Ever wished to enter into a time machine and go back to your childhood? Well, that’s certainly not possible. But the playful 9¾ Bookstore + Cafe by Plasma Nodo can help you escape your hectic work life for a while and relax within its surreal environment that is created with kids’ notion in mind.
Located in Medellín, Colombia, the reckless child’s imagination can be seen rushing through out the interior of this wonderful bookstore-cum-cafe. Just like children love to explore colorful adventurous places and make new friends, this all-new place has been contrived to encourage socialization.
The two-story bookstore + cafeteria spreads around 1,300-square-feet and entirely clad in wood for creating warm atmosphere. The ground floor is covered in dark-framed glass, enclosing bookstore’s entrance, collections and checkout area. On the other hand, the upper floor also has bookcases and cozy cafe with private reading spots and shared tables. This place is likely to turn the idea of reading into a dreamlike experience.
Highlight of the bookstore is an eye-catching section with several hexagonal nooks where you can read your favorite stuff while relaxing and enjoying your cup of coffee, which is prepared by experts. Floor to ceiling bookcases include various books for both kids and adults, thus makes it a perfect hideaway for people from different age groups be it kids, youngsters, adults or senior citizens.
Everything from colorful hanging lamps, toys for kids, unusual seats to walls covered with plants are designed to offer lively and relaxing atmosphere. Intriguing architectural designs and ingenious layouts are surely going to leave you magnetized and even bring in more crowds with its prolific conception.
Check out the images given below to have closer glimpse at different sections of the bookstore and cafe.