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News by Isamu Noguchi at Rockefeller Center
View from Top of the Rock with Audio Guide Signage

Expand your reach + Increase your engagement.

  • Audio = high conversion.
  • While most podcasts are for passive listening and multi-tasking, Gesso listeners actively listen while experiencing a tour, resulting in higher recall.

  • 99% of listeners who start Gesso tours IRL complete it.

  • 70-90% go into a business we feature, depending on the tour

  • 92% can recall the story of a brand we highlight even months after taking the tour.

  • A museum client hired us to produce content and advise on signage, resulting in 75% uptake in the exhibition’s audio guide, compared to a 5-10% industry average.

Our clients.

Logos of clients including Mastercard, Rockefeller Center, Open House New York, Fotografiska, ICP, French Embassy and more

End-to-end production.

Audio Production

We design and produce cinematic audio experiences revealing the undercurrents of a place. We handle production from start to finish, including designing a route map, scripting, recording narrators and interviews, and building a scene with sound design.


Create a white label audio experience that tells the story of places near and dear to you. You'll be publishing a state-of-the-art mobile web, iOS, and Android platform that creates magical moments through its georesponsive technology.


Bringing together experience in documentary-making, travel writing, art history, photojournalism, music composition, marketing and PR, we'll devise innovative destination marketing assets that are ready to deploy.

Featured Projects.

View from Top of the Rock
Rockefeller Center

Rediscover the heart of New York with a self-guided audio tour at street level and in the clouds at Top of the Rock.

International Center of Photography

75% of all visitors listened to all tracks of the audio companion to Gillian Laub's "Family Matters," an unflinching portrayal of the country's great divide.

ICP exhibition snapshot
Hannah Arendt graphic
Goethe-Institut New York

A self-guided audio tour on the Upper West Side retracing the life and work of political philosopher, author and Holocaust survivor, Hannah Arendt.

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