Face-O-Mat is the portrait machine of the future

Say goodbye to the traditional photo booth and hello to Face-o-mat, an interactive ‘machine’ that has so far produced more than 700 portraits of smiling people. Created by Tobias Gutmann, the Face-o-mat is unlike any other photo booth because behind the cutout camera is the illustrator, Mr. Gutmann himself, turning your smile into a quirky one-of-a-kind art print.

Since its inception, the ‘social portrait-booth’ has traveled over 40,000 kilometers, from Stockholm to Milan, Dar es Salaam to Tokyo. The Face-o-mat comes with paper, pens and ink fixed inside, and, as you can see, is delivering smiles all across the globe. What a neat concept!

Faceomat print
Faceomat print
Faceomat print

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Rachel Oakley is an Aussie writer based in NYC with an obsession for the creepy, cool and quirky side of life. Some of her main passions include philosophy, art, travel, and sarcasm.