Home and Lifestyle Gifts
We’re all spending more time at home these days. Gift a friend something to brighten up their space or relax with after a long day.
London-based visual artist Nyanza D’s comic book-style art explores and celebrates the lives of Black women. You can view her creative portfolio here (nyanzad.com) and shop her Etsy store for prints and pins of her designs.
Vibrant African prints on literally everything you could imagine. Seriously, this Etsy store sells everything from Christmas baubles to wreaths, clocks, kids clothes and face masks.
While this store primarily sells greeting cards, they also have a phenomenal collection of contemporary homegoods such as totebags, coasters and water bottles.
Laayo, from the Yoruba ‘Titilayo’ meaning ‘everlasting joy’, is a lifestyle brand created to encourage comfort and joy at home. Laayo’s latest kitchenware collection includes aprons and oven gloves with contemporary and eye-catching design.
Inspired by Ghana, Bespoke Binny is a lifestyle brand shortlisted in 2020 Etsy Design Awards. The store is full of beautifully designed home goods and, for a creative friend, you can purchase a spot at a virtual lampshade making class.
Handmade ceramics are always a great gift and the nature-inspired offerings of Naked Clay Ceramics are sure to thrill whoever you purchase them for. As store owner Clara Sealey writes, “I hope the natural feel of fired earth in your hands gives you a moment to pause and enjoy.” What could be better than that?