App: Smelly Maps – urban “smellscapes”

Rafi Schwartz writes: “Thanks to artist, designer, and informational experience design Ph.D candidate Kate McLean, we can begin to fully explore just how our noses shape our understanding of the cities in which we live. McLean heads the team behind Smelly Maps, a new project that blends cartography, urban planning, and social media to present cities as we’ve never seen—or smelled—them before.”

Browse Smelly Maps at and read Rafi Schwartz’s article at