Bark is a lounge chair with sustainable principals at the heart of its design.
Created from the bark of the Cork Oak Tree, an indigenous tree to Portugal and northern Africa, the lounge chair is one of the very few commercial interiors products made of this material. Entirely renewable, the bark of the tree is harvested every 5-10 years ensuring the ecosystems surrounding it are protected and regenerated.
As an alternative material, the cork on the Bark Lounge encourages a tactile response and is warm to the touch. Combined with its naturally heat resistant properties, the cork on the Bark Lounge offers a unique aesthetic within office interiors.
The structure of the chair is robustly built, with its wide set silhouette designed to cradle the body. Fitted with a supportive seat and back cushion, the chair provides a comfortable sit for the user, whilst remaining active in posture with the upright position of the back rest.
The assembly of the chair is simple with two shells of cork, attached to a steel frame and detachable cushions. Facilitating a circular lifecycle for the product, the cork and steel can be recycled to create other products or to be used as raw materials again.