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Conversation Pit

The Conversation Pit: 15 Fantastic Sunken Living Room Ideas | Inthralld

Now that's a party boat

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

70's glam. loving this cozy little nook.. shag carpet by the fire and all.

Lower your living room to create a conversation pit. | 31 Insanely Clever Remodeling Ideas For Your New Home

When I'm rich & can afford a $5,000 AWESOME 6 piece couch like this, I hope they're still in stock. SUCH an awesome concept! haha

Another sunken conversation pit. This one needs better seating but the large windows make up for it.

Sitting around the fire pit making s'mores, watching for falling stars and good conversation.

Loving this awesome conversation pit (perfect for entertaining), built in this beautiful home made by an architectural family based in Austin, Texas

decking with sunken seating area and raised pool

Conversation pit... (home, decor, design, interior, orange)

Paul Rudolph, Edersheim Apartment. 1970 conversation pit and library

So I just freaked out a little. Picture this sunken seating...wait for a home theater! 70" LED TVs on all four walls, wicked sound system in the ceiling! No such thing as a bad seat and you can still see everyone, socialize, etc. Big ottoman/table in the middle for snacks and drinks. I amaze myself sometimes.

Conversation Pit at aunt joyce and uncle jerrys house was the coolest place in those hot turlock summers!

Teen conversation pit, above; below, the early 70s living/dining room of sculptor Sydney Butche – it appeared in House Beautiful in 1972.

conversation pit, fireplace. Patrizia Moroso House

love the idea of the stairs going down to the sofa...