How to Design Graphs That Will Be Ignored?

Akshay Sapra
Dec 7, 2020 · 5 min read

Statistical charts and information graphics are used to summarise surplus data and information concisely. In recent years, the use of these graphs has increased significantly to the point that these information graphics are surplus, and they surround us. We often see some graphics and don’t even realize that we are doing it or don’t have time to see it for more than a few milliseconds, like, comprehending details from smartwatch graphs with a glance of around 300 milliseconds. If you feel there is a strong probability that your graphs might not engulf the viewer’s entire attention…