John Barboni

As co-founder of Elemental (www.elementalnyc.com), an environmentally-conscious green architecture and branding agency, and co-owner of Hudson Clearwater Restaurant (www.hudsonclearwater.com), John's diverse background spans nearly 15-years of work in New York City. Through his experience, John maintains a commitment to the support of emerging artists and an active involvement in fashion, art, and media events around the world. John holds a degree in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley and further studied architecture, economics, art history and Italian in Venice, Italy and New York University. He is a certified RYT Yoga Instructor, registered with the international Yoga Alliance, and teaches weekly volunteer classes in Manhattan.


WHAT WOULD THE TITLE OF YOUR AUTOBIOGRAPHY BE? “Never Enough Time”

IF YOU COULD CHOOSE ONE PERSON TO SHOW YOU “THEIR NEW YORK CITY,” WHO WOULD IT BE? Woody Allen; I used to hate the guy before I lived in New York but now I realize he really gets it.

WHAT OR WHO HAS INSPIRED YOU RECENTLY, AND WHY? Amon Tobin; just watch this video

WHAT CAN’T YOU TRAVEL WITHOUT AND WHY? Dr. Bronner’s Magic Peppermint Soap; it really is all-in-one

WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE TRAVEL DESTINATION? Russia, Italy, Tulum