Despite most general belief of “more you include into a chart, better it will become”, professionals almost always prioritize clarity and readability when it comes to charts. I am also a fan of hassle free, minimalist charts. I am posting some minimalist charts that are easy to understand, clean-looking and can fit in any report easily. Just to present you another way of data visualization.
Minimalist Bar Chart: A bar chart with no axes, no gridlines, no chart area, etc. Consumes very little space yet tells the exact same story with a traditional bar chart.
Minimalist Column Chart: Here are two versions of a minimalistic column chart very similar to the bar chart above.
Minimalist Donut Chart: An eye pleasing donut chart. This chart is practically another version of cool gauge chart visualizations.
Minimalist Combination Chart: A combination chart that uses donut and column charts together. I actually made this chart couple of months back and saw the same chart somewhere last week.
You can download example workbook for Minimalist Charts and check how they are made.
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