What is so special about barcodes? Nothing really. They've always been there, and they're an essential part of packaging and paying for our goods. But recently, there's been an interesting movement by some small companies to change the design of the traditional barcode! Instead of the boring rectangular code that we're used to, these artistic barcodes are quite beautiful and adds to the overall packaging aesthetic.
According to Yahoo Finance, smaller companies are utilizing "vanity barcodes" to put their own personal stamp on their packaging. The movement has even spawned businesses that specialize in creating these vanity barcodes, such as Design Barcodes Inc, and Vanity Barcodes LLC.
While there are certain limitations to making barcodes, …Read more >
Are you looking to redecorate your home? Perhaps surround yourself with your colorstrology color? If so, check out these wonderful homes from Elle Decor! These modern and historically relevant homes follow the Pantone color palette to create unique and vibrant interiors. Are you inspired by the color palette of comics and art? See how it translates to real life in 3-D!
Check out this amazing gallery to see the breakdown of color within real homes.
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Do you love colors and follow colorstrology? Or perhaps you identify with certain colors that have a soothing effect on you. If that's the case, you're truly going to love...the Pantone Hotel! Yes! There is a hotel designed by Pantone Inc. themselves! Located in Brussels, Belgium, every facet of this "color hotel" is designed to saturate your senses with a unique color palette or "distinctive hue" with your colors in mind!
It's a luxury boutique hotel with all modern amenities with focus on color. The rooms will follow a specific color scheme like the one on the right to accommodate the mood and the needs of the guest.
Impeccably designed by Michel Penneman and Oliver Hannaert, The PANTONE HOTELTM, Brussels showcases the color of emotion wit…
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For those who check their horoscopes on a daily basis, colorstrology may be a fun way to figure out what else influences your mood and personality aside from the stars. Pantone and a noted astrologer patented "colorstrology" with 366 different colors based on your birth month and date. Each day has a different color, and therefore a different meaning.
Each date has personality traits and a blurb about what that color will do for you and what it means to have been born on that day. Check out Colorstrology for a fun pick-me-up; who doesn't love finding out more about their personality?
I'm Forever Blue; what are you?05:59, May 6, 2011 (UTC) Read more >