Questions about the branch of design focused on communicating factual information in a visual or multisensory way. Includes the principles behind effective use and design of diagrams, maps, signage, pictograms, data visualisations, infographics and technical illustrations. Also called 'infodesign'.

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How to visualise two-dimensional scientific data-points in a chart… in grayscale?

I am not sure whether this is the correct site for this question. The model comes from Physics, the data comes from computational physics, the plot is made with LaTeX but my question is about the ...
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What's a good way to represent a complex timeline? [migrated]

My wife is a novelist, now working on her fourth book. The books aren't a series in the sense of featuring the same main character, but they all take place in the same town, and some main characters ...
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What are great fonts for information-heavy data tables?

I'm designing a web application which has lots of data tables with business information both as numbers (sales, hours etc) and text (product names, region names etc). What fonts are great for dense ...