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Data Visualization: Representing Information on Modern Web by Swizec Teller, Ændrew Rininsland, Simon Timms, Andy Kirk

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Arrangement

You have established how you are going to represent your data, you've identified your visual identity through color, the choices around static or interactive design have been rationalized, and you have identified the range of annotation requirements.

For our final layer, we need to consider how to arrange our design in terms of the layout, placement, and organization of all visible elements. How can we piece everything together most effectively?

As we've just discussed in relation to annotation, our intention with the arrangement and architecture of our design is to deliver as intuitive an experience as possible. The level of intuitiveness and smooth access into the subject matter is strongly influenced by the logic and implied meaning ...

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