skating tops – our hommage to the 1969 Eames film created with today’s technology: a family of 3d printed parametrically born helix tops made from one continuous PLA filament for you to enjoy this ancient toy.
A family of 3D printed parametric helix spinning tops, made from one continuous PLA filament. The latest technology gave birth to an innovative reincarnation of this ancient toy, perfect for both design enthusiasts and high-tech collectors to enjoy. Each set consists of a unique combination of tops picked from the helix tops family. All have a height of 70 mm and vary in their diameter and contouring.
The varied sinus-wave textures on the surface of the tops enabled the addition of material in certain areas of the top, increasing weight in order to optimize spinning. Functional decoration.
Each edition is one-of-a-kind and available for a limited duration only – as we only produce our products on demand, we can stay fresh and flexible with the range we offer. We frequently add and remove color & material combinations according to changing inspiration, taken from our daily work designing at studio 7.5.