Emery’s Essentials A few years ago, I sketched all the charts I use regularly; I sorted, sorted, sorted; and this site was born. I have no plans to add every chart known to mankind. I'm focusing on the charts that give you the best bang for your buck — the essentials.
Wondering which type of graph is the best fit for your data? Explore my interactive chart chooser using the filters. For example, if you click on 3+ Points in Time, you’ll see familiar faces like line graphs and meet new friends like multimedia timelines.