Stata produces professional quality graphs, ready for publication (click on any graph for a larger image):
You can produce graphs using Stata’s new GUI, or you can produce them using Stata's command language.
The look of graphs is determined by their scheme. The graphs shown above use Stata's default scheme. Schemes can greatly influence the look of a graph. For instance, we might start with this
and just by changing the scheme, produce this
The graph above was produced using the economist scheme, which has with a look similar to that used by The Economist magazine.
See New in Stata 14 for more about what was added in Stata 14.