Stamen is a design and technology studio in San Francisco.

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We've been designing and building maps and data visualizations in San Francisco's Mission District for happy clients since 2001. Stamen is a 100% independently owned and operated company.

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George Oates

George joined Stamen as Director, Interactive Design in 2012. Hailing from Adelaide, South Australia, she has worked in the web since 1996, mostly around the front-end of things. Before Stamen, George led the Open Library project at Internet Archive, and before that, created the Flickr Commons program after enjoying 4 years as Flickr's lead designer.

A renowned public speaker, George has spoken to a wide variety of crowds around the world about web design, community management, curation and digital humanities. She was appointed a Research Associate position with the Smithsonian Institution Libraries in January of 2011, and recently joined the San Francisco Choral Society.