design
Draw a Straight Line or a Famous City Skyline With These Rulers

A ruler is traditionally a straightforward thing, but that doesn't mean it has to be boring. These pretty pieces from Monkey Business give you a measuring edge when you need it, and a city skyline stencil when you're feeling playful. Read More >>

design
The Gradient Markings on This Ruler Are Visible on Light or Dark Paper

Here's a simple but rather clever design improvement for clear plastic rulers that most of us would have probably welcomed back in grade school. Nendo's new Contrast Ruler features metric markings that fade from black to white, so no matter what colour of surface you're working on and shows through, you can always easily discern the tick marks. Read More >>

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An App-Connected Laser Tape Measure Will Never Mistake Inches For Feet

Sure, that laser rangefinder made short work of measuring every dimension in that room you plan to renovate. It's just too bad you jotted all those measurements down on the back of an old receipt that promptly went missing. That's why Bosch has given its new GLM 100 C laser rangefinder Bluetooth capabilities and an accompanying app so every last measurement is accurately documented. Read More >>

design
Slash Through the Zombie Hordes 12 Inches At a Time With This Machete Ruler

It's almost time for kids to start getting their back-to-school gear in order, and even though this fantastic laser-engraved wooden machete ruler will most certainly be instantly confiscated by a teacher, you still need to send your children to school prepared for anything. Read More >>

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