UK designer James Henry Austin created Project Won inspired by the London 2012 Olympic games. Made entirely from UK salvaged sports hall flooring, James has been hand-making this furniture using traditional joinery techniques in his Shropshire workshop.

Olympics Inspired Furniture by James Henry Austin in home furnishings  Category

The individual salvaged planks are hand sanded, leaving the original sports lines on display and then recoated with a natural wax oil.

Olympics Inspired Furniture by James Henry Austin in home furnishings  Category

Olympics Inspired Furniture by James Henry Austin in home furnishings  Category

Olympics Inspired Furniture by James Henry Austin in home furnishings  Category

Olympics Inspired Furniture by James Henry Austin in home furnishings  Category

Olympics Inspired Furniture by James Henry Austin in home furnishings  Category

Olympics Inspired Furniture by James Henry Austin in home furnishings  Category

We love this idea. We’ve seen a similar project by Søren Rose using gymnasium flooring – loving this sustainable design!