Gyra began life as a challenge from Sarah Hyndman (@typetasting) to create a typeface derived from a 45 rpm spindle adapter. Deciding to give it a go, I developed up a series of grid structures based on the spindle shape to work from and concluded that I wanted to make something that was both intricate and beautiful for the forms. When it came to composition I aimed to evoke a subtle sense of movement which led to some fun ways of utilising her detailed letterforms. All in all a fun challenge, now complete.
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