All That Glitters Is Not Gold: A Common Misconception About Designing With Data

By Tiffany Farrant-Gonzalez •  July 29th, 2013

Too often when working in information design, you’ll hear the request, “Can you make the data look cool?” “Cool” is a rather ambiguous term, and means different things to different people. Unfortunately, when working with data, the term “cool” is often directly juxtaposed with common charts like line, bar and pie, which are often relegated to the backbench, and written off as “boring.” [Article]

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