There’s a lot that can separate a good chart from a bad one. I often think of the final stages of creating a chart as crafting- the process of applying your specialised knowledge and refining the output into something great.
Craft — verb
To make or produce with care, skill, or ingenuity
A lot of people come to data visualisation from a data background and struggle with these last steps. I studied graphic design, and while I don’t know everything, this allows me to use those skills to refine my visualisations into something visually appealing.
After you’ve gathered your data…