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Oxfam Press release

Oxfam launches innovative app revealing human stories behind donated items Ever wished an object could tell its story? That’s the idea behind Oxfam’s unique pilot scheme, Oxfam Shelflife, launching on 27 February in 10 Oxfam shops across Manchester. The Oxfam … Continue reading

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Oxfam Curiosity Shop

We are very pleased to announce our latest partnership with Oxfam for their Curiosity Shop in Selfridges, London. The Curiosity Shop opens tomorrow (1st April to the 10th of April) and here you will find a host of fantastic fashion … Continue reading

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Tales of Things at the Museum

We are delighted to announce a collaboration with the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. The project will launch on the 9th of April 2011 as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival. As part of the Science Festival celebrations, … Continue reading

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Tales from a bus stop

Today sees the launch of our latest collaboration, this time with a Norwegian transport company, Kolumbus. tales of things has been utilising  Kolumbus’ already existing QR codes to allow passengers to leave stories for one another. When a passenger visits … Continue reading

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Estate Agents use TOTeM QR Tags

An estate agent in Didsbury, Manchester is using tales of things to creatively market its properties. Gascgoigne Halman has placed QR codes/barcodes on its properties to allow buyers to see inside the property without actually having to set foot in … Continue reading

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Tales of the City

Shoreditch High Street has now been tagged with QR codes as part of the London Festival of Architecture. Be sure to make your way down to develop a personal history tour of the street. We are looking for stories about … Continue reading

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Tales of Things at LFA

              We will be taking part in this year’s London Festival of Architecture 19 June to 4 July 2010, so if you are in the Shoreditch area be sure to pop down and see … Continue reading

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Hamer Dodds exhibition using QR codes

Inordinate Fondness Hamer Dodds and Richard Bracken’s exhibition opens today (7 June until 25 June 2010) at Wolfson College, Univeristy of Oxford. Dodds will be linking to the talesofthings website using QR codes alongside some of his pieces, will post … Continue reading

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RememberMe press

Our project in the Oxfam shop has found its way into a great article on Wired and also in BBC Manchester. Listen out for a feature on Radio 5 Live tomorrow with the Gaby Logan show 12-2pm.

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TOTeM Showcases iPhone RFID and Bluetooth AudioBoos at Future Everything

At the Oxford Road branch of Oxfam in Manchester, TOTeM (Tales of Things and Electronic Memory) Art Project: RememberMe, are attaching stories to the things that people leave behind, and allow new owners to access them. Using scanners, delegates of … Continue reading

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