Sneak Peek of NY NOW Summer 2019

Wholesale Products & Innovative Designs Tradeshow NY NOW is the market for home, lifestyle, handmade and gift.

The summer 2019 edition of NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle, Handmade + Gift, will take place August 10-14, 2019 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. NY NOW features three comprehensive collections – HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE – that encompass tens of thousands of products in hundreds of product categories.

Building on the success of the Winter Market, the National Stationery Show® will take place during the same time in the River Pavilion and for the first time, will welcome a new co-location, JA New York, on level one in halls D and E at the Javits Center. Attendees from all 50 states and nearly 70 countries worldwide are expected.

NY NOW is owned by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2017, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space. 

Show dates are as follow:

• NY NOW HANDMADE Collection – August 10, 2019 to August 13, 2019

• National Stationery Show Summer edition (co-location)- August 10, 2019 to August 13, 2019

• NY NOW LIFESTYLE and HOME Collections – August 11, 2019 to August 14, 2019

• JA New York (co-location) – Sunday, August 11, 2019 to Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Prospective exhibitors leased their product information in advance to the show. So enjoy sneak peak of NY NOW Summer 2019!

#KEEXS :The First innovative and social footwear brand in Africa and will be exhibiting at the Retail Renaissance section of the NY NOW trade show at booth no: 8166 ( Fashion Accessories – Made in Nigeria).

#Boo Oh, showing at NY NOW for the first time this year

Boo Oh is a lifestyle brand of pet accessories targeting men and women who care about elegant and high quality design during every moment of their lives, from the daily stroll with their puppy to entertaining friends at home.

#Fresh Taiwan pavilion exhibits a total of 10 unique design brands – you can check them all out below. Designers are traveling all the way from Taiwan to be at NY NOW, so you can come and say hello!

Fresh TaiwanLevel 3 / HOME: Accent on Design — Booth 3712



22STUDIO is inspired by the brutalist architecture of Taipei, and not just in terms of material, but also in terms of form. The brand’s fashion accessories include polygonal Concrete Jewelry (Rings) and the 4D Concrete Watch Automatic. Its brutalist stationery collection includes the Seven Ballpoint Pen, Merge Tape Handheld Dispenser, and the 4th Dimension Table Clock, which are all made from concrete.

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Favored for its natural acoustic properties, wood is the main material of CELIA&PERAH speakers. The brand’s products range from premium quality hi-fi systems, to portable and wireless bluetooth speakers that connect with devices such as smartphones or laptops. Its latest product is the R series DIY Bluetooth Radio, which is designed to offer audiophiles the experience of building their own audio device from scratch.

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Eguchi toys

Eguchi toys specializes in finely crafted wooden toys for little hands at the beginning of life. Born in Japan but residing in Taiwan, designer Kentaro Eguchi studied fine art and childhood education before founding his wooden toy brand. His bird-shaped hanging mobiles, puzzle games, and music boxes all aim to stimulate children’s imaginations, while allowing their dreams to flourish naturally.

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Kamaro’an explores Taiwanese tribal culture and craftsmanship through minimalist design. The brand’s leather products, which include bags and purses, are handwoven by skilled, indigenous craftspeople on Taiwan’s east coast. Their latest product is a mirror with a handwoven leather frame that complements the brand’s collection of Woven Accessories and Umbrella Sedge lightings.



Kanari crafts elegant clocks, lighting, and tabletop products from brass and copper. The brand’s latest offering is the CLOUD Tissue Box, which assumes the unique form of a three-dimensional trapezoid, inside a circular frame made from brass or copper. Its other products on display at NY NOW include the House bottle opener, Skelock clock, Cylight pendant lighting, and Twilight tea light holder.

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The name Mordeco comes from the brand’s concept “more than decor”; to design products that are functional and practical as well as stylish. Mordeco creates tabletop products such as stationery and tissue boxes, using materials like brass and wood. Pictured above is the MIRRO LED- Tissue Ambient Light.

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The latest product from PAPER SHOOT is the Jadeite cabbage camera, designed in partnership with Taiwan’s National Palace Museum. It joins the brand’s popular CROZ vintage camera series, which derives its vintage style from the brass frame and fastens that hold the camera together. This lomography brand leads a subculture of digital natives who desire less tech and more style.

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Studio Smoll

Studio Smoll designs eco-friendly leather bags that are completely free of toxic chemicals and adhesives. Their alternative assembly method is based on an ingenious folding technique, which is so simple that anyone can do it. The brand will showcase 5 of its DIY leather bags at NY NOW, including the new Nerdy Mini DIY Leather Backpack that comes in different colors so users can mix-and-match.

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Yenchenyawen design studio

Jesmonite is the signature material of the Landscape of Oxidation fashion and tabletop collection by Yenchenyawen design studio. Their new products featured on the Fresh Taiwan booth include Ring holders and jewelry boxes. The brand is inspired by the ancient Japanese art of Kintsugi, which cherishes damage and repair as part of an object’s history rather than something to disguise.

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Ystudio is dedicated to sharing the beauty of words, writing, and stationery. The brand achieves this by crafting its pen collections from lavish materials such as brass, which lend them a luxurious look and feel. For example, the YAKIHAKU PEN was designed in collaboration with Japanese artisan Kohei Murata, using brass and Unryū foil, which is a rare material with a “Cloud Dragon” pattern.


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