Announcing PLN8 – A new podcast by Stamen

Ross Thorn | 12.02.21

Announcing our new podcast about data, design, and the people that bring them to life.

Stamen’s 12 Sunsets with the Getty Museum wins Webby Award!

Alan McConchie | 05.18.21

Stamen’s project 12 Sunsets: Exploring Ed Ruscha’s Archive, which we built in collaboration with The Getty Museum, is the 2021 Webby Award winner in the category of Architecture, Art & Design! The Webby Awards have honored the best websites on the internet every year since the inaugural awards in 1996. This year’s awards ceremony was...

Stamen’s Watercolor map tiles are now in the Smithsonian’s permanent collection!

Alan McConchie | 05.18.21

Stamen’s Watercolor map Today the Cooper Hewitt (the Smithsonian Design Museum) officially added Stamen’s OpenStreetMap-based Watercolor map to its collection, the first live website to ever become part of the Smithsonian. Learn more from the Cooper Hewitt press release and the announcement event recorded on YouTube: We are especially grateful to the hundreds of thousands...

Save the date! Stamen & Smithsonian in dialogue about museums & maps

Eric Rodenbeck | 05.03.21

Join us on May 18 for a Zoom conversation between @cooperhewitt curator @andrealipps7 + Stamen founder @ericrodenbeck! To RSVP visit the website or go to See you there!

Stamen Design on the Geomob Podcast

Alan McConchie | 04.28.21

Recently Eric Rodenbeck and Alan McConchie had a fascinating conversation with Steven Feldman for the Geomob Podcast. Geomob is a great resource for the geospatial community, organizing a series of in-person meetups in Europe (and now hosting virtual presentations which are all recorded online and available on YouTube). In our audio interview with Steven we...

Our next Data Visualization Foundations class will be this November!

Alan McConchie | 10.04.19

Visualizing population by country using circles on a map! Enrollment is now open for Stamen’s next Data Visualization Foundations class, scheduled for November of this year at Stamen Design. This hands-on class, which we developed with dataviz expert Curran Kelleher (author of the online platform for teaching & learning data visualization will teach you...

New Workshop: Data Visualization for Climate Change

Alan McConchie | 09.10.18

This week during Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit, we’re debuting a new workshop in our series of data visualization classes. The event is *this* Thursday September 13th, from 6 to 8:30pm, at Stamen’s studio in San Francisco’s Mission District. You can get more info and sign up for tickets on Eventbrite! This workshop...

Use data visualization to tell your story

Alan McConchie | 07.11.18

What insights are lurking in your data? What stories could you tell if you could transform your dull tables and spreadsheets into lively, interactive, and beautiful graphics and visualizations? Sign up for our Data Visualization Foundations workshop, and we’ll help you learn to create your own data visualizations through hands-on, in-person instruction! This two-day workshop — hosted...

New Stamen workshop scheduled, plus discounts for returning students

Alan McConchie | 03.14.18

Sign up now for our next workshop on Data Visualization Foundations, now scheduled for June 2nd & 3rd! This hands-on class, which we developed with dataviz expert Curran Kelleher (author of D3.js in Motion) will teach you the fundamentals of visual communication with complex information. It’s well-suited for beginner-to-intermediate practitioners and anyone who wants to...

Stamen Data Visualization Classes Resume for 2018!

Alan McConchie | 03.02.18

Have you been eager to learn a new skill this year? Join us in the Stamen studio for our hands-on data visualization classes and learn from experts in the field! Our next class starts on March 24th, so sign up soon! We’re filling out our schedule of classes for the year, starting with our Designing...