Clients are the difference between design and art.– Michael Bierut in Creative Mornings.
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Choosing Colours for Data Visualization (.pdf) →
prostheticknowledge: The problem of choosing colors for data visualization is expressed by this quote from information visualization guru Edward Tufte: “…avoiding catastrophe becomes the first principle in bringing color to information: Above all, do no harm.” (Envisioning Information, Edward Tufte, Graphics Press, 1990) Color used well can enhance and clarify a presentation. Color used poorly...