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The name Muji is derived from the first part of ''Mujirushi Ryōhin'', translated as ''No Brand Quality Goods'' on Muji's European website.<ref name=":0">[http://www.muji.eu/pages/about.asp? MUJI Online - ABOUT MUJI], retrieved on 2009-10-02.</ref>
 
The name Muji is derived from the first part of ''Mujirushi Ryōhin'', translated as ''No Brand Quality Goods'' on Muji's European website.<ref name=":0">[http://www.muji.eu/pages/about.asp? MUJI Online - ABOUT MUJI], retrieved on 2009-10-02.</ref>
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==Products==
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Stationery items sold by Muji includes: pens (ballpoint, gel ink, fountain pens, multifunction, coloured), pencils (wooden, coloured, mechanical pencils and leads), highlighters, notebooks, pen cases, organizers, folders, binders, desk accessories (staples, erasers, correction tapes and pens, pencil sharpeners, scissors), etc.
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===Mechanical pencils===
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According to the company's policy, mechanical pencils are marketed without a logo, and are identified by generic names that are a simple description of the pencil itself.
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
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! Model !! Available Sizes !! Additional Features/Informations !! Picture !! Notes
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| ABS Resin (write to last 1mm) || 0.5mm || Double clutch maximizes lead usage (until the last 1mm); metal clip || Testo della cella || Design resembles the Lamy Scribble
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| ABS (write to last 1mm) || 0.5mm || Double clutch maximizes lead usage (until the last 1mm); rubber grip; metal clip || Testo della cella ||
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| Acrylic || 0.5mm || Thick comfortable rubber grip with air layer; retractable conical sleeve; spring loaded clip || Testo della cella || Very similar to the Zebra Airfit
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| Aluminum Hexagonal || 0.5mm || Aluminum body and clip || Testo della cella ||
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| Aluminum Pocket || 0.5mm || Compact, capped aluminum pencil || Testo della cella || Very similar to the Ohto Tasche
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| [[Muji Fine Tip Mechanical Pencil|Fine Tip]] || 0.5mm || Very small (0.5x9cm) aluminum pencil with clip; no eraser || Testo della cella ||
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| Hexagonal Wooden (natural) || 0.5mm || Natural wood body; metal clip || Testo della cella ||
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| Low Center of Gravity (white) || 0.3mm<br />0.5mm || Knurled metal grip area; plastic body; metal clip; hardness indicator on the button || Testo della cella || Very similar to the Pentel Graph Gear 500
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| Low Center of Gravity Shaker (clear) || 0.5mm || Shaker pencil || Testo della cella || Very similar to the Zebra Tect 2way
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| Polycarbonate (white) || 0.5mm || Rotating lead mechanism to maintain a pointed tip || Testo della cella || Same revolving mechanism of the [[Uni Kuru Toga]]
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| Rubber Grip Polycarbonate || 0.5mm || Rubber grip || Testo della cella ||
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| Spring Type Clipped || 0.5mm || Rubber grip; retractable conical sleeve; spring loaded clip || Testo della cella ||
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| Wooden Hexagonal (black) || 0.5mm || Black painted wooden body; no clip || Testo della cella ||
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| Wooden Hexagonal (slim) || 0.5mm || Natural wood slim body; metal clip || Testo della cella ||
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== Notes and references ==
 
== Notes and references ==

Revision as of 03:13, 16 January 2020

Muji
MUJI logo
Founded: 1979
Founder:
Headquarters: Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Key People:
Products: Writing instruments
Website: http://muji.net


Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd.(株式会社良品計画 | Kabushiki-gaisha Ryōhin Keikaku), or Muji (無印良品 | Mujirushi Ryōhin) is a Japanese retail company which sells a wide variety of household and consumer goods.

Muji is distinguished by its design minimalism, emphasis on recycling, avoidance of waste in production and packaging, and no-logo or "no-brand" policy.

The name Muji is derived from the first part of Mujirushi Ryōhin, translated as No Brand Quality Goods on Muji's European website.[1]

Products

Stationery items sold by Muji includes: pens (ballpoint, gel ink, fountain pens, multifunction, coloured), pencils (wooden, coloured, mechanical pencils and leads), highlighters, notebooks, pen cases, organizers, folders, binders, desk accessories (staples, erasers, correction tapes and pens, pencil sharpeners, scissors), etc.

Mechanical pencils

According to the company's policy, mechanical pencils are marketed without a logo, and are identified by generic names that are a simple description of the pencil itself.

Model Available Sizes Additional Features/Informations Picture Notes
ABS Resin (write to last 1mm) 0.5mm Double clutch maximizes lead usage (until the last 1mm); metal clip Testo della cella Design resembles the Lamy Scribble
ABS (write to last 1mm) 0.5mm Double clutch maximizes lead usage (until the last 1mm); rubber grip; metal clip Testo della cella
Acrylic 0.5mm Thick comfortable rubber grip with air layer; retractable conical sleeve; spring loaded clip Testo della cella Very similar to the Zebra Airfit
Aluminum Hexagonal 0.5mm Aluminum body and clip Testo della cella
Aluminum Pocket 0.5mm Compact, capped aluminum pencil Testo della cella Very similar to the Ohto Tasche
Fine Tip 0.5mm Very small (0.5x9cm) aluminum pencil with clip; no eraser Testo della cella
Hexagonal Wooden (natural) 0.5mm Natural wood body; metal clip Testo della cella
Low Center of Gravity (white) 0.3mm
0.5mm
Knurled metal grip area; plastic body; metal clip; hardness indicator on the button Testo della cella Very similar to the Pentel Graph Gear 500
Low Center of Gravity Shaker (clear) 0.5mm Shaker pencil Testo della cella Very similar to the Zebra Tect 2way
Polycarbonate (white) 0.5mm Rotating lead mechanism to maintain a pointed tip Testo della cella Same revolving mechanism of the Uni Kuru Toga
Rubber Grip Polycarbonate 0.5mm Rubber grip Testo della cella
Spring Type Clipped 0.5mm Rubber grip; retractable conical sleeve; spring loaded clip Testo della cella
Wooden Hexagonal (black) 0.5mm Black painted wooden body; no clip Testo della cella
Wooden Hexagonal (slim) 0.5mm Natural wood slim body; metal clip Testo della cella

Notes and references

  1. MUJI Online - ABOUT MUJI, retrieved on 2009-10-02.