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jody wood

Jody Wood is a womanswear designer that strives to create young, fresh and exciting designs. Jody’s graduate collection, ‘A Visual Paradox’ is based upon ‘The Rorschach Test’, which is a psychological test, that uses ink blots to characterise a persons behavior and actions. Jody created her own ink blots which she digitally printed onto fabric to create a very bold and striking print. She likes to take the element of surprise into her work by not always knowing the outcomes of her processes. She infused the prints with raw edged leather and structured shoulders to give them a more edgy feel. She encourages the viewer to use their imagination and take their own perception of what the print actually is. A keen pattern

jody wood

cutter, Jody enjoys mixing flat patterns with draped pieces. She enjoys working with print and difficult fabrics including leather. Jody has recently graduated from Liverpool John Moores and is now undertaking placements within the industry and hopes to complete a MA in the near future.

Photography: Benjamin Thapa & Kathyrn Easthope.