jodi principal

hometown: Baltimore, MD & Columbus, OH

residing: People's Republic of Takoma Park

education: BA, Fine Arts, University of Maryland, RISD freshman foundation program

design philosophy: Listen, ask, respond creatively & collaboratively

design hero: Sagmeister, Neville Brody, Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood

extracurricular: Literature fanatic, true crime junkie, tree-hugger, knitter

soundtrack: The Good Ones, TuneYards, New York Dolls, The Smiths, Albinoni, and a massive 90’s revival

reading/read/loved: Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi, My Antonia by Willa Cather, Just Kids by Patti Smith, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast

guilty pleasure: Vintage everything, yarn, weird handmade stuffed toys, Indian food

fail: All musical instruments, including but not limited to bass and cigar-box guitar