The Philosophy & Design Work of MUJI

October 26, 2012
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Corporate Program past event

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

12:00-12:30 pm Registration & reception
12:30-1:00 Luncheon
1:00-2:00 Lecture and Q&A

Corporate members are entitled to a designated number of free admissions to this event, based on their company’s current membership level. These reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event. Additional corporate registrants and Japan Society individual members at the Patron Circle level and above pay the discounted corporate member rate of $45 for lunch and lecture, $10 for lecture only. Nonmember admission: $65 for lunch and lecture, $15 lecture only. The academic and government admission rate is $30 for the luncheon and $10 for lecture only. When payment is required, prepayment must be made, or registration secured, with a credit card. All registrations and cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event. Substitutions are welcome.

Register online or send email to [email protected].

For information only, please contact the Corporate Program at 212-715-1208.

  • Friday, October 26, 2012
  • 12:00 pm