A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods

periodic table of visualization methods

You may have memorized a periodic table of elements before. Take the idea for a spin, and transform that table into representing a visualization methods. This is amazingly useful.

Do you need a data visualization of a spectrum of two extremes? No problem. Take a look at the left hand side of the table in yellow – you may need a continuum diagram.

There are visualization methods for data, information, concept, strategy, metaphor and compound. 110 of them, just like the periodic table of elements.

A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods – [Visual Literacy]

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