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Non*Mart - a design studio, shop and art show that offers a platform for exploring a more relational, less commercial means of economic exchange

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Non*Mart
Non*Mart - a design studio, shop and art show that offers a platform for exploring a more relational, less commercial means of economic exchange

251 Balboa Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
November 6th, 2009 - November 6th, 2009
Opening: December 15th, 2009 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.jeffkingandco.com/company/gal...
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Other (outside main areas)
EMAIL:  
info@nonmart.com
PHONE:  
415 221 5012
OPEN HOURS:  
Monday - Friday 1-5pm
COST:  
free

DESCRIPTION

Non*Mart is a design studio and shop that uses post-consumer waste and repurposed materials to create new goods and services. Non*Mart’s mission is to explore alternatives to consumerism and develop more relational, less commercial means of economic exchange.


Non*Mart Design creates products that promote independence from the mainstream economy. Offering home and lifestyle alternatives, our interior addition products and plans for mobile health and shelter options increase the function of your home and garden.


Shop Non*Mart, challenges conventional buying behaviors by giving consumers an alternative to currency based exchange. Buyers and sellers work with a barter system to determine the value of designs and products.Non*Mart merchants and collectors discover the added benefits of a personalized mode of economic exchange, where the relational aspect of a transaction has the potential to increase the value of the traded goods and/or services.