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Japan Tobacco's Clever and Strange Smoking Manners Signs

Posted by: leelefever on February 23, 2008- 4:00pm


Categories: communication, humor, japan, travel, visualthinking


Japan is surely one of the politest places you're likely to visit.  If you ask someone for directions, there is a good chance they will walk you there themselves. Behaving honorably is an important part of the culture and there is never a lack of signs, often cleverly illustrated, reminding the public of what is expected. One of the most interesting and clever examples I found is produced by Japan Tobacco. In smoking areas, on trains and near ashtrays, there are often signs related to smoking... Continue Reading