The winning design shows the Swiss cross and the Japanese flag linked by an arch. Together with the number 150 this forms the logo to mark the 150th anniversary in 2014 of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Japan. The design by Ticino graphic designer Francesca Porro was chosen as the official anniversary logo. In all, 231 entries were received, 136 from Japan and 96 from Switzerland. The competition was open to all persons resident in Switzerland and Japan with Swiss or Japanese nationality (regardless of their place of residence). Entries were received from 1 October to 30 November 2012.
The Embassy of Switzerland in Japan
The Embassy of Japan in Switzerland (DE)
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