Swahili Imports works directly with artisans across Africa to reveal the brilliance of modern African design to the world.
Since 1994, Swahili Imports has been building a network of artisans across Africa. Today the company is actively developing contemporary gifts and home decor with artisans in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Sudan. Swahili's partnerships center on fair and sustainable profit generation, artisan advancement and modern, earth-friendly product development.
Thousands of retail stores, museums, educational institutions and catalogs worldwide currently sell Swahili Imports products. A limited selection of Swahili Imports products may be purchased at swahilimodern.com and through our Swahili retail store in the historic Fifth Street Public Market in Eugene, Oregon.
Swahili Modern products have been featured in Vogue Living, ELLE Decor, InStyle, Shape, Real Simple, Canadian House & Home, Home & Decor Singapore, The New York Times and numerous design and style blogs.
Swahili Imports is a member of the Fair Trade Federation. The company is located in Eugene, Oregon, home of the University of Oregon.