Stylish new Experience Japan Pictograms are here to enhance your Japan travels and knowledge

Originally published on Sora News by Krista Rogers

Over 250 pictograms to support tourism in Japan from a visual design perspective are free to download to learn more about Japanese culture.

Nippon Design Center, in collaboration with Daikoku Design Institute, has released an ever-growing series of pictograms centered on diverse Japanese sightseeing, travel, and cultural experiences. These symbols were designed to provide visual support for tourists in Japan and to allow them to dig a little deeper into the stories behind common cultural artifacts. Even better, they’re perfectly free for anyone to download and use in personal projects.

Check out this small sampling of the currently available 250+ pictograms (which also include a few animated icons as well) that were crafted under the concepts of “universality” and “aesthetics.”

▼ Each pictogram captures the core essence of what it represents using simple, geometric shapes with accented curves.

The pictograms are separated into seven categories connected to

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