after being commissioned to create an art work for nuit blanche, french duo exercice has introduced ‘ping pong pang‘ to life – a sequence of ping pong tables and paddles with a twist. taking the normal objects as a place to begin, the gathering reimagines them, inviting gamers to ascertain new guidelines in line with every recreation.
all photos courtesy of exercice
utilizing easy timber development, the duo has constructed three totally different ping pong tables. one among which takes inspiration from the notion of triolectics – an thought devised by asger jorn that may be merely defined in three-sided soccer. with this creation, gamers should be sure that the ball crosses the hole between tables moderately than the online.
one other piece features a lengthy desk with a 20cm web, paying homage to beer pong. on this recreation, ball volleys are simpler, but gamers should purpose to get the ball within the holes on both aspect. the third desk incorporates a futurist design with a surrounding border that affords a stunning rebound.
the challenge additionally rethinks the standard bat and gamers can select from one of many twelve new paddle designs. from lengthy and skinny, to star formed and even one with a gap within the center, the array of varied paddles encourage an imaginative and enjoyable strategy to a standard recreation.
challenge title: ping pong pang
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edited by: lynne myers | designboom