How to conceptualise and generate visualisations with many points interconnected via Bézier curves?

Can someone uncover the design process behind social network visualisations such as – and how those interconnecting Béziers are generated? Answer So those kind of network graphs are often called node link diagrams. This article might be a good place to start: The Links That Bind Us: Network Visualizations. Except for very small datasets, … Read more

How to build an online portfolio?

I want to build a personal portfolio so my questions related are as follows: What should I include in the portfolio apart from Home, About, Work, Contact? I have never worked on any real life examples so what to display in the work/portfolio page? What kind of design samples do I need to include? Ex: … Read more

Alternatives to present multiple location information on a map

I have a client who thinks that there really needs to be a comma between the name of the school, and the public school zone number (CSD#). I would love a second opinion from a design perspective. Doesn’t the contrasting weight and size of the CSD# separate it from the school name, making it unnecessary … Read more

How to force whole numbers to have one decimal place in Adobe Illustrator?

I make a lot of graphs using Illustrator for my company. Unfortunately, the graphing tool in Illustrator is very archaic. When adding number labels to graphs, Illustrator automatically removes .0 from numbers. I need all numbers to have the same sig figs. Is there a way to use GREP or any other kind of script … Read more

Best way to display large amounts of hierarchical information in a web application [closed]

Closed. This question needs details or clarity. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Add details and clarify the problem by editing this post. Closed 7 years ago. Improve this question I have a web application that shows a lot of information that is rather mundane. The information is related to … Read more

Mirror HUD GUI design resources

I am developing software, in which the user will be reading information from a heads up display style mirror and interacting with the HUD GUI via voice commands. I am not a graphic designer, however I have been tasked with throwing up a prototype GUI for the system and I want it to look at … Read more

Best plotting symbols for scientific plots with multiple datasets

At this moment I have found only one enlightening discussion on the best practices of choosing of plotting symbols for scientific plots. It is in the book Cleveland W.S. The Elements of Graphing Data (1985). in the chapter “Superposed Plotting Symbols”. From that short discussion I extract three main requirements for plotting symbols: They should … Read more