural low impact dyes in their products.

 

The Citzenry the citzenry ethical

Products: Pillows + Throws, Rugs, Tables and Shelving, Bathroom and Kitchen Supplies.

Price Range: $125 – $2,000

The Citzenry is a much loved global fair-trade brand providing everything you need in a sophisticated and modern style. They allow you to shop by your values or shop by the countries – in which the products were influenced and created – including Mexico, Peru, Morocco, Kenya, and many more. Each product is made in limited quantities which better exemplifies their stunning originality. Their Japan Collection has just been released.

 

 Serrv serrv fair trade

Products: Home and garden supplies. Handcrafted Bedding, Wall Hangings, and Clothing. Seasonal Décor and Decorations.

Price Range: $30 – $300

A global nonprofit dedicated to ending generational poverty through fair-trade employment. Their products include global foods like chocolates, coffee, and spices. They publish their annual reports and provide employment to over 8,000 artisans in 24 different countries.

 

 

West Elm west elm ethical home goods

Products: All Home Goods, Bedding, Furniture, and Modernist Decor

Price Range: $30 – $3000

West Elm is a must-see for stylish and modern home décor. Born in Brooklyn in 2002, they have dedicated themselves to sustainable and ethical sourcing in every stage of production. In 2014, they became the first US home brand to be Fair-Trade Certified ™. They have since created a large exclusive collection of Fair-Trade, organic, and handcrafted products.

 

Joybird joybird fair trade furniture

Products: Mid-Century Style Furniture and Accents

Price Range: $50 – $3000

A sustainable and quality-focused home brand, Joybird has partnered with numerous conservation groups to plant trees in diminishing forests around the country. To date they have helped plant over 530,000 trees. Joybird also offers a 365-day home trial for new furniture, at the end of which you can send the items back if you are not satisfied (which I doubt could ever happen!)

 

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12 Comments

  1. The only ethical store from this list that I new of was Ten Thousand Villages since there is a store nearby. But it’s nice to know that there are options for sustainable furniture and home decor.

    1. Ten thousand villages has long been one of my favorites, but I’ve purchased from all these brands and they are all equally wonderful in terms of sustainability and ethical production 🙂

    1. Artisan made goods are full of character, originality, and warmth. I feel much better purchasing from an ethical brand when I know my purchase will help support someone who needs it

    1. Absolutely 🙂 I’m so glad you share my love for artisan goods, I love decorative wall baskets and these brands have beautiful options

    1. Thanks, I hope you find some great items for your home 🙂 Anchal is definitely a favorite of mine although I do have a rug from Joybird that has really cozied up my apartment

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