RS Barcelona kicks things up a notch with the polished wood version of its sporting-themed Wall Champions coatrack. Designer Rafael Rodríguez takes familiar foosball figures off the gaming table and hoists them up on the wall, as pegs to hold jackets, bags or other athletic paraphernalia. The lineup of 4 carved beech players is mounted on a football grip in satin-finish steel and serves as a smart and functional accent in a hall or game room.
5.1" h x 25.5" w x 2.7" d (13x65x7cm)
Beech, satin-finish steel
“It’s about generating smiles.” Not the usual business plan, but for RS Barcelona it’s a premise that’s made the brand a head-turning standout with its 2unconventional modernist home decor and furnishings. First begun as a small family-owned metal workshop in 1975, Rafael Rodríguez Castillo had a bigger dream for his business. Joined by his 2 sons, they caught the creative bug and wanted to design and produce their own products and show them to the world.
A certain metal foosball table—in quirky but also practical weatherproof bold colors—set them on their way. With that initial success, the company turned a corner and now is continually searching out young and imaginative talents from the new generation of designers for future collaborations. All because the RS Barcelona team says they enjoy seeing things in a different light. “It's about feeling good and surrounding yourself with the things you like. To never stop playing and learning.”