Consumers claim they want convenience and low prices, but something else emerges after getting these basic needs met. People have missed the social act of convening during this pandemic. They’ve missed coming together and becoming part of a temporary community.

Some people want to hang out at the coffee shop. Others might want to stroll down the high street. And some folks just want to have a drink at the local pub with friends and strangers.

I stumbled upon this website called “I Miss My Bar” today, and it reminded me how refreshing the sounds of social life are. The site aims to recreate the ambiance of a crowded cocktail…

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Kevin Ervin Kelley, AIA

I’m a retail architect that studies human behavior, perception, and decision-making. I’m fascinated with the intersection of where commerce and community meet.