The exterior of classic Adirondack camps featured a mix of organic materials. From logs to wood shakes to stone, Mother Nature supplied the style. Poplar bark shingles follow the tradition.
Carolina Home + Garden
Architect Tab Bonidy, president of TAB Associates, built his name on the shoulders of giants — the majestic Colorado Rockies, to be exact.
Lamb & Young extended blackened steel panels on view in the entry area to the kitchen, where they join subtly veined white quartzite and tree bark tiles speckled with lichen and woodpecker holes.
Draft On Site Design Studio
Bark siding is a beautiful addition to any home. In most wood production, bark is sent for disposal. Now, though, that bark is being remade into siding for homes. See a great example here.
One Kind Design
In the powder bathroom, the bark shingles are real poplar bark, which is flattened, cleaned, and sanitized. They can be used for exterior or interior use. They have great acoustic properties,
New Dream invited Sara Day Evans, founder of the business acceleration program Accelerating Appalachia, to discuss her work to support regenerative and inclusive nature-based businesses in the U.S.
The French fashion brand and New York-based design studio 212box chose peeled tree panels to cover the exterior of the two-storey store, giving it a dark and textural appearance that stands out.
Maria Grazia Cicala
...the bark is used as a whole piece and does not adhere to other support panels and therefore is suitable for both interior areas and facades. Each sheet is unique.
Instead of creating a place dominated by synthetic play equipment and primary colors, the design allows children to be immersed in the natural world to discover first principles first-hand.
The Scott Brothers
Well, once again, I brought the outside in—this time in the form of a bark-clad wall from Bark House. This innovative feature takes eco-chic to a whole new level
Notable pieces include a 30 foot tall bark wall
Mitchell News Journal
The Bark House won the 2017 Support of Local Wood Products Award in recognition of their efforts in promoting local forest products and supporting jobs in the forest products industry.
The tree-bark wall covering in this wine room is so amazing that you'll want to walk up and touch it. There's no substitute for that...
Wall Street Journal
The WSJ states “… an architectural review board enforces guidelines on everything from window styles to building materials—bark shingles, cedar and stone are preferred”
Interiors + Sources
Why was sustainability an important consideration for the CL Miami flagship store, and how did Bark House’s products help achieve this initiative?
Natural elements including soft bark walls of white and gold birch as well as pin cherry accents.
World Red Eye
French luxury designer, Christian Louboutin, celebrated the opening of the new two story 3,874 square-foot flagship boutique in Miami’s Design District.
The Big Bubble
The Design District's New Multilevel Christian Louboutin Boutique is Entirely Covered in Bark
First and foremost, I learned the importance of listening and that things that sound improbable or impossible are sometimes very true. I learned not to assume or to allow my bubble to cloud the facts.
The unmistakable Christian Louboutin’s red soles are coming to the Design District this month. The two-story space—built with sustainability in mind using Bark House poplar tree panels and locally...
The entire exterior is clad in salvaged materials.The roofs were sawed out of grey cars... The lower walls are clad in poplar bark, a waste product from the furniture industry of North Carolina.
French luxury designer Christian Louboutin has opened a new 3,874 square-foot flagship boutique in Miami’s Design District...
Carolina Home + Garden
An artisan-wood company in rugged little Spruce Pine is fashioning its wares for French designer Christian Louboutin, whose red-soled shoes are seen on red carpets from Hollywood to Shanghai
Last year the C2C Certified™ Products Program gave unprecedented recognition to two products that are raising the bar for building materials.
The Next Miami
In the Design District, the facade of the new Christian Louboutin store is clad with… bark.
The company is known for using wood bark in their stores throughout the world
I was really impressed by Naomi’s selflessness; she dreamed of remodeling her family’s treehouse so that her nieces and nephews could play in it for years to come after she herself departs for college
Eastern White Pine
Bark House, a company based in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, offers designer white pine bark wall paneling for a look that calls to mind weathered, rusted iron or panels of leather from afar.
Capital at Play
The Bark House at Highland Craftsmen was named a 2016 Record Product by Architectural Record magazine. The prestigious award is a tribute to the product’s novelty, aesthetics, and functionality.
The bottom portion of the exterior is clad in poplar bark siding.
Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce
The state awards program recognizes manufacturers for their commitment to the North Carolina manufacturing sector, as proven by outstanding performance.
