Fibonacci Series and the Golden Ratio in Tableau

For XY Data’s first blog post I have decided to recreate an article I wrote for The Data Studio (now Interworks UK) way back in 2012.

Tableau Desktop was used to plot Fibonacci’s Golden Spiral .

I was recently reminded of this when I came across a recent article on the BBC website which discussed the composition of a photograph showing a street scene from New Year’s Eve.  The article suggests that the photograph’s perfection is due to the scene’s closeness to the Golden Ratio:

The Golden Spiral is a curve plotted using the Fibonacci number series.