Scannable Obsession

Barcodes and QR codes permeate design as consumers accept digital culture

Implications - Consumers find barcodes or QR codes commonplace symbols and have come to celebrate their incorporation into all areas of culture and design. Recognizing the inane simplicity attached to the use of scan technology, consumers are coming to find the beauty in digital codes to make the continued assimilation of technology in everyday life more colorful.
SCORE: 3.7
Warm Top 6 Examples: 18,641 Total Clicks Jun 13 - Sep 14
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Barcode Cable Organizers - Duncan Shotton Offers a Creative Way to Declutter Your Office
SCORE: 5.7
Hot 2,809 Clicks Pub: Jul 8, 14
Barcode Cable Organizers
Duncan Shotton Offers a Creative Way to Declutter Your Office
To declutter your office, it takes a lot of patience and a little bit of help from creatives. Duncan Shotton has come up with a design that offers a fun and easy way to organize cables, and make a... [More]
Illustrated Barcode Designs - Spice Up Your Packaging with a Clever Barcode Design
SCORE: 3.8
Warm 6,929 Clicks Pub: Dec 21, 13
Illustrated Barcode Designs
Spice Up Your Packaging with a Clever Barcode Design
Illustrative designer Steve Simpson has created some spectacular barcode designs that liven up what is otherwise the most boring part of any packaging. Barcodes serve a strictly utilitarian purpose,... [More]
UPC Code Bracelets - Giorgio Bonaguro's Bar Code Bracelet Can be Individually Customized
SCORE: 3.6
Warm 930 Clicks Pub: Sep 16, 14
UPC Code Bracelets
Giorgio Bonaguro's Bar Code Bracelet Can be Individually Customized
This bar code bracelet by Italian designer Giorgio Bonaguro takes inspiration from the UPC codes that are found on the backs of products in the store. Just as each code is totally unique for each... [More]
Scannable QR Code Galleries - Deris Patent Set Up a Booth with Framed QR Code Art to Engage You
SCORE: 4.1
Warm 3,022 Clicks Pub: Jun 18, 13
Scannable QR Code Galleries
Deris Patent Set Up a Booth with Framed QR Code Art to Engage You
For the International Brand Conference, Deriş Patent’s booth was set up like a gallery that displayed QR code art. Varying sizes of the black and white codes were framed like pieces in a... [More]
Anti-Establishment Scanner Tattoos - Rage Against the Machine with Your Temporary Barcode Tattoo
SCORE: 2.6
Mild 3,809 Clicks Pub: Dec 29, 13
Anti-Establishment Scanner Tattoos
Rage Against the Machine with Your Temporary Barcode Tattoo
Your going to have a hard time convincing people you’re an individual when you’re seen sporting these temporary barcode tattoos. These temporary tattoos come 12 in a sheet and come in five... [More]
Organic Art Decor - These Barcode Pillows by Kate Banazi and Joanna Fowles Add Color to Clean Spaces
SCORE: 1.4
Untested 1,142 Clicks Pub: Sep 16, 14
Organic Art Decor
These Barcode Pillows by Kate Banazi and Joanna Fowles Add Color to Clean Spaces
Artist Kate Banazi and Joanna Fowles have created these barcode pillows in collaboration with Australian design brand Line On The Side. The handmade cushions are adorned with a series of tie-dyed... [More]