Barcode fun and esoterism
Recently Christophe showed me this article (in German). It explains why certain products, especially in the wholefood business, either have a thin line crossing out the bars or a infinity symbol (a rotated 8) printed underneath the barcode. It all has to do with the myth that the barcode contains the evil number 666 and thus the food could be contaminated by the negative vibes… or something.
That reminded me off a bunch of fun, clever, non-standard barcode designs I’ve collected in the last years. Here’s a best-of (may take a while to load):