the ‘ephemeralist’ is the second product created by ping pong and placemaking company POPP (public outdoor ping pong). meeting a need for a robust and aesthetic table able to survive in any environment, POPP collaborated with designer deni muzaferovic to create an assemblage design that enables versatility of location (and access), utilizes steel for maximum durability, and incorporates a customizable surface treatment to provide a breadth of color and artwork options.


the ephemeralist is a 315kg/695lbs, welded and secured ping pong table with securing footings
all images © POPP

 

 

influenced by buckminster fuller’s pyramidal space structure, POPP + deni muzaferovic’s ephemeralist exudes a fortitude of strength whilst remaining ‘light on its feet’. not only is it engineered to withstand the wildest weather and the fiercest rivalries, the table captures an iconic, statuesque life as it waits for the next game. produced in california and western australia, the subtlest of design details intuitively reflect the subtleties of the racquet sport itself.


the table captures an iconic, statuesque life as it waits for the next game

 

 

the ephemeralist is a 315kg/695lbs, welded and secured ping pong table with securing footings. it is finished in a powdercoated single or dual color surface treatment, includes a paddle and a ball holder, and can be assembled in any location, indoors or outdoors.


the ping pong table uses a rigid, pyramidal frame structure for supreme strength


the table is a welded and secure-fastened frame with a fixed net


it is finished in a powdercoated single or dual color surface treatment

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: lynn chaya | designboom

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