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14 Black-Owned Kitchen Product Brands You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

From practical cast-iron skillets to whimsical colored wine glasses, there's something here for every aesthetic.

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1. Expedition Subsahara sells the most beautiful woven mats and vessels. And 20% of each purchase goes toward an education fund to build a STEAM (science, tech, engineering, arts, and math) school in Senegal that will empower young girls and help them earn an education.

Expedition Subsahara

Sofi Seck, who was born in Senegal and moved to St. Louis, founded the company in 2017. In 2020, the company raised enough money to purchase land on which the school will sit. Seck's goal in 2021 is to find the perfect location for the school.

Get the woven coasters here, the oval bowl here, and check out the full selection of products here.

2. Estelle Colored Glass injects joy into your glassware with their fun and whimsical vintage-inspired and handblown collection.

Cabinet holding a mixture of stemmed and stemless wine glasses in a variety of colors
Estelle Colored Glass

Founder Stephanie Summerson Hall named the company after her grandmother, Estelle, who had a love for antiquing and collecting colored glass. The pieces are made by artisans in Poland.

Shop the full collection here.

3. Karibe satisfies all your cast-iron cookware needs with their durable nonstick skillets.

Karibe, Stephen Reid / Karibe

Karibe is a New Jersey-based cookware company founded by Vernon Williams in 2018.

Get the two-piece cast-iron set here, the black walnut cutting board here, and shop the full selection of products here.

4. xN Studio adds flair to your dining room table with beautifully designed pieces made in both the US and Uganda. The brand mixes traditional fabrics and methods with modern trends and applications.

xN Studio

Nasozi Kakembo founded xN Studio in Brooklyn in 2011. In 2014, xN Studio partnered with Suubi Primary School, an orphanage primary school in Uganda's capital that houses about 100 orphans and teaches several hundred more students. A portion of the sales for all products made in Uganda and Kenya will be donated to the school.

Get the salad servers here, the table runner here, and check out the full selection of products here.

5. Sustainable Home Goods works with artisans who follow eco-friendly and sustainable practices to create functional and exquisite pieces.

Sustainable Home Goods

LaToya Tucciarone founded the company with the goal of bringing the world together and giving makers in marginalized communities the ability to find economic stability while providing shoppers with earth-friendly goods. Sustainable Home Goods also offers the sweetest gift boxes if you're in a pinch and not sure what to get someone (or if you're looking to treat yourself).

Get the glass pitcher here, the dishware here, and shop the full collection here.

6. 54kibo celebrates the splendor and variety of contemporary African designs with pieces that tell their own unique stories.

54kibo

Nana Quagraine, the founder, was born in Ghana and raised in South Africa. She loved the African designs she discovered during trips home but realized that the creations of African designers were often underrepresented and hard to access globally. Through 54kibo, Quagraine makes those pieces accessible to everyone!

Get the salt and pepper shaker set here, the dessert plates here, and shop the full collection here.

7. BespokeBinny brings the brightness and color of Africa to your kitchen with their multi-hued aprons, gloves, table runners, and more.

BespokeBinny / Etsy

BespokeBinny is a UK-based business run by Natalie Manima.

Get the apron here, the mitts here, and shop the full collection here.

8. Domain showcases the best of the best when it comes aesthetically pleasing and incredibly functional kitchen accessories.

Doman, Domain

Laura Hodges launched her eponymous design studio in 2016, eventually creating Domain, a brick and mortar (and online!) one-stop shop based in Catonsville, Maryland, for globally sourced, fair-trade, and sustainable home decor.

Get the serving dish here, the brush here, and shop the full collection here.

9. Linoto has mastered the luxe linen game. They apply the same rigorous design standards that you might expect from a luxury fashion brand.

Linoto

Jason Evege founded Linoto in 2007 after he couldn't find affordable linen sheets. All products are made at the company's factory in Westchester County, New York.

Get the towels here, the napkins here, and shop the full collection here.

10. Ecovibe is ~the~ vibe if you're all about ethical and sustainable products.

Ecovibe

Leonard and Andrea Allen, aka "Len and Dre," established Ecovibe in 2010. They donate 1% of online sales to 1% For The Planet, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the planet. If you live in Portland, Oregon, you can visit their brick and mortar location.

Get the tea infuser here, the rainbow tea towel here, and shop the full collection here.

11. Mi Cocina protects you *and* your very specific design aesthetic with their elegant pot and pan holders, oven mitts, aprons, and more.

Mi Cocina

In 2014, Ubi Simpson launched Mi Cocina after the birth of his daughter led to him spending a lot more time in the kitchen. There he found inspiration to start his own line of modern and functional kitchen products — all of which are made in California — that you can use while cooking, camping, or gardening.

Get the pot holder here, the chambray napkins here, and shop the full collection here.

12. Reflektion Design makes a statement with their vibrant handmade pieces. Your kitchen = anything but basic.

Reflektion Design

Anitra Terrell founded her Los Angeles-based brand in 2014, inspired by an earlier trip to Ghana, West Africa, as a Fulbright Scholar.

Get the bead handle wood spoons here, the napkin rings here, and shop the full collection here.

13. Jungalow supplies ~jungalicious~ vibes to the most boring kitchen space.

Jungalow

Jungalow is the brainchild of Justina Blakeney. It's committed to responsible and sustainable business practices (like reducing their use of single-use plastics!), and they donate to organizations like the ACLU, Girls Who Code, and The Rainforest Alliance among others!

Get the table runner here, the fringe coasters here, and shop the full collection here.

14. Baughaus emphasizes its Jamaican roots with island vibes and beach-inspired designs.

Baughaus

Dana Baugh founded Baughaus in 2012 as a side hustle before transitioning into working full-time on her design studio in 2016. Caribbean roots and culture are infused in all their ceramics, lighting, furniture, and soft goods, which are made with traditional local materials.

Get the bird creamer here, the porcelain cheese knives set here, and shop the full collection here.

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Want more products from Black-owned businesses? Check out Cool Products from Black-Owned Businesses, Black Womxn-Owned Etsy Shops, and our ongoing Minority-Owned Business Gift Guide 2021, which features loads of products by Black entrepreneurs that we think you'll love.

Also, check out and enjoy all of BuzzFeed's Black History Month 2021 coverage!

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