Conversation Pit... a technology-free space in the home for only friends, family, food, wine, and conversation... a lost art, maybe?

Conversation Pit... a technology-free space in the home for only friends, family, food, wine, and conversation... a lost art, maybe?

Conversation pit.. the room must be huge but its so cool!

Conversation pit.. the room must be huge but its so cool!

In 1957, architect Eero Saarinen completed his design for the Mid-Century Modern Miller House. Commissioned by the industrialist J. Irwin Miller and his wife Xenia, the house featured an exciting new interior design feature: A sunken conversation pit. Meant to be a gathering space where hosts and guests could

In 1957, architect Eero Saarinen completed his design for the Mid-Century Modern Miller House. Commissioned by the industrialist J. Irwin Miller and his wife Xenia, the house featured an exciting new interior design feature: A sunken conversation pit. Meant to be a gathering space where hosts and guests could

Eero Saarinen’s Miller Residence :: Conversation Pit // Love the idea of a conversation pit, hate that they're called "conversation pit".

Eero Saarinen’s “Miller Residence” — Classic Modernist Gem

Eero Saarinen’s Miller Residence :: Conversation Pit // Love the idea of a conversation pit, hate that they're called "conversation pit".

A more contemporary rendition in São Paulo, Brazil | Photo by Ngoc Minh Ngo via Architectural Digest

Which Old-School Home Decor Trends Are Due for a Comeback?

A more contemporary rendition in São Paulo, Brazil | Photo by Ngoc Minh Ngo via Architectural Digest

Mid-century modern carpet ad, 1961. "Hey baby, step into the conversation pit in my sunken living room. Check out my floating fireplace and my pink and yellow color-blocking. You know you'll love it." ("It sure is swell," the hapless, innocent man replied.)

Mid-century modern carpet ad, 1961. "Hey baby, step into the conversation pit in my sunken living room. Check out my floating fireplace and my pink and yellow color-blocking. You know you'll love it." ("It sure is swell," the hapless, innocent man replied.)

Conversation Pit Ideas and Inspiration | Apartment Therapy

Let's Bring Back the Conversation Pit

Conversation Pit Ideas and Inspiration | Apartment Therapy

Eero Saarinen conversation pit, upholstered by Alexander Girard courtesy of Alexandra Lange: Portfolio | Miller House

Eero Saarinen conversation pit, upholstered by Alexander Girard courtesy of Alexandra Lange: Portfolio | Miller House

Conversation Pit. The Practical Encyclopedia of Good Decorating and Home Improvement

Conversation Pit. The Practical Encyclopedia of Good Decorating and Home Improvement

8 Modern Conversation Pits That Let You Sink into Relaxed Luxury

8 Modern Conversation Pits That Let You Sink into Relaxed Luxury

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