More Than A Circle

From previous article “4 Things You Didn’t Know About Gudee”, we mentioned that round shape is our icon. Rounded angle shows the exquisite details and craftmanship of Gudee products, which enhances the quality of our urban living space. There are more meanings about circle in Eastern and Western culture. Let’s find out.

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Circles are among the oldest of geometric symbols, and commonly represent harmony, completeness, and endlessness. In Chinese culture, circle represents being perfectly harmony in people’s relationships and daily living. Without beginning or end, round shape transforms to the meaning of “What goes around comes around” in Buddhism. Yin and Yang forms a perfect circle divided by a curved line. This Tai-Chi symbol stands for the balance of conflicting forces inside everything.

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