August 22, 2017

4 Fun Eclipse Facts You Might Not Know

The last time a total solar eclipse was visible from coast to coast in the US was almost 100 years ago, in 1918.  That same year,  the U.S. Congress established time zones and approved daylight saving time. The path of totality passed through fourteen states – Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, … Continued

August 17, 2017

Biomimicry Looks Toward Regenerative Process

The factory as a forest is the small-scale version of how to turn industry into a net producer, a net-positive ecosystem.  “Water cleaner than it came in; air cleaner than it came in; biodiversity supported; soil held instead of eroded. “That’s a really interesting framework…  We’ve got the right tools, we’ve got the right mentors. It’s … Continued

August 03, 2017

Me in the Middle

  Project Name: Me In The Middle Artist: Jerry Flynn Apprenticed under John Gallis, an accomplished western furniture maker from Cody, WY Inspiration: Metal Sculpture by Claire Falkenstein (1908-1997) The Guggenheim Museum in Venice, Italy Concept: A circular design with figures to clearly define the center and perfectly book-matched left and right sides. Specs: Made … Continued

July 03, 2017

Google Offices Around The World Integrate 7 Healthy Attributes Specified By Their Employees

  “Google’s Healthy Materials Moonshot” webinar produced with Cradle to Cradle Institute, reveals the items Google employees identified as important in their work environment. Air / Sound / Light / Nature (inside) / Natural Resources (energy, water, waste) / Healthy Materials / Nature (outside) Why Google Is Involved In Building  Design and Construction “Everyone knows Google for … Continued

June 22, 2017

Announcing the quarter-finalists for the 2017 Regenerative Business Prize

“Over the last few weeks, my team has been reviewing the incredibly compelling stories of the businesses nominated for the 2017 Regenerative Business Prize. “Today, I’m pleased to announce the following businesses as quarter-finalists for the prize: Abeego Bark House Food Lovers Market Food State Greenfire Group HIP Investor HKS Architects HowGood Lake Flato MetroQuest Natural … Continued

June 18, 2017

The Patterns of Nature in Design

I can’t explain it, I just know it’s beautiful.     4 Mathematicians Explain -Patterns In Nature- 1  Albert Einstein said: Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. 2  On his study of Fractals and The Art of Roughness, Benoit Mandelbrot said: Bottomless wonders spring from simple rules, which are repeated … Continued

June 11, 2017

Christian Louboutin Flagship Store – Miami Design District – C2C PLATINUM – Bark House Wall Treatments

4 Magazines Find Soul In Grand Opening 8 Miami Shops to Make This Summer the Most Stylish Season Yet – Ocean Drive Magazine The unmistakable red soles are coming to the Design District this month as Christian Louboutin’s much-anticipated store opens its doors. The two-story space—built with sustainability in mind using Bark House poplar tree … Continued

May 17, 2017

Nondisplaceable Family Business

Create New Innovations In 1990, Marty and Chris McCurry invested in a five year R&D process of creating a building product that was pure and whole.  The only predecessor was a 50 year bark shingle made from the extinct American Chestnut tree.  It had been specified on six structures for an exclusive development in North … Continued

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