Emptiness is the path to creativity, explains MUJI's design philosopher
Alex Singh

For the past decade, MUJI's preeminent art director Kenya Hara has been traveling the world to spread his philosophy of emptiness. At a time when we're bombarded by the 24/7 news cycle, back-to-back appointments, and the ceaseless stream of beeps and vibrations from the phones in our pockets, Hara's message on the virtue of utter blankness has never been more appealing.