So this new name, Barque, how do you say it?  [bahrk] – sounds like a dog’s bark or bark on a tree.

Now then, what does it mean?

According to the dictionary, it’s a sailing vessel, which is but for our purposes, Barque is a combination of things we love – paper, dogs and cooking.  It’s a pretty random combination, but it about sums up ME.

Paper (think bark on trees) + Dog’s bark + the “que” nods to French influence (and cooking). So in a vague and round about way, Barque encompasses our new focus: gifts, events on paper and puppy love.  Our goal is provide a unique selection of products and services, and I can pretty much guarantee that there’s not an existing store like it!

Below is our branding board, to help convey the style we’re going for with the new name and look, if you’re interested: