The Sports Luxe Trend

Be a cheerleader for this season’s smart preppy look, with its strong shapes and bold, energising colours

These walnut dumbbell paperweights could double as a deskerciser when you need a quick workout.

Dumbbell paperweights, £85 each, Linley. Whistle, £10, Attol at Amazon. Habibi tray table, £1,818, e15 at Viaduct. Books, from a selection at Amazon and Rockett St George. Evergreen cotton/linen-mix sofa in Lola, £16,590, Antonio Citterio for Flexform.


On your marks – keep up to the minute with this stopwatch-inspired clock.

Dotty wall clock, £65, Alessi. Upcycled sideboard, £1,450, The Old Cinema. Gradient baskets, from £17 each, Pols Potten at Amara. Garden spheres, £59.95 for four, gardens2you.co.uk. Sagaform water bottle, £12, Urban Outfitters. Cap, stylist’s own.


A knockout piece for any pad, this modular sofa sports clean lines and elegant footwork.

Evergreen cotton/linen-mix sofa in Lola, £16,590, Antonio Citterio for Flexform. Imola leather armchair, £3,785, BoConcept. Roman console, £2,150, Terence Conran for Benchmark. Habibi tray table, as before. Yumi floor lamp, £1,310, FontanaArte. Naga throw, £70, Vivaraise at Amara. Boxing gloves, £20; and football, £25, Robert Frederick. Garden sphere, as before. Notebook, £25; and placemat/wall mirror, on mantel, £12.95, Rockett St George. M.Ali canvas, £675, 55 MAX. Sol Y Sombra salad bowl, on console, £154.60, Christian Lacroix at Amara. Striped rug, £1,200, Tom Dixon at Heal’s.


Work will be a pleasure at a sleek desk – remember to take time out to practise your ball skills.

Qwerty desk, £1,276; and leather pad (optional), £251, Andrea Lucatello for Cattelan Italia at Harrods. Optical floor lamp, £895, Lee Broom. On desk, from left, pencil holder, £59; and paperweight, £130, Another Country; wall square, £62; and semicircle stand, £72, Ferm Living at Places and Spaces; pen rest, £162, Another Country; bottle opener, £26, Ferm Living at Places and Spaces; pen case, £93; pen container, £72; and pencil and note holder, £59, Another Country; and candleholder, £45, Pols Potton at Amara. Exercise ball, £6.85, Amazon.


Its good looks and hi-tech material make this chair a champion.

Cradle chair, £2,274, Benjamin Hubert for Moroso. Esu shelving, £1,396, Eames for Vitra at Heal’s. Prop floor light, £2,799, Bertjan Pot for Moooi. Stone floor candleholder, £500, Tom Dixon at Selfridges. Bounce, 2013 oil on canvas, £2,500, Juliette Pearce. 8 ball trophy, £15, Awards of London. Concrete jar, £15; and glass bottle, £19, Nordic House. Minimalux bulb, £210, Another Country. Warrior bag, £350, Monreal London. Pelton Multi rug, £150, Heal’s. Black vinyl flooring, £28 per sq m, The Colour Flooring Company.


Add a winning look to your trophy shelf with this cool lamp.

Pom Pom table lamp, £510, Matteo Cibic for Calligaris. RIG shelving system, £1,577, MA/U Studio at Viaduct. Midas bar stool, £99, Rockett St George. Trophies, from £5.80 each, Awards of London. Baseball, £10, Robert Frederick. U candleholder, £195, Minimalux at Viaduct. Linea neon light in Blue, for details, see opposite. Adidas Memo Game, £16.50, Rockett St George. Shoes, stylist’s own.


Sporty style reaches new levels with this ping-pong table – much more fun than a classic six seater.

You & Me ping-pong table, £1,795, RS Barcelona at The Conran Shop. Roquebrune chairs, £915 each, Eileen Gray at Aram Store. RIG shelving system, as before. Lazy Basketball chair, £595, Panik-Design. Mini Crescent chandelier, £1,495, Lee Broom. Linea neon light in Blue, £60, Graham and Green. Missoni Home Sigmund throw, on shelving, £338; and Normann Copenhagen Tint throw, £74.90, Amara. Planters and vases, from a selection; and champagne bucket/wine cooler, £48, Rockett St George. Rugby ball, £40, Robert Frederick. Bomber jacket, £55, Rokit. Water bottles, from £18, Urban Outfitters.


Drum up a little team spirit with a vintage bench – modern styling keeps it out of the locker room.

Gym bench, £840, Elemental. Ottoman armchair, from £1,221, Ligne Roset. Gym ring set, £45, Ropes Direct. Chuck Taylor All Star High-tops, £60 for a pair, Converse. Adidas trainers, £35, Rokit. Trackpants, £165; and sweatshirt, £130, Monreal London. Smart rope, £75; and All Weather bag, £140, The Conran Shop. Bomber jacket, as before. Mr Fox throw, in bag, £95, Scion at Amara. Tint throw, Sigmund throw and vinyl flooring, as before.


A contemporary take on climbing bars gives a four-poster gym class.

Copeland king-size bed, £450, Habitat. Pig bench, £925, Steuart Padwick for Benchmark. Joe Lounge chair in Lloyd Loom, £649, Vincent Sheppard. Bis leather ottoman, £370, Natuzzi. Lago mirror tables, £595 for three, Another Brand. Iconic Sports canvas, from £145, Vintage Festival collection at Surface View. Cushion, £95, Anna-Lisa Smith at Liberty. Towel ring, £18, Rockett St George. Leggings, on ring, £145; and tank, on ottoman, £145, Monreal London. Recycled blanket, £30, Graham and Green. Biella Midnight & Wedgwood bed linen, from £99 for a single duvet cover, Designers Guild. Tint throw, as before. Josephine lamp, £185, Pols Potten at Amara. Tumbler alarm clock, £115, Menu at Places and Spaces. Solar rug, from £179, Conran at M&S.

Photography / Paul Raeside

Styling / Hannah Franklin

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