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Welcome to Turnstone Insights

Welcome to Insights. In the Journal, find news and press about Turnstone, and here, Turnstone’s take on everything else: Enthusiasm for and constructive critique of civic, design and technology topics…
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Adrift on Purpose podcast profiles Turnstone

Lis Hubert and Meghan Seawell, hosts of the Adrift on Purpose podcast, interview Rachel Abrams about Turnstone Consulting.
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Turnstone illustrates Next City’s Field Guide to Fences

When Next City invited New York architects, Thread Collective, to share their perspective on fences, barriers and public space in New York City, Turnstone illustrated their feature, Field Guide to Fences.    
Press / features Turnstone’s live drawings features this short film of the illustrations produced during the 2015 UN General Assembly Sustainable Development Summit. An interview with live scribers is also on the UN blog (Sept 28, 2015).
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Soundpapered x the Robert Glasper Trio

Scott Heins’ Okayplayer profile of Turnstone’s significant side project, Soundpapered. The article includes a short film about Soundpapered live drawing the Robert Glasper Trio, in rehearsal at the Village Vanguard,…
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Walk NYC wins a D&AD Pencil

D&AD has awarded Pentacity Group a prestigious Pencil for its work on Walk NYC.
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Norwegian Coffee Talk with Turnstone

Bekk Consulting‘s Lars Baek interviewed Rachel Abrams about “Let’s Get To Work”, Turnstone’s film on the future of work for the Open Society Foundations: “Approached to participate in an inquiry…
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Interaction15: Google’s Matt Jones name-checks Turnstone

In Jumping to the End, Google Creative Lab’s Matt Jones’ keynote at Interaction15, the ex-BERG-er references Turnstone’s animated short film on the future of work “at the intersection of service…
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Interaction15: In conversation with IDEO’s Tim Brown, Allan Chochinov cites Turnstone

36 minutes in to this fascinating keynote conversation between Core 77’s Allan Chochinov and IDEO CEO Tim Brown, Allan raises the question of designers’ roles in shaping policy, against a…