NY NOW 2020

1 Feb - 4 Feb 2020

Eve Campbell / Photography unknown

Craft Scotland presented UK-based makers within the Handmade Designer Maker section of NY NOW 2020. 


Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 W 34th Street
New York City
NY 10001

Craft Scotland, in partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT), presented the British Craft Pavilion at NY NOW 2020. 

Five UK-based makers exhibited and sold their work within the Handmade Designer Maker section of international trade fair NY NOW, from Saturday 1 to Tuesday 4 February 2020. 

NY NOW is widely regarded as the leading US fair for contemporary design across home, lifestyle, handmade and gift products. The British Craft Pavilion is a valuable opportunity for makers to reach international buyers with a passion for high-quality craft.

The four-day wholesale event attracted approximately 20,000 visitors, with 40% being trade buyers.

Since 2017, Craft Scotland has been one of three Scotland-based Trade Challenge Partners for DIT, and as part of this partnership we secured Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) grants for eligible attending makers.  

The selection panel: 

  • Alan Dibble: Director, Green Thomas & Design Advice Bureau
  • Allison Garafalo: Sales Director, Handmade Designer Maker, NY NOW
  • Jo Scott: Head of Programmes, Craft Scotland


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