Numeral is a series of unique house numbers created by Andrew Southwood-Jones and Alexander Kashin of the Sydney-based studio daast design. The concrete collection is particularly strong (no pun intended). Made of cast concrete and an easy-to-mount steel backplating, the 3D house numbers show more personality than the flat metal counterparts one usually sees. Dramatically curved, the shapes have a whimsical, almost Dr. Seuss appeal. The natural material also promises to weather well over time, just like a well-designed and loved home.

Photography by Rodrick Bond

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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