While it’s easy to head to the local shopping mall or big box store for home decor, Canada has some of the finest BIPOC-owned businesses offering visually stunning, high-quality options. From design-forward and functional kitchenware to linens adorned with traditional Indigenous designs, there is something for every room in your house or every person on your gift list. Next time you’re looking for a unique gift or redecorating around the house, check out these BIPOC-owned home decor businesses across Canada.
A Canadian brand that operates and manufactures its products in Gatineau, Quebec, Mini Tipi collaborates with Indigenous artists to create beautiful lifestyle products. Their best-selling reversible blankets are a perfect addition to any indoor or outdoor living space.
Aurora Reversible Blanket, $189.
Hudson and Oak
Vancouver, British Columbia’s Hudson and Oak features modern housewares plus a marketplace with pantry staples, olive oils and more. Some of their bestsellers are Canadian maple cutting boards in an assortment of shapes, pastel-hued mugs and gorgeous ridged glassware.
Après Glassware Collection, Set of 8, $135.
Totem Design House
Totem Design House in Courtenay, British Columbia specializes in fine art prints and home decor, plus apparel and jewellery. They offer colourful hand and kitchen towels as well as accent pillows made with hemp and Reprieve polyester that’s created from recycled plastic bottles!
Hemp Pillow, Cedar Motif, $50.
A fair trade store located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Kasandy sells handmade products from Kenya as well as goods from local artisans and other places around the world. Pillows, linens, throw blankets and serveware are just some of the items to add to your list.
Burned Wood Salad Bowl Set, $115.