Andy Kirk Sweats the Details

In design, the details matter. Andy Kirk examines “the small decisions that make a big difference towards the good and bad” of information design:

 

 

This is part of a series of posts about the ‘little of visualisation design’, respecting the small decisions that make a big difference towards the good and bad of this discipline. In each post I’m going to focus on just one small matter – a singular good or bad design choice – as demonstrated by a sample project. Each project may have many effective and ineffective aspects, but I’m just commenting on one.


Perhaps inevitably, I begin this series looking at a pie chart (side note: don’t blame the pie chart on bad design choices). More specifically the issue here concerns unnecessary duplicate labelling.

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