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This year, we're celebrating our 20th year in business (or should we say, "140 years" because we measure in dog years around here!) We're excited to continue our journey with you and wish you the happiest of holidays. Raise the woof! . . . Check out the link in our bio to read a special message from Bark's Founder, John.

This year, we’re celebrating our 20th year in business (or should we say, “140 years” because we measure in dog years around here!) We’re excited to continue our journey with you and wish you the happiest of holidays. Raise the woof! . . . Check out the link in our bio to read a special message from Bark’s Founder, John. #20thanniversary #140thanniversary #newyears2018 #dogyears #raisethewoof #merrybarkmas #barkthehalls #falalalawoof #feliznavidog #happyhowlidays #santapaws #santapawsiscomingtotown #dogsofinstagram #officedog #ruffwork

140 years of thanks!

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I remember the day I told my dad that I was going to start my own business. I was working as a designer, yet creatively unfulfilled. I wanted to make a difference through design, not only in Chicago, but in the world. At the time, I had no idea how to do it, or frankly, if it could even be done.

Phrases like “design for good” or “social change” were not part of the design vocabulary 20 years ago. But instinctively, that’s what I set out to do when I opened Bark Design: focus on working with organizations and nonprofits that were making a difference in this world. [More]


Some big changes at Bark!

Some big changes at Bark!


An annual report we did for American Agriculture Insurance Company earlier this summer inspired by their innovative approach to predictive analytics.

An annual report we did for American Agriculture Insurance Company earlier this summer inspired by their innovative approach to predictive analytics. #aaic #insurance #annualreport #workwednesday


Great party last night! Congrats and welcome to the neighborhood @tailwindcycles. Looking forward to bugging you guys often

Great party last night! Congrats and welcome to the neighborhood @tailwindcycles. Looking forward to bugging you guys often #bikechi


Happy Holidays from the Bark crew!

Happy Holidays from the Bark crew!


@onemilliondegrees came to us for help with a 10 year anniversary logo. Sometimes the solution is staring us right in the face. Congrats, OMD, on 10 years of empowering college students! . .

@onemilliondegrees came to us for help with a 10 year anniversary logo. Sometimes the solution is staring us right in the face. Congrats, OMD, on 10 years of empowering college students! . . #onemilliondegrees #10years #anniversary #nonprofit #nonprofitorganization #abetterchicago #chicago #logodesign #logo #chicagodesign #design


Our web developer went to Hong Kong and brought back the good stuff

Our web developer went to Hong Kong and brought back the good stuff


Super proud of the launch of our @onthegridcity curated neighborhood guide to Albany Park. The most ethnically diverse neighborhood in Chicago has been our home for the last 20 years and we're looking forward to another 20! Thanks for the opportunity and (Link in our bio)

Super proud of the launch of our @onthegridcity curated neighborhood guide to Albany Park. The most ethnically diverse neighborhood in Chicago has been our home for the last 20 years and we’re looking forward to another 20! Thanks for the opportunity #onthegridcity and #thepostfamily (Link in our bio) #albanypark #chicago #chicagoneighborhoods #neighborhoodguide #chicagodesign

Albany Park Neighborhood Guide

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Our curated neighborhood guide for Albany Park—where we’ve called home for 20 years—launched this past week and we couldn’t be more proud. The global neighborhood guide, On the Grid, tasked us with identifying, photographing and writing about 20-30 places unique to our neighborhood. Finding these gems in the most ethnically diverse neighborhood in Chicago [More]