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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. / 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.

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…
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Walk NYC Wins Gold IIID Award for Wayshowing


Visible, Legible, Navigable: The AIGA Design/Relief documentary

AIGA NY’s evocative short film about its 2013-14 Design/Relief initiative, released in February 2015. Design/Relief, a project connecting AIGA designers with the communities of Red Hook, the Rockaways and lower…
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Designer of the Week: Rachel Abrams

Print magazine’s profile of Rachel Abrams, a survey of Turnstone’s major projects and approach to design strategy.
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Walk NYC: 2014 Fast Company Innovation x Design Finalist

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Walk NYC wins IDSA 2014 Silver IDEA Award

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Visualizing New York’s Transit Data: Grand Central Station

SVA IXD reviews the SVA IXD x MTA student work of Effy Zhang, Mike Chen and Nga Nguyen, three students in Turnstone’s data visualization workshop. One of 5 teams, they…
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A New Wayfinding System Brings Maps To New York’s Pedestrians

An early review of PentaCityGroup’s pedestrian wayfinding signage system for the Department of Transportation: “WalkNYC’s maps show you where you are and how long it will take to get where…
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Talk Business 360

Talk Business 360, a show on the American Airlines’ in-flight entertainment system, interviewed Turnstone about live drawing and visual storytelling for business. The three-minute segment was on air/up in the…
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Queens Museum of Art Doubles in Size and Halves its Name

Review of the Queens Museum expansion and renovation project, by Grimshaw Architects, featuring Turnstone’s wayfinding and identity strategy, as part of design consortium, Constellation. Halving the name of the museum…
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What Does Leadership Mean to You?

The UK’s leading online magazine for young women of color invited Turnstone to contribute to a discussion about leadership.
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NBC, ABC Hail Taxi TV Deals, But Will Riders?

Matt Flamm’s piece on the second phase of taxi cab content development quotes Turnstone: ‘“The screens could be telling me I should look out the window because right now that’s…
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Time Out NY: Scene Spotlight

  Dilysasante’s props for I Love Vinyl featured in Time Out’s nightlife listings highlights right after ILV’s second anniversary party (no link available online)  
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Taxi of Tomorrow: It’s a Nissan

“The Karsan was far and away the best design…the only one that looked and felt as if it had been designed from the ground up as a taxi, and only…
Urban Omnibus /

A Cab Ride With Rachel Abrams

Urban Omnibus’ 2009 Walks + Talks series interviews Turnstone’s Rachel Abrams’ vision for connected cabs, for the Architectural League of New York. Photo by Jacki Munro for Urban Omnibus.  
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The World of New York Taxis Finally Explained

UK innovation consultancy, Made By Many, sings the praises of Taxi07: Roads Forward. Avatar of the author courtesy of Made by Many.
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Call Me A Cab!

The Economist’s More Intelligent Life wishes the New York Yellow Cab a happy 100th birthday in this review of Taxi 07: Roads Forward. Featured image by Mgmt Design for the…
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Imagining Super-Taxis of the Future

The New York Times’ Cityroom blog gives a glowing review of Taxi07: Roads Forward on its publication in December 2007. Featured image by Jason Little for the Design Trust for…
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Future Taxis May Take Metrocards and More

Gothamist gets excited about Taxi 07: Roads Forward’s more radical recommendations, on the day the report was released.
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How Green Is My Taxi

A New York Times op-ed piece, by Bradley and Dennis Tirpak, explores the call for greener yellow cabs, exposing the financial and environmental cost of keeping the old gas guzzlers…
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Taxi Upgrades

Wired magazine surveys “Designing the Taxi”, the first round of the Design Trust’s taxi-related innovations from various New York designers. The design proposals included Rachel Abrams’ Hailstone, a cashless payment…