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Full Color Coverage
(410) 224-0992
2029B West St
Annapolis, MD
 
Full Color Coverage
(410) 224-0992
Annapolis, MD
 
About You Tattoo
(410) 956-1309
3357 Hazelwood Rd.
Edgewater, MD
 
Vodou Tattoos Inc
(410) 553-9989
107 Mountain Rd Ste P
Pasadena, MD
 
Shepke Studios
(410) 439-8335
2710 Mountain Rd Ste 4
Pasadena, MD
 
Full Color Coverage
(410) 224-0992
2029b West St
Annapolis, MD
 
Tattoo Gardens
(410) 956-0759
75 Mayo Rd A
Edgewater, MD
 
Tattoo Gardens
(410) 956-0759
75 Mayo Rd A
Edgewater, MD
 
Vodou Tattoos Inc
(410) 553-9989
107 Mountain Rd Ste P
Pasadena, MD
 
Altered Image
(410) 360-3369
8521 Fort Smallwood Rd
Pasadena, MD
 

Barcode tattoos

Barcode Tattoos - A barcode is a system of inventory control and price checking that operates by using an optical scanner to read a series of vertical lines on a product. The system was invented and first used in the 1950's and was designed as a way to increase industrial efficiency and worker productivity. Within a very short period of time the use of barcodes became nearly ubiquitous - they were everywhere and on nearly everything. Every time you through the line up in a grocery store or go shopping in the mall, chances are your purchases were rung up by reading the bar codes on the product or the price-tag.

The use of the barcode as a tattoo design is meant to be ironical, a warning that if we are not careful as a culture, we are all in danger of becoming products ourselves. A barcode tattoo is also a protest against a culture where it seems that everyone wears the same clothes, listens to the same music and uses the same products. A barcode tattoo is a statement against a culture of commodities and a celebration of diversity and the uniqueness of the individual.

Barcode images

Barcode Inspiration Gallery - Click here to get inspired! Lots of punk music enthusiasts embraced the barcode tattoo, as well as the symbol for anarchy .

Recently, researchers have placed tiny barcodes on individual bees to track the insects' mating habits.

Get inspired by some really amazing barcode images and photos in our Barcode Inspiration Gallery

Different barcode tattoo ideas

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