Design Partners Trade Program

Thank you for your interest in joining 54kibo’s Design Partners Trade Program. We look forward to partnering with qualified design professionals to share the beauty of Contemporary African Design with the world.

By becoming our valued partner, you will qualify for exclusive pricing of 20% off our retail prices while introducing uniquely beautiful home decor, from multiple contemporary African design focused brands, to your clients. Note that our retail prices include free shipping so that implies an effective 25 -30% off our retail prices.

Additional benefits include access to tax exempt purchasing online, insider preview of upcoming collections, a dedicated account manager to answer questions, customize your order and streamline your delivery process; as well as opportunity to participate in our Designer Product Partnership Program to showcase your expertise with our customers.


To apply fill out our brief application form and review our terms below. Applications are processed within two to three business days. After approval, you will receive a confirmation email granting you access to all program benefits.

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Member Information

Document Verification

To complete your application, please email the following documents for verification to

Professional Documents

Email one of the following:

  • Proof of current membership in a major design organization (e.g. ASID, IIDA, AIA);
  • Interior design certification (e.g. NCIDQ, CCIDC);
  • Valid business or state professional license in a residential or commercial design-based business or the hospitality industry;
  • Business card indicating trade profession

Tax Certificate

Email your resale or sales tax certificate (s). This is required if you intend to purchase merchandise for resale. Required for each state where you seek tax exemption otherwise sales tax will be applied to your orders by default.


  • Program benefits are available solely to members. Benefits are not transferable.
  • Member, not client must place and pay for order.
  • Any shipping charges which are in addition to our standard free shipping policy are not subject to discount.
  • Exclusions include gift cards.
  • By accepting membership to 54kibo design partners, you agree that you will purchase 54kibo merchandise through this program solely for the purpose of conducting business with an individual client, and that you will not resell such merchandise to the general public through retail stores, the internet, printed materials, or any other means.
  • As a member, you may reproduce images to conduct business with your individual clients. However all images, copy and designs remain the property of 54kibo and may not be used by you for any other purpose unless specifically permitted by 54kibo.
  • Membership may be denied or terminated at any time, with or without cause, at the sole discretion of 54kibo.
  • Terms & Conditions are subject to change at any time.



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