25 Beautiful Examples and Practical Tips

In the desert of West Texas lies Marfa, a picturesque town dedicated to the design style and legacy of modern artist Donald Judd. While visiting last summer, I fell in love with the minimal, utilitarian design of his art and the unique style he inspired in the town itself.

I especially loved the many variations of plain plywood chairs that were set throughout the Chianti Foundation, which also houses Judd’s modern art.

There is a simplicity that makes the furniture feel so accessible, and yet still so beautiful — and it was enough to inspire me to make my own replica.