September #SWDchallenge recap: MAKEOVER edition

We had a record participation in September with 96 people sharing their makeovers of the dual pie chart visual. Submissions ranged from slopegraphs to bar charts to dot plots and beyond. Click the link below to see the full recap post, including each submission and related commentary.

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#SWDchallenge: how would YOU makeover this graph?

September's challenge was a slightly different flavor of the makeover theme: how would readers make over this dual pie chart visual? We challenged you to apply data storytelling best practices and a thoughtful critique in improving this visual. Expand the full post for more detail.

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#SWDchallenge: let's plot with a dot!

The August challenge is to plot data with a dot… a dot plot! There are a few common types and this challenge is open to them all. Check out the full post for more details and an example.

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#SWDchallenge: your choice makeover

Less-than-ideal graphs are prominent in the world around us. The July challenge should be a fun one: find one of these and work to make it better. Improving upon an existing graph can be a great way to build your skills and reflecting on this process and sharing is a great way to also bring benefit to others.

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