Wednesday, December 18, 2013

How to Design Clean and Functional Bar Graphs (GIF)

How to Design Clean Naked Bar Graphs (and Use Less Ink)

Here's a cool little GIF from Dark Horse Analytics about using less "Data Ink" -

Edward Tufte introduced the concept of data-ink in his 1983 classic The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. In it he states “Data-ink is the non-erasable core of the graphic, the non-redundant ink arranged in response to variation in the numbers represented”

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