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Represent individual counts with grouped units to make data feel less abstract.
While the reshaped geography doesn't work all the time, the use of size to show data can be more intuitive in some cases.
Use color to reinforce or add another layer of meaning to a regular line chart.
A more readable alternative to Venn diagrams for when you have more than a few sets.
Now that we've discovered another way to annoy chart snobs, here's how you can make your own spirals.
Also known as ridgelines, use the method to create a compact visualization where you can easily identify major patterns and outliers.
You could use a package, but then you couldn't customize every single element, and where's the fun in that?
You don't have to use illustration software to polish your graphics. If keeping everything in R is your thing, this tutorial is for you.
Adjust coordinates, geometries, and encodings with packed circles to make various types of charts.