Bark wall coverings made of Recycled Appalachian Wood Waste (RAW™) have been recognized as a 2016 Record Product by Architectural Record magazine.
Cradle to Cradle
Bark House Poplar Shingles, suitable for exterior or interior use, are made with reclaimed tree bark, offering stunning beauty and no maintenance.
...save for the fireplace and bedroom walls, which were clad in Bark House’s recycled tree-bark wall coverings.
This rustic paneling, made of recycled tree bark, was used as interior wall coverings for the show’s KB Home ProjeKt installation.
The Bark House received the Leadership Award in Sustainable Manufacturing from the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) today.
Company founder Marty McCurry innovated a use for an unused by-product of the logging industry—tree bark. This company is the original manufacturer of beautiful bark wall coverings for the interior
It’s time to look beyond sustainability. As a term, it just isn’t enough anymore. Sustainability orients us to a zero sum equation, trying to maintain the status quo.
The designers at The Bark House strive to create products with an impeccable balance between new and old: innovative, relevant, refined, and timeless all at once.
Founder Chris McCurry spoke passionately of the Bark House's exterior Cradle-to-Cradle-certified Poplar bark siding at Living Product Expo. The company was founded to utilize Recycled Appalachian Wood
What if you could take something that’s normally thrown away and turn it into a high-quality building material? That’s exactly what B-Corporation Bark House is doing.
Shingles made from poplar bark are the first product to earn the coveted Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Platinum certification—ever. Highland Craftsmen Bark House poplar shingle passed strict sustainability.
Fresh American Style
Cue Bark House. With a stunning selection of eco-friendly bark designs, perfect for both indoor & outdoor, I knew immediately that adding bark to my home’s exterior would achieve my desired aesthetic.
Hawaii News Now
Local news from Hawaii covers Bark House® Story. Sales into Hawaii completed the goal to have Bark House® products in all 50 states!
The Bark House® poplar shingle and wall panel from Highland Craftsmen Inc. is the first product to meet the Platinum requirements across all five Cradle to Cradle certification categories.
It’s made by Appalachian craftspeople who work for a B corporation, from bark, a waste product peeled off sustainably harvested logs cut for other purposes. Being a wood product, it sequesters carbon.
The first product to achieve C2C’s highest bar? Bark. Specifically, Highland Craftsmen Inc. Bark House shingle and wall panels. The product is made from tulip-poplar tree bark that has been reclaimed.
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
For the first time since the creation of the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Products Program, a product—Highland Craftsmen Inc.® Bark House® poplar shingle—has achieved Platinum-level certification.
Our region is home to people and companies that care about the triple bottom line: not just the financial impact of their life and business, but also the oft-overlooked social and environmental impact
At Earth Elements we strive to work with companies and offer products that mirror our dedication to the green housing movement
Mark Eric Benner Architect
The contemporary style incorporates unique finishes and cultural design elements. Bark siding, reclaimed Chicago Common brick, along side the contemporary siding and detailing clad the home.
Poplar bark wood wall covering inspires a premier plastic surgeon
Shingles are manufactured with renewable energy, have a high R-value, and are class-B fire rated
Blue Ridge Country Magazine
The Bark House is celebrating a quarter century of innovation with poplar bark paneling and shingles
Natural Bark Shingle Siding lasts for decades
Bark House Poplar Bark Shingle Siding is an eco-friendly alternative to traditional siding
Exterior wall panels makes this house boat extraordinary
The Bark House creates sustainable building products out of natural materials
Poplar Bark Panel Siding makes this Houseboat look like a magical Tree House floating on water
Live edge wood slabs for tables, doors, and other handcrafted furniture
Green exterior cladding material: always chose The Bark House at Highland Craftsmen Inc.
Fine Home Building
Natural Wood Shingles in Tulip Poplar can outlast vinyl
WNC Green Building
Bark Shingle Siding: durable, sustainable, green
High standards for Tulip Poplar Bark Shingles
Dornob, Design Ideas Daily
Representing USA heritage at its finest, Bark House® has been cladding houses, both inside and outside, for a quarter century.
The walls of the spiral staircase are paneled in poplar bark to create the sensation of being inside a tree.
