15 Sustainable Home Goods And Decor Brands for 2022
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 guides to ethically made furniture brands and organic mattresses too, all of which are focused on ethical labor standards and sustainable practices. Happy home decorating to all!
1. Made Trade
Based In | Carrboro, NC
Ethics | Fair trade, climate-neutral, gives back, family-run
Product Range | Kitchen, bed & bath, living room, rugs, lighting, decor
Price Range | $16 (coaster)–$960 (tapestry)
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 KORISSA, August Sage, and Anchal Project, brings together all kinds of styles to elevate any room. Many products—like the fair trade baskets and pillows—are artisan and handwoven, while others are made in the USA and an investment in our own communities. This marketplace is the platform for creating the ethical home you’ve always envisioned.
Based In | Brooklyn, NY
Ethics | Certified B Corp, powered by renewable energy, sustainable & upcycled finds, carbon-offset shipping
Product Range | Vintage & one-of-a-kind furniture, rugs, lighting, cook/drinkware, & home decor
Price Range | $3 (digital print)–$50,000+ (antique art)
To support small businesses, fair trade artisans, and sustainable sellers, we recommend Etsy, particularly for vintage home decor. There are over a million items up for grabs, from Victorian-style candelabras to 19th century prints. No need to go through them all to find what you want—Etsy’s filters will do the work! Delivering worldwide, Etsy offsets all carbon emissions from shipments, so you can decorate your space without worrying about any muddy footprints. 😉
Based In | Venice, CA
Ethics | OEKO-TEX & GOTS certified textiles, responsible manufacturing, some Fair Trade Certified options, gives back
Product Range | Bedding, bath, decor, rugs, pillows, tabletop
Price Range | $12 (hand towel)–$3,400 (bed frame with headboard)
Parachute's homewares are manufactured by artisans who’ve been doing this work for over 80 years. By collaborating with expert craftspeople, Parachute is able to deliver premium textiles that uphold the high standards and heritage of that region. We adore the duvet cover sets that are made by artisans in Portugal as well as the decorative pillows and throws sewn from responsibly sourced fabrics. Parachute gives back through a partnership with the United Nations Foundation and a mentorship program to Black entrepreneurs.
Based In | Vancouver, British Columbia
Ethics | Fair trade, traceable supply chain, gives back through clean water, education, and livelihood initiatives
Product Range | Homegoods, decor, kitchen & dinnerware, textiles, apparel, accessories, skincare
Price Range | $16 (coffee)–$16,361 (sideboard)
Canadian lifestyle brand Obakki is a purpose-led platform that partners with international artisans for small batch, high-quality, sustainable designs. Committed to long-term and ethical support for their global community of makers, founder Treana Peake meets each artisan face-to-face in their place of origin, forging meaningful relationships and supporting slow design that honors traditional artistry. Through their philanthropic arm The Obakki Foundation, the brand has provided clean drinking water to four million people. Their commitment to ethical partnership with their artisans includes fair wages paid on time and often up front, at prices set by the makers themselves. The brand is currently working on its B Corp certification and includes collections from six continents.
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5. Ten Thousand Villages
Based In | Akron, PA
Ethics | Fair Trade Federation member, artisan empowerment, handcrafted, locally sourced materials
Product Range | Kitchenware, wall decor, home accents, textiles, outdoor accessories, bath
Price Range | $5 (paperweight)–$275 (duvet cover)
For 75+ years, Ten Thousand Villages has been a pioneer of the Fair Trade movement, laying the groundwork for sustainable change in 25+ low-income countries. The company provides a safe space and interest-free loans for people to empower makers and communities. Each piece of houseware and decor, created by independent small-scale artisan groups, co-ops, and workshops, is crafted with love using locally sourced materials and time-honored skills.
6. Uncommon Goods
Based In | Brooklyn, NY
Ethics | Certified B Corp, eco-friendly packaging, gives back, sustainable & recycled materials whenever possible, artisan-made
Product Range | Cookware, dinnerware, home decor, garden
Price Range | $6 (tealights)–$3,900 (reclaimed art)
When you want your space to stand out, turn to Uncommon Goods’ home decor. The brand teams up with makers all around the globe who craft one-of-a-kind products you likely won’t find elsewhere. Every product comes with information about the artisan who made it and any sustainable materials; plus, many orders can be customized. A portion of every order is donated via Better to Give program; to date, the company has donated over $2.8M to the IRC, RAINN, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and American Forests.
