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Universe-roker / chair


This shape of this rocking chair comes from the ancient Chinese copper cash.
Sky was belived to be round while the earth was square in ancient times.
Thus,the coin was designed in the shape of circle with a square hole in the centre.
This design of rocking chair was inspirated by the elegance of the copper cash.


Jiangnan University

Jiangnan University
Wuxi, China


Jiangnan University

Jiangnan University
Wuxi, China

Zhang Xitao