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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Photography / Paul Raeside

Styling / Hannah Franklin


Shining a spotlight on the now and the next in home design and decor, Livingetc is the UK's best selling high end and contemporary home design magazine. As a brand, showcases the world's very best homes, and has access to leading international designers for insight and ideas. it was first published in 1998, and is currently edited by Pip McCormac.