A barcode is a machine-readable representation of information. Originally, barcodes stored data in the widths and spacings of printed parallel lines, but today they also come in patterns.

I have been a fan for a good odd 22 years.

Story by Tania , Australia

I am so proud to finally find someone else who is as madly in love with barcodes as I am. I have been a fan of the sleek slender design of the barcode for a good odd 22 years now. My 20 year old son has also recently started to enjoy the magic that is…

Pop art

Story by Carlo Andrea Pattacini , Italy

To me, the barcode is a very well designed “object” and above all is so useful for everyday life. I am so in love with barcodes that I started cutting them from actual products in order to set up a collection and/or some work of art: it’s pop art at the bare bones!!!

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