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TaiChi Key / Product design

TaiChi Key
TaiChi Key

When people open the door, they usually make the mistake that they turn the opposite direction during inserting the key into the hole.
A kind of key with Chinese element “Tai Chi” design can help people resolve this problem. Comma is similar to Tai Chi and it reminds people to turn the key clockwise, because we often get it backwards. The comma shape on the key acts in cooperation with the shape above the gate lock to compose Tai Chi design together, which is convenient for people to ensure the turning direction. Tai Chi stands for the transformation of Yin and Yang and turning the gate lock is just a Yin-Yang transformation process.


South China Normal University

South China Normal University
The TianHe district of Guangzhou
Guangzhou, China


South China Normal University

South China Normal University
Guangzhou, China

YinJie Zou