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A Passion for Wellness and Design -

We approach gym design through a consultative mindset.


We are Gym Design Group, a team of expert designers dedicated to revolutionizing fitness spaces. We craft wellness experiences that go beyond the ordinary, combining efficiency, visual appeal, and experiential gym designs.


Our approach uniquely marries cutting-edge exercise trends and advanced technology to create inspiring spaces. We bring expertise in diverse fitness environments - from property developers, resorts, health clubs, boutique studios, private residences, universities, and more. We believe in collaboration, working hand-in-hand with architects, interior designers, and contractors to harmoniously integrate fitness amenities into your overall building design.

In a rapidly evolving fitness industry, we stand out by delivering custom-made facilities that cater to an array of wellness needs. We're not just keeping up with the trends; we're staying ahead, ensuring the solutions we provide are both innovative and future-proof. Our in-depth design process is thorough and considerate. We evaluate your space from all angles – user-friendliness, aesthetics, functionality, and industry trends – to provide a solution tailor-made for your specific needs.

At Gym Design Group, we walk with you through every step of the transformation, from the initial consultation and evaluation phase, right through to the design, planning, and execution stages. We are more than just a service provider; we are your dedicated partner in crafting exceptional wellness facilities.

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Steve Colwell


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As founding partner and principle for Gym Design Group, Steve oversees the core values and vision for the company. A 28 year fitness entrepreneur, Steve is also the founder and CEO for Opti-Fit Fitness Solutions. With a passion for fitness and design, he has worked with Fortune 500 companies, national apartment developers, professional sports organizations and numerous A-level health clubs. Steve graduated from University Idaho with a degree in Exercise Science and is an avid mountain bike enthusiast.

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Eric Konz


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Eric oversees the day to day operations and overall execution for Gym Design Group. Focusing on client relations and strategy, Eric provides leadership and interpersonal skills in his collaboration with team members and clients. He has designed and consulted on numerous high profile projects including UNLV and Greystar Real Estate Partners, the largest apartment manager and developer in the US.  A diehard Green Bay Packer Fan and Milwaukee Bucks Fan, Eric graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Kinesiology.


Stephan Hermann

Creative Director


As Creative Director, Stephan works across all divisions to ensure that Gym Design Group continues to push the boundaries of impact, innovation and client experience. He identifies real-life emerging wellness trends and drivers that impact our clients vision for their fitness amenity. Stephan has over 22 years experience in the fitness industry. This experience combined with his deep knowledge of gym design and branding gives Stephan a unique and forward thinking approach to each and every design. A former track and cross county competitive runner, Stephan enjoys stand up paddle boarding and traveling abroad.

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