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Biopsy map

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Biopsy map
'Biopsy' map of Brentford, constructed through interviews, data, conversations and emotions from 200 local people. It is intended to reflect the range of opinions and viewpoints across these people.
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Interactive features
User can pan around map and zoom in/out to view.
Benefits & pitfalls to avoid
  • Using pictures to show data values can be misleading, where different images have different areas or volumes. Wider images can lead users to think that the data values are larger, even where height is the only dimension used to represent data values.
Create your own
  • Pictorial versions of standard charts can be created in a range of standard data applications such as Excel For example in Excel, setup the chart and 'Format data series -> Fill' with Pattern or texture fill, and select a file image to use as a pictorial (you'll need to have setup the image first).