Handmade Global Design

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.

Original. Innovative. Impactful.

The HANDMADE Global Design section is your connection to customers seeking uniquely crafted, one-of-a-kind products like yours. With a reputation for highlighting home textiles, jewelry, accessories, and wearables with a worldly vibe, this is where your one-of-a-kind items will shine — and your profits will grow.

Product Categories

    • Accessories
    • Home Décor
    • Apparel
    • Wellness
    • Decorative Accessories
    • Tabletop
    • Jewelry
    • Textiles
    • Kitchenware
    • StationeryAnd so much more!


    Sample of types of stores in attendance

    Hospital Gift Shop Cart/Kiosk Retailer Gift/Novelty/Souvenir
    Grocery/Super Market Pop-Up Store Arts/Crafts/Hobby/Toy/Games
    Thrift Store/Used Goods Fine Art Gallery Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters
    Book Store Technology Store Luggage/Leather Goods
    Stationery/Party/Paper/Office Supply Airport Shop Children’s Store
    Florist/Garden Center Pet & Pet Supply Stores Corporate Premiums
    Fashion Jewelry Church/Synagogue Store Drug Store/Pharmacy
    Premium Incentives Clothing and Accessories Health Foods Store
    Shoe Store Arts & Entertainment Venues Wellness/Beauty Store
    Furniture/Home Décor Gourmet Food Museums & Cultural Institutions
    Department Store General Gift Shop Sporting Goods

    Criteria for Acceptance

    Authentic designs, handmade through global artisan workshops

    Quality craftsmanship

    U.S. distribution and wholesale pricing capabilities

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

    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

    Attendee Stats
    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@emeraldx.com