Metropolis Magazine, Soft-Firm Empowers Communities by Reframing Social Paradigms, by Michelle Duncan, January 31, 2023 

PIN-UP Magazine: Inside Soft-Firm’s Activist Space-Making, July 2022

FRAME Magazine (print and web): Wireless and Flexible, Soft-Firm’s ‘Phone Booths’ May Facilitate Remote Working On A Larger Scale (February 2022 Frame Challenge)

PBS News Hour Weekend Edition, A new sculpture in the ‘heart’ of New York City symbolizes hope, nods to this past year

CBS New York, Black History Month: 'Drive-Thru' art installation in Downtown Brooklyn celebrates Black history on big screens, by Cory James, February 23, 2022

ABC News 10, “Want to show someone how much you love them? Leave them a message in Times Square” 

Untapped Cities, 12 New Public Art Installations in NYC February 2021

Hybrid Activism w/ Bika Rebek at Columbia GSAPP (8/20)

Office Hours: How to Balance Teaching and Practice moderated by Esther Choi (6/20)

ADO Journal “Out Of Office - The Future of Work”, July 2019

Design TO Symposium Speaker: The Future of Work, January 2020 (Lexi Tsien)

Anti-Racist Design Praxis FAMU / Howard (10/20)

The Office As We Know It No Longer Exists, Azure Online and Print (10/20)

Toronto Star (Online) ”With anti-Asian sentiments rising, Asian people are imagining what life will look like post pandemic”, May 2020

AN Interiors Magazine (Print) “Work Play”, October 2019

Metropolis Magazine (Online)“New Exhibition Contemplates the Past, Present, and Future of the Workplace”, August 2019

Core 77 (Online) “Explore the Evolution of the Office (and Possibilities for the Future) at A/D/O’s Latest Exhibition”, August 2019

DAMN Magazine (Online) “Out of Office at A/D/O: an exhibition about the development and future of the office environment.” July 2019

Surface Magazine “Soft-Firm, Tortuga Living, and Alex Gilbert: Out of Office”, July 2019

Plat Journal (Print) “Really Virtual”, September 2018

Depot Magazine (Online and Print) “Choose-York-Own-Kit”, August 2018

Future of Structure: Adidas Brooklyn Creator Farm: Architecture, Product, and the Sensorial (Panel), April 2019

Cooper Union In Transition, “Really Virtual”, Fall 2017

In Rem, Citygroup NYC, Fall 2018


Lexi Tsien named an Urban Design Forum fellow 2021


Columbia GSAPP, Adjunct Assistant Professor (Lexi Tsien) 
Atlanta After Property (coordinator Emanuel Admassu, with Nina Cooke John, Chat Travieso, and Nupur Roy), Fall 2021
Power Tools (Lexi Tsien and Jelisa Blumberg), Spring 2021
Power Tools (Lexi Tsien and Jelisa Blumberg), Spring 2020

Arts Creativity Global, China 
    Design Incubator, Expert Tour: Body Tectonic, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Nanjing, Summer 2018

Parsons / New School of Constructed Environments, Part-Time Faculty
    Representation and Analysis, Fall 2017 - Recitation Leader
    Representation and Analysis, Fall 2016 - Coordinator