Overview

Put your data visualisation into context

Modifying the colors of your visualisation, enables you to emphasize specific information. Add annotations to clarify notable figures and a contextual title will show the audience why these numbers are relevant in the first place.

Duration of this lesson: 90 seconds

Titles!

The title of your datavisualisation is as important as the title of your article. Explain your audience why this visualisation matters. Text and visuals should reinforce each other.

Colors

You can use colors to emphasize specific datapoints. For example, giving the country's average another color in your bar graph will make it more clear which regions score below or above average.

Tool for choosing map colors

Annotations

Annotations give your visualisation extra context and enable you to clarify trends, patterns or outliers.

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