The number [Nine] holds a special place in the heart of the Chinese, as it represents infinity, eternity and auspiciousness. [Universe] is largely inspired by a classic Chinese cartoon- “A Deer of Nine Colors”. The mystical deer is an incarnation of the true, the good and the beautiful. The five elements of the world, metal, wood, water, fire and earth, correspondence to the five elements of space, earth, water, fire, wind and sky. Asians believe that this correspondence between the universe and the compositional elements is what creates all things in the world. Beauty, however, is what binds the two together, the inner and the outer universe, to create a super-physical and spiritual energy. The power of beauty is the crystallization of Asian wisdom.A gathering of ingenious ideas and their magical incarnations, No.9 Gutian Road and 1983ASIA invites you to explore the unknown and mystical beauties of Asia.