Terry studied Commercial Art at the West of England College of Art in Bristol. After assisting graphic designer Ivan Dodd, in 1977 the 27-year-old was hired as the art director of British Vogue where he worked for five years. Terry founded i-D in 1980 with his wife Tricia, an infant school teacher, as a
40-page, hand stapled fanzine.
Since its launch in September 1980, i-D has built an inimitable reputation for being a consistent source of inspiration, its iconic typographic logo, a smile and a wink, synonymous with creativity and cool.
i-D is renowned for its experimental typography and innovative documentary-style fashion photography and has had a huge influence on magazine and advertising design across the world. Dedicated to fashion culture, at the centre of each issue is a vivid celebration of street style and youth.
i-D has featured the work of the world’s leaders in fashion, music, art, film and art and continues impact the fashion industry on a global scale.