Authentic designs make HANDMADE the leading market for craft
Eco-friendly products represented at NY NOW
HANDMADE® at NY NOW®, featuring over 600 exhibitors, is the ultimate collection of Made in the USA and Global artisan products. For 30+ years, HANDMADE has offered buyers an extensive selection of handcrafted items across such categories as tabletop, ceramics, textiles, home décor, stationery, fashion accessories, jewelry and apparel. Expertly curated, HANDMADE at NY NOW will impress you with design forward contemporary craft, traditional global resources and export artisan production capabilities.
Presented within 3 juried categories: Artisan Resource, HANDMADE Designer Maker and HANDMADE Global Design; the HANDMADE Collection at NY NOW remains a leader in the industry showcasing authentic designs. From eco-friendly, fair trade products to Made in the USA certification, you’re sure to find products that are unique, authentic and marketable.
Artisan Resource, featuring 100 overseas artisan enterprises, consists of companies who have been carefully selected for their demonstrated export capacity and commitment to eco-friendly, design driven products which keep artisan craftsmanship, authentic techniques and cultural heritage alive.
Designer Maker, which showcases 350 makers across all categories and media, focuses on limited production and quality craftsmanship. A majority of the exhibitors in Designer Maker are based in the USA. Product categories include amongst other things, handmade jewelry, blown glass, and ceramics.
Global Design, which presents 150 international craft resources, ensures strong design blended with traditional techniques and authentic designs handmade through global artisan workshops with the ability to cater to the U.S. wholesale market.
Held twice a year in the summer and winter, NY NOW's HANDMADE collection is a must attend event for all those looking to see the newest trends in handcrafted products. Whether it's handmade jewelry or eco-friendly materials you're looking for, you're sure to be pleased with the caliber of handmade products represented at NY NOW. The strong mix of handmade exhibitors will be complemented by extensive programming focusing on global resources and handmade design. Topics from 2016 color and design trends to the importance of authenticity of products, are some examples of the many seminars buyers and exhibitors will have access to.
Join us at the Javits Center this summer. Note our new staggered date pattern for Handmade; Handmade Global Design is open Saturday August 19 - Tuesday, August 22 and NEW THIS SUMMER - Handmade Designer Maker will now run Sunday, August 20 - Wednesday, August 23. Visit these sections for all your handmade buying needs.