Neither a tiny house nor a treehouse, Arcadia the Spirit Shelter is a furnished backyard hangout for exploration and meditation. The Allergutendinge design can be assembled and reassembled in any place, allowing the users to define where or what Arcadia is for themselves. Furnished with a built-in bed, dining table, and storage, the little enclave is fine for a siesta or a half-day stay. The lightly decorated space is made of naturally finished wood and painted white on the outside. A skylight, a window, and a porch open up the space to the surrounding environment, connecting the spirits of the person, the shelter, and the surrounding paradise.

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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