philippe starck: home gym office at milan design week 09
philippe starck: home gym office at milan design week 09 philippe starck: home gym office at milan design week 09
may 07, 2009

philippe starck: home gym office at milan design week 09


‘life is and impossibility carried out. better perpetuate it. for this we have to love life, to love ourselves at least 15 minutes per day. at home, at work. a few exercises and a good position, elegant obviously.’ – expressed designer philippe starck about working out at the home gym office.

necklace and bracelet – a fancy set of heavy weight jewelry for working out (above and main) image © designboom



for this series, philippe starck designed a stylish office environment that combines fitness gadgets with furniture.

rendering of the necklace

wrist and ankle bracelets for ballasted exercises general body-building. image © designboom

rendering of the wrist and ankle bracelets

a wall bar for stretching and reinforcing abdominal muscles, available in free standing and wall version image © designboom

image © designboom

barbell racks, a series of sculptural weights image © designboom

multipurpose hook image © designboom

rendering of a jumping rope for intense cardiovascular body-building

‘home gym office’ by philippe stark

rendering of working seat

rendering of foldable gym mat

rendering of barbell racks, they can be stacked for storage

alias show window showing philippe stark ‘home gym office’ collection image © designboom

  • Where is the dance pole Philippe?

    Andre Pettigrew alias Poetti says:

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

comments policy
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.


a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

design news

keep up with our daily and weekly stories
492,117 subscribers
- see sample
- see sample