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Barcodes grace almost every product we sell. Concidering how much package real estate they command, why shouldn't they be more fun?
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Having fun with Barcodes (UPC codes)
 
Barcodes grace almost every product we sell. Considering how much package real estate they command, why shouldn't they be more fun?
 
Tips
 
•  Colours* can be changed but requires good contrast for scanning readability. 
 
•  The number string is only there to help a human reader interpret the barcode; change the god damn font!
 
•  Space should be left at either end so the scanner can recognise the beginning and end of the code.
 
•  There should be a healthy sized horizontal strip of uninterrupted code from the first to the last bar.
 
•  Test it! Print it out and check it using a barcode reader app on your smart phone or at the local supermarket.
 
*update - Here's a great tutorial link explaining the science behind the use of colour.
Castle Barcode - for child's puzzle
The GPO, Dublin
The Four Courts - Dublin
For book jacket - Good Red Herring
From a few years ago; this was my first attempt at livening up the humbel barcode. From Mic's Chilli Inferno range
Mic's Chilli - Hot Wings Sauce
Mic's Chilli BBQ Sauce
Mic's Chilli BBQ Sauce
Mic's Chilli Sweet Chilli Sauce
Mic's Chilli Sweet Chilli Sauce
Smorgasboard the board game for foodies
Smorgasboard
Snappy Flossers
Snappy Flossers
Chilly Moo frozen yogurt
One that didn't go to print (too big:)
Chilly Moo frozen yogurt
Whitebeam album (CD)
Whitebeam album (CD)
1+2+3+4+1+2+3+4+1+2+ 
4/4 time barcode Tee
From WIP Voodoo Pets
From WIP Voodoo Pets
for El Mariachi Mexican Wine label 
wine label option
'Cow in a Can' fun personal project - from 'Cows are REALLY Meaty!'
 
 
 
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