"Champions" is a collection of new tables by Konstantin Grcic, which can be seen at Galerie Kreo in Paris until 23 July 2011.
The tables are painted to look like Formula 1 racing cars lined up on the starting grid of a racetrack. Each aluminium trestle table is lacquered with graphics, inspired by sports equipment. A round or rectangular glass top can be made to fit on the trestles.
Despite drawing its inspiration from the world of sport, the graphics on the trestles are fictional. Grcic says: “The project is not just about surface decoration. I am interested in the psychology of graphics in relation of products and more specifically, how the semantics of certain colours, words, symbols can change the perception of an object.”
"Champions" consists for four large tables, Apache, Banzai, Jetdog and Pofidy, while the small four tables are titled Monroe, Nada, Jaxone and 465. Each table is produced in an edition of six.