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Videos of Stamen’s NACIS 2022 presentations are now live!

| 11.21.22

We had a great time last month at the annual meeting of the North American Cartographic Information Society, talking with old and new friends about a ...

#30DayMapChallenge 2022

| 12.02.22

Every year in November, cartographers around the world take part in the 30 Day Map Challenge, spending their free time creating a new map each day, wo...

Golden Ratio & Cartography; a talk at NACIS 2022

| 11.15.22

Last month I was lucky enough to give a talk at the North American Cartographic Information Society’s annual meeting in Minneapolis, about the golde...

PLN8 Ep.12- Andy Woodruff & Griping About Daylight Saving Time

| 11.11.22

Twice a year, people in every hemisphere of the world adjust their clocks to adhere to Daylight Saving Time (DST). Whether you prefer these biannual c...

Stamen + MapLibre

We are happy to share that we have begun work on improving MapLibre Native with technical leadership by Wet Dog Weather and funding from AWS. MapLibre...

Make your own globe-spanning Jack-o’-lantern

Look at this fun thing. You can carve a pumpkin on the globe! I can’t believe it. Isn’t it fun? It is. I am fun.Here are a few more. If you want t...

PLN8 Ep. 11- Amira Hankin & Designing Without Rules

| 10.17.22

The intersection of the physical world and human consciousness is a playground for designers like Amira Hankin, who know how to leverage both to influ...

Meet Stamen at the NACIS Conference!

| 10.14.22

By Eric Rodenbeck and the Stamen Design team One of our favorite conferences of the year is the annual meeting of the North American Cartographic Info...

Shadows on maps are getting a lot more exciting, and here’s why

| 09.16.22

As cartographers, we want to make beautiful maps that grab our readers’ attention. Sometimes we wish our maps could jump out of the screen or off th...

More ways to make your maps go Dark Mode

The other day at Stamen we were talking about a recent post by esri’s John Nelson called “Create a Light or Dark Version of Any Map in Two Seconds...