The Feltron Annual Report

Nicholas Felton is an information designer. Since 2005, he has tabulated thousands upon thousands of tiny measurements in his life and designed stunning graphs and maps and created concise infographics that detail that year’s activities. The results were originally intended for his friends and family, but the “personal annual reports” have found an audience with fellow designers and people that really geek out on seeing lots of data, beautifully presented.

In 2010, Nicholas Felton’s father passed away, and Felton decided to turn his annual report into a full biography of his father. He took 4,348 of his father’s personal records and created an intimate portrait of a man, using only the data he left behind.

I produced this story with Nate Berg, who is an awesome freelance journalist and blogger at Planetizen (a site you should add to your daily routine).

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A page from the 2010 Feltron Annual Report — The Paternal Report, by Nicholas Felton

 

 

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  1. An impressive share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a friend
    who had been conducting a little homework on this. And he in fact bought me dinner simply because I found it for him…
    lol. So let me reword this…. Thanks for the meal!!

    But yeah, thanx for spending the time to discuss this issue here on your site.

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