numbermyhouse

Update: FYI, a reader has emailed in saying this company is not returning calls or emails, and that no product has been received after ordering numbers in January. -katie (04/03/13). If your house facade needs new numbers, be sure to check out these options from Canadian company numbermyhouse. Best of all, no drilling is required, as they have a super strong peel-and-stick adhesive backing. If you happen to have rockwork or ...Read more

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Price: $18.00
Available from: numbermyhouse

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2013 365 Fonts Page-a-Day Calendar

It's that time again; calendars for 2013 are popping up. This one features 365 different fonts so you can have typographic inspiration at your fingertips each and every day. It appears that a little info and more examples are on the back of each page, so you can increase your knowledge as well. ...Read more

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Price: $25.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Stockholm Sideboard

Few things manage to hit just the right note of elegant simplicity, but the Stockholm Sideboard by Mario Ruiz for Punt is perfectly pitched. Quality materials, fine detailing, and the absence of drawer pulls creates a minimal luxe look, while the elevated sides add an extra shelving space that will keep books and artifacts* safely placed. Something like this is surely customizable, yes? Of course. Choose between pale rose or ...Read more

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Price: £2,454.00
Available from: Utility Design

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Bicycle by Ugo Gattoni

Bicycle is a intricate and detailed drawing from artist Ugo Gattoni. The 8x13" book is unassuming at first, but unfolding its ten panels reveals a London bicycle race featuring elite athletes, cycle couriers, commuters, bankers, delivery boys, mums with kids, youths on stolen mountain bikes, fashionistas, hipsters, a giant pig, and much, much more. Bicycle is both a book and frameable print. To really appreciate the dedication and talents of ...Read more

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Price: $24.95
Available from: Nobrow

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Veil Trash Can

Perhaps you don't mind looking at messy plastic bags, but then maybe you're a slob. If so, wise up to elegant trash cans like this one. It has an interior and exterior shell which allows for the plastic bag to be completely covered, permitting a clean silhouette. You'll have to high five yourself each time you put in a fresh bag because it's so simple and clever. Simply hook the ...Read more

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Price: $40.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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BrickBox

This might look vaguely IKEA-ish, but rest assured its origins are in Spain rather than Sweden. Modular boxes are stacked to create a versatile and very portable storage solution. The boxes are deep enough for vinyl records or cable boxes and may be disassembled for shipment. Do make note that you'll need both the large and small modules to create a finished edge as shown above. BrickBox is designed by ...Read more

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Price: $47.00 - 55.00 per box
Available from: ModMobili

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Portable Body Scale

If you hadn't seen the title, would you have guessed what this was? At first glance, it sort of looks like a new tablet device, or very huge smart phone. Or a pice of plastic that reads your weight by scanning your irises. All those exciting things are unfortunately incorrect, as it is a portable body scale. However, if you're a tad fanatical about losing some of those pounds, you ...Read more

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Price: $29.99
Available from: ThinkGeek

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Table-top Paper holder with Cutter

If you've ever used large paper rolls, either for your own art/design use or because you are around kids, you know that they can be a little annoying to use. This tabletop wooden paper cutter holds the roll in place and allows for a neat, straight tear, making everyone's life just a little easier. There's also the IKEA MÅLA Tabletop paper holder option for $6.99, and, of course, more ...Read more

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Price: $18.00
Available from: imaginechildhood.com

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Pilot Lamp

Just the word 'sconce' brings to mind older, more traditional interiors, but this lamp from Misewell definitely belongs to the more modern day home. With a mid-sized proportion, the lamp is a great choice for bedside or hallway, or even paired up on either side of a large mirror. 18 x 10" 8 lbs Shade: powder coated aluminum, hand spun in Wisconsin. Base/Neck: solid maple, handmade in Milwaukee Braided cord. Assembled in ...Read more

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Price: $240.00
Available from: Misewell

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HiddenRadio

Maybe you saw this on Kickstarter a while back? Well, it's now available for pre-order. The HiddenRadio is a wireless speaker and FM radio. Lift the cap to turn it on; the more you lift, the louder it gets. Pay $149.95 now, or $189.95 if you wait until after September 30th. More specs below. -Less than a pound -15hrs of solid sound -Charges via micro USB from your computer or USB ...Read more

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Price: $149.95
Available from: HIDDEN

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Stack-a-doodle Crayons

Lego-ish crayons? Of course! Why, that might just be the perfect prescription for getting those creative juices flowing again. Get a few packs and distribute around the office accordingly. Need I remark that these would be equally amusing to children? Maybe get a dozen packs instead, that way you're prepared for any age group and all situations. Includes 13 stackable crayons. ...Read more

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Price: $7.49
Available from: Perpetual Kid

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Lines Notebooks

Similar to the Eco A5 Notebook, the outer cover of these notebooks show the line layout on the interior pages. Make one into a calendar/planner or use as a notebook to keep ideas and thoughts at your fingertips for easy reference. Inside pages are lined in red. Choose from Square, 7Spaces, and Half Lines. (Diagonal, not shown, is out of stock.) 80 pages. 4.85 x 7.2" (123X182 mm). Heavy Chipboard Cover. Each ...Read more

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Price: $9.00
Available from: Poketo

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Friday Links

Curiosity's First Track Marks on Mars And you thought you were industrious. Chinese Man Makes His Own Prosthetic Arms Out of Scrap Metal The sound of a dying star How Many Apples Does it Take to Power a Lamp? also: Photographer Caleb Charland Wires Apple Trees, Fruit Baskets and Stacked Coins to Create Alternative Batteries Normalize your photos What if everyone jumped at once? i like this art Want: Gravity ...Read more

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Score Storage

This Score Storage by Debra Folz integrates a textile to soften up the hard edges of case goods. The interchangeable 100% wool panels are magnetically attached to the outside, so they're easy to switch out when you want a color change. Combine several colors if you're feeling particularly brave or stick to a nice monochrome palette; either way, it will be nice to mix things up with a quick color change. ...Read more

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Price: $2,200.00 and up
Available from: Debra Folz

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United States Chalkboard Map

Oh, the various situations where this map would be useful. One: to test your guest's knowledge of states (Where is Arkansas!) and then get depressed at how little they know. Two: to mark the states you should never ever visit due to their political atmosphere. Three: to plan your escape should your family encounter imminent danger, though that would be foolish considering interstate highways aren't drawn in. Four: to practice ...Read more

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Price: $168.00
Available from: Terrain

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