maps description

work/Maps

Mapping Japanese American internment with Densho

In 2021, Stamen began working with Densho, a nonprofit committed to documenting the oral histories of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated on American soil during WWII. ...

Mapping crop potential in a changing climate

Stamen Design collaborated with Earth Genome in efforts to create a data-driven product in support of the Vision for Adapted Crops and Soils. The ...

Tracking viruses with WastewaterSCAN

  What if you could check pathogen levels like you do the weather? We collaborated with WastewaterSCAN to develop a comprehensive platform for visualizing virus data collected from wastewater treatment plants across the United States. ...

Custom Cartography with Spherical

What We Made Stamen collaborated with Spherical Studio to help redesign their custom branded base map and provide design and data expertise for their Living Infrastructure Field Kit. Spheri...

Interacting with plants at the Exploratorium

The Exploratorium reached out to Stamen to help with an installation for their exhibit, ¡Plantásticas!, which provides a unique exploration of the plant world in California through diverse perspectives. We worked with their team to create an eng...

Lyft Maps

Lyft partnered with Stamen to design and implement their first custom maps for their riders and driver. Stamen worked with Lyft’s product designers and researchers to understand the unique needs of their users while developing a cartographic...

Expanding Basemap Offerings for a Global Audience with AWS

What we made Amazon Web Services brought on Stamen as a partner to develop four new map styles as part of the Amazon Location Service Open Data Maps collection. These map are designed for AWS customers who ...

Optimizing disaster response CrisisReady

CrisisReady, a research collaboration between the Harvard Data Science Initiative and Direct Relief, aims to advance data-driven decision making in emergency scenarios. They reached out to Stamen...

Pro Choice America

NARAL, the political and grassroots arm of the pro-choice movement, organized the March for Women’s Lives on Washington, D.C., on, April 25, 2004. We designed and built a structure to visually represent both the march’s massive turnout and it...

Empty City

Empty City” investigates the fractured urbanism of San Francisco, Las Vegas and the road in between. As in our experiences of these places, events occur in fragments, via unexpected juxtapositions, and are often gone before they have fully arriv...