Chapter: Paint, Draw and Design
Topic: Design Techniques
The default graph styles in Adobe Illustrator aren’t exactly awe-inspiring. Come to think of it, graphs in general are pretty boring. But they can be critical for conveying information to an audience with a short attention span. So, when the marketing department hands you some data to “”jazz up”” for a meeting or your editor hands you a table to format for a sidebar, it’s your God-given duty as a designer to get that thing into some semblance of presentability or die trying.