Assistant Professor of Strategic Design & Management
Director, Strategic Design & Management BBA program, Assistant Professor Strategic Design & Management, Parsons School of Design. John’s work as a designer, media maker, and strategist involves ethnography and systems-thinking, and is dedicated to supporting projects for positive economic and social impacts. He is senior strategist for Forward Mapworks. He also co-founded the Brooklyn-based design and architecture firm Super-Interesting! He previously served in a variety of roles for development and production of film and television. Recent projects include: End of Life, Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator, CADA Foundation, the Light Phone, and IMPACT Design for Social Change. He serves on the board of trustees for the Flaherty Film Seminar, and is a Fellow at the Graduate Institute for Design Ethnography and Social Thought.
Presidio (Pinchot University), MBA 2009
School of Visual Arts, BFA 1987
Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design 2017. Chapter, “Design Strategy for Impact.” Editor: Rachel Beth Egenhoefer
Design, design identity, local economies, worker collectives, end of life.
Projects Studio 1
Projects Studio 3
Research & Development Methods
Managing Creative Teams
Navigating the Field: Workshop
Econ & Ethics of Sust Design
Senior Project 1: Capstone
Senior Project 2: Capstone