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Their products range from stationery and clothing to food items and major kitchen appliances; they have even marketed an automobile. By the end of the s, Muji was selling more than 7, products.
It is positioned as a "reasonably priced" brand, keeping the retail prices of products "lower than usual" by the materials it selects, streamlining its manufacturing processes, and minimising packaging.
From onwards, it was listed on the first section. Intended as an exercise to test their online marketing systems it was developed together with Nissan.
The spartanly equipped little car with the rear seat upholstered in vinyl, for instance was only offered in "marble white".
Muji's no-brand strategy also means its products are attractive to customers who prefer unbranded products for aesthetic reasons, and because it provides an alternative to traditional branded products.
They also sell soft goods such as T-shirts and hats which can be computer embroidered to customer specifications, and picked up a few hours or days later. Design[ edit ] Muji is known for its distinctive design, which is extended throughout its more than 7, products.
Commentators have described Muji's design style as having mundanity being "no-frills", being " minimalist ",  and " Bauhaus -style". Muji products have a limited colour range and are displayed on shelves with minimal packaging, displaying only functional product information and a price tag.
Design approach and production[ edit ] On its corporate website, Ryohin Keikaku Ltd rationalises its principles in terms of producing high quality products at "lower than usual" retail prices, true to the original Muji marketing slogan "lower priced for a reason".
Finishes, lines, and forms are minimised for manufacturing ease. While Muji has stated that some of its products have been the works of famous international designers, it does not disclose who they are. This fuel efficient, low-emission, and low-cost limited edition aimed to incorporate recycled materials wherever possible and had limited polish.
Following Muji's no-brand strategy, the car had no branding logos. One notable exception is collaboration with Thonetthe oldest German furniture maker. InMuji and Thonet announced their cooperation to produce two lines of minimalist furniture.
The first was bentwood chairs designed by James Irvine in homage to the iconic No. Roland Ohnacker, managing director of Thonet, stated that the aim was "to help 18 to 35 year-olds enter the Thonet brand world". From Springthese furniture are available at selected Muji stores.
Tanaka is credited with developing the Muji concept together with Kazuko Koike marketing consultantand Takashi Sugimoto interior designer. Tanaka articulated the Muji vision and appearance, and he provided ideas and prototypes that visualized the design strategy.
They also had more than outlets and sold more than 5, items, including products that deviated from the initial Muji concept or were low cost, but of substandard quality.Ikko Tanaka. Born in Nara, Japan in , Ikko Tanaka created a style of graphic design that fused modernism principles and aesthetics with the Japanese tradition.
As a child he studied art and as a young adult he was involved in modern drama and theatrical study groups. In he formed Tanaka Design Studio where he worked for corporations such as.
Muji started with 40 products during the s. Their products range from stationery and clothing to food items and major kitchen appliances; they have even marketed an automobile.
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Ikko Tanaka. Born in Nara, Japan in , Ikko Tanaka created a style of graphic design that fused modernism principles and aesthetics with the Japanese tradition. As a child he studied art and as a young adult he was involved in modern drama and theatrical study groups. In he formed Tanaka Design Studio where he worked for corporations such as. Docx created date: national art history and posters tanaka, photo essay, ikko tanaka's posters. Honorable mention: a traveling exhibition; at trauma in norway. Bradly higgins from his ideologies with a fully illustrated with a museum of contemporay art now, description: contemporary art sydney, writing service. Ikko Tanaka. Ikko Tanaka worked at the Sankei Shinbun, Nippon Design Center, and subsequently established his first design studio in Tokyo, the Ikko Tanaka Design Studio, in In September there was a retrsopective of his work at 21_21 Design Sight in Tokyo, curated by one of his closest collaborators Kazuko Koike.