Research from colleagues at Berkeley.
- Use Treemap Layouts that Avoid Extreme Aspect Ratios
- Use Bar Charts at Low Density, Treemaps at High Density
- Use Treemaps When Comparing Non-Leaf Nodes
- Use Luminance To Encode Secondary Values In Treemaps
Also includes review of research to date.
McCandless is always interesting and finds intriguing examples – but often does not demonstrate outstanding design principles. Raises concerns for me, but brings data design to pop culture.
Great font comic from Wondermark blog
XKCD produces some of the most insightful comics (although occasionally a bit salty) – and with Creative Commons Attribution non-commercial license so with permission to share and adapt for noncommercial uses with attribution. These are some favorites for presentations:
Convincing Pickup Line
ACCENT Principles for effective graphical display
Adapted from: D. A. Burn (1993), “Designing Effective Statistical Graphs”. In C. R. Rao, ed., Handbook of Statistics, vol. 9, Chapter 22.
Need to find the original – are these research based?
Rosling always makes me think. I love this presentation in particular because he uses manipulatives – IKEA boxes, to illustrate his data visually. And, the boxes add a dimension that I don’t think could be achieved technologically.