Data Viz Done Right

September 1, 2019

#MakeoverMonday: Which season do Americans prefer?

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On to week 36 we go. This week Eva has chosen a simple data set and simple viz. Let's have a look:

SOURCE: YouGov

What works well?

  • The seasons are sorted according to when Americans experience them.
  • Nice clean design
  • Labeling the tops of the bars
  • Hiding the axis
  • Color are easy to distinguish

What could be improved?
  • I keep having to refer back to the legend. Maybe label each bar once?
  • This show a comparison of the ages within a season. If the viewer wants to compare the seasons by age, then that become difficult.

And here's my version, which allows you compare both across seasons and across age groups:

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