Mountain Mist at 6,683 Feet

There are reasons for the lore that surrounds mountain life.  Just like the mists that shroud us at high elevations, the mystery of life unfolds to the quiet observer and through the biggest of characters. It seems illogical that a group of people who work together – especially the long hours we put in during … Continued

Love of Live Edges

live edge wood slab with beautiful detailing created by Fuelling Woodworking
Wood Slabs Too Paul and Kim Fuelling love cutting edge wood slab projects, boldering on the rocky outcroppings of the Blue Ridge Mountains and working with live edge wood. The couple combine a natural element to compliment their retro-modern style into fresh and delightful wood slab designs. Both are classically trained artists and independent business owners.  They appreciate creativity but balance … Continued

Wilderness Heroes

River through Linville Wilderness where Bark House staff hiked this March 2016
Back in January, my brother Eric called and wanted a backpacking trip arranged for the Linville Gorge Wilderness Area for late February. He and I used to through hike that place a lot but it had been 25 years since our last trip. Ryan and Matt here at the office got wind of it and … Continued

12 Romantic Getaways Adorned in Bark

From the heart of the mountains of North Carolina to the soul of a bustling urban center in Berlin, Germany, nothing says “I Love You” more than Romantic Getaway spots with nature’s adornment. We’re sharing one destination with romantic wooden architecture for every month and wishing you a year full of love.     1  … Continued

2016 B Corp Retreat Slated for North Carolina

Asheville B Corp Champions Planning Meeting
North Carolina has been announced as the host state for the 2016 B Corp Champion’s Retreat!  The event will begin in Raleigh-Durham October 11, 12 and 13th.  With a most gracious southern style of hospitality, the Asheville B Corp planning committee quickly included a week-end add-on to Asheville.  Participants may now choose to extend their … Continued

A GRAND LEGACY

All Saints Episcopal Church, Linville, NC
Project: All Saints Episcopal Church Plus Five Residences Architect: Henry Bacon, AIA – 1895 Location: Linville, NC Style: Beaux-Arts with Rustication and Bark Shingle Treatments Product Integration: Chestnut Bark Shingles, The Predecessor To Bark House® Poplar Bark Shingles Architect Awards:  Gold Medal Presented by President Harding For The Design Of The Lincoln Memorial, Among Others At the end … Continued