Exhibitor applications for the upcoming NY Now market’s juried sections, Accent on Design, Handmade Global Design and Handmade Designer Maker, are now open.
The Accent on Design section is home to nearly 150 established and emerging design brands, showcasing unique and forward-thinking design across all categories of products and mediums. It is curated by an independent selection committee of professionals in the contemporary design community.
The Handmade Global Design section features 150 global import resources with a focus on good design, traditional craftsmanship and community-building through global artisan workshops. Applicants must demonstrate a developed line of unique and original work, authentic designs, handmade through global artisan workshops, quality craftsmanship, capabilities for U.S. distribution and wholesale pricing.
The Handmade Designer Maker section showcases 350 designer maker resources from across the U.S. and around the world, with a focus on limited production makers across all product categories. Makers looking to exhibit in this section must showcase a developed line of unique and original work that is designed and hand-made by the artists with a focus on limited production and quality craftsmanship.
The 2018 market takes place August 12 to 15, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, eliminating the staggered opening and closing pattern of past shows. All sections of NY Now summer market will open on Sunday, August 12 at 9:00 a.m. and close on Wednesday, August 15 at 3:00 p.m.
— With assistance by Megan Salzano