June 11, 2010MCM Home Improvement: Playing By The Numbers
By Sablemable aka Jan
Remember the ugly “updated” house numbers on my ’55 ranch? Just in case you’ve forgotten, take a look.
Yes, ugly updated house numbers that have no character at all. Poor house! It wasn’t meant to go 21st century! I need to revive the ol’ girl and return her to 20th century mod!
At www.mahvelousmailboxes.com, they offer cursive style numbers that are MCMC (for Mid-Century Modern Correct). These come in different sizes and finishes.
Another site is www.customhousenumbers.com, where you can enter your house numbers/street (click on FONTS menu) to see what they’ll look like in the different font styles. Even better,Custom House Numbers offer Neutraface numbers, named for Richard Neutra who specified specific fonts, metals and finishes for his architecture. Depending upon your choice of metals and finishes, Neutraface numbers can be expensive. You can enter your house numbers to see what they’ll look like and you can price them as well.
I am really liking the Neutraface in the satin finish. What do you think, readers?