As a public speaker at Home & Garden Events and other venues, John shares insights from many aspects of his professional career and education. His speaking topics include "The Design Process," "Landscape Architecture" and "Careers in Design and TV." John is a popular choice to deliver keynote addresses; past clients have included the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Live Out Loud, and GLAAD.
Jan 29-30, 2016
Feb 19-20, 2016
Johns presentations include a slideshow of popular projects from conception through construction, as well as a lively Q&A session.
As a way of demonstrating his process, John invites audience members to design along with him as they are presented with various design dilemmas.
John's seminars are rooted in his educational background, drawing on influences from art, architecture, furniture and landscape design to inform his audiences.
Audience members are invited to question John as soon as he starts, leading to an engaged conversation about topics relevant to the community he's visiting.
John is also a regular lecturer for colleges and universities. Here as a member of a panel at SCAD's film festival, he's also spoken at Yale, Harvard, and UCSF.