September 25, 2018

The Bark House Legacy – est 1990

  Bark House founders wanted to increase the vitality of the Appalachian Region that they call home.  This would require creating livelihoods for people born of a gentle culture that revered nature.  The work had to honor ancient traditions and values of the whole-community, something that local people could take pride in.  Growing its viability … Continued

September 14, 2017

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

February 02, 2017

Christian Louboutin International Boutiques

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 [embeddoc url=”https://barkhouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Bark-House-Interior-Wall-Panels-in-Louboutin.ppsx” download=”all”] The French luxury footwear and fashion designer, Christian Louboutin is famous for his signature red-lacquered soles worn by celebrities … Continued

June 16, 2016

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

March 17, 2016

Department of Commerce Award

The Finishing Touch For Community Park Project The Spruce Pine Main Street Central Park will receive an award in Design at the 2015 Main Street State Conference held in Goldsboro this year, from The NC Department of Commerce.   Accepting the award on behalf of the community is SPMS Director – Libby Phillips; Appalachian State University … Continued

September 17, 2015

Patagonia and Power and Grace

  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

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