A stacked bar chart does much the same job as a regular or clustered bar chart in that it enables…Read more on Stacking the bars in your favour!
In 2010 the then-Prime Minister David Cameron launched the Measuring National Well-being (MNW) programme to “start measuring our progress as…Read more on Reinventing the Wheel
The principles and guidelines from part1 showed what data best suited a pie chart, solutions for labelling and using colour….Read more on The humble pie chart: part2
A blog on pie charts? surely everyone knows how to use them. Just googling “pie charts” and hitting the “images tab” in a browser gives us a fair indication… people in general don’t, and the results are worryingly bad.Read more on The humble pie chart
Well then. As is only right and normal at the end of a year, it is time to look back at a year in the life of Digital Publishing. It has been a big year for us here in ONS. We launched our new site in February. We also saw a bunch of people move on to new projects and recruited some very talented people to help us ensure we continue to improve everything we do.Read more on A year in the life of Digital Publishing
A couple of weeks ago I attended the Graphical Web 2016, a festival of graphics, data and general geekery hosted…Read more on Graphical Web 2016
The following blog post is written by Rhodri Griffith, Creative Design Lead. Do it like a designer Late last year…Read more on The ONS Design Community of Practice
We’re in an art gallery…… but there are no paintings on the walls. The paintings are just described to us….Read more on Should tables be off the table?
We’ve published 2 new pieces on Visual.ONS today that push our beta site into new storytelling and data visualisation territory….Read more on Marriages – when two become one
A strategy for choosing the right chart. So far we’ve covered a lot of charting tips about using your axes…Read more on In a relationship – it’s complicated