Visit the Letterpress Daily store to expand your typographic palette by adding three sizes – 8, 10, and 15 line – of Brush wood type to your hard working collection.
15 line Brush
Robert E. Smith designed Brush in 1942 as part of a campaign by the American Type Foundry to replace script faces produced earlier in the century.
When taken out of context, this capital Y reverts to a bold, gestural brush stroke. Warping of this end grain block made it difficult to get a solid proof, further emphasizing the calligraphic nature of the design.