Tom Grace, a native of Boston, previously earned a degree in physiology and gained practical experience in information technology before turning his sights to typography. He then studied formally at the Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Reading.
For more than a decade Tom works as an independent lettering designer and font developer whose skill and experience span both the aesthetic and technical aspects of digital lettering and typography. He creates custom lettering and typefaces, retail fonts, and adapts existing designs for specialized roles (eg. reading on-screen). His versatility and emphasis on collaboration lets him work closely with many of the world's most prominent typeface design studios, and their work has received awards for excellence. He has lectured on typeface design and participated in type design workshops.