My Rustic Place
They distinguish themselves in the designs of timeless, quality functional art products in their promotion of local skills and craftsmanship, and in the use of carefully selected raw materials - much of it upcycled, reused or salvaged wood, metal, glass, plastic, paper or concrete to support a sustainable planet. Website: www.myrusticplace.com
Discover artisanal elegance and cultural charm with their exquisite, handcrafted products. From luxurious leather goods to vibrant canvas creations, their brand embodies the perfect fusion of tradition and innovation. Each piece is meticulously crafted by skilled artisans, reflecting their commitment to quality, sustainability, and ethical production. Elevate your style and make a statement with their unique range of products that capture the essence of both luxury and conscious living. Join us at the craft fair to experience the artistry firsthand.
Since 2014, African Jacquard has been designing and weaving high-end textiles in the heart of Cape Town, South Africa. Using the traditional French Jacquard technique they combine a variety of weaving styles such as their signature waffle weave, together with traditional African geometric designs to develop unique and extraordinary African-contemporary textiles. Website: www.africanjacquard.com
Their specialty is creating custom made interiors that go with your individual style and preference. Handcrafted from the most natural durable materials their sisal carpets, sofas and cushions are destined to easily mx and match to create a look you will love. And with dozens of options –fabrics and finishes, its easy to find pieces that perfectly fit you.
Elefari Woodcraft helps high/mid-range home goods consumers in Kenya who value modern, unique, handcrafted, eco décor but struggle to find new and distinctive styles of furniture & home wares locally. They help add statement pieces to homes or commercial spaces by providing local access and customization options for a wood/epoxy resin style previously unavailable in Kenya. Website: elefari.com
Erika's is a Kenyan company specialising in Artisan Basketry & Woven ware—working directly with talented artisans since 2017. Their focus is on handcrafted, ethical and sustainable products, including seagrass mats, decor wall arts, handcrafted mirror frames, laundry/decor baskets, and Malawi Cane Chairs.
Evil Eye Co
The Evil Eye Co. is a unique local business specializing in handcrafted evil eye gift items. Their carefully curated collection features intricately designed evil eye jute bags, canvas bags, dreamcatchers, and various home decor items. These have all been meticulously handmade by their very own team who skilled artisans from the local Kenyan community.
Each piece carries a touch of cultural symbolism, believed to protect against negative energy and bring about good luck. With a fusion of tradition and creativity, their business offers meaningful and stylish gifts that celebrate local craftsmanship while spreading positive vibes.
Grounded is a women-run manufacturer of non-toxic cleaning products powered by Kenyan ingredients. They make authentic, natural, wellness and cleaning products that are safe for humans and the environment which are available in travel-friendly and bulk sizes to suit everyone's needs. Website: www.grounded.co.ke
Handmade from Tanzania
They are a hand-weaving company based in Dar es Salaam. They hand weave fabric using cotton grown in Tanzania. They do all their dyeing and weaving to produce their own unique colours and weavers.
They are sixteen in total between weavers and tailors and make sheets, pillow cases, duvet covers, bed covers, throws, adults and kids clothing. Website: www.handmadefromtanzania.org
Kangarui is all about colour, animals and nature. Each piece is custom designed using watercolour, photography and collage, carefully printed on to accessories and home decors. Inspired by the beauty of Kenya, they wish to spread positive vibes around the world through Rui's unique art. Kangarui has partnered with Mt. Kenya Wildlife Conservancy to support their efforts in protecting the critically endangered Mountain Bongos. By raising awareness and donating a portion of their proceeds, they are committed to reversing their decline. Website: www.kangarui.com
La Palette Furniture & Decor
La Palette Furniture and Décor is a renowned brand that specialises in creating stylish, innovative furniture and home decor pieces from recycled pallet wood.
