Data Viz Done Right

December 12, 2009

Simple is better

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I've been critical of ChartsBin in the past, but this time I really like what they've done.

They produced a simple bar chart with a simple explanation of their findings: "Even with increasing restrictions on marketing, tobacco companies continue to compete fiercely for cigarette market share. Between 2004 and 2007, the top-selling brand changed in more than 22 percent of the countries surveyed."

I like their color choices...good color variation and no one color sticks out much more than another. I typically don't like anything flashy, but the mouse-overs are quite good.

Check it out.

1 comment :

  1. Really it's incredible that cigarettes generate so much money. What would also be interesting to see would be the incidence of Lung Cancer (and other cancers) attributed to smoking along with the money spent on health care for the unfortunate people who end up with smoking-related illnesses.