Viz Musings

February 10, 2022

Why Background Colours Matter In DataViz

One of the design choices that you have to make when creating a visualisation is what colours to use, and in particular, do you go for a light foreground and dark background or vice versa. On the face of it, this can be thought of as just an aesthetic design decision, but...

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March 13, 2021

why are reports always seen as an afterthought?

So, this seems to happen all the time. A new software system is set-up which involves many months of planning. Consultants come in and talk to the various interested parties. The users of the system say what they want the interface to look like and what data they want to...

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