in the neighborhood | barcode designs done well in japan
Taking the most mundane of modern symbols and turning them into creative, quirky, and even product-relevant images is what Japanese designers have done with SKU barcodes. Design Barcode provides licensing of their library of barcodes as well as custom designs. It’s great to see this valuable and boring piece of packaging real estate receive a fresh, creative facelift.
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