Their designs blend modern aesthetics with elements of classic and timeless styles. They are known for their attention to detail, high-quality and timely craftsmanship with a diverse range of products that cater to various design preferences. La Palette offers a collection that appeals to a wide range of designs in the world of interior design. Recycling never looked this good
Loop Pet Food Limited
Loop Pet Food is Kenya's only truly sustainable, grain free, whole food pet food option. It is made locally, from all local ingredients with their hero being black soldier fly larvae (yup - an insect) - nature's most powerful upcycler of organic waste. Their products include adult and puppy food with dog treats being launched in the coming months. Website: www.looppetfood.com
Mount Kenya Sawmills LTD
They are a sawmill and carpentry workshop est. 1976 in Nanyuki, Kenya; dedicated to making custom and unique pieces of art displaying simply how beautiful wood is in its most natural forms. They source timber for over 3 generations, patiently waiting for wood to season to make their furniture.
Quinn Peaks is a handmade furniture and accessories manufacturer that prides itself in creating unique and elegant designs without compromising functionality or durability. Their home accessories are one of a kind and finished with the highest quality (including food grade) varnishes. Website: quinnpeaksfurniture.com
SHUKA DUKA was incorporated in April 2011. They have been a vendor at The Box for 12 years.
The brand is based on textiles (Masai Shuka, Simba Shuka, Kikoi, Vitenge wax cloth and Mudcloth)
Products include indoor and outdoor blankets, cushions, pillows, bedspreads, kitchen items, safari chairs and stools, Yoga mats, iPAD cases, laptop/notebook bags, safari ponchos, dog raincoats, horse numnahs, dog beds, sun hats, Bow ties, cummerbunds, waistcoats, shoulder wraps, beach towels, beach ponchos, leather Coasters, leather key rings, table mats, table runners, napkins, baby sleeping bags and bean bags.
Rock Art engraved glassware
Wine glasses, tumblers, beer mugs, champagne flutes, carafes, shot glasses, cocktail glasses, and Irish coffee glasses.
Siafu Home is a brand dedicated to creating exceptional 100% handloom cotton products and textiles that exude a perfect blend of luxury, comfort, and sustainability.
From the softest cotton bed linens to elegant tablecloths and towels, each item in our collection is meticulously handcrafted, promising the utmost care and attention to detail. Their commitment to using only the finest quality cotton ensures that our products are not only incredibly soft but also durable and long-lasting.
Embracing eco-friendly practices, we strive to minimize their environmental impact, making Siafu Home a choice you can feel good about.
Simply Soso Design
Simply Soso Design’s focus is on sustainability, functionality, and simplicity. Each product is handcrafted with attention to details, all made in Kilifi. Their three product lines are: -
Simply Soso Homeware: functional homeware products, made of locally available materials such as mango wood and sisal.
Simply Soso Unique: Furniture line made of either reclaimed wood, off cuts or pieces we save from being used as fire wood.
Simply Soso Green: Sponges, towels, pads, rags, buntings all made of upcycled or waste materials. Plastic-free accessories to keep a household green.
The Hills Signature Candle Collection
The Hills is a family run business set in Nairobi. They individually hand pour natural candles made of 100% Soy Wax & 100% Beeswax both scented and unscented to make everyday moments a little more special.
Each candle collection aims to add a touch of sophistication wherever they are placed.
They currently have four collections
1. The Signature Collection
2. The Garden Collection
3. The Midnight Collection
4. The Pillar Candle Collection- Unscented
5. Candle Accessories- Glass Cloche, Lighters, Wick Trimmers
Tribal Gallery, a unique home and lifestyle company – bringing together an eclectic mix of furniture, fabrics and art from across Asia & Africa. Capturing the essence and distinctiveness of the cultures from which they come, the Tribal Gallery collection is rich in heritage and full of soul. Website: www.tribal-gallery.com
They are producers of artisanal products. Their key products are candleholders, Lampshades, hanging decorations and Christmas tree decorations all made of the calabash. They also make fabric from 100% pure cotton using traditional looms to weave.
At the moment they are using 100% pure cotton span in Uganda and will in the course of the next year add silk to their weaving Fibers. Website: wambui-designs.de