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Mind your data visualization: How to present your data effectively by getting the most out of your reader's brain capacity

Mind your data visualization

If I am to believe my mom, I was already pasting stickers next to each other in a neat pattern when I was around four years ...
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A deep dive into... bubble charts

It is believed that the bar chart is the king of all charts. It’s easy to read and most people are...

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How to make a dot plot in Illustrator with Datylon

A dot plot is a chart type that packs a lot of information in a small space. Recently, we had a...

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How to make a heatmap in Illustrator with Datylon

Lately, we’ve been writing a lot on heatmaps: how they work, how you should use them, and what to...

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A deep dive into... dot plots

First things first: let’s start by clearing up some terminology. Chart naming always triggers a...

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What's new in Release 46

This month’s release is focused on keeping Datylon for Illustrator future-proof. With R46, we...

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How to best tell the story behind confronting data

When you find the time and have the skills, setting up your own data visualization project is one...

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What's new in Release 45

You asked, we listened! If you design charts and reports, sometimes you surely need to change the...

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A deep dive into... heatmaps

Chart types can sometimes be summarized into one iconic example. Think about the global warming...

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What's new in Release 44

Another couple of weeks have passed and here we are with yet a new version (R44) of our Datylon...

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A deep dive into... pie charts

I have often said that pie charts are the Comic Sans of data communication, but over the last few...

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