Designed by Albert Hollenstein and Albert Boton in 1958–60. “Apparently, the design was inspired by the architecture of the new capital city of Brazil, which was the hottest thing going, in 1960.” [Maxim Zhukov]
Shown in Hollenstein’s 1974 catalog in 6 styles; maigre, demi-gras with italique, gras, compact, and the all-caps coupé (stencil). Offered by Photo-Lettering under the name Brazilia, in 8 weights. [PLINC One-Liner]
A digital version based on PLINC’s adaptation is available from Monotype, in two weights. See also Bolivia by David Einwaller.