Phases Africa Furniture and Decor, has been a leader in the import and export business since 2001, bringing African home decor as well as, luxury contemporary and traditional African furniture, unique lighting, handmade rugs and kid’s room decor to global markets, when it was not fashionable to do so. This exuberant and eclectic mix of African products includes; elegant home furnishings as well as, one-of-a-kind handmade tribal home décor sourced from all over Africa.
Our company works directly with one of the Congo’s leading African textile sources in Kuba as well as, Shoow cloth. Hand-carved Colonial Figures remain popular all over the world and our Colonial figures are available in a variety of different sizes, shapes, and colours. You will also find, our equally popular hand-carved wooden Bamileke stools as well as, beds in our African decor category online. In that same category there are wood Senufo stools in a variety of sizes, and wooden Senufo beds. A large variety of African masks are offered for purchase and we would do our very best to locate that hard to find piece of art from anywhere in Africa.
In post – Renaissance Europe, Africa’s Kuba and Showa Cloth as well as Antique Brodee, the embroidered and appliqué decorated raffia cloth from the Congo (formerly Zaire), entered the curio cabinets and treasuries of nobles and kings as the finest representation of African art. More recently, the mastery of Kuba cloths’ abstract patterning was a source of inspiration to artists such as Matisse, who displayed part of his large collection on the wall of his studio.
An interior decor idea from Africa: Turn these old African grain pots upside down and paint them, as seen below, they make ideal occasional or side-tables indoor or outdoors. The old pots left as is – can be used as pot planters also inside or outside.