|5L.meet Dongsi jiutiao - hutong Beijing, China
|United horizon (Beijing) culture media Co., Ltd.
Unread Club is not only an offline-shared space for Unread online platform, but also a communication space for 5L.meet shared community of youth entrepreneurship. What is reserved in this room is not only an old mottled wall, but also the old memory of people who used to live here. Old wall is combined with minimalism modern elements, which makes this space full of intension without too much decoration.
The communicating and reading area, which is composed by an array of 18 chairs formed in three rows and six lines, is the main served space of this project. The design of chairs is integrated with the design of pendent lamps. These chairs are used as seats for reading and communication when it is needed. In the rest of the time these chairs are show desks for books. The chairs are rotary. This gives more possibility when people are using them, which provides great potential to this space. The space for staff and storage room are hidden from views of clients, which guaranteed the simplicity of the whole design. The wall in the east is divided into two parts. One part is used to show the information of books on sale; the other part is used for collecting messages from readers. The wall in the west is projected to show the information of speeches and information from users.
The 44 square meters Unread Club is small but full of surprises.