On the picture above, you can see a group of aged Japanese businessmen proudly carrying a board with the new icons they chose to represent complex bidet functionalities.

The Japan Sanitary Equipment Industry Association met in order to standardize the icons used on complex bidets commonly used in Japan. This move is part of an ongoing effort to make Japan easier to understand for the foreigners who will be coming for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Mirko Humbert is the editor-in-chief and main author of Designer Daily and Typography Daily. He is also a graphic and web designer based in Fribourg, Switzerland, as well as the co-founder of We Jobshare.