BRINGING THE OUTSIDE INSIDE

Stringer House in Michigan with Bark House brand Poplar Bark Siding - exterior and interior
Product: Bark House® Poplar Bark Siding Project: Stringer Private Residence Architect: Sarah Bourgeois, Sarah Bourgeois Architects Builder: Phil Tremonti, Philip Tremonti Construction, Inc. Designer:  Kim Stringer Location: Kewadin, Michigan Project Vision:  “We want our home to look like it’s been here in the woods for a long time, surrounded by and blended in with the natural environment of Northern Michigan that we love. We want … Continued

Dramatic Interior Pulls Inhabitants Outside

Bark House White Pine Paneling in Whitefish MT - Residential Bar
      Product: Bark House® White Pine Bark Wall Treatment Project: Private Residence Architect: Rich Graves, Principle Architect, Altius Design Group , Montana Builder: Malmquist Construction Designer:  Barb Cooke, Owner, Velvet Leaf Studio, Missoula, Montana Distributor: Earth Elements Location: Whitefish, Montana Project Vision (from the builder’s perspective): The vision really started with the Architect (Rich Graves) capturing the sky, the mountains and the view down … Continued

AIA Ethics Code Now Covering Sustainability – Focus On Building Materials

Bark House bark sheets and panels: natural texture
An op-ed from BuildingGreen president Nadav Malin details an analysis of new changes in AIA Ethics.  You can read an introduction here . As noted, “Building materials: members should select and use building materials to minimize exposure to toxins and pollutants in the environment to promote environmental and human health and to reduce waste and pollution … Continued

HOME IS WHERE THE HYGGE IS

Annie Selke and Bark House Wall Sheets, Panels, Wall Coverings
“Do you know what ‘Hygge’ is?” Raika who works with our German Distributor – Freund asked.  “It is very important to people here.” “Hygge was never meant to be translated. It was  meant to be felt ,” translator ToveMaren Stakkestad has written. It can be described as the notion that returning to nature is akin to coming home.  Bringing nature … Continued

Poplar Pole End Cut Panel Project

Bark House Poplar Pole End Cut Wall Panel. Designer: Earth Elements
Location: Springhill Suites Bozeman Montana Distributor: Earth Elements , Bozeman   Project Highlights: The lobby integrates natural elements to welcome guests in all four seasons.  Bark House Poplar Pole End-Cut Wood Wall Panels provide the perfect centerpiece around the fireplace that compels guests to stay longer – creating a sense of depth and intrigue. Natural wood tones accentuate the warmth of … Continued

Winner of ArchDaily ‘Building of the Year 2018’ – Interior Architecture

Jonathan Jackson of WSDIA (We Should Do it All) visits Bark House's warehouse to view Poplar Panels for NIKE HQ
      CONGRATULATIONS TO WSDIA At center court in the new NIKE headquarters in New York City – 30 foot high environmentally friendly, Cradle to Cradle® Certified Bark House® Poplar Wall Coverings.   The wall began with visits from Jonathan Jackson with WSDIA (We Should Do it All) to the Bark House manufacturing facility in Blue Ridge … Continued