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Hypnotizing Geometry Displayed by Wooden Residence in Estonia

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Different from every standpoint, this single level residence was completed in 2016 by Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid in Koidu Village, northern Estonia. Its original geometry derives from the shape of the plot and optimizes sunlight.

“The main building was erected on the western side of the plot while the grill house stands on the east side inside a small hill and acts as an echo of the main building.” the architects said. “Between these two volumes an inner rectangular courtyard is created with golden ratio proportions. The landscape protects the yard from the traffic noise and offers privacy.”
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Painted larch wood and glass define the facades of the building. The core of the house is a living area with a ceiling height of 6 meters (almost 20 feet). The open plan social zone includes the kitchen and dining zone, with pendant lamps reducing the scale of the interior. A blue sofa and a yellow curtain set the tone for a vibrant atmosphere.

According to the official description, the project is nominated for the best wooden structure award in Estonia this year, thanks to its innovative shape, sustainable finishes and ability to capture sunlight. [Information provided by Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid; photography by Tõnu Tunnel]
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52 Captivating Peacock Home Decor Accessories

Brilliant and beautiful, peacocks are made to make an entrance. Differing from owl and bird decorations in their prowess and majesty, the peacock is a show-off – and boy, does he have a lot to show off. These fifty-two peacock finds make the most of the peacock’s many colours and glittering tail. Adorning paintings, cushions, bedspreads and lighting, these pieces are designed to be admired. Place them in your bedroom to for a feeling or pride and prowess in the morning. Place them in your living room to welcome guests to the ornate. Place them in your home, to remind yourself that sometimes bold could never be more beautiful.


Buy It: $28  

Peacock Art Print (3 Piece): Dazzle guests in your living room with this triptych peacock, a show-off with his resplendent tail.


Buy It: $69  

Stunning Original Peacock Painting: Adorn a white living room wall with this illustrious peacock, an artist’s original.


Buy It: $220  

Beautiful Peacock Flourish Painting: Make the tail a masterpiece with this feather-focused painting. A treat for the bedroom, it’ll make you want to shake your tailfeather.


Buy It: $22  

Beautiful Peacock Artwork On Canvas: A canvas backing says original art. Mimic it in this blue-hued piece, perfect above a couch.


Buy It: $840  

Abstract Peacock Artwork: A peacock doesn’t always have to be bold. Make it diptych in this duo-framed piece, suited to a large grey or white wall.


Buy It: From $2  

Peacock Throw Pillows & Covers: Peacocks aren’t limited to paintings. Celebrate their hues with a series of couch and bedding cushions.


Buy It: $47  

5 Piece Peacock Throw Pillow Set: Need the full set? Your bedroom would revel in the flattery of these fine-feathered pillows.


Buy It: From $3.50  

Peacock Rectangular Pillow Cases: Sometimes, you need a standard-shape pillow case. Make it rectangular with these unique, pop-off-the-pillow illustrations.


Buy It: $15  

NBC Peacock Pillow: Love peacocks and TV? Combine the two with this brightly-coloured pillow for a teenager’s bed.


Buy It: $184  

Beautiful 4 Piece Queen Sized Peacock Bedsheets: Nothing looks better than a matching bedset. This four-piece ticks all the boxes, with a gorgeous peacock and dove amidst a posy of flowers.


Buy It: From $40  

More Peacock-Themed Bedding: Have a girl that just loves to dress up? Cover her in peacock prints, with these loud and proud bedding sets.


Buy It: From $49  

Peacock Window Curtains: Frame your bedroom view with an array of feathers. These curtains add pizzazz to any window.


Buy It: From $12  

Peacock Shower Curtains: For a cheap way to share the love, consider these peacock prints for your shower. Reduce splash and increase flash for more exciting shower time.


Buy It: $49  

Peacock Decorative Bowl: Have a bowl of chocolates or cherries you’d like to display? This peacock brings opulence to offered treats.


Buy It: $95  

Peacock-Themed Decorative Bowl: A gilded table would be proud to have these bronzed peacocks as table-mates.


Buy It: $103  

Peacock Bookends: Add drama to your library with these gilded bookends, a unique find with detailed edges.


Buy It: $39  

Peacock Bud Vase: This tall, elegant creature could brighten up any hallway table. Add a sprout of peacock feathers inside, to bring this vase to the next level.


Buy It: $180  

Peacock Wall Clock: Bring bold beauty to your kitchen with this monochromatic bird. Spanning his feathers right around, this is a clock face you’ll want to watch.


Buy It: $169  

Peacock Wall Lamp: Light up your bedroom or bathroom with this unique piece, a splendour in silver. An elegant teardrop holds the light.


Buy It: $455  

Peacock Glass-Topped Pedestal Table: Bring India to your living room with this glass-and-peacock creation, bathed in striking green, red and blue.


