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Hugh Hayden is a younger Brooklyn-based mostly architect/artist who has lately accomplished a particular undertaking for Lacoste on the 2010 US Open referred to as racNets. The challenge was commissioned for Lacoste’s boutique window show on the 2010 US Open on show till the completion of the event.
The monogrammed racNets are an abstraction of the important thing elements of tennis — a racket, the web, and balls. Every racNet spells a letter of L-A-C-O-S-T-E.
Following the US Open a restricted version of 25 personalised items shall be out there for buy. For additional personalization purchasers can have their racNet constructed utilizing their very own beforehand performed balls. Constructed of CNC-milled plastic, polyester twine, and tennis balls. Most letters of the alphabet are attainable.
The racNets are an evolution of earlier work using recycled tennis balls, together with the HEX Tennis Chair and canine mattress.