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Further Exploration #11: Bar/Column Chart Variations

Looking at: Lollipop Chart, Triangle Bar Chart, Back-To-Back Bar Chart, Progressive Bar Chart, Waterfall Chart, Change Bar Chart, Pareto Chart and more.

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Further Exploration #10: Proportional Area Chart Variations

Exploring some of the different ways Proportional Area Charts can be used.

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Further Exploration #9: Isochrone Maps (Travel Time Maps)

Exploring the many variations of Isochrone Maps from both the past and present.

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[VIDEO] Misleading Data Visualisation and Best Charting Practices

I was invited to give a talk at a UX / UI Design conference CIEMNA STRONA #4: Stranger Things, which took place on 21st March in Kraków, Poland.

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[VIDEO] Chatting with Finn Fitzsimons on His Projects

I recorded an online interview with Finn Fitzsimmons explaining his projects in more detail.

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Further Exploration #8 – Triangular Plots

This post explores the various kinds of triangular (tri-axes) graphs that are currently being used. Most notably, Ternary Graphs are their variations.

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Chart Combinations: Overlaying Extra Data Onto Timelines

Here I’ve demonstrated and experimented with 30+ ways you can combine a timeline with other forms of data visualization.

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Chart Combinations: Visualizing Data in Calendars

Here will I look into visualizing data in calendars by experimenting with different combinations of calendars with other types of charts.

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Further Exploration #7
Area Graph Variations

In this post, I will look through the many types of Area Graphs that exist, that I haven’t touched on in the past.

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cartogram

Further Exploration #6
Cartograms

Instead of displaying data over geographical regions, Cartograms communicate data values by manipulating the forms of those geographical regions.

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Further Exploration #5
Multidimensional Boxplot Variations

While I’ve already covered Box Plots, there are a series of Box Plot variations that can display the distribution of data over two, three or even more dimensions.

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Further Exploration #4
Box Plot Variations

Originally introduced and popularised by the American mathematician John Wilder Tukey, a Box Plot (also known as a Box and Whisker Plot) is a type […]

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[VIDEO] Expanding Your Data Visualisation Vocabulary

As I advertised a few months ago, I would provide a talk at the design conference Designers Fiesta on the subject of expanding ones data […]

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3d maps

Further Exploration #3
3D Maps

In the last two posts (#1 and #2), I specifically looked a range of 3D charts, but didn’t included any 3D maps to display geographical […]

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Further Exploration #2
3D Charts (Part 2)

In Further Exploration #1, I looked at charts that visualise data in 3D. In this post, I will continue to showcase and catalogue the different […]

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Further Exploration #1
3D Charts (Part 1)

While it appears that I’ve covered a huge number amount charts on the main page, there is still an abundance of different charts out there that I have […]

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Looking Deeper at Chart Types with Visualoop

Back in 2015 I contributed a series of blog posts to Visualoop that looked deeper into each of the chart type I had already covered by […]

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Alternative Data Visualization Libraries

The Data Visualisation Catalogue isn’t the only library of data visualization methods out there. A number of individuals have also taken it upon themselves to […]

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