||||||||||||A conference that opens up to create a stage for events|As well as renting workspace by day, week or month, Makeshift hosts events and classes in the space so the design needed to be highly flexible|Phone booths offer privacy within the open space|Wall graphics and a terracotta-pink, hexagonal table lend character to a meeting area|Mismatched furniture in a breakout area|The space retains the “scars” left by loading dock when the building was a pencil factory|From a distance the tables look finished, but up close fasteners and seams are visible|The communal kitchen space|Makeshift Society Brooklyn is the company’s second workspace, which follows Makeshift Society San Francisco, created in 2012|The bookcase is concealed behind the conference cube, creating a quiet area|The solid maple entry counter has been designed without “unnecessary angles or arbitrary shapes”||
13 Aug 2014

Makeshift Society Brooklyn by Dash Marshall

Words by Miranda Fitzgerald

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