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

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

Seek Honest Materials | Find Authentic Connection

Harvested Tulip Poplar Bark
  SEEK HONEST MATERIALS Annie Selke displays her wonderful linens, bedding, and rugs against our Bark House® Brand Poplar Bark Wall Covering. FIND AUTHENTIC CONNECTION People connecting to Nature:  In Germany with Freund and in NYC with Parsons School of Design .   4 Modern Theories That Explain Why We Can’t Get Enough Nature The Biophilia hypothesis suggests that humans possess an innate … Continued

Christian Louboutin International Boutiques

Birch Bark wall panels display Christian Louboutin men's shoe
Project:   Christian Louboutin International Boutiques Designer:  Eric Clough, 212box , NYC Project Locations:  Shanghai, Singapore, Miami, Beijing Bark House Products:   Gold Birch Bark Laminate Veneer , White Birch Bark Laminate Veneer , Cherry Leather Laminate Veneer The French luxury footwear and fashion designer, Christian Louboutin is famous for his signature red-lacquered soles worn by celebrities on the red carpet.  For Louboutin, his high profile shoes are considered a statement and … Continued

Designing a Business Beautifully – Inspired By Nature Part 1

Healthy Buildings Start with Pure Materials – Sourced and Manufactured Responsibly Cradle To Cradle Material Health PLATINUM Certificate Products with the Bark House® brand have been designed following nature’s inspiration since company inception in 1990. Bark House® Poplar Shingles and Wall Coverings are 100% natural and pass California Air Quality VOC Standards.  The bark of the tree is naturally designed to provide … Continued

AMERICAN FORESTRY – BORN IN ASHEVILLE, NC AS AN EXPERIMENT IN CONSERVATION

Black & White photo of Forest with the sun shining through
2015 marks the 150th birthday of America’s First Forester, Gifford Pinchot.  After Pinchot received forestry training in France and returned to the US in 1890, George Vanderbilt hired him as the nation’s first working forester on the Biltmore estate in Asheville, NC.  Pinchot created a Forestry Management Plan for the estate and began teaching his … Continued