With trade shows being so expensive for an exhibitor, there is a lot of pressure to make an impact on retailers walking the show. I walked through, visiting our UncommonGoods artists - some seasoned NY gift show veterans- asking them for their best advice for other exhibitors.
This August we had the pleasure of hosting another How To Make It event, this time, in the basement of Park Slope's Union Hall. We love hearing from our artists and buyers on the panel but especially love getting the chance to meet local designers.
One of the questions we always ask when we stop by a studio is “what quote keeps you motivated?” The quotes always make us smile, and get us going…and they also got us thinking. Since our artists have graciously shared their favorite quotes with us, we decided to share ours with you.
Considering entering a design challenge yourself? Here are some of my favorite bits of advice.
Bride-to-be and home accessories buyer Katie shares her tips for creating the perfect wedding registry.
Of course the final decision always comes down to the design and how well the buyers think it will sell at UncommonGoods, but keeping this advice in mind will help you avoid some road blocks that I have seen make or break the final decision.