May 19, 2016

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 … Continued

December 17, 2015

The Bark House® Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Gratitude

“Our capacity to journey well determines our destination.”  Chris McCurry · Co-Owner -The Bark House® A numeric “25” is an unbiased witness to the anniversary of big dreams built from humble beginnings.  As we look back, we do so with great gratitude for the relationships that have touched us during this journey – the ones … Continued

November 19, 2015

What’s In A Niche Company Logo?

The Bark House® Brand logo has two concentric circles and varied elements within.  Moving toward the center, a more intimate meaning is revealed.  All elements align with one unifying purpose, reflected in the poplar leaf. The outermost circle has two associations for us.  The most obvious is the bark of a poplar tree that inspired … Continued

October 01, 2015

gb&d Magazine Features Bark House® Poplar Bark Shingles

Project: Child’s Play at U of Chicago Childcare Center Architect: Larry Kearns, AIA, Principal, Wheeler Kearns Architects, Chicago, Illinois General Contractor: Leopardo Companies Magazine or Media Feature: gb&d Magazine Blog: gb&d Material World Location: University of Chicago, Childcare Center Style: Modern-Rustic / Urban-Nature Product Integration: Poplar Bark Shingles, Laminated Project Awards: 2015 – USGBC Emerald … Continued

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