The Waiting Room

‘The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library’ – Albert Einstein

When you visit our Elder Street home, you will find The Waiting Room, an enlightening space filled with a curated collection of texts. Designed by visual researcher Amy Sellers and graphic designer Queenie Wong, the space encourages visitors to re-engage with the printed page and unplug for a moment. Serendipitous thoughts can often be lost in digital research and this room provides a space away from predictive online environments.

The space hosts a theme that changes every three months. The selected titles cover a range of genres and styles, and have been chosen to inspire ideas and trigger conversations. The Waiting Room aims to engage visitors in the physicality of reading and stimulate exploratory thinking.

Click below to download our past and current reading lists:

: Backlash Culture – April 2016
: Global Futures Forum – August 2016
: Future Fit – January 2017

The Waiting Room was designed by The Future Laboratory’s Creative Studio. If you wish to know more or discuss a potential project or collaboration, please get in touch.

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