In Remodelista’s recent 14 Lessons in Minimalism from the Glass House, we found many good ideas (in addition to a gratifyingly voyeuristic house tour). We especially love Philip Johnson’s inspired idea to mount a large painting on a stand to make an artful room partition. 

Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams

The painting is bolted to a simple steel structure.

Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams

It reminds us a little of the table base we had made by an iron monger

black-table

…who followed our rough plan…

black-table-drawing

Doable.

 

Photos: Matthew Williams

 

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