John Carl Martin
Barbadian Artist, Designer, Published Author and Inspirational Speaker. Born with Sickle Cell Anemia and a severe hearing impairment which was undiscovered until adulthood. John Carl offers workshops and presentations, sharing his journey of resiliency as a method to inspire and empower others to overcome their own challenges and have passion for life.
What Makes Me Happy, What Brings Me Joy.
A series of Social Emotional Literacy children’s books, co-created, authored and illustrated by John Carl Martin and his daughter, Destiny Martin.
Happy Island books and product are designed to stimulate the imagination and encourage a positive mental attitude towards finding the joy in life.
Art • Fashion • Graphics
JMartin Designs has collaborated with companies such as Warner Brothers, New Line Cinema, Sony Picture, Brand Jordan, Interscope Records, Mattel, Gap, Audi and featured on celebrities like Missy Elliott, Madonna, Justin Timberlake, David Beckham, Will Smith, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Gwen Stefani, Don Cheadle, and many more.