How conversation pits can inspire the next generation of online spaces. Pull up a chair. Let’s see how communal furniture can inspire us to create a more intimate internet—from the quotidian to the quirky.
Good stuff Melanie! Reminds me of these chairs I saw in Mérida, Mexico: https://historicalmx.org/items/show/14
Love this piece! Especially: "We want to feel like we’re transported to transcendently cozy places. Places where we are deeply together. How might we foster this feeling (and functionality) digitally?" - I work with Groove (https://www.groove.ooo/) and we ask ourselves this throughout all of the product design. Our small group focus sessions were specifically designed for 2-4 people