Stack It Up: On Trend

This modern design trend is for the bold! If you have a four digit address, consider this stacked look for something extra special.

Modern House Numbers Palm Springs numbers, Matte Black finish, stacked orientation Modern House Numbers Palm Springs numbers, stacked configurations
6" Palm Springs Numbers, Matte Black, Custom, Stacked layout

This modern, stacked layout is eye-catching and unique! We like the symmetry and geometry. We know from experience it's so great that even the haters can't stop but stare! It looks modern and cool and is a space saver if you're a little tight on space for a horizontal installation. It's particularly well matched for modern and contemporary designs, as well as mid-century modern styles. 

Pro Tip: Check your regulatory or HOA guidelines for any rules regarding addressing your area and municipality.

We are big fans of this look, but this arrangement may not be approved in your area for first responders. Check with your municipality for addressing guidelines. If you love this too but are a little curious about legibility, we suggest installing a beautiful stacked arrangement like this one on your home and also installing a second, unstacked, set of numbers near the street - on a mailbox or monument - to provide more clarity for delivery drivers and emergency vehicles. It's a win/win!

Contact us for custom layouts and orientations like this one, or let us know about your own clever design. We'd love to help!

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Rick is a licensed architect at Repp McLain Design & Construction. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arizona and an MS from the Department of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). When he’s not designing and fabricating he enjoys spending time with Brandy, Jack, Avery & Taylor and restoring his grandfather’s Ford pickup truck. Learn more about Rick on LinkedIn.

You can learn more about Rick on the Repp McLain Website, on LinkedIn, at the AIA Website, or on Facebook.

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