Danielle Deavens

Charlotte, NC

Danielle is an entrepreneur, writer, and former magazine editor living in St. Louis, MO. When she's not typing away on her laptop, she's likely cooking, posting a photo of her food on Instagram, or binge re-watching her favorite shows and movies. She is also the co-founder of Bold Xchange, an online shop for black-owned brands.
Stephanie Baptist Reimagined What an Art Gallery Could Be
Design Changemakers 2023
Medium Tings was born from Baptist’s focus on spatial design — how various elements live and interact in the same space, both creating and being influenced by the environment.
Feb 15, 2023
20 Black-Owned Brands That Have Your Valentine’s Day Gifts Covered
Artisan chocolates infused with an award-winning Black-owned whiskey; stunning jewelry for any style and budget; a sweet puzzle for kids—read on to get gift ideas for everyone on your Valentine’s Day list.
Feb 2, 2021
15 Black-Owned Businesses to Shop for the Holidays
Everything from candles to hand-carved cutting boards and designer chocolates.
Nov 4, 2020
Here’s What it Really Means to Support Black-Owned Businesses—and How to Do It
Not only is business ownership a wealth-generating activity, but supporting black-owned businesses keeps money in the community for longer, mitigating the effects of racial disparities.
Jun 30, 2020
9 Black Design Professionals Share Their Thoughts on Diversity in Design
The resounding refrain: Lack of visibility should not be connoted with nonexistence.
Feb 24, 2020
My New Favorite Christmas Tradition: Buying Presents from Black-Owned Brands
It all started with a pocket square.
Dec 13, 2019