Spotted recently: summer sports equipment (wood tennis racquets, oars, ping pong paddles) used as decor.
Above: A trio of vintage wood tennis rackets in the home of John and Juli of Mjolk in Toronto.
Above: A solution to the ping-pong-paddle-storage dilemma, from the Clingstone mansion on Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay, featured in the New York Times. Photo by Erik Jacobs.
Above: A pair of oars serve as decor at Ruschmeyer's in Montauk.
Above: The Los Angeles apartment of Adam Straus, featured in Lonny.
Above: A bedroom at Los Poblanos in New Mexico.
Above: A row of oars in a photo via Life of Polarn Per.