Akello Candle Stick 46 x 16cm (dia) Mango Wood Nkuku
Nkuku create ethically sourced, fair trade and reclaimed homewares, accessories furniture and lighting for the home. Nkuku have an aesthetic that is rustic and industrial, it verges on shabby chic but is less twee. Nkuku create furniture and homewares with a loved and lived in character from stools and tables through to table lamps, wall lights, floor lights and great wire storage solutions.
We create beautifully handmade home and lifestyle products. We work with artisans throughout the world, combining timeless design with traditional skills and natural materials.
It started with a journey… and a journal
Ten years ago we set out on a life-changing adventure, travelling the world and coming across talented craftspeople and their beautiful work along the way. It inspired us to do something different, so we moved to rural Devon and started working with artisans throughout the world, supporting and celebrating their skills by bringing their products to a wider audience.
Our name was borrowed from a hut in Zambia, our business plan jotted on the cover of a paperback and our first order was for exquisite leather journals that we still sell today. Our team and products may have grown, but we still have the same hands-on approach, meeting and working with all our makers personally. That’s how we know that every product has a story to tell…