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Vintage Gym Equipment as Home Decor

Vintage Gym Equipment as Home Decor

Here’s a clever decorating theme we’ve noticed recently: using vintage sports equipment as home decor for a low-key, old-school vibe.

Above: A leather horse as entryway bench, in an entryway photographed by Roland Bello.

Above L: A headboard fashioned from leather gym mats in a bedroom by Ashe + Leandro. Above R: A leather pommel horse at Alex MacArthur in Brighton, England.

Above: A vintage leather bench, spotted on Reference Library.

Above L: A pair of vintage rings in a Scandinavian loft space; via Indenfor. Above R: A vintage punching bag, spotted in an interior by Normal Projects Architecture.

For a similar idea with a nautical vibe, see Remodelista’s post, Accessories: Vintage Life Preservers as Decor.

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Remodelista is a one-stop sourcebook for the considered home, guiding readers through the design and renovation process. Founded by four friends with a shared design DNA and appreciation for intelligent design, Remodelista counts architects, design professionals, and style-conscious consumers among its daily audience. The Remodelista aesthetic favors classic and livable over trendy and transient, well-edited interiors over cluttered environments, and thoughtfully designed products over mass-market, disposable goods.

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7:40AM PDT on May 5, 2013

Hmmmmmmmm, No thanks.

5:14PM PDT on May 4, 2013

Classy!

12:13PM PST on Dec 14, 2012

to each their own.

11:05AM PDT on Sep 4, 2012

Thank you for this wonderful article.

1:44AM PDT on Aug 12, 2012

Interesting article.

8:42PM PST on Nov 29, 2011

Thanks for sharing.

1:18AM PDT on Oct 22, 2011

Thanks for the article.

2:31PM PDT on Oct 4, 2011

Not my style but, if you like it, go for it and enjoy!

11:38AM PDT on Jul 7, 2011

Why not?

3:24PM PDT on May 29, 2011

As usual I love it!

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