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A Designer in Japan — Advertising, Service Design, and Culture Shock?



Published on | Prototyping: From UX to Front End — Medium Maxy Lotherington Some snaps from my trip. I recently just returned to Melbourne after a wonderful two-and-a-bit weeks in Japan. Apart from the obvious fascination with shrines, ramen, and stationery, one of the most interesting things I noticed was the cultural differences in advertising, service design, and user experience. I’ve compiled a few (okay, a lot) of my observations below. The Good… Ordering food from a machine at a restaurant. Okay, I’m a massive sucker for automation and also food,