Hi, I’m Terrance.
I’m a Senior Type Designer working with Monotype, and I’ve been dedicated to designing typefaces, lettering, and typography since 2008. Although I do some lettering, I’m focused on custom font projects for Monotype’s clients. Along with the font development team at Monotype, I’ve worked on fonts for: Microsoft, Google, Barnes & Noble, and Domino’s, as well as various design firms, ad agencies, and publishers. I’ve made fonts for video games, food packaging, retail signage, professional sports teams and even automobiles.
I’ve had the honor to contribute to the ubiquitous Open Sans and Segoe UI typefaces, among many others. My latest retail releases are Terry Junior, the expansive Kairos Sans family, and a connecting brush script called Monarda. I also have a few revivals like Romany, JMC Engraver and Feldman Engraver.
I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in Graphic Design from Grand Valley State University. I attended the Type Design short course at the University of Reading, where I focused on Greek and Cyrillic scripts. I like to continue my education and refresh my interest in type by attending conferences, workshops and lectures.
Red Dot Award in Communication Design, with SAP, 2017
Certificate of Excellence in Typeface Design from TDC for custom Domino's typeface, Pizza Press. 2014
Typographica.org’s Notable Releases, 2012, for Feldman Engraver and JMC Engraver
Grand Valley State University, BFA in Art & Design
University of Reading, Short Course in Type Design
Workshops from TypeCon, TDC and AIGA. Too many to count.
I’ve spoken to a number of audiences, small and large, for these honorable organizations: AdAge, American Marketing Association, AIGA, Creative Mornings, HOW Magazine webinar, TypeCon, Game Developers Conference, Grand Valley State University, and the University of Notre Dame.
And Monotype created events such as webinars, the Eric Gill Series Exhibition, and Brand Talks.
Publications, Books, & Blogs
ADC Blog, How, Print Magazine, Slanted Magazine, Free Hand: New Typography Sketchbooks, The Complete Engraver by Nancy Sharon Collins