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 :: Conversation Pit // Love the idea of a conversation pit, hate that they're called "conversation pit".

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

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.)

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

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

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

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

15 Things You Probably Didn't Even Know Your House was Missing | Apartment Therapy

15 Things You Probably Didn't Even Know Your House was Missing | Apartment Therapy

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