“I still love the global watercolour maps we did. I believe they showed once and for all that digital interactive maps could live in the same space as painting and other art forms, and that open data could serve as a foundation for useful and intriguing art. It reminds me of my late friend Zachary Watson, the key developer on the project, who was killed by a car at the tragically young age of 29. I miss you, buddy.”
Stamen Design is an award-winning design and technology studio focused exclusively on data visualisation – a critical medium, it believes, for strategic communication in this age of data and technology. For 15 years, Stamen has “thrived at the forward edge of visual-communication strategies”.