Algy Batten is the founder of Art of Ping Pong, a brand that celebrates the popularity and subculture of ping pong by colliding it with all the colour and fun of art. AoPP expresses it’s love of the game through the creation of products, events, collaborations and supporting good causes.
Algy is also currently a Creative Problem Solver at B+A, the ‘fastest, most creative management consultancy in the world’.
Previously Algy was the co-founder and Creative Partner of branding and design agency Fivefootsix which for 11 years of produced great work with Ben & Jerry's, BBC Children in Need, UEFA, Vita Coco, UNICEF and Nokia amongst others. But was just as well known for publishing their own books and for producing the Art of Ping Pong’s charity auction.
Algy was named in the top ‘100 Makers and Mavericks 2018’ for the creation of Art of Ping Ping’s Mini ArtTable, a mini ping pong table that hangs on the wall as art when not in use. The list featured other creative leaders such as James Dyson, Elon Musk, Tyler Brulé…