Fast Company's Diana Budds takes a look at acclaimed Japan-based mega retailer Muji's recent collaboration with celebrated designers Konstantin Grcic, Jasper Morrison, and Naoto Fukasawa.
For Tokyo Design Week, the company invited the trio to explore minimal living through three distinctly designed huts. Each of the three huts hold true to Muji's philosophy of "just enough" design, maintaining elegance, simplicity, and modesty.
Morrison's cork-clad structure features zones for cooking, eating, sleeping, and washing up—ideal for a short trip to the countryside. He comments that while the dream of a remote weekend retreat is typically mired in the frustrations of building a house from the ground up, buying a prefab like you would a product can streamline the process.