the opening of joint café + workspace has given bangkok's savvy mobile workforce a place where to be productive, network, and last but not least, hang and play, in an inspiring setting. designed by thai design practice 56th studio, it's in the asia hotel car park building and features a series of spaces with a highly flexible configuration. intended as a 'workplace for all', it's geared towards professionals who generally work out of home, and their clientele. dipped in a pristine white hue, joint café + workspace aims to be a blank canvas where occupants and visitors call the shots. the choice of furniture pieces is eclectic, mixed and matched with subtle asian props and cool contemporary graphics.
the co-working space features 16 seats, available in fixed desks and hot desks. the corner space seats up to three people, and is suitable for working solo, private tutors and small group meetings. but a true winner is the so-called room space, a cleverly constructed area fitted with whiteboards which double as partitions that can join up to no less than five meeting rooms, serving from small meetings to workshops or even a medium-scale seminar. all seats come with free wifi and in some cases additional perks. when it's time to relax and play, the café corner is readily available, serving a range of snacks and drinks. location: asia hotel car park building, 296 thanon phayathai, 12th floor [siam].