These minimalist posters show the beauty of table tennis

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Table Tennis might not get as much hype as football or basketball, but it’s equally intense and fun. Japanese art director Yuri Uenishi created a series of minimalist posters just to show how beautiful the sport is.

Made for the 2015 World Table Tennis Championships, the posters depict the minimal intensity of the game. It perfectly captures how it’s easily enjoyable with its simple rules and mechanics. Anyone can follow along instantly.

“It was the most fun I’ve had at the (Rio Olympic) Games so far,” said Wired writer Kyle Vanhemert. “Every point has the potential to become an intense emotional journey, “

The posters eventually won Uenishi a 2016 New Designer Award from the Japan Graphic Designers Association. You can find out more about Yuri Uenishi and her work over here.

Via Spoon Tamago


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