Category Archives: Paragon Studio News

Understanding the Color Changing Process of Iroko

Understanding the Color Changing Process of Iroko

Iroko wood, known for its remarkable durability and distinctive golden-brown hue, undergoes a fascinating color transformation over time. This natural evolution is a testament to the wood’s unique characteristics and adds to its allure as a favored material in various applications, from furniture making to outdoor decking. Let’s delve into the intriguing journey of Iroko […]

We completed our first annual Carbon Offset

Back in October last year, we partnered with our friends at Carbon Managers to create a carbon footprint assessment of our award-winning Paragon Studio Diabolo Dumbbells, with the intention to offset these emissions in commitment to our sustainability plan and secure carbon-neutral status for these products.  Using our LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) report Carbon Managers […]

The Idea House: a dream home in Tennessee.

We are delighted to announce that we have been chosen to work on the Idea House; a project run by the ever-popular Southern Living Magazine. A project which has spanned more than 30 years; for the Idea House, Southern Living partners with builders, architects, and designers to produce a custom home that celebrates the Southern […]

These dumbbells won the Red Dot Design Award

We are thrilled to announce our Diabolo Dumbbells have won the 2023 Red Dot Design Award! Considered the most prestigious award in the Design industry, the @reddotdesignaward is an international competition for product design, communication design and design concepts. The jury praised the Diabolo Dumbbells as “an excellent example of how elegance and sustainability can be successful […]

Completing a Farmhouse Gym in Oxfordshire

luxury home gym

We were incredibly lucky to be involved in this wonderful luxury home gym project in the Cotswolds, which was installed in late May 2023. The spacious and inviting gym is situated in an old cattle shed and is one small part of a large conversion of a historic farmhouse property. The choice of American walnut […]

Views from The Royal Hotel Gym in Picton, Ontario

luxury hotel gym

This luxury hotel gym in Picton, Ontario was opened to guests in late 2022. The space forms part of an incredible wellness offering, and features a number of our products. Seen here is our Folding Wall Bar and Adjustable Bench, which were supplied along with a Wooden Plyo Box and Exercise Ball Holder. We were […]