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Nicholas Felton: On Information Design - OnDemand Design Webcast

PRINT Speaker Series

By Nicholas Felton

Format: Collection

SKU# Y0303

Our current information age has produced an inevitable crush of complicated data to sort through. Thankfully, there is a rising group of designers who present all this data in a way that we can understand and use. And for the last several years, no one has done it better than Nicholas Felton.

In this Print Master Class, Felton explains how detailed data leads to better stories, offers a few guidelines for displaying complicated data sets, and challenges you to use all five senses through the process.

In this DesignCast, you'll learn:

  • How to visualize large data sets
  • How to go from an initial question to gathering, comparison, and display 
  • How to use sensors, whether hardware or software, to gather data
  • How data helps satisfy curiosity, provides insight, and entertains
  • How better data leads to better stories

About the Speaker

Nicholas Felton is one of the country's preeminent information designers and the creator of the popular Feltron Annual Report. He has designed data visualizations for CNN, Time, The Wall Street Journal, FontShop, and many others.

Bridgid McCarrenWhat HOW + Print Magazine's Content Director, Bridgid McCarren, has to say:
Presenting information in an informative, accurate and helpful way is a big challenge for all designers so this is incredibly helpful.

SKU Y0303
Author/Speaker/Editor Nicholas Felton
File/Trim Size Download (PC & Mac versions available)
Duration: 1 hour
File Type M4V, WMV
Format Collection

What Print Magazine's Editor in Chief, Michael Silverberg, has to say:

Making sense of huge streams of data isn’t just a task for scientists anymore; designers are now routinely asked to build compelling narratives in infographics or data visualizations. Nicholas Felton, known for his personal annual reports and, more recently, his work for Facebook, is your ideal guide in the emerging field.


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