Here’s something rather sugoi in terms of graphic design – Japanese firm d-barcode and its American counterpart Barcode Revolution, have taken the humble icon and made it a cheeky, quirky, clever form of illustration all on its own.
02 Dec 09 at 17:12
I can imagine all those folk that have barcode tattoos looking at these in dismay. Fantastic!
02 Dec 09 at 17:13
Oh, and for more barcode-related art, check out Scott Blake:
10 Dec 09 at 2:29
Thanks for showing an interest in my Barcode Art Phil.
I have been distorting barcodes for fun since 2001. Check out my series of barcode shapes that are compatible with scanning technology. http://www.barcodeart.com/distorted_barcodes.html