Collection by Two Paddles Design

Mid Century Cabins

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The American getaway may have peaked with Mid Century Modernism. Simple designs, clean lines, open concepts and a focus on the outdoors were often unintentional side effects of families building their escapes from city life. These retreats serve as inspiration as we imagine the generations that have enjoyed the times well spent together.

Generous use of glass and an emphasis on natural light is particularly important in the Pacific Northwest where sunny...
Proximity to nature is a hallmark of any cabin and the relationship between interior spaces and their environments...
Mid Century cabin interiors are often warm and comfortable with an emphasis on family gathering paces like dining...
Stilt houses are a common site on Puget Sound and offer families a nearby escape from urban centers such as Seattle and...
Architecture and design were often an afterthought as many families were simply looking for the quickest way to build a...
The humble A frame cabin is perhaps one of the most iconic modern designs.
We found endless inspiration exploring this abandoned summer camp.
Many times the focus is not on the home at all but rather the property or a natural feature such as this cabins lake...
Maintenance is often an after thought as time at the cabin focuses on family fun rather than than the constant work of...
Cabins can some times be found in clusters like these on Puget Sound to take advantage of shared utilities like wells...
Kitschy decorations are common side effect at the family retreat as well as decorations pulled directly from the...
Some of these are no more than a box in the woods boiled down to the most basic elements that a family might need for a...
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