John Schettino is a graphic design consultant with a strong interest in mobility. He often works on projects aimed at producing equitable outcomes in built environments and the public realm.
Services provided by John include research, strategy, and visual design to support outreach, engagement, and orientation. In practice that includes deliverables such as communication design products, facilitation tools, visual identities, application guidelines, maps, wayfinding systems, and more.
John has been a fellow with the Design Trust for Public Space, a design awardee of the NYC Privately Owned Public Space (POPS) program, a Van Alen Institute NYSCA grant nominee and a David Prize candidate. His New York Penn Station Atlas project has been recognized by Curbed New York, Untapped Cities, AIGA Eye on Design, SEGD Global Design Awards and others. In tandem with The Atlas John also organized a public dialogue on the future of Penn Station for an audience of eight hundred at The Great Hall of the Cooper Union.
As a member of the AIANY Transportation + Infrastructure Committee and as past Director of Programming for that committee John has developed and coordinated many public programs, panel discussions, and forums to examine the subject of mobility in the public realm. Most recently he co-led development of Delivering the Goods, an AIANY initiative and document focused on countering the negative impacts of urban freight (movement of goods and services) in New York City by using design and policy strategies to balance the needs of multiple stakeholders.
John also maintains an active practice as an artist and occasionally accepts design projects that support creative and cultural goals.