Design Blogs

A collection of our most recent articles on Design

Decisions made with Klipfolio lead to 300% growth for Venture Harbour

Venture Harbour currently uses six different dashboards, which each represent one area of focus for...

Mitch Dupuis- June 24, 2019

Designing the Right Dashboard

With a simple Google search someone can find many articles about how to design a great dashboard...

Dimitris Vogiatzis- September 13, 2018

New Office, new interactive floor plan in our dashboard

Klipfolio is a platform to visualize various metrics that can help businesses determine the...

Garrod Houweling- March 26, 2018

4 Steps to Designing a Dashboard That Inspires Action

So you’re ready to build your first dashboard. Great! Check out these 4 easy steps to design an...

Mitch Dupuis- December 20, 2017

Anatomy of a great API

A big part of our role as the Integrations team here at Klipfolio is to facilitate easy connections...

Danielle Hodgson- December 22, 2017

3 simple rules for intuitive dashboard design

Great dashboard design is about far more than metrics and KPIs. Here are a few tips for building a...

Jonathan Taylor- July 26, 2017

Dashboard design: On comparison values

Colors and shapes may get all the attention, but comparison values are at the heart of meaningful...

Jonathan Taylor- July 18, 2017

Dashboard design: Serve yourself, not the data

It's heartbreaking to see a dashboard serve as nothing more than a data dumping ground. Here's some...

Valerie Hamilton- July 15, 2017

How corporate digital signage is improving communication in the workplace

If you’ve ever ordered a meal from a fast food restaurant, chances are you’ve chosen your meal from...

Sonia Darlison- August 9, 2016

5 things you’ve always wanted to do in Klipfolio but didn’t know you could

Whether you’re a new Klipfolio user or you’ve been building dashboards for years, here are five...

Trish Mermuys- July 27, 2016

5 Easy HTML Tags Anyone Can Code and Every Webpage Needs

A lot of people think learning HTML is a long and difficult process that requires formal training....

Danielle Poleski- June 20, 2016

Dashboard Design Mistake #6: Forcing users to do the math

This blog is the sixth (and last) in a series on common dashboard design mistakes - and how to...

Mychelle Mollot- February 1, 2016

Dashboard Design Mistake #5: Misuse of Colour

Dashboards can be valuable business tools. But to maximize their value, dashboards have to be done...

Mychelle Mollot- December 18, 2015

How a low-tech office whiteboard stimulates creativity in a high-tech company

When we expanded our office earlier this year, we created a massive whiteboard in the lunchroom. It...

Allan Wille- December 11, 2015

Dashboard Design Mistake #4: Using charts and graphs that don’t work well on dashboards. Spoiler Alert: Save the pie for dessert.

Dashboards can be valuable business tools. But to maximize their value, dashboards have to be done...

Mychelle Mollot- December 11, 2015

Dashboard Design Mistake # 3 Poor layout choices

Dashboards can be valuable business tools. But to maximize their value, dashboards have to be done...

Mychelle Mollot- December 4, 2015

Dashboard Design Mistake #2 - Not adding comparison values

This blog is the second in a series on common dashboard design mistakes - and how to avoid them....

Mychelle Mollot- November 26, 2015

Dashboard Design Mistake #1 - Building a one-size-fits-all dashboard

Dashboards can be valuable business tools. But to maximize their value, dashboards have to be built...

Mychelle Mollot- November 17, 2015

6 dashboard design mistakes - and how you can avoid them

Dashboards can be valuable business tools. But to maximize their value, dashboards have to be built...

Mychelle Mollot- November 16, 2015

Tips for designing mobile dashboards in Klipfolio

With the Klipfolio App fresh on the marketplace, it's a good time to talk about design...

Jonathan Taylor- October 6, 2015