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

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 – Inspired By Nature Part 2

Clean Energy and Carbon Management 100% of the electricity used in the manufacturing of Bark House® Poplar Shingles and Wall Coverings is renewable solar power, generated at this facility.  90% of the materials are sourced within 50 miles and 100% within 500 miles.  Bark House manufacturing methods are clean and rely heavily on fine hand-crafting. … Continued

Patagonia and Power and Grace

Bark House Beautiful Outside and Within
  part 2 of 2 Vincent Stanley from Patagonia met with a group of B Corps in Asheville, NC in September.  The conversation centered on responsible companies, which echoes the title of his and Yvon Chouinard’s (Founder and Owner of Patagonia) book.  One of the opening quotes shared by Vincent was from writer Norman Maclean … Continued