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  • Writer's pictureMark Talbot

What did you read first?

Here is a little infographic about infographic design principles. Take a very quick view (>5 seconds), then look at the number sequence below the post.

You will be a little surprised at the reading order, and what you notice.

I'd be willing to bet that you went in this order:


*Extra credit if you even saw #5 - you might have to enlarge the image.

This is an adaptation on a graphic I have seen floating around the dataviz community. I changed up the typography on what I thought might be a slightly misleading design in the original, where the lead/title type itself may provide a slight bias toward hierarchy.

Here at Xplore.Design we try to implement some of the best principles in design and typography to make your data make sense to your audience. Let us know how we can help you tell your compelling data story.

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