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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".

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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.)

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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

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simple, fireplace, wood floor from: The Conversation Pit: 15 Fantastic Sunken Living Room Ideas | Inthralld

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What more to say other than this is AWESOME! Amazing venue for roast chestnuts and a game of Articulate at Christmas.

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8 Modern Conversation Pits That Let You Sink into Relaxed Luxury

Sunken living rooms were all the rage in the and but they can still be just as comfy and stylish in the aughts. With so many of us opting for open plan

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15 Outdoor Conversation Pits Built For Entertaining // This outdoor conversation pit is surrounded by both an infinity pool and the ocean to allow for complete and utter blissful relaxation.

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