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What to consider when choosing colors for data visualization

Pankaj Dey

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Data Visualisation can be defined as representing numbers with shapes – and no matter what these shapes look like (areas, lines, dots), they need to have a color. Sometimes colors just make the shapes visible, sometimes they encode data or categories themselves. We’ll focus mostly on the latter in this article. But we’ll also take a general look at colors and what to consider when choosing them:


Link to the article: https://blog.datawrapper.de/colors/
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