For the annual tournament 2009, 5•5 designers reinterpret Roland-Garros in 3 sets. The tubes of balls are transformed into decanter and glasses Ace and invited on our tables. The wooden traditional rackets are revisited in stools Break corded by Laurent Lucas, Roland-Garros official cordeur. And in homage to the mythical scores board which centralizes all the results of the matches, 5•5 draw a domestic board to organize its timetable. Through this collection, the universe Roland-Garros goes out of the stadium and invites itself with elegance in our home: a collection for the fanatics of tennis.
In homage to the big mythical board of the tournament of Roland-Garros, on which all the results are centralized and where all the players dreamed to read their name (in the last section), the board 15/30 is a real wall schedule which gathers the information of our life: schedule of the week, shopping, meeting, the telephone numbers and obviously, scores board of a improvised "house tournament".
Emptied of these four official balls of the tournament Roland-Garros, this tube becomes a decanter with water to hydrate your thirst to win and insure a successful service. Four glasses matched with the decanter are available to complete this service with water: favorite drink of the sportsmen.
If the first racket dates XVI ° century, the rope appeared only to XIX ° century. The first rope is invented, on December 31st, 1868, by the English surgeon Lister. This last one made intestines from strips taken from the peritoneum of a beef and the small intestine of a sheep. In 1875, Bussey, an English manufacturer of racket asks Babolat, manufacturer of musical ropes, if it is possible to cord rackets of tennis from ropes of cello. The first attempts give satisfaction. The first synthetic rope was born! Since this nylon rope is used for all the rackets of tennis. In 2008, 5•5 designers ask Laurent Lucas, Roland-Garros official cordeur, if it is possible to cord a stool by using the techniques of rope of rackets. After several tries, the first stool in synthetic rope was born!