House numbers. Everyone needs them, and this finishing touch can make or break your design. After all, you don’t want to mar the clean lines of a modern house with any Victorian curlicues. You need more than the tired old offerings at your local big box store. Where can you find sleek, modern fonts for your house numbers? Check out our favorite sources for modern house numbers below.
Moderndwellnumbers offers two great fonts (modern and contemporary) that are perfect for a 1920s bungalow or sleek, post-modern entry. Finishes include nickel, bronze, black, and red. Prices start at $21.99 per number (which include off-set mounting hardware and a template). Custom options are also available upon request.
NumberMyHouse has eight great fonts ranging from skinny-mini Rama through classic Helvetica and early 20th century Deco. Use their fun preview tool to see what your address looks like in various fonts and colors (they’ll also quote you a price for each version you try). If you don’t see your favorite color listed as an option, you can spray paint their black letters any color you wish for a creative, custom finish that will really stand out. Prices start at just $12.99 per number.
MailboxWorks offers a selection of modern fonts and sizes ranging from petite three-inch numbers to oversized 10-inch ones. These house numbers come in a range of metallic finishes depending on the font selected. Prices begin at just $7.99 per number for the Ecco ceramic and glass tiles, a great look for both California ranches and Southwestern stucco.
ModernHouseNumbers offers high-quality house numbers in six different typefaces (we’re partial to Palm Springs and Santa Barbara). These numbers are available in brushed aluminum or powder-coated black and white finishes. Prices start at $21 per letter for the four-inch size. Best of all, ModernHouseNumbers also sells matching decals for mailboxes as well as curb stencils to help you finish your design in style.
Rejuvenation has a nice collection of modern house numbers—even ones in serif. These six-inch numbers come in black or brushed aluminum and feature an updated Art Deco look. The Serif house numbers retail for $69 each, though other fonts at Rejuvenation start at just $19 per number.