How to <br />crunch <br />data <br />into <br />beautiful <br />graphics<br />Vitor Domingos – vd@nextwpoer.pt – March 201...
Information needs to be interesting (meaningful & relevant) and have integrity (accuracy, consistency).<br />Design needs ...
integrity + form = eye candy<br />interestingness + function = experiment<br />
interesting subject, solid information, looks great, but is hard to use = useless<br />amazing data, well designed, very e...
Simple. Clean. Elegant<br />
Make the data distinct from the graph.<br />
Make the data distinct from other data<br />
Keep data organized and clear.<br />
Use common sense.<br />
Make sure your graph makes sense.<br />
Make sure your data is accessible.<br />
Display the most important information at a level that people can quickly comprehend.<br />
How to crunch data into beautiful graphics
How to crunch data into beautiful graphics
How to crunch data into beautiful graphics
How to crunch data into beautiful graphics
How to crunch data into beautiful graphics
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  1. 1. How to <br />crunch <br />data <br />into <br />beautiful <br />graphics<br />Vitor Domingos – vd@nextwpoer.pt – March 2011<br />
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  10. 10. Information needs to be interesting (meaningful & relevant) and have integrity (accuracy, consistency).<br />Design needs to have form (beauty & structure) and function (it has to work and be easy to use)<br />
  11. 11. integrity + form = eye candy<br />interestingness + function = experiment<br />
  12. 12. interesting subject, solid information, looks great, but is hard to use = useless<br />amazing data, well designed, very easy to read but isn’t that interesting = boring<br />
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  31. 31. Simple. Clean. Elegant<br />
  32. 32. Make the data distinct from the graph.<br />
  33. 33. Make the data distinct from other data<br />
  34. 34. Keep data organized and clear.<br />
  35. 35. Use common sense.<br />
  36. 36. Make sure your graph makes sense.<br />
  37. 37. Make sure your data is accessible.<br />
  38. 38. Display the most important information at a level that people can quickly comprehend.<br />
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