Data visualization is the use of graphic representation to make information and data more readable. There are a number of different methods to visualise your data, we often use charts, graphs, and many more to record data. By visualising your data you will be able to easily spot trends, patterns and convey your messages more effectively.
Use the Figma Chart Plugin to visualize your data.
Figma is a powerful collaborative web based interface design tool. By using the Charts plugin in Figma you can create any data visualisation with real or random data, no programming skills required, in seconds! Whether you're new to design or an experienced designer, Chart has got you covered. It's the most user-friendly and intuitive way to create charts for your projects. Key features include 16 different types of charts which can be customized and edited according to your needs. Import your data from compatible tools like excel, google sheets, CSV and JSON to name a few.
Learn to create Data Visualization with a Workshop
In the comfort of your home enjoy a pre-recorded interactive zoom seminar by renowned author, data journalist and information designer, David McCandless. His best-selling infographic-books Information Is Beautiful and Knowledge is Beautiful are dedicated to visualising ideas, knowledge and data. This blended workshop/seminar will take 2.5 hours of your time and you will receive helpful materials like PDF cheat sheets and a copy of the deck. Its fun and informative so have a blast!
Check the Data Visualization Catalogue
Browse the data visualization catalogue to assist you in finding the right kind of chart for the message you want to convey to your audience. It can be challenging to find the right chart for a specific function. This guide makes that easier by categorising the functions (comparisons, distribution, relationships etc) of data visuals. After all charts need to convey information and be functional but at the same time be visually appealing.