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Artisan Resource

Contact Information

Sales Director: Allison Garafalo
ByHand Consulting: Karen Gibbs

There is an unprecedented demand for handmade and artisan products in US gift, home and lifestyle markets today. Artisan Resource is a production-sourcing opportunity for overseas artisan enterprises to showcase their products and production capabilities at export terms from the country of origin – connecting US-based importers with international producers and exporters. Exhibitors have experience in meeting export demands and are selected by their commitment to design innovation, cultural preservation, social enterprise and sustainability.

Product categories represented include:  gift, home decor, textiles, tabletop, stationery, jewelry, apparel and fashion accessories.  Materials represented include:  textiles, ceramics glass, metal, leather, natural fibers, recycled materials and paper.




  • Overseas export enterprises and organizations offering handmade and artisan production resources and product collections with demonstrated export experience
  • Exhibitors exporting directly from country of origin at volume pricing

Key Attendees

Import buyers representing large and volume retail stores with knowledge/experience with import regulations and logistics, international shipping, foreign wire transfers and production lead times

  • National retail chains
  • Designers
  • Wholesale companies and manufacturers
  • Mail order catalogues
  • Sourcing agents
  • Press
  • Distributors


  • ABC Carpet & Home
  • Amazon
  • Anthropologie
  • At West End
  • Barneys
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Canvas/Ochres
  • Cost Plus
  • Crate & Barrel
  • Field Museum
  • Homegoods
  • John Robshaw
  • Jonathan Adler
  • Macy’s
  • MoMa
  • National Geographic
  • Overstock/Worldstock
  • Philipps Collection
  • Roost
  • Sundance
  • Urban Outfitters
  • VivaTerra
  • West Elm
  • Wisteria
  • Z Gallerie

Key Press

  • Better Homes & Gardens
  • Elle Décor
  • Hand/Eye
  • HFN
  • HGTV
  • Home Accents Today
  • Home Textiles Today
  • Martha Stewart Living
  • Museums & More
  • New York Times
  • O, The Oprah Magazine
  • Real Simple
  • Vogue

Our Partners

We are proud partners with the following ethical and sustainable companies, all who support handmade artisans around the world.