Collection by Two Paddles Design

Modernism Inspiration in Nature

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At the core of modern design is simply a lack of endornment, a rejection of earlier more ornate movements with clean simple lines and shapes. Where else more than nature can these basic values be seen? We will be adding to this collection as we feel inspired.

Abandon piers have become the favorite resting place for sea birds on Puget...
A carpet of moss covers a Pacific Northwest tree in...
Sunlight struggles through fall...
We have endless debates over the question "when did Mid Century Modernism peak"? But nature always wins the argument...
Traditional building materials such as wood and stone can be used in simplified ways reflecting a modern aesthetic.
Although natures colors can be bold, it is always with a purpose and a function that is rooted in it's surroundings.
Emphasis on honesty of materials is another hallmark characteristic of modernism, but what could be more honest than if...
The best modern architecture is highly efficient.
Generous use of glass is a hallmark of modern architecture.
What could be more elegant and simple than a plants...
Emphasis of horizontal and vertical lines can be seen everywhere in the forest but often times with a gentle twist that...
Materials should be used in uncomplex ways and what could be less complex than if every system performs a specific...
It's not that nature is not ornate. In fact some of the most ornate things imaginable are in nature.
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