Trend Spotting at NY NOW 2017
  • cacbloom
    Cacti themes are across all categories including tabletop, as shown from Bloomingville at NY NOW.
  • cacefl
    Home decor brands have embraced the cactus in a huge way, even for kids’ decor, as shown at EFL Kids at NY NOW.
  • fred
    Popping up in unexpected places, Fred and Friends even has a baby teether featuring an iconic cactus shape.
  • cackik
    Embracing the humorous juxtaposition of a prickly cactus and the softness of a pillow, Kikkerland’s cheeky cactus pillows are fun for store displays, too.
  • hugme
    NY NOW has a great selection of books with titles available to represent most any trend spotted in the gift and home areas of the show. Hug Me book by Simona Ciraolo from Flying Eye Books in the Nobrow booth.
  • cacpete
    There’s something charming about a cactus shape and the trend is even spotted on kids clothing, shown here from Petit Pilou at NY NOW.
  • serax
    Retailers looking for cactus choices found them at all price points and available in all categories at NY NOW. These glass cactus vases are from Serax in the BIDK Home booth.
  • axiom
    Stacking stones, called Cairn, are a micro-trend noticed in categories from home decor to jewelry to art pieces like these glass sculptures from Axiom Glass at NY NOW.
  • copperjill
    Copper is trending as a color and as a material frequently in combination with other metals like the copper, brass, silver combinations in these handcrafted serving pieces from Beautifully Served by Jill at NY NOW.
  • copperbeehive
    One of the winners of the Best New Product awards at NY NOW, the arrow cheese marker sets from Beehive Handmade are available in nickel or copper plate.
  • copperdesignideas
    Expanded metal choices for kitchen and desk accessories have the copper and rose gold products trending up, as shown in the Design Ideas booth at NY NOW.
  • coppershir
    Expanded metal choices for home decor accessories have the copper and rose gold products trending up, as shown in the Shiraleah booth at NY NOW.
  • fem
    Girl Power and Feminism are trending in stationery, fashion accessories and general gift collections like this one from Rosanna at NY NOW.
  • flr9
    Geometric shapes and patterns are trending in all categories at NY NOW. Geometric hooks shown from Floor 9 Living.
  • geohygge
    The geometry and hygge trends overlap seamlessly, as shown in the Elizabeth Benotti Handmade Ceramics booth at NY NOW.
  • mindseye
    Prism shapes are trending in jewelry and home decor categories. Mind’s Eye Jewelry at NY NOW.
  • geopaddy
    Prism shapes are trending across all home accents categories, including home fragrance with an emphasis on reusable containers, as shown from Paddywax Candles at NY NOW.
  • marble
    Trending in stationery, linens and home decor, marbled designs come in various colors for 2017. Shown: Designworks Ink at NY NOW.
  • marbleelena
    Hand marbled techniques result in one of a kind products like these porcelain pieces from Eliana Bernard at NY NOW.
  • micharam
    Michael Aram added a collection of green marble pieces to the line. Rich in color, the designs feature snakes and insects accents in various metal finishes.
  • marbleoliver
    Textiles did not escape the marble trend for 2017. In the Oliver Gal booth at NY NOW, one of the main displays featured pillows, fabrics, bags and a show-stopping rug in a bold marble design.
  • sundae
    The ‘Treat Yourself’ theme centers around small celebrations as customers seem to be looking for cheery products. Ice cream themes are a big part of this trend, as show with this card design in the Belle & Union booth at NY NOW.
  • emilymc
    The Treat Yourself message is loud and clear with the ice cream container cookies from Design Ideas at NY NOW.
  • emmcpins
    Treat yourself or celebrate others’ accomplishments with these small celebrations pins from Emily McDowell at NY NOW.
  • haven
    The ice cream theme is “sprinked” throughout the stationery, paper goods and artwork categories at NY NOW. This ice cream print is from Haven Paperie.
  • leuch
    Not quite neon, but the bright yellow as shown at Leuchtturm was trending around the NY NOW show floor this February.
  • qsq
    The springy-yellow trend meets the melamine trend in this fun lemon collection in the Q Squared booth at NY NOW.
  • rachpotts
    The perfect pop of color to mix with whites and grays, the yellow trend was spotted in the handmade section of the NY NOW show, too. Shown: Rachael Pots Kitchen.
What’s trending at NY NOW? Cactus themes, marble in various colors, geometric shapes and products for small celebrations with a “treat yourself” theme. View what was trending at NY NOW in this slideshow.
Posted: February 13, 2017