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Monday, October 11th, 2010

“MUJI” Book from Rizzoli

Thirty years ago, a company was established to counteract the increasingly unhealthy habits of consumer society. The initial idea was to be environmentally conscious, minimalist, and with “no brand.” Today, MUJI is certainly recognizable. And, most would agree that the…

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Monday, May 31st, 2010

1:30 pm

Muji Hinoki Wood Tin Candle

We’re fans of this candle – well, as much a fan as you can be of a candle – for three reasons. 1) It smells nice 2) It’s cheap (£3.50) and 3) There’s more than a little nod to the…

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Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

1:30 pm

Muji A6 Notebook

I’ve never understood expensive notebooks. We feature a lot of them but there are three of us here and we don’t always agree on everything. While I understand the argument that you can’t cheap out on clothing, why can’t you…

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Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

10:30 pm

MUJI Launches USA Online Shop

Dreams do come true. Japan’s minimalist MUJI brand has launched their online store for the U.S. market. Now,  you do not have to head to SOHO or JFK Airport to visit the MUJI shop. Everything in store (and quite possibly…

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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

12:33 am

MUJI Award 03 Results – Straw Straw

Selectism favorite, MUJI, has just announced the results of their MUJI AWARD 03 for 2008 revolving around the theme of “Found MUJI.” More than 1900 applications from 35 countries were submitted. This year’s gold prize winner came from Yuki lida…

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Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

MUJI Rescue Cotton Shirts

Often overlooked for fellow Japanese retailer Uniqlo in the fashion department, MUJI delivers low cost design and functional everyday objects. In the USA, the quest for MUJI product can be a bit frustrating. (Very) Limited doors and similarly limited web…

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Saturday, June 7th, 2008

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4:31 am

MUJI to Open 40 New Stores in US

MUJI to Open 40 New Stores in US

In an article in NYT The Moment published today, writer Nike Currie, notes that MUJI, our favorite no-branding, non nonsense accessories store (which just opening their flagship in NYC on May 30th) is planning to open as many as 40…

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Saturday, December 22nd, 2007

6:49 pm

Muji – The Civilized World Finds A Refuge

Muji – The Civilized World Finds A Refuge

The New York Times has a nice new article up about the recently opened Muji Flagship Store in Manhattan – The Civilized World Finds A Refugee. “Muji’s bright cube-room on Broadway takes all the ugliness out of shopping. A refined…

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