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How We Created Color Scales

How We Created Color Scales How We Created Color Scales

In this article we share insights and our working process for creating refined color scales for charts and visualizations. A diverse and balanced palette is one of the key components to efficiently communicate information trough color. Read more

Colors of a Year with Flickr Flow

Colors of a Year with Flickr Flow Colors of a Year with Flickr Flow

Fernanda Viegas and Martin Wattenberg from Hint.fm show us the colors of a year in a surprising way. The visualization is based on photographs from the Bostom Common taken from Flickr.com and rendered using a custom application. Read more

Beautiful Nonsense Info Graphics

Beautiful Nonsense Info Graphics

Chad Hagen creates and shares some deliciously designed information graphics. The charts are completely senseless and unusable but gorgeous in perspective of color choice, typography and overall presentation. Read more

Sorting communication: The Conversation Prism

Sorting communication: The Conversation Prism

Brian Solis and Jesse Thomas have created an information graphic sorting and categorizing a extensive range of conversational webapplication. The Applications represented by their logos are arranged in a circular, flower-like structure. Each leaf represents another media or focus group and holds the major players of this field. The leaves are color coded and thus grouped in larger divisions. Read more

The Importance of color in data visualization

The Importance of color in data visualization

Over the past few days some thoughts about the importance of color palettes in data visualization has been published. Color is a vibrant discussed topic and there are contrary opinions on the best practices of the implementation of a color palette. Read more

Kuler Pulse (beta)

Kuler Pulse (beta)

Adobe just rolled out a new feature over at Kuler. Pulse is a tool to visualize the colors used on Kuler related to country, season and tag. The color set can be scale in regard on granularity as well as the lighness of the colors. Read more

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