Your graph must stand alone

April 12, 2015 Basics 0 Comments

One common mistake in graph displays is revealing too little information, leaving the audience to guess. Most graphs are guilty of…

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Careful with the gridlines!

April 6, 2015 Bar Graphs, Basics 0 Comments

Gridlines are tricky. As mentioned before, you need to keep your graphs clean and without clutter. The focus must be on…

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Line Graphs

For the purpose of displaying evolution or deviation in time-series, line graphs are usually one of the best tools for you….

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Bar Graphs

There are two kinds of bar graphs, vertical and horizontal, and they are useful when displaying evolution, deviation, ranking, comparison, structure…

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Skip the Pie

  I don´t like pie graphs. There are many reasons why I don´t like, and hence don´t use them, but I…

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Edward Tufte introduced Slopegraphs in his 1983 book “The Visual Display of Quantitative Information“. Two decades later, he developed the Sparklines,…

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