NY Now has revealed its “Best New Product” awards and “Best Exclusive Launch” award. Hundreds of exhibitors entered the awards and one winner was chosen by a panel of judges from each of the 10 sections within the Home, Lifestyle, and Handmade collections currently on display in the Javits Convention Center, including the Accent on Design section.
“This year’s Best New Product Awards winners are all incredible examples of this year’s hottest trends and truly set the bar for design in a variety of categories,” said Scott Kramer, co-director, NY Now and vp/Emerald Expositions.
Winners of the winter 2017 Best New Product Awards in the Home Collection are: Accent on Design: Campstove from BioLite; Home Furnishings + Textiles: FEZ Duvet Cover from Cloud9 Design; and Tabletop + Gourmet Housewares: Chocolate Covered Farmstead Caramels from Big Picture Farm. Winners in the show’s Lifestyle Collection include: Baby + Child: Rookie Humans Crib Sheet from Rookie Humans; Gift: Tooth Fairy Kit from Inklings Paperie; Personal Accessories: The Black Cat on the Moon from Moonglow Jewelry; and Personal Care + Wellness: Razor Bump Scrub from The Men’s Soap Shop.
Handmade Collection winners included: Handmade Designer Maker: Arrow Cheese Marker Set from Beehive Handmade; Handmade Global Design: Sari Throw from Anchal Project; and Artisan Resource: Ethical Fashion Tie from Korbata.
In addition, NY Now also announced the winner of its Best Exclusive Launch award. This honor recognizes a standout product that is making its official debut exclusively at the winter market in the destination: new product display. The Lucite Backgammon Set in Pink and White from Wilouby International was chosen as the winner.