Financial Times Visual Vocabulary

Financial Times Visual Vocabulary

From the webpage:

A poster and web site to assist designers and journalists to select the optimal symbology for data visualisations, by the Financial Times Visual Journalism Team. Inspired by the Graphic Continuum by Jon Schwabish and Severino Ribecca.

Read the Chart Doctor feature column for full background on why we made this: Simple techniques for bridging the graphics language gap

For D3 templates for producing many of these chart types in FT style, see our Visual Vocabulary repo.

The Financial Times sets a high bar for financial graphics.

Here it provides tools and guidance to help you meet with similar success.

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