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5 Queer-Owned Home Design Shops You Need To Know About
By MADISEN SWENSON
MadeByRheal
Based in Oakland, California, this shop offers niche, artisan-made houseware that adds an artistic touch to any space. Dreamy glass coasters are this shop's specialty, along with concrete hand sculptures that act as personalized jewelry holders.
Minnna Home Textiles
From Hudson, New York, Minna works with indigenous textile makers and weavers from Central and South America and sells ethically-sourced towels, table cloths, pillows, and more. Their prints are minimal, so you can mix and match multiple designs, too.
The Sisters Stoned
The most quirky candles to date are found at The Sisters Stoned with signature scents from iconic Bravo reality TV scenes. Paying tribute to the legendary show, their Housewives collection includes signature scents such as Ramona’s breakdown in Morocco.
Otherwild
Otherwild offers crafty home goods and apparel while partnering with local Los Angeles artisans and supporting grassroots and social justice organizations. Their Homo Sweet Homo mugs and stackable bowls from Hudson + Oak are must-haves.
TRNK Houseware
For a contemporary aesthetic, head to TRNK, a minority and LGBTQ+-owned business that thoughtfully mixes artistry and function while supporting grassroots organizations. Check out these stores in-person, online, or on their instagram pages.