The Tree of Life

Bark House EmBark blog, twisted bark on an old tree
Think of the bark on a tree.  When it cannot grow straight, it twists and becomes gnarled – struggling to protect the life underneath from this world.   The high ridges, the low valleys, the twists and gnarls, our hand touches the build-up of tension and resulting roughness –  and the part of us that is … 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

Poplar Pole End Cut Panels

Bark House Custom Fabricated Poplar Pole End Cuts pieced together
Unlike our other wall coverings, The Bark House is not the original designer of end cut panels – we just do them better than anyone else.  Here’s how: Meticulously handcrafted with standardized methods, this product has earned the Bark House brand that holds up to commercial grade performance.  Each end cut is inspected for material … Continued

Buckminster Fuller Institute Recognizes The Bark House In Fuller Challenge

Buckminster Fuller Institute recognizes Bark House
As a manufacturer of whole-building products, The Bark House is honored to be a part of the Buckminster Fuller Challenge Curated Archive as a Catalyst Program recipient.  The Bark House architectural product design and business process are based on a whole-systems design philosophy that is regenerative to the environment, local culture and challenged economy in … Continued