Old doors make excellent wide desks or dining table surfaces. Lifehacker reader Louis Edwards, an architectural intern, cleverly turned a door into not just a modern art desk but also a light table.
He punched out the door panels on the far right of the desk and inserted a light fixture to create the built-in light table. A glass cover finishes off this minimalist and simple solution. Louis says:
As for the frame tectonics and colour scheme, I derived some influence from Gerrit Rietveld's "Red and Blue Chair".
(Yes, I had to look that modern art inspiration up.)
Check out Louis's Flickr photostream for more detailed photos.
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