A rather well designed sign to designate a smoking area in Tokyo.
Took me a while to realise that this sign read Kirin Beer !
The sight of dying villages is always a depressing one, and Japan is no exception.
Sign from another age : Laser Disc Karaoke from Pioneer !
Sticker found on a barrel next to a French restaurant in Iidabashi.
Enough already with AKB48 !
Advertising for the Tohoku Shinkansen Hayabusa service. According to JR, on March 5 2011, the new Hayabusa Series E5 Shinkansen trains began service on the Tohoku Shinkansen Line between Tokyo and Shin-Aomori. The Series E5 Shinkansen lead car features a unique extended-nose design, and the train exterior proudly boasts the JR East green and white ...
Fancy posters to promote tourism in Tohoku.
I wonder what this painting is supposed to depict… the threatening waves of a tsunanmi ?
Warning sign in Enoshima.
An embarrassing T-Shirt to wear if you ask me !
@ Roppongi (六本木) station in Tokyo. The difficult part was to take a photo without a babe in the background ;-) And yes, still playing with my Lightroom filters.
Or Bangaluru as the local says ! Just got back from 3 days in Bangalore and 5 days in Singapore with 973 photos to sort, tag and publish. Here is one of the very first one I shot in Bangalore on my way to the hotel at night… Stay tuned for more !
Sign promoting electricity saving in Tokyo’s underground.
Sign at the hotel (Princess Sofia) where our 3GPP RAN2 meeting is located : Dear Guest, please remember to watch your belongings at all time. Yes, Barcelona is full of thieves, so beware !
Reads that if an earthquake of magnitude 5 and above occurs, do not operate the parking machine. In other words, if an earthquake of magnitude 5 and above occurs in Shinjuku, I am really stuck at home.
Gundam Café in Akihabara. Did not have a chance to try (I refuse to queue for food) so only took a photo of the sign ! Well, you can always check their Official Website :p
Nice restaurant near our hotel in Dublin.
Poor design for the quality label logo in China, at least from European viewpoint: difficult not to be reminded of the Schutzstaffel SS.
A Spring Studio in Kagurazaka, Tokyo :D
Strolling around Isetan in Shinjuku I stumbled accross this rather odd sign: Burrari, which looks like a Ferrari logo but with a pig instead of a horse.