A Cup of Coffee

Spinning-top

 2018

Design a spining-top to learn the skill of lathe. I started thinking about what the motion looks like when people play spinning-tops.

Stir a cup of coffee
Stir a cup of coffee

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Stir a cup of coffee
Stir a cup of coffee

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Concept development

Sketches
Sketches

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Prototype Iteration 2
Prototype Iteration 2

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Prototype Iteration 2
Prototype Iteration 2

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Sketches
Sketches

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Model Making Process

Model Making Process
Model Making Process

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Model Making Process
Model Making Process

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Model Making Process
Model Making Process

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Model Making Process
Model Making Process

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Final Work

Inspired by stirring coffee, I found out that this motion is like playing a spinning top. Thus, I wanted to make a spinning top to capture this motion.

 

The concept of the spinning top is a cup. When people spin it, it is like they are stirring a cup of coffee.

A Cup of Coffee
A Cup of Coffee

Material: Wood

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A Cup of Coffee
A Cup of Coffee

Material: Wood

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A Cup of Coffee
A Cup of Coffee

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A Cup of Coffee
A Cup of Coffee

Material: Wood

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