The Spatial Information Design Lab is now the Center for Spatial Research at Columbia University. Visit our new site at
to find out about current projects and upcoming events. This site is an archive of work completed up to 2014.
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This website is an archive of SIDL work from 2004-2014. We have expanded into the
Center for Spatial Research
which includes our work from 2015 forward.
The New York Times - By Plotting Journeys, Providing a Glimpse at Citi Bike Ridership
The Creators Project - Turning Cryptic Data Into Beautiful Digital Mosaics
Design and Violence - Million Dollar Blocks (Spatial Information Design Lab)
The New York Times - The Soul in the New Machines
The New York Times - New York and the Vanguard of Digital Design
The New York Times: Reducing Pollutants in Beijing
The Times Picayune - New study shows neighborhoods are incubators for criminals
The New Yorker - Criminal Justice Dept.: Rap Map
The Times Picayune - Unusual crime study finds bad guys' roots
MoMA - Design and the Elastic Mind