Spiekermann House Numbers

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News | Stephen Coles | November 20, 2006

I just returned from Berlin where we met with all the regional FontShops and the founder himself, Erik Spiekermann. The first item of business: Erik showed off his latest project for modern furnishing supplier Design Within Reach. The Spiekermann House Numbers are available in four distinct styles — Contemporary (based on FF Meta®), Tech, Classic (from the Century tradition), and Industrial (a stencil) — each come in various materials and colors. Erik oversaw the complete design and manufacturing process, all the way down to the installation guides, so not only will you have the slickest address on the block, but you can be sure these pretty little pieces of hardware are easy to apply.

Read more in DWR’s latest newsletter and interview with Spiekermann.

Contemporary House Numbers by Erik SpiekermannIndustrial House Numbers by Erik Spiekermann
Tech House Numbers by Erik SpiekermannClassic House Numbers by Erik Spiekermann

Spiekermann House Number Installation


  1. Very cool. One suggestion: these would look even better with flat-head, stainless-steel, hex screws (that would also make the numbers less easy to steal).

    Posted by Mark Eastman on Nov. 30, 2006
  2. Are Design Within Reach the only suppliers of this product?

    Is there another company who will deliver to Wales within the UK?

    Posted by Graham Sanders on Apr. 17, 2007
  3. that stencil 5 would make a killer coffee table..

    Posted by popski on May. 16, 2008
  4. Where can you buy the stencil door numbers from? DWR don’t stock them any more.

    Posted by Nadine on Feb. 3, 2011
  5. They’re still sold in the Bauhaus Shop at Bauhaus Archiv in Berlin…..a whopping €49 each.

    Posted by Mike T on May. 16, 2011
  6. Hi, love these, wondering if anyone knows which exact Spiekermann font these numbers are, can’t seem to track them down anywhere for sale!

    Posted by Josh B on Jan. 30, 2013

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