6 examples of bad dashboard designs

Dashboards are used to present large amounts of information in a condensed and visual form. 

They are meant to be represented on a single screen, to make an efficient use of the space, avoid superfluous graphics and include actionable, meaningful and relevant data according to viewers objectives.

However, we can find some examples where dashboards display the information in the wrong way. These are some examples of bad designs that can make a nicely intentioned dashboards fail.

1. Tiny and spaced

Yet the dashboard is displayed in one single screen, the amount of white space between charts make it difficult to read as unique piece of information. Increasing font-size and adjusting proportions would make it more efficient.

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