How to pick more beautiful colors for your data visualizations
Choosing good colors for your charts is hard. This article tries to make it easier.
I want you to feel more confident in your color choices. And if you have no sense for colors at all, here’s my attempt to help you find good ones anyway. We’ll talk about common color mistakes I see out there in the wild, and how to avoid them.
This is not the right article for you if you’re trying to find good gradients or shades. But if you need to find beautiful, distinctive colors for different categories (e.g. continents, industries, bird species) for your line charts, pie charts, stacked bar charts, etc., read on.
Source: How to pick more beautiful colors for your data visualizations, an article by Lisa Charlotte Rost.