Small Multiples within a User Interface

by Luke Wroblewski December 19, 2005

I recently mentioned that many interface designs can significantly benefit from applications of solid information design. My UXmatters column this month puts this into practice with a case study outlining the use of small multiples for information display and interaction design. You can read the full article at UXmatters:

Small Multiples within a User Interface

“Data monitoring, reporting, and modeling applications require people to makes sense of large amounts of information quickly and easily. It should come as no surprise, then, that for such applications many interface design problems are actually information design problems. As a result, we can leverage information design solutions when tackling such problems. Using small multiples is one such solution.”