Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / NYIGF Accepting applications for Design-Focused Divisions
NYIGF Accepting applications for Design-Focused Divisions
05
Sep '11
Designers, artists and manufacturers are invited to submit applications for several juried, design-focused divisions at the New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF): Accent on Design; A+: The Young Designers' Platform at Accent on Design; Handmade Designer Maker; and Handmade Global Design.

Applications, which are available, are due by Friday, September 30, for Accent on Design, Handmade Designer Maker and Handmade Global Design; and by Friday, December 2, for A+. The winter 2012 NYIGF runs Saturday, January 28 – Thursday, February 2, 2012, at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and Passenger Ship Terminal Piers 92 and 94.

“For artisans and designers seeking new business opportunities, NYIGF provides unparalleled access to an expansive international wholesale market,” said Dorothy Belshaw, NYIGF director and GLM senior vice president. “Our juries review all applications and accept those that represent the freshest and most innovative design resources.”

Accent on Design
The gift and home industry's leading resource for design-led merchandise for more than 25 years, Accent on Design presents 200 established and emerging design brands across all categories. The Selection Committee's criteria for acceptance include: original, creative and authentic product design; new and innovative use of materials; products which address and solve problems; consistent and continuous new product creations; a focus on contemporary design (as perceived by the jury); and functionality.

A+: The Young Designers' Platform
Within Accent on Design, the A+ showcase introduces the work of emerging designers, selected on the basis of design concept, creativity and originality. A+ provides emerging designers an affordable opportunity to expose their concepts, prototypes and finished products to the wholesale marketplace.

Applications for A+ will be accepted only from design students, recent graduates and young companies in business for one year or less. Designers will be juried by the Accent on Design Selection Committee based on design concept, creativity and originality.

Handmade
For more than 25 years, Handmade has offered buyers an extensive selection of handcrafted items across such categories as tabletop, ceramics, textiles, home décor, jewelry and apparel. Handmade is presented in two distinct collections: Handmade Designer Maker, which showcases 360 limited-production makers across all categories and media; and Handmade Global Design, which presents a selection of 140 international craft resources with a focus on strong design, traditional techniques and quality workmanship. Criteria for acceptance into both categories include uniqueness,originality, authenticity, and marketability.

NYIGF is the nation's premier gift, home and lifestyle marketplace, with 2,800 exhibiting companies featuring an extraordinary breadth and depth of design-driven home fashion products and complementary giftware. Some 35,000 attendees from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide are expected.

New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF)


Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Aug 2017

BRC welcomes clarity on goods flow during Brexit

British Retail Consortium (BRC) has welcomed the greater clarity that ...

Textiles | On 23rd Aug 2017

Picanol records 11% rise in 2017 first half turnover

The Picanol Group, which specialises in the development, production...

Textiles | On 23rd Aug 2017

Kraig delivers first dragon silk fibre to medical firm

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. a leading developer of genetically...

Interviews View All

Deepak Jain
Baggout

We are using Facebook and Instagram to promote ourselves

Luke Otten
Wigwam Mills Inc

Wigwam aims to recycle discarded yarn that doesn’t make it through the...

Headhonchos
Indian fashion industry

Organic the first choice of any environment-conscious person

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

August 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
67.7%
No
16.1%
Skip
16.1%

Total Votes: 31

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
45.2%
No
35.5%
Skip
19.4%

Total Votes: 31

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
83.9%
No
6.5%
Skip
9.7%

Total Votes: 31

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
61.3%
No
9.7%
Skip
29.0%

Total Votes: 31


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search