The artist does just about everything that can be done with words.
John is a logo designer and custom typography specialist, a lettering
artist, and a writer. He teaches in the Graphic Design program in the
College of Media, Arts and Design at Drexel University in Philadelphia.
A designer for twenty-five years, John has created logos
for many businesses ranging from Jefferson Starship to
The Rehabilitation Hospitals of America. His logo designs
have won numerous awards and have been shown in U&lc,
Print, American Corporate Identity, and Letter Arts Review.
John's passions for language, illusion and ambiguity are best
realized in his unique approach to the design of words.
Known as ambigrams,
these words can be read from more than one point
of view and form the basis for his 1992 book,
Wordplay (Harcourt Brace Javanovich).