ISSUE 23  |  Cool Dads

10 Favorites: Vintage Gym Equipment as Decor

June 12, 2014 11:00 AM

BY Julie Carlson

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Noted recently: vintage sports equipment as decor, for a low-key masculine vibe.

Above: Architect Nicolas Schuybeck uses a vintage leather gym bench as a coffee table. Seen on Coffeeklactch.

Above L: A headboard fashioned from leather gym mats in a bedroom by Ashe + Leandro. Above R: A pair of vintage boxing gloves via Brian Paquette Interiors.

Above: A pair of vintage rings in a Scandinavian loft space via Indenfor.

Above: A vintage punching bag spotted in an interior by Normal Projects Architecture.

Above: At In Fiore in San Francisco, a bench is topped with a custom-made leather cushion designed after a vintage French wrestling mat.

Above: A vintage leather bench spotted on Reference Library.

Above: A leather pommel horse and vintage gymnastics rings at Alex MacArthur in Brighton, England.

Above: A leather bike seat as antler decor in the home of Carmen García Huerta, via IT Fashion.

Above: A leather horse as bench in an entryway photographed by Roland Bello for Country Living, seen on Gather & Build.

Above: A gym bench in an interior by Olson Kundig Architects in Seattle.

Above: Leather boxing gloves; photo by Robyn Lea.

Trays As Decor and Feathers as Design Motifs—browse our 10 Favorites and Trend Alert posts. And for more sports equipment, see Stylish Summer Lawn Games on Gardenista.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on March 30, 2012 as part of our Sonoma Style issue.