Symbols are used and various dimensions represent different variables in a dataset.
Tutorials and Guides
How to Make Symbol-based Glyph Charts, with R Examples
Using geometric shapes as an encoding can provide another dimension to your charts.
A Diagram of All the Batteries
After an unsuccessful battery search, the natural next step was of course to look up battery sizes and chart all of them.
Charting all the major California wildfires since 2000
Based on data from CAL FIRE, Erin Ross, for Axios, plotted California wildfires…
Lazaro Gamio for Axios used Chernoff Faces that look like emojis. This visualization…