Jodie Silsby is a Graphic Designer from Portsmouth, UK who is known locally for creating the Portsmouth Vernacular Map. She previously worked as a Graphic Designer focusing on print and identity design at multi-disciplinary studio Ilovedust.
The Portsmouth Vernacular map is available for purchase here.-
Jodie Silsby is a Graphic Design Lecturer who teaches on the BA Graphic Arts programme at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. Graphic Arts consists of four pathways (Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography + Motion). Alongside teaching she art directs Winchester Schools of Art's in-house design studio, Studio 3015. It's aim is to provide an educational learning space for students that facilitates the wider questioning and rethinking of what design education might be in the future. The studio acts as an opportunity for students to develop their understanding of design within a fully working studio environment. Studio 3015 offers graduates a years paid internship and currently consists of two full time graphic designers.
Jodie Silsby is interested in creating new learning experiences. Together with Ian Jackson they have collaborated with G.F Smith papers to form project Legacy - this enquiry showcased the work of BA (Hons) Graphic Arts students at Winchester School of Art alongside the prestigious archive collection of G.F Smith. Students were asked to investigate the legacy of values and behaviours orginated from unexpected visual or verbal sources. They have also worked alongside Bilgi University to develop a research investigation, Crossing Borders. This project offers opportunities for cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary and multi-platform student engagement, whilst acting as a template for institutional sharing of pedagogical good practice, which can be applied to internationalised and transnational student bodies. The project was a collaborative investigation between the BA Graphic Arts and BA Industrial Design programmes, that focused on the wider contexts of immigration in and outside the EU.