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PLN8 Ep. 8- Carissa Carter & The Secret Language of Maps

| 07.14.22

What is a map, even? A cartographer might answer that question with a focus on the geospatial, whereas an information designer might focus on the conceptual. In this episode, author Carissa Carter offers a definition of “map” in her new book The Secret Language of Maps that is somehow broad and very specific at the...

We can’t promise you’ll get a watercolor map like this one painted on your face, but…

| 10.31.16

We welcomed our friend Santiago Ortiz to San Francisco with a happy hour at Stamen HQ last Friday, and this is what happened. If you like what you see, we want YOU to join the dataviz community! One way to get started is with our geospatial data visualization classes, starting this Sunday. I can’t promise...

Stamen practitioners series: a conversation with Zan Armstrong

| 07.11.16

Last week I sat down with the amazing Zan Armstrong, who I’ve had the pleasure of working closely with over the last six months. She’s heading out on a world tour, so I wanted to get a sense from her what she’d learned from working with us, how she felt about the projects, and what...

Another great year of Stamen fellows!

| 12.15.15

This summer, Stamen and The Gray Area Foundation for the Arts hosted six fellowship projects. This was the second year of the Creative Code fellowships, and the fellows came from all over the United States to work on data visualization projects about the Bay Area. They were put into crash courses in visualization and hardware...

Announcing 2015 Creative Code Fellows

| 12.15.15

2015 fellows, from left: Lindsay Irving, Andrew Kleindolph, Jill Hubley, Carlo Urmy, Elaine Laguerta & Steve Pepple. Not shown: Joseph Burg After a very successful first year, the Creative Code Fellowships are back! We couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Joseph Burg, Jill Hubley, Lindsay Irving, Andrew Kleindolph, Elaine Laguerta, Steve Pepple, and Carlo Urmy...

Announcing a new Stamen partner

| 09.03.14

STAMEN DESIGN MAPS OUT EXPANSION FOR LEADERSHIP IN THE FIELD OF DATA VISUALIZATION:NAMES JON CHRISTENSEN AS PARTNER & OPENS NEW OFFICE IN LOS ANGELES;ANNOUNCES GROUNDBREAKING SOCIAL SENSE-MAKING, ENVIRONMENTAL & MASS MEDIA PROJECTS SAN FRANCISCO, CA, September 3, 2014 — Stamen Design, known for award-winning design in the field of data visualization and its beautiful and technologically sophisticated...