french open: swag with swagger



This should be required for all the majors.

Roland Garros stringer Laurent Lucas tapped French design outfit 5.5 Designers to reinterpret the clay major in “3 Sets”. And what they came up with is now up for sale online: the Break Stool, a wooden racquet transformed into a side table (~$450); the Ace carafe (~$80) and four glasses (~$100), inspired by empty tennis ball cans; and the 15/30 chalkboard (~$125), modeled after the tournament bracket.

What do you think of these pieces? Tell us!

More: Buy the goods here and read the release, in French, on the 5.5 website.

(img via apartment therapy)

Comments

  1. I love the side table. I never would think of something like that. I wonder how sturdy it is.

  2. madhurdutta says:

    That table is dope. Uhh, I wish I could buy it. That would be such a kick ass piece of furniture for a tennis fan!
    Madhur
    http://www.discusstennis.wordpress.com

  3. great idea, for tennis maniac!
    andrea
    http://www.puramentecasuale.com

  4. Wow these are just AWESOME!
    Really cool designs; I really want one now haha :D
    Can’t believe I hadn’t noticed this earlier…
    Legen – wait for it… – dary!!! ;)

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