The Bark House's Impact Assessment
Green Builder Media
Bark siding shingles are Cradle to Cradle Gold certified and can last 80 years
Bring architectural shingles inside as ceiling and wall coverings
Wicked Local Homes
Eco-friendly wood shingle siding is truly Cradle to Cradle
Reader Swartz Camusrory Update
Rustic Wood Wall Covering on a Modern Residence
Reader Swartz: Camusrory
The bark siding has made its way into the interior; a strong material, both inside and out
Tulip Poplar Bark Shingle Siding is truly a sustainable and maintenance free siding option
Exterior Wood Siding brings Nature to UChicago's Child Development Center
Gibbs Smith Books Blog
Bark House Style book signing
Green Materials Report
Wood wall paneling makes a beautiful, bold statement in NYC building
Shingle siding is a beautiful, flexible design element for modern and rustic homes alike
The Bark House crew on the Appalachian Trail
Behind the scenes of the Balle documentary
We visited their location last month to see all of their beautiful materials in production and to tour the facility. Bark House prides itself on providing sustainable materials.
G. Little Construction
Poplar wood siding literally on Lake Union
INEX Architectural Products
Wall and ceiling coverings and treatments to panel inserts for cabinetry, doors, and furniture
Little Pickle Press
Reclaimed bark siding, a building material that works with nature
The Bark House at Highland Craftsmen is among the 'Best for the Environment'
Highland Craftsmen keeps money in the community by ensuring that almost two-thirds of its expenditures are reinvested into local suppliers
Split Rail Fencing, one of 10 Popular Designs
NB Superinsulated House
Cradle to Cradle Gold rated exterior wood shingles clad this "superinsulated" house
Cradle to Cradle Innovation
Cradle to Cradle Legacy Leader Honoree
G. Little Construction
Poplar bark shingles and panels: a building product that is truly green
Poplar bark shingle siding on EcoMod Award Winner
Tulip Poplar Bark Shingles and Panels have long histories of possibilities
Gerald Forsburg Associates
Rustic and sustainable bark siding
The Bark House at Highland Craftsmen is helping the Local Environment, Economy
Reclaimed wood wall panels and being Best for the World
Bark Homes are beautiful
They wanted to bring the sustainability techniques to the community they loved
Bark House Brand poplar bark siding is manufactured with net zero electricity use
Fresh American Style
Rustic exterior siding is touchable and lovely
Sundance Power Systems
The Bark House produces clean electricity, striving to be as sustainable as possible
Natural Wood Poplar Bark Shingles make this home in Asheville a Landmark
Earth Energy Attitude
Bark House exterior Shingle Siding and Panels are Cradle to Cradle Gold certified
App State University
Wood Shingles are perfect for the energy efficient building
Bark Siding, Architectural twig & pole stair rail at Grandfather Mountain
“We wanted to reintroduce something indigenous and match the culture; we wanted the buildings to fit the area,” she explains. So, McCurry and her husband Marty co-founded Highland Craftsmen, Inc.
Barry Patterson Strategies
Servant leadership is the concept wherein an individual or individuals identify their own flourishing with the flourishing of something greater. That ‘something greater’ could be their organization,
Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program awarded to Highland Craftsmen Inc
Bark Siding at Grandfather Mountain is a Portal to the Past
Exterior poplar bark shingles on a tiny house in Carmel
Eco Custom Homes
Bark shingles last decades are renewable, sustainable and contain no chemicals
The Chic Ecologist
Natural wood bark shingles in Poplar insulate, protect, and are virtually maintenance free
Simply Elegant Home Design
Exterior rustic wall covering
Lights in the Northern Sky
Use poplar and birch bark give your interior a rustic look
Eco Building Pulse
Shingles are kiln-dried to prevent shrinking and cracking, and they contain no chemical additives
Historic Cedar Bark House
Restoring & maintaining the Cedar Bark House on the Powers Ranger District
Highland Craftsmen is changing the nature of building
Luxury Housing Trends
Salvaged from bark that is ordinarily treated as waste, the material is environmentally friendly too
Vivus Architecture + Design
Wood Shingles from Tulip Poplar trees are a cool design choice
WNC Green Building
Bark siding is the ultimate green building material
She had always worked part-time with her husband on Highland Craftsmen, their environmentally friendly wood products company. When they started a family in 2003, she joined the venture full time.