Terina Nicole is a New Jersey native who creates beautiful, bold statement pieces for art & design lovers. She is the designer and founder of Jypsea Leathergoods, a line of luxe leather home goods, handbags & jewelry made primarily of recycled skins.
She is also the author of
ENVISION: The Young Accessory Designer’s Guide to Collection Development,the founder of the Independent Designer Showcase and co-founder of DIYMakersCon, a conference for creative women makers.
Her most recent and proudest venture is The Fashion Design Center of South Jersey, which she founded to make design education available to Camden residents.
As a Design Instructor, nothing makes her heart leap for joy more than helping others find their own creative voice so that they too can live a life that they’re passionate about.
Terina has earned a degree in Accessory Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC and a Masters of Art with a focus on Design & Craft from New Jersey City University.