Getting designs onto NYC streets, learning from New Yorkers

Getting designs onto NYC streets, learning from New Yorkers

Getting designs onto NYC streets, learning from New Yorkers We’re prototyping a new pop-up street bench for NYC. And the best place to learn how we’re doing is the street, of course. Designed by our longtime partner Hannah Berkin-Harper with Anushritha Sunil (both of...
Quarterly email sent! Catch up on our work, fall 2020.

Quarterly email sent! Catch up on our work, fall 2020.

Quarterly email sent! Catch up on our work, fall 2020. We just clicked send on our quarterly email update, and you can read a copy below. If hearing from us four times a year by email sounds good to you, then sign up anytime! We also share more frequent updates on...
Have fun, stay safe—new signage for PLAY NYC

Have fun, stay safe—new signage for PLAY NYC

Have fun, stay safe—new signage for PLAY NYC Here’s a preview of new signage for PLAY NYC, which hits the streets tomorrow, starting a four week run across New York City. Designed for Street Lab by Alex Ching, these signs will help our staff and our community...
A new, communal table for the streets of NYC

A new, communal table for the streets of NYC

A new, communal table for the streets of NYC When you offer programming on the streets of New York, inches can make all the difference. For many years we have struggled to find tables of different heights, so that we can make good on our promise to serve people of all...
Designing a communal street table with Open Architecture New York

Designing a communal street table with Open Architecture New York

We need a communal table to support our programming, and we want one that rises above the cheaply-made folding tables out there. And it still needs be portable and lightweight enough to transport by minivan. Open Architecture New York—an organization that engages...