To understand Barter, we must understand its origins. Born from a belief that if we look to our natural environment we will find abundance in materials and natures design. Therefore, embracing this belief and vision, our connection to nature became the driving force behind this design company.
As Barter becomes more educated on manufacturing and local material potential, it will strive to make products of necessity that are beautiful and purposeful, becoming valued family items handed down over the generations, gaining the patina of time, our most valuable resource.
Products of Necessity, - Locally Made - Sustainably Resourced - Natural Materials - Beautiful Design
The goal being to focus the communities we serve to turn their attention to its natural resources and it’s community of makers.
This mandate is based upon a simple narrative
"We believe that if you build a community around a single object, there is a strong chance that object and community will survive"