How to design effective tables
“You can achieve simplicity in the design of effective charts, graphs and tables by remembering three fundamental principles: restrain, reduce, emphasize." Garr Reynolds
Above all else, show the data.” Edward Tufte
We’re going to look at some simple techniques for creating more effective tables. Sarah wants to share the exact values for revenues by product over the last six months, so the use of tables makes sense in this instance.
What should those tables look like? Let’s find out.