David Blecken
Dec 19, 2017

5 of the best pieces of work from Japan in 2017

Clarity of purpose, utility and entertainment set these campaigns apart

Yahoo Japan's initiative for blind voters was an important step towards improving the entire electoral process

In the simplest terms, our belief is that any creative work for brands should either be useful or entertaining. Preferably both. If it isn’t either, we urge the people behind it to seriously think twice before foisting it on the public.

Following are five examples of work that stood out from the past 12 months. Readers might disagree, and that’s fine. We have selected these pieces purely from the work we have covered, because...

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