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hyperlocal online food marketplace by kayleigh thompson
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jul 01, 2013
hyperlocal online food marketplace by kayleigh thompson


‘hyperlocal online food marketplace’ by kayleigh thompson
all images courtesy kayleigh thompson

 

 

in fostering an exchange of products and information, ‘hyperlocal market’, an online food exchange platform by london-based designer and 2013 RCA graduate kayleigh thompson encourages the dialogue between buyer and seller, promoting local commerce. the system connects urban growers with fair and professional trade through an interactive website, which works together with a specially designed printer and smartphone application. the program initiates when one becomes a member of the ‘hyperlocal’ community, where users can upload, price and label their products with the app and sell them to a network of registered users. for more information about thompson’s ‘hyperlocal’ online market, see the video below:

 

 

‘hyperlocal market’
video courtesy kayleigh thompson

 

 

the online food exchange platform encourages the dialogue between buyer and seller

 

 

the system connects urban growers with fair and professional trade through an interactive website, printer and smartphone application

 

 

buyers can browse local food online, and search by postal code for what is produced in their area

 

 

weigh your food before putting it on the marketplace

 

 

the program initiates when one becomes a member of the ‘hyperlocal’ community, where users can upload, price and label their products

 

 

system breakdown

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