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Designing charts can be a challenge. We want to help and inspire you with expert knowledge and practical advice.

A deep dive into... line charts

Am I right if I say that you have been bombarded with the ‘flatten the curve’ line chart the past...

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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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A deep dive into... dot plots

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

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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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A deep dive into... heatmaps

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

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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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Bar Charts 101. Tips and suggestions for your next bar chart.

Simple on the surface, the faithful bar chart is often one of the first introductions we get to...

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G-E-N-D-E-R I-N-E-Q-U-A-L-I-T-Y, find out what it means to me

To recap: Sarah Leo, Visual Data Journalist at The Economist, wrote a great article on how even...

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Another 4 ways to present bar charts

We all love reading Andy’s blog posts here at Datylon. In the latest one, we even felt a bit...

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