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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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Savage Mode podcast’s featured guest

In March 2021, New York media and culture podcast, Savage Mode, invited Turnstone to talk about city streets, a wishlist for designing public health services, post-Brexit nightlife shortages, and the…
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The future city, and now back to Turnstone

Turnstone is back at it after a three-year stint leading strategic design for the Arup Foresight, Research and Innovation team. Five of us had a great adventure working on projects…
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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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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…