Classic Fonts

Tirelessly researched and tested.

The Americana

An American classic through and through. Appropriately named, Americana was designed by Richard Isbell for American Type Founders in 1966 in honor of the then upcoming U.S. Bicentennial. Reminiscent of a popular font used for transom house numbers in the early 20th century, The Americana is highly versatile and goes beautifully on a range of home styles.

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The Baltimore

Originally developed as the official font of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in 1903, we think this font works beautifully on homes of that era. Hand painted, it embodies all the warmth and charm of old world craftsmanship and is an excellent addition to any traditional home.

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The Grant

Similar to one of the most popular house number fonts in the early 1900′s, The Grant is timeless and graceful and works well on all home types. It’s clean lines also make it an excellent transitional font that has a nod to history and an eye on the future.

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The Delancey

For those looking to replace the numbers that may have originally been in their home, The Delancey is based on the transom windows of American tenement and the sign painter’s roman. Designed by Hoefler & Co. and a delight to look at and modest in its roots, the Delancey preserves a vital part of the American streetscape.

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Engravers

Engravers is a typeface based on styles of engraved lettering that were popular at the end of the nineteenth century in America and abroad. Bringing turn of the century elegance to your doorway, Engravers complements a variety of architectural styles.

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The Palmer

The first House Number Lab signature font, The Palmer, was developed for us exclusively by one of the world’s greatest lettering artists – Ged Palmer. Enjoy the sophisticated lines and graceful movement between the various letter forms. The Palmer goes exceptionally well on homes where an air of elegance and class are desired.

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The C St.

The C Street has the flair and sophistication to match that of your home. The only script font in our lineup it is timeless in it’s shape and design. You’ll enjoy this number for years to come. 

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The Park Ave.

Inspired by the revered street in New York, the Park Ave is elegant and beautiful. It pairs well with many traditional architectural styles including Victorian, Georgian and Federal.

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The Antique

Elegant and ornamental, The Antique is one of our premium Old World styles that is suitable for homes in the late 1800s to early 1900s or homeowners desiring a more ornamental look. Great for Victorian homes such as Queen Annes and Romanesque Revivals. Available with two great shade options.

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The Imprint

An elegant and strong font, the Imprint utilizes negative space which adds to it’s dimensionality without adding a shadow. This number is versatile and will look wonderful on a variety of architectural styles. Note, The Imprint does not have a shadow option due to the negative space in the number. 

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The Ambassador

An authentic 1930′s style art deco typeface, The Ambassador is beautifully sculpted and a great way to address your home.

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The Reserve

With generous curves and a stately stature, The Reserve complements many home and building styles built between 1880-1930. Consider the drop Right shade with this bold style as it looks especially beautiful. 

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Helvetica

The most recognized modern font in the world, Helvetica works in so many applications and house numbers is yet another. We’ve seen it used in so many architectural styles where it fits right in, even if it’s not a mid-century modern home (see one of the photos to the left for an example). If you want clean and classic and something that may complement your new build, refurbish or your flair for modern hardware, Helvetica is your font. 

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