Eero Saarinen’s Miller Residence :: 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".

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, "Hey baby, step into the conversation pit in my sunken living room. Check out my floating fireplace and my pink and yellow color-blocking." ("It sure is swell," the hapless, innocent man replied.

Sunken living room in the Barcelona Loft Exclusive Industrial Loft in Barcelona Invites Nature Indoors!

Exclusive Industrial Loft in Barcelona Invites Nature Indoors!

Ultra-modern house with amazing layout in Barcelona, Spain / Gorgeous sunken living room / conversation pit surrounded by greenery.

8 Modern Conversation Pits That Let You Sink into Relaxed Luxury

8 Modern Conversation Pits That Let You Sink into Relaxed Luxury

Let's Bring Back the Conversation Pit

Let's Bring Back the Conversation Pit

Freunde von Freunden — Samira Kafala & Jake Noakes // Holy Hipsters, Batman, this photoset is wild.

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Furniture Blue Lounge Design Also Black White Circular Conversation Pit Central Fireplace Modern Furniture Living Room Sets Ashley Various Seating Chairs Lounge Small Living Spaces Area

Sunken living room!  Detail from an ad for Mosaic Tile Company 1966.

Sunken living rooms continue to be popular along with the popularity of open house concept. You'll love these amazing sunken living room ideas!

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

just-good-design: “ The Palace of Bubbles by Antti Lovag Architect, Antti Lovag, is well-known for his structures and architectural bubble-forms. This space, the Palais Bulles, was created for Pierre.

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21 Conversation Pits Worth Talking About

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?

In this Brazilian villa designed by Isay Weinfeld, shelves built above the cinema room’s windows outline the perimeter of a sunken seating area.

retro 1970s conversation pit I think more homes need a convo pit, don't you? Builders should be thinking about this. :)

A conversation pit for, you know, when people used to sit and have conversations! (Contemporary living room by Roger Hirsch Architect)

Unique & Cool Sunken Living Room Ideas for Your Dreamed House

11 Unique & Cool Sunken Living Room Ideas for Your Dreamed House!

10 Totally Modern Rooms that Rock a 1970's Style | Apartment Therapy

10 Totally Modern Rooms that Rock a 1970's Style

Resort Penthouse Conversation Pit - contemporary - living room - melbourne - by alsoCAN Architects

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