Everyone have an opinion on visualization but only one have the status of being a guru within the area – Stephen Few
Stephen Few have written a number of books regarding visualisation
- Now you see it, Simple Visualization Techniques for Quantitative Analysis
- Show Me the Numbers, Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten
- Information Dashboard Design, Displaying data for at-a-glance monitoring
It is possible to borrow the books. Please contact Claus
Stephen Few also have a very interesting site and blog were you will find inspiration.