Buy It: $542  

Art Deco Style Peacock Sculptural Floor Lamp: Add interest to your living room, with this floor-length lamp for the art-deco interior. Watch its body glow amber beside the couch.


Buy It: $162  

Art Deco Style Peacock Sculptural Desk Lamp: Want the glory, without the size? This desk-bound creation is sure to light up your office.


Buy It: $60  

Novel Peacock Light: Have a little one that loves the animals? Cradle them to sleep with this artistic bedside lamp.


Buy It: $5  

Peacock LED Night Lights: Make sleeptime interactive, with these LED finger peacocks. Nestle them on your young one once in the land of nod.


Buy It: $7  

Peacock Themed Power Outlet Cover: Bored of standard light switches? Make them pretty with a peacock cover.


Buy It: $16  

Unscented Peacock Pillar Candle: Want something snazzy for your Christmas table? Invite the peacock with this pillar candle, a unique and romantic find.


Buy It: $46  

Carved Peacock Feather Themed Candle: Bring out the big guns with these tail-inspired candles, perfect for the hard-to-buy-for friend.


Buy It: $7  

Peacock Pop Up Greeting Card: Cute as a card or desk feature, this green-and-blue creature holds sway over two blank pages.


Buy It: $15  

Peacock Cups: Add flair to your morning coffee with these elaborate cups, complete with detailed saucer.


Buy It: $30  

Peacock 2-Tiered Server: Bring a peacock to tea with this two-tiered cake stand, great for cupcakes and pastries. A butterfly joins the party as a pretty piece on top.


Buy It: $110  

Peacock-Themed 16-Piece Dinnerware Set: Want the whole bird? Eat with peacocks everyday with this bronze and turquoise dinner set.


Buy It: $43  

Peacock Single Wine Bottle Holder: Ever see a peacock drinking? Fascinate your guests with this quirky wine holder for the dinner table.


Buy It: $70  

Peacock Themed Vases: Reveal peacock undertones with these themed vases, a match for seaside or silver-hued interiors.


Buy It: $40  

Peacock Paper Towel Holder: Add wow to kitchen basics with this sculpted holder.


Buy It: $62  

Peacock Wall Decor: Add flair to your bathroom or bedroom with this wall piece, resplendent in turquoise, orange and metal detail.


Buy It: $54  

Lady Peacock Venetian Style Carnival Mask: Love the theatre? This dramatic mask could be the focal feature of your study.


Buy It: $30  

Quilled Peacock Paper Wall Art: Origami isn’t the only paper art form. Engage in a spot of quilling with this eccentric paper piece for the home office.


Buy It: $250  

Stella Peacock Themed Rug: Want only a hint of the tail? Steal its colouring with this multi-hued shagpile rug.


Buy It: $17  

Peacock Doormat: Not used to being a doormat? Celebrate your louder side with this dramatic peacock find.


Buy It: $16  

Peacock Jewellery Holder: Want a jewellery holder as ornate as its object? This peacock piece hits all the right notes.


Buy It: $2  

Peacock Themed Lady’s Silk Hand Fan: Titivate the fancy-dress box with this silk peacock fan, a must for the lady of style.


Buy It: $9  

Peacock Keychain: Make your keys glitter with this jewelled turquoise design, the envy of friends and family.


Buy It: $10  

Peacock-Themed Dreamcatcher: Feathers look beautiful floating in the wind. Hang them at your entrance with this simple dreamcatcher.


Buy It: $44  

Aluminum Peacock Wind Chime with Gold Inlays: Inlaid with gold, this four-piece chime invites guests with one peaceful sound.


Buy It: $26  

Hand Blown Peacock Glass Ornament: Hang something different on the Christmas tree with this glass-blown beauty.


Buy It: $230  

Swarovski Crystal Peacock: Crystallise one of the world’s most beautiful birds with this stunning Swarovski ornament, a feature for the bookcase or cabinet.


Buy It: From $20  

Peacock-Themed Stained Glass Windows: Almost religious about peacocks? Hang them in your bathroom with these gorgeous stained-glass effects.


Buy It: $17  

Peacock Art Glass Sun Catcher: Take the peacock in miniature with this ornate sun-catcher, a fitting feature for a girl’s bedroom.


Buy It: $30  

Peacock Door Stop: Stop traffic and the door with this dramatically different door stop.


Buy It: $46  

Peacock Planter: Adorn your kitchen ledge with this unique planter, a sunny spot for small succulents.


Buy It: $40  

Solar Lighted Peacock Decorative Garden Stake: Bring the power of the peacock to your flower bed, with this metal-and-glass sun-lit stake.


Buy It: $38  

Solar Garden Peacock Wine Bottle Tree: Show off all your best reserves with this multicolour holder, in a range of bright colours.

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