New York Magazine’s Low Lift Home Improvements for Under $100 INCLUDING Improvised Life’s Big Fat Idea

How swell to see Improvised Life mentioned in New York Magazine’s 31 Low Lift Home Improvements for Under $100; DIY Donald Judd tables, $7 backsplash panels, and black toilet seats.

We knew they were using Improvised Life as a reference about how to make Judd-inspired furniture, but didn’t imagine they’d link to us. Yay. We’ve got a lot of great info about how to think about making Judd-style furniture….

The How and Why of Donald Judd’s Brilliant Plywood Tables

DIY: Cracking the Code of a Donald Judd Table

Sleeping like Donald Judd in Low-to-the Floor Beds, with Details and Plans

Formula for a DIY Donald Judd-esque Sofa

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There are lots of useful ideas to steal from New York Magazine’s roundup, including our tried-and-true Noguchi-esque paper shades and leaning mirrors to expand a room. We especially like this extra-long cord of a pendant light made into a graphical pattern….


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…And a clear-pink Plexiglass table top.

New York Magazine

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