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Shinagawa

Mapping the Journey

Tokyo : ticket layout
The journey from Shinagawa to Kansai Airport includes Shinkansen and local trains- with the serving staff laying out the tickets to explain each leg of …



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17 Nov 2010

In: Cultural Norms
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Human Flows Redirected

17 May 2010

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Contactless Confusion

30 Dec 2008

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A feature of contactless cards is the ability to authenticate (pass through ticket barriers/make payments/…) without removing the card from the wallet or purse. Except that …
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Mental Undo

09 Dec 2008

In: Today's Office
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Managed to total the Prius today which is I guess, to be expected when you do a hand break turn in heavy snow. Should have …
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Delivery Infrastructure

24 Aug 2008

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Clip outside this Shinagawa hotel room supporting the delivery of up to two newspapers.
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Newspaper Display Norms

03 May 2008

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The extreme battle for space on this Shinagawa station convenience store dictates that newspapers are either folded and stacked vertically or, in the case of …
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Counter Wayfinding

26 Apr 2008

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Spend more than a few years in Japan, most likely you’ll have enjoyed numerous visits to the immigration building – a short drab bus ride …
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Accidents Happen

16 Mar 2008

In: Today's Office
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There’s always a slight frisson from spending a night in a hotel in your home city. Arrive at reception with no luggage aside from a …
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