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Muji’s Cult-Favorite Gel Pens Just Got Better


June 19, 2019 Home By

Muji, the Japanese mega-retailer that’s begun establishing its presence in the States, may not yet be a household name outside its home country, but the company has been embraced by at least one segment of the American population: creatives.

Muji’s uber-cheap, translucent gel ink pens have long been prized by designers, engineers and other vocations that still require hand drawing. Why? They’re smooth, don’t bleed too much, come in a huge variety of colors and start at $1. Recently, a new, retractable tip model emerged: the Smooth Writing Gel Ink Pen. The refillable push-button pen comes with a .50mm tip and greater color variety. They can be yours for $1.49.

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Will Price is Gear Patrol's home and drinks editor. He's from Atlanta and lives in Brooklyn. He's interested in bourbon, houseplants, cheap Japanese pens, and cast-iron skillets — maybe a little too much.

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