The origins: Beautify the Beauty.
The mission was clear, create the most beautiful and meaningful logo ever, melting together art, math and history, redefining the concept of beauty itself.
Its harmonious proportions are carefully pixel-tuned to be in perfect relation to the ratio 1.618 (Golden Ratio). The Golden Ratio is synonymous of natural beauty and proportionality, you can find it in the fibonacci sequence, in animals, flowers, weather events, photos, paintings, buildings, landscapes, both natural or human-crafted.
What have all those things in common? They are extremely harmonious and pleasant to the human eye.
It is designed to represent my interests and affinities, whose are groupable into three main fields: Science, Philosophy and Psychology. They are represented as three circles around the big and central one, which is an abstracted eye and represent knowledge. However, their are not pure circles, but are stylized ouroboros, representing cycles and time too (concept reinforced by the bottom arrow).
A more in-depth explanation on all its symbols and meanings is available below, exciting stuff is coming!
The finest meanings, carefully melted into shapes.
The most beautiful geometric shape, perfect and flawless. From the circle we define the π, the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, ~3.14. It is absolutely one the the most intriguing mathematical number. In fact it contains an infinite but not periodical series of numbers. Hence inside the π, encoded in numbers, there is room for the entire macOS kernel, every book written till now, everything that we will craft / invent / write / think in the future, just imagine.
The eye symbolizes wisdom, knowledge, intellect, the ability to see beyond appearances, the ability to envision a new reality, something not yet in prod (prod ⇒ our world). It is the concrete implementation of our first sense (sight), through it we can discover the world and taste the colours. It is also the symbol of the observer, for those interested in quantum physics and the likes...
The ouroboros is a snake, sometimes symbolized as a dragon, which eats its own tail. It originates directly from the ancient Egyptian iconography. I took the concept and re-designed it as two stylized snakes whose eat each other's tail, creating a perfect circle. It symbolizes rebirth, infinity, cycles, eternity, time. Okay, now it's time for a question for you, what the heck is time?!
The arrow represents progress, future, the look ahead, the ability to focus on goals. Now mix all those things with the observer effect and some pseudo-psychology theories about vibrations and resonance, weird and fascinating stuff. It is also used to think about time (again?!), see entropy and the arrow of time.
'Cause at the end of the day details make the difference.