Handmade Designer Maker

New York State of Find

A kaleidoscope of culture. An icon of style. A destination that outdoes itself every time. Whether you’re talking uptown sophistication or downtown edge, the New York State of Find is all about what’s new — and what you won’t find anywhere else. From hip and sleek to eco-chic and artisan-made to gourmet, the next big things and bestsellers are found here.

Unique. Skills. Passion.

Your fine art skills come alive in the HANDMADE Designer Maker section, where buyers come to explore a beautiful mix of fabrics, jewelry, wood, and pottery crafted by passionate artists like you, learn about your process and pieces — and place orders on-site.

Product Categories




    Home Décor


    Made in the USA





    Sample of types of stores in attendance

    American Folk Art

    Metropolitian Museum


    Moma Design Store


    Pier 1 online

    Bennette Galleries

    Salt & Saundry

    Bergdorf Goodman

    SF MoMA Store

    Cost Plus World Market

    Smithsonian Enterprises

    Forty Five Ten

    Sundance Catalog

    Hudson Grace


    J Paul Getty

    Uncommon Goods

    Mad Museum of Arts and Design

    Wendy Foster

    Criteria for Acceptance

    A developed line of unique and original work

    Products designed and handmade by the artists with a focus on limited production

    Quality craftsmanship

    Applications continue to be reviewed by the selection committee on a rolling basis.

    See tips on applying

    Access to influential buyers with proven purchasing authority. Click here to read our Post Show Report.


    Hold a buyer title


    Are looking for new products


    Say attending NY NOW is extremely important to their business


    Are more likely to purchase a product for their store having seen it at NY NOW

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    Ashley Ciofrone

    Ashley Ciofrone

    Sales Manager

    I have been a part of NY NOW and this incredible Handmade community for the past 8 years. The passion, creativity, missions, and talent of this community are unparalleled and the reason I truly love what I do! I would love to connect to learn the story behind your brand and be given the opportunity to showcase your inspirational product line within CREATE at NY NOW. You can reach me at ashley.ciofrone@nynow.com.