Highlighting data viz best practices around the web

Sunday, December 7, 2014

The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People

Source: Podio
Author: Podio

Click image to see the fantastic interactive version.

Best Practices:
  • The interactive version allows you to pick an choose the categories you want to see.
  • As you choose a category, you get additional information about that category. Nice touch!
  • It funs to play with this viz because it allows you to find the story you're interested in.
  • Soft color palette
  • Clear timeline at the top of the viz
  • A Gantt chart is a great way to display this data.
Recommended Enhancements:
  • Include an option to pick the category to sort by; I can't determine the sort order.
  • Use the same font for the names that is used in the rest of the viz
  • Too much whitespace between the title, the subtitle and the chart

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