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NY Now Accepting Applications for Design Sections

Posted on February 14, 2014 by HFN Staff

NY NowWHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-For its August show, NY Now has begun accepting applications for its juried design sections--Accent on Design, A+: The Young Designers' Platform, Handmade and Emerging Makers.

The applications are available online on nynow.com/apply. Applications for Accent on Design and Handmade will be accepted through March 14, and applications for A+: The Young Designers' Platform and for Emerging Makers will be accepted through June 20.

Criteria for acceptance for Accent on Design include originality, creativity and authentic product design. For A+: The Young Designers' Platform, the criteria are design concept, creativity and originality.

For Handmade, the criteria are uniqueness, originality, authenticity and marketability. The criteria for Emerging Makers are design concept, creativity and originality.

Christian Falkenberg, NY Now's director and senior vice president of GLM, the show's owner and manager, said the show "is committed to identifying and showcasing leading-edge and emerging design talents through these juried sections. Both Accent on Design, presented as part of NY Now's Home Collection, and NY Now's Handmade Collection, with its Designer Maker and Global design sections, bring innovative ideas and products to the marketplace."