Nicholas Felton

Nicholas Felton

20 Grand Ave, Suite 702
Brooklyn, NY 11205
nicholas at feltron.com

Nicholas Felton spends much of his time thinking about data, charts and our daily routines. He is the author of several Personal Annual Reports that weave numerous measurements into a tapestry of graphs, maps and statistics that reflect the year’s activities. He is the co-founder of Daytum.com, and currently a member of the product design team at Facebook. His work has been profiled in publications including the Wall Street Journal, Wired and Good Magazine and has been recognized as one of the 50 most influential designers in America by Fast Company.


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Exhibitions

Recognition
Teaching
  • SVA MFA in Interaction Design, Information Design, Spring 2011.
  • SVA MFA in Interaction Design, Summer Intensive Elements of Communication Design, Summer 2009 / 2010.
  • Parsons the New School for Design, Typography 1, Fall 2008.

Writing

Presentations
  • Resonate Festival: A Man of Few Words, March 17, 2012.
  • UCLA Design Media Arts: Numerical Narratives, November 15, 2011.
  • Eyeo Festival: Numerical Narratives, June 29, 2011.
  • New York Vitsoe Talk: Making the 2010 Annual Report, April 6, 2011.
  • Vimeo Festival: Telling With Numbers, October 8, 2010.
  • SEE Conference #5: Numerical Narratives (videocast), April 17, 2010.
  • PSFK: 2010 PSFK NYC, What I Did Last Year, April 9, 2010.
  • TEDx IIT Roorkee: Numerical Narratives, March 27, 2010.
  • The Economist: World in 2010 Conference, Meta Messages, December 7, 2009.
  • AIGA: Print to Web 101, November 5, 2009.
  • ADC Five Plus Five Series: How to Make an Annual Report in 18 Simple Steps, October 29, 2009.
  • SVA/MFA Designer as Author Series: Felton as Feltron, December 2, 2010 / October 29, 2009.
  • Pop!Tech: What We Are Saying, October 24, 2009.
  • Feast Salon: Thoughts on Collecting, August 31, 2009.
  • University of Ulster at Belfast: April 2, 2009.
  • Foo Camp East: Collecting and Communicating Personal Data, March 28, 2009.
  • AIGA Oklahoma: The Search for Content, March 26, 2009.
  • SXSW Interactive Panel: Not the Same Old Story, March 14, 2009.
  • SVA Dot Dot Dot Lecture Series: The Curators, March 11, 2009.
  • The Future of Web Design NYC: Charting Daily Data, November 4, 2008.

Interviews

Audio/Video Interviews
Books

Press
  • Good Magazine: The Data Issue: The Seven Habits of Highly Obsessive People pp.32–35
  • Digital Arts: Infographic Design with McCandless and Feltron, August 2011.
  • Print Magazine: Data-Driven: The Mathematical Mind of Nicholas Felton, April 2011, p.13.
  • Domus: Visualization 946-Aprile 2011, p.113.
  • Elle Girl Korea: Cool Graphic: Nicholas Felton, April 2011, p.239.
  • The New York Times: An Annual Report on One Man’s Life, February 9, 2010.
  • Print Magazine: I Made This Just for You: A Brief History of Design, 1999–2009, October 2009, p.39.
  • Creativity: Information Beautification, June 2, 2009.
  • Wired UK: Your Life is a Number, May 2009, pp.144–149.
  • Creative Review: Me, Myself and I, January 2009.
  • ART 4d: Analyze This, March 2009, p.12.
  • Wall Street Journal: The New Examined Life, December 6, 2008.
  • Terra Economica: Zoom sur Feltron, September 2008, p.23.
  • Wired: Playlist, April 2008, p.70.
  • Prosper: Toys & Sites: Useless Minutiae, June 2007, p.20.
  • Creative Review: First Sight: 2823 Text Messages and 60 Postcards, April 2007, p.13.
  • American Photo: Portfolio: The Art of the Web, May/June 2006, p.75.
  • Page: Typo: Nicholas Felton, USA, über die Shipflat, June 2005, p.46.
  • Fader: NWSPRNT: Ship Shapes, March 2005, p.52.
  • Creative Review: First Sight, January 2005, pp.10–11.