You Can Use This Plastic Tape Measure Straight Out of the 3D-Printer

Maybe the most practical dream of a 3D-printing future is on-demand widgets. Missing Ikea pieces, just a button-press away. But what about instant tools, completely assembled and usable straight from the printer? That future's almost here. » 3/24/14 1:40pm 3/24/14 1:40pm

For Those Incapable of Drawing a Straight Line or a Circle, Help Is on…

Drawing a perfect circle is maybe the hardest thing one can do with a pen in hand. A straight line, while much easier to accomplish, is still a chore for some. With that in mind, designer Sunghoon Jung has dreamed up a concept for a tape measure that not only has a line guide in the middle of the tape, but also a… » 9/03/12 2:00pm 9/03/12 2:00pm

A Bit of Genius Design Perfects the Common Tape Measure

Anyone who's had to measure anything with a tape measure knows the annoyance of losing your grip because of that infuriatingly small hook. So why not make the hook bigger? Why did it take so long to think of this? » 10/25/10 9:00pm 10/25/10 9:00pm

The 80s Now Have One More Cassette Tape Measure To Be Proud Of

Only Gama-Go would be able to take a Cassette Tape and make it into a pun-based product that's both useful and compact. Plus, it's only $8. [Gama-Go] » 10/05/09 9:20pm 10/05/09 9:20pm

Measurement Gloves Give Construction Jobs the Finger

There's never a ruler around when you need one, but these measurement gloves can conceivably clip to your jacket to always have on the job (you know, like mittens). » 1/27/09 10:20am 1/27/09 10:20am

eTape Measuring Tape Features iPod Design, LED Screen

The old-fashioned tape measure is getting a 21st century upgrade with, what else, an iPod inspired design—but the LED screen is the feature worth getting excited about. » 1/13/09 6:00pm 1/13/09 6:00pm