Chapter Ten. Drawing with Data

Drawing with Data

We are bombarded with information on a daily basis. Whether it is from BlackBerry devices, newspapers, the Internet, magazines, outdoor advertising, television, or radio, we can absorb only a limited amount. At the same time, certain bits of information require a degree of focus and attention for us to process and really understand them.

Aware of the challenges, designers often turn to graphs or charts to present complicated information in a simpler manner. Also known as an infographic, a well-designed graph presents key data points in a visually stimulating way that quickly conveys a message to the reader. Graphs are ...

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