Faces ArtBat

Founded by Algy Batten and Caroline Moorhouse, The Art of Ping Pong brand brings extra levity and playfulness to the beloved game. Their “Faces” paddle, one of many vibrant and whimsical designs, features a bright pink and red color combination along with a set of curious eyeballs. Each side of the paddle portrays a different design, which has been screen-printed onto the air-dried natural rubber …

Blossom Paddle

In collaboration with French illustrator Marylou Faure, the playful brand Art of Ping Pong created Blossom, a whimsical paddle in line with Faure’s cheeky and colorful graphics. The paddle, carved from FSC certified Ebiara wood, features different floral patterns on each face and a concave handle. Paired with the Blossom ball and ZigZiag Blossom convertible table, this paddle completes a spirited, joyous table tennis set. …

The Art of Ping Pong 2015

From Anthony Burrill to Noma Bar, 21 illustrators create one-off paddles to raise money for disadvantaged youth

A ping pong paddle isn’t your typical canvas, but the Art of Ping Pong challenges esteemed designers and illustrators to try—and the bespoke bats are then auctioned off to raise money for BBC Children in Need, which supports disadvantaged youth in the UK. For its third year, London design agency Fivefootsix asked 20 very recognizable names like Anthony Burrill, Craig & Karl and Noma Bar …