John, born in Philadelphia, has lived and traveled throughout the world, granting him the opportunity to meet and grow with people of vast cultures; the perspective this fosters within him is evident in the diversity of his creative expression.

For over fifteen years, John has worked in areas of visual arts and design, serving as art director, graphic designer, packaging designer and illustrator. In recent years, he has used his extensive experience with problem solving to transition into industrial design, focusing on consumer electronics, home goods and transportation. John Smalls is a solid, well rounded and experienced designer. He has received his degrees in Graphic Design and most recently Industrial Design from City University New York.

He currently resides in Harlem, New York, living and working as a full-time industrial designer and visual artist.

John is available for hire, feel free to contact him directly at: john@johnsmalls.com