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Wayfinding with Fox 21st Century Studios

21st Century Fox studios came to Stamen with the need for a better map experience for people finding their way around their properties. T...

Digg Labs

Digg.com was, for a time, one of the most-visited sites on the internet. The site’s ever-changing content, all submitted by members, provides a vivid window onto what was interesting online, ...

MSNBC Hurricane Maps

An interactive hurricane tracker, built with MSNBC’s Paige West to track major storms. The project allowed for interactive investigation of both live and historical hurricane paths,...

Build a Wall Chart with Rebecca Solnit

Our friend Rebecca Solnit asked us to lend our visualization skills to a pressing and dangerous problem: the nature of the relationship between President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin. We worked ...

Hoodline: Castro Vacancies

Local news site Hoodline asked us to help them tell stories with the amazing data that they’re collecting about the San Francisco. Our first public collaboration working with the team at Hoodline visualized their data on retail vacancies in the ...

Where Does The Money Go?

In mid-2011, Esquire magazine challenged five designers, architects, and artists to recreate the map of America to reflect the state of the union in 2012. Stamen was one of them, and Esquire’s instructions to us ...

CNN: Home and Away

We worked within a restrained palette of blacks, whites and grays to explore the sobering human cost of two wars in the Middle East by mapping casualties and helping people tell their stories. CNN hooked the maps up to CNN iReport, and we heard st...

National Geographic: Amazonia Under Threat

Since 1915, the National Geographic Society has been making some of the best maps the world has ever seen. So we were honored, humbled, and maybe even a little nervous when we got the opportunity to work closely with the Nat Ge...