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.
Nature - Phoning in Data
The Christian Science Monitor - Experimental Geography as Art
Scientific American - Science Maps Explore New Ways of Displaying Information
Untapped Cities - Here Now! How Foursquare and Facebook Measure Voting With Your Feet in New York
Metropolis Magazine - Names Laura Kurgan and Sarah Williams 2012 Game Changers
Visualizing.org - Columbia students sponsored by SIDL win visualizing marathon 2011
Fast.Co - Made in Midtown: "World-Changing Brand Design That Works: 5 Case Studies"
Ruador - Visiting the Spatial Information Design Lab
Design by Humphrey's - TedX Waterloo 2012
Untapped Cities - Social Media and Designing the City