MUJI’s design philosophy of simplicity as beauty has garnered recognition around the world for developing products that remain simplified and streamlined, yet fulfill their purpose completely. Looking back on MUJI’s 30-year history, since its founding in 1980, how will it evolve and what principles will it maintain in the future? Masaaki Kanai, President and Representative Director, Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd., the corporate body of MUJI, discusses MUJI’s global strategy, philosophy and design work.
Masaaki Kanai, President and Representative Director, Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd.
Debbie Millman, President of the Design Division, Sterling Brands