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Friday, April 22, 2016

Women are Underrepresented in State Legislatures

Source: Behance
Author: Sonja Kuijpers


Best Practices
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  • Great use of a trellis layout
  • Great use of color
  • Outstanding legend and directions
  • Nice summary at the top
  • Nice method for calling out the best and the worst states
  • Great labelling
  • The shading between the lines aid in understanding the gap
  • Good example of using a slope graph to compare two measures AND two dimensions
  • Very crisp looking
  • Clean design
  • Impactful

Recommended Enhancements:

  • Maybe make it a bit more compact by reducing the space between the states

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