“Brunel is an English modern; an anthology of the late eighteenth and nineteenth century English foundries. Drawing from original source material (most notably the Caslon foundry and the work of John Isaac Drury).” Started by Paul Barnes in 1995, joined by Christian Schwartz in 2005. The first round of styles were finished for the launch of Condé Nast Portfolio. [Schwartz]
Released with the St Bride Type Foundry in 6 weights plus italics, in 3 optical sizes, in c. 2011.
Expanded to five families and released at Commercial Classics in July 2019.