We’re longtime fans of Donald Judd, especially his minimal daybed, which we’ve been spotting lately in interiors—DIY versions included.
Original daybeds by Donald Judd can go for as much as $20,000 at auction; new ones, made by the artist’s longtime craftsman, California-based Jeff Jamieson, can also be ordered from Judd Furniture. This week, in honor of our In Bed issue, we’re revisiting 11 Judd-inspired spots for lounging, sitting, sleeping, and reading:
N.B.: The original version of this story ran on May 10, 2018, and has been updated and expanded with new finds.
Frequently asked questions
What is the article about?
The article is about Donald Judd sofas made from Plywood.
Who is Donald Judd?
Donald Judd was an American artist, designer, and writer who is known for his minimalist aesthetic.
Are the Donald Judd sofas commercially available?
No, they are not commercially available. They were designed and made by Donald Judd for his own use, and some were also made for specific commissions.
What is special about the Plywood used in the sofas?
The Plywood used in the sofas is very high quality and extremely durable, which allows it to support the weight of a person without bending or breaking.
What is the design of the Donald Judd sofas?
The Donald Judd sofas are designed with a minimalist aesthetic, featuring simple geometric shapes and clean lines. They are also very functional and comfortable to sit on.
What is the cost of a Donald Judd sofa?
Since the sofas are not commercially available, there is no set cost for them. However, some examples of Judd's work have sold for millions of dollars at auction.
Where can I see a Donald Judd sofa?
You can see some examples of the Donald Judd sofas in various museums and galleries around the world. Some private collectors may also have them on display.
Can I make my own Donald Judd sofa?
While it is possible to make your own Donald Judd sofa, it would require a lot of skill and knowledge in woodworking. It's also important to note that the design is copyrighted and not available for commercial use.