Setting the bar(code) high

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wertertereThe machine readable UPC-A optical barcode has been checking things out for over four decades now, and not a lot has changed since the ’70s.

But the envelope-pushers over in Japan have taken the ubiquitous lines and gaps to new heights by incorporating them into tiny vignettes on the back of consumer packages.

It’s too bad that monkying with the code is off limits in North America, because it’s another great way to turn heads and catch eyes.

more fun examples over at darkroastedblend.com

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One Response to “Setting the bar(code) high”

  1. rbo Says:

    great find!

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