2017 Regenerative Business Prize: Adorning

Bark House receives the prize for 2017 Regenerative Business Adorning for natural poplar bark shingles and wall treatments
For the Bark House family, being a regenerative company is about honoring authenticity and celebrating it with others.  This is an essential engagement involving people, planet and prosperity.  We are about reconnecting people to the natural environment and building whole communities.  Our manufacturing processes and products improve water quality, hold free carbon in the built … Continued

A FACTORY LIKE A FOREST – A DISRUPTIVE FORCE OF NATURE

The Bark House demonstrates qualitatively and quantitatively that which has been envisioned metaphorically– a factory can be like a forest.  Air, water and soil are improved in the local life-shed that’s impacted by company manufacturing processes. Like a forest, the Bark House enhances more than its place of origin.  Its products connect the local community and … Continued

DGCW COFFEE TABLE

Bark House Live Edge Slabs make a fabulous artist creation coffee table
  Artist: Dan Nguyen – located in San Diego, California Inspiration: Dan hopes to excite people with his work in a way that inspires questions. “How is it made? What inspired this piece? Why does this exist in the first place?”  He wants to make things that people are drawn to. This coffee table was … Continued

4 Fun Eclipse Facts You Might Not Know

Bark House, original manufacturer of the Poplar Bark Shingle, took a picture of the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.
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

Me in the Middle

Bark House presents Jerry Flynn's maple twig sculpture in full 2017
  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

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 lightning fast search results, advanced technology, self-driving … Continued