Bill, I posted some comments in the chat room. My idea was to have real-time chats on some sort of schedule, where people could post their design ideas or photos of works in progress for feedback from others in the room. It would be more in the vein of a conversation, with instant dialog and opportunities to drill deeper into the issues.
I am not deleting chat conversations (and I'm not sure if they will automatically archive themselves after some set time), so things we talk about and post there will remain on the chat screen for others to add to. I'm encouraged that it is possible to upload higher resolution photos there than here in our ancient messageboards. There are other capabilities as well, like live video and audio. As my schedule permits, I'll be looking into some of these things as well.