Based In | Montreal & New York
Ethics | Certified B Corp, ethically made, transparent sourcing, gives back, some sustainable & natural materials
Product Range | Wall & home decor, rugs, bed, bath, baskets, lighting
Price Range | $11 (lightbulb)–$9,680 (luxury chair)
GOODEE was launched in 2017 by designers and creative directors Byron and Dexter Peart. The twin brothers wanted to work with artisans who prioritized sustainability and environmental impact. Now, GOODEE is a global marketplace offering carefully selected furniture, decor, accessories, and more from nearly 60 brands. Each curated item is ethically made and vetted by the in-house sustainability team. All GOODEE partners are transparent about their labor standards, supply chain, ecological footprint, and materials used.
8. The Citizenry
Based In | Dallas, TX
Ethics | Handcrafted, fair trade & small batch production, gives back, some sustainable materials
Product Range | Furniture, rugs, decor, bed, bath, kitchen
Price Range | $30 (bath towel)–$1,395 (chair)
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.
9. West Elm
Based In | Brooklyn, NY
Ethics | Fair trade, local maker, & organic collections, Fair Trade USA retailer, sustainable materials, gives back
Product Range | Furniture, rugs, lighting, bedding, decor, art, storage, kitchen, patio
Price Range | $9.50 (hand towel)–$13,995 (U-shaped sectional)
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 pieces that are handcrafted, Fair Trade Certified, organic, sustainably sourced, and/or local. To date, more than $200M has been invested in artisan communities and local craftspeople, and more than 50 percent of its wood furniture is sustainably sourced.
10. Our Place
Based In | Los Angeles, CA
Ethics | Well-vetted manufacturing partners, recycled materials, plastic-free packaging, gives back
Product Range | Cookware & dinnerware
Price Range | $15 (set of two spoons)–$310 (cookware bundle)
The kitchen is often the heart of a home, so we love outfitting ours with plates, cups, and cookware that match our values. Our Place’s minimalist dinnerware is a beautiful and sustainable way to set the table, and the fan-favorite Always Pan (which replaces eight traditional cookware items!) will be a culinary staple in your home for years to come. The brand is committed to ethical labor standards and its factories are reviewed by third-party auditors such as BSCI, SA8000, Sedex, and ISO.
11. Bolé Road Textiles
Based In | Kingston, NY
Ethics | Handwoven, fair wages
Product Range | Rugs, curtains, towels, pillows, blankets, linens, bath mats, home decor
Price Range | $36 (leather coasters)–$1,728 (artisanal rug)
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 locally sourced cotton that is hand-processed from harvesting to spinning.
12. Jenni Kayne
Based In | Santa Monica, CA
Ethics | Ethically made, gives back, recyclable packaging, sustainable collections
Product Range | Furniture, throws, pillows, vases, rugs, linens & napkins, wall hangings
Price Range | $15 (washcloth)–$9,995 (sectional)
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 goods that will keep you cozy and comfortable. With beautifully neutral colors, materials like alpaca textiles and linen, and handmade throws, vases, and furniture, 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.
13. The Little Market
Based In | Santa Monica, CA
Ethics | Nonprofit, fair trade, artisan-made
Product Range | Dining & kitchen, decor, candles, baskets, throws, pillows, trays, vases
Price Range | $6 (wooden spoon)–$298 (quilt)
Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla started The Little Market, a nonprofit social enterprise that provides meaningful income opportunities for women artisans and their families. The online marketplace sells beautiful and affordable products for the home, uniquely handmade by artisans around the world. The Little Market ensures artisan partners practice fair trade principles every step along the way. Learn about the maker on each product page!
Based In | Brooklyn, NY
Ethics | Handmade, locally sourced materials
Product Range | Furniture, decor, rugs, baskets, lighting, pillows & throws, linens
Price Range | $38 (set of two tea towels)–$4,498 (oversized chandelier)
After the birth of her twins, 54kibo founder Nana Quagraine hosted a traditional Ghanaian naming ceremony that sparked the idea 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 Ethiopian cotton, ottomans loomed by Nigerian Yoruba fabric makers, and plates designed in Dakar.
Based In | Curated from various places
Ethics | Certified B Corp, ethically made worldwide by artisan groups, gives back
Product Range | Blankets, throws, storage, decor, cookware
Price Range | $10 (woven placemat)–$345 (artisan vase)
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 collections that contain an eclectic mix of cultures. Find handmade pieces and ethically sourced items that bring human impact and thoughtful style together. Each piece has a story behind it, while also embodying exemplary design.
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