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Design

Also see these other wikis:

Dashboards
Output and Export

Blogs

Tableau blogs with a focus on design

Other data viz blogs with a focus on design

 

Blogs on presentation and information display

 

Great Cole Nussbaumer series on design:
http://www.storytellingwithdata.com/2013/12/horizontal-logic.html

Tableau Visual Guidebook (from 2010):
https://www.dropbox.com/s/131x4pddft1qi58/Tableau%20Visual%20Guidebook.pdf

Nice book list
http://www.presentationzen.com/presentationzen/2012/01/10-books-to-help-you-think-create-communicate-better-in-2012.html

Infographics and Ideas

http://dailytekk.com/2012/02/27/over-100-incredible-infographic-tools-and-resources/


Typography tweaks - Added March 8, 2015

From Richard Rouse @bibleviz
https://www.interworks.com/blogs/rrouse/2015/03/05/my-favorite-tableau-typography-tweaks



Creating custom color palettes from images (and other references) - Added January 14, 2015

http://community.tableausoftware.com/docs/DOC-5867?et=watches.email.document_comment#comment-11481



decision trees, Sankeys, flow diagrams - Added January 13, 2015

By Olivier Catherin, drawing on Jeffrey Shaffer's work
http://community.tableausoftware.com/thread/154623



testing Tableau for Mobile on a non-mobile browser - Added January 13, 2015

http://community.tableausoftware.com/docs/DOC-5346?et=watches.email.document



Sunlight Foundation data viz style guide - Added December 20, 2014

Very complete, fantastic ideas here on how to have an enterprise style guide. http://design.sunlightlabs.com/projects/Sunlight-StyleGuide-DataViz.pdf



Ben Jones @DataRemixed on Clarity vs. Aesthetics - Added December 7, 2014

Nice series of posts: http://dataremixed.com/tag/aesthetics/



History & timeline of data viz innovations - Added December 7, 2014

http://datavis.ca/milestones/



Bret Victor - Inventing on Principle - Added December 7, 2014

Fantastic presentation on thinking about design and usability:

http://vimeo.com/36579366



I Want Hue - color palette tool - Added October 6, 2014

http://tools.medialab.sciences-po.fr/iwanthue/



Fantastic thread on color & luminance - Added October 5, 2014

Especially check out Shawn Wallwork’s comments:
http://community.tableausoftware.com/message/292973#292973


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