A Room for Repartee

I cannot get enough of a conversation pit. The world has far too few of them and why? They are compatible with so many scenarios and they make people smile. And chat. And who doesn’t love to chat?

That’s why I say hats off to Bluarch, the esteemed architecture firm that made this space happen in NYC…

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Spring Place’s event space by Bluarch

From what I can tell this is the 21st century’s coolest¬†revisitation of one of the 1970s best ideas. Here are some originals to help us all remember why we need more conversation pits in our lives…

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Build it in from all sides! From “The House Book” by Terence Conran
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From “The House Book” by Terence Conran
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From the internet and the 70s
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You had me at leather and shag, from “The House Book” by Terence Conran
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How to build it, from “The House Book” by Terence Conran
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Sexy step-up space, from “The House Book” by Terence Conran
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