My Favorite Design Gifts from NY Now 2018 Winter Market

For some, walking the carpeted streets of the Javits Center may be an exhausting chore, but not for me. NY Now, world’s preeminent market for gifts and design goods has once again gathered thousands of brands and shop owners under one roof to determine the direction product design will be taking this year. Below are my observations from visiting the show as well as 35 of my favorite new gifts and home goods picked up from this year’s exhibitors.

Collapsible water bottles by Que
Products made of special paper by Mino-Washi — produced in the Mino region of Japan and using the water exclusively from Nagara and Itadori rivers
Handmade wooden matchboxes by Glaze Studio
Tasteful coffee and tea pieces by Kinto
Chirp collection of flower stands designed by Japanese designer Nendo for Zens
Picto side table collection designed by Nendo for Zens
Napkins by Sir/Madam

New puzzle for architects at Areaware

A crate with business cards sorted by area representatives at the Aesthetic Movement booth
Coasters by Barcelona-based brand Octaevo
Stationery by Moglea
Comfy and smart bean bags by Yogibo
Stationery collaboration with Kate Arends at Design Loop

Quirky and tasteful pins and jewelry by French brand Titlee

Thanks for reading! You can also see 35 of my picks from the show on Pinterest. See my past reviews from NY Now (Winter 2017 and Fall 2017).

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