Rolu by Chiaki Murata Looks Like a Displaced Roll of Toilet Paper

 - Nov 16, 2012
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The Rolu by Chiaki Murata of hers, a studio based in Osaka, Japan, looks like a toilet paper roll that has been displaced from its rightful place in the washroom. In a way, this minimalist design acts like a roll of toilet paper. Except it occupies offices and kitchens rather than washrooms. It is a unique piece of stationery that allows people to take notes on the go without wasting unnecessary amounts of paper.

Designed for Metaphys, the Rolu by Chiaki Murata is comprised of a roll of paper that has been perforated at increments of 10 centimeters each. The simple holder boasts a bar that allows people to tear pieces off easily. It is great for jotting down directions, grocery lists and more.