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Spin Cycle

Coursework

To finish this semesters work we were given complete creative freedom to design a spinning top.
I looked to create a top that embodied 'serious fun' - drawing inspiration from physics and the quirky simplicity of toy design.

The top was refined through prototyping to achive a shape that found a strong aesthetic and an effortless simplicity that would intrigue the user to play with it.

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Machining the top

Turned from a single piece of steel I was able to form both spinning points, a handle and an evenly distributed mass with elegant simplicity.

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