This post is part of a series called Infographic Design.
Illustrator's graph tool is quite useful for visualizing data, but the results aren't terribly exciting to look at. A few simple tricks can go a long way in making your graphs much more interesting.
Cheryl Graham trained as a traditional artist in drawing and painting. These days she spends more time in front of the computer than the easel. She's been using Adobe Illustrator for over 15 years. Her Illustrator work has been featured in the "The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book" and "Real World Illustrator."