Anatomy and spacing


All chart elements are designed to work in harmony with each other. Each element plays an important role in how we communicate data to end users.

Click on the links below to learn more about these elements of anatomy.

Chart anatomy

  1. Chart title
  2. Additional controls/filters (not part of Lume but supported)
  3. 𝑦 axis title
  4. Legend
  5. Tooltip
  6. 𝑦 axis labels
  7. Grid lines
  8. 𝑥 axis labels
  9. 𝑥 axis title


If you want to create hierarchy and balance within a chart, it's important to follow the spacing guidelines as illustrated below: