Highlighting the positive results of a multi-sport program in Quebec

Cover of the report “Fillactive, ça marche!”.

Encouraging young Quebec women to regularly exercise Nine out of ten teenage girls in Quebec do not meet the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity per day. A recent study demonstrates the benefits of Fillactive‘s program on teenagers’ physical and mental health, helping them to increase time spent practicing sport in a sustainable way. We […]

Moving to a net zero future in an uncertain world

Moving to a net zero future in an uncertain world CPP Investments, Canada’s largest pension fund, is committed to achieve net zero in their portfolio and operations and they wanted to communicate their plans to a larger audience. We worked with them to craft an interactive explaining their commitment to all Canadians. https://chezvoila.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/CPP-Net-Zero-EN-vignette-1.mp4 A guiding […]

Demystifying the costs of heat pumps for consumers

In an office room, on a table, a desktop computer shows the interactive. The screen background is a pastel gradation of colour from pastel blue to orange. A paragraph of text faces an illustration of a heat pump, set in a dark blue circle. Bright orange and blue bubbles surround the boundaries of the circle.

Demystifying the costs of heat pumps for consumers As part of a project aimed at increasing the adoption of heat pumps, the Canadian Climate Institute challenged Voilà: to design a web-based interactive to demystify the costs of heat pumps. The interactive needed to present the costs of different heating and cooling configurations, across five different cities […]

A comprehensive assessment of the cost of climate change for the Canadian population

Contextual photo of the presentation broadcast in a conference room. In the center of the image, the presentation is projected onto a television. A chest of drawers below furnishes the room. The screen shows an introductory slide to the study undertaken by the Institute. The title, "Limiter les dégâts" ("Limiting the damage") is present, as is the star image of the analysis, represented by a house in the form of a fragmented collage symbolizing households. In the foreground of the photograph, we see the conference room with a wooden table.

A comprehensive assessment of the cost of climate change for the Canadian population The Canadian Climate Institute has published the latest in a series of studies on the costs of climate change, demonstrating that the financial health and prosperity of Canadians are at risk. It is aimed at decision-makers, urging them to take action. The […]

Freeing the US from its culture of detention

Cover and double-page spread of a printed copy of the final report. The cover page has a strong visual metaphor of a gavel that doubles as a barred window. The background colour is dark and some light comes through the window, extending long shadows of the bars on the cover and giving the audience a point of view from inside of the cell. The double-page spread presented here is the header and first paragraphs of chapter one on the left page and a quote from the report on the right page.

Freeing the US from its culture of detention The University of Chicago Law School needed to get the most visual impact for a wide range of troubling statistics on the culture of detention that had taken root in the US justice system. The study shows with hard evidence that there is a complex systemic issue. […]

A new look at the performance of residential and long-term care centres in Québec

Cover of the report "La performance du système de soins et services aux aînés en CHSLD" as well as an electronic tablet displaying the home page of the html version of the report.

A new look at the performance of residential and long-term care centres in Québec The CSBE had a new method for evaluating the performance of long-term care facilities, which highlights major disparities across the territory. We accompanied them in the presentation of their study results, which highlighted numerous points for improvement in order to reach […]

Achieving net zero in Canada will require a Big Switch

Two copies of the summary report in print format. One is shown closed, showing the front cover of the report. It features a megaphone icon projecting a stream of light that illuminates a pylon icon. The title is "The Big Switch". The second report is presented open, and shows the highlight of a double page spread of the printed report. On the left page, we can see the first page of the second chapter, and on the right page, an infographic.

Achieving net zero in Canada will require a Big Switch In its new report, the Canadian Climate Institute lays the groundwork for a new electricity policy, exploring “the changes needed in Canada’s electricity systems to align them with net zero”. The challenge for Voilà: was to create compelling visuals that illustrate both the Institute’s message […]

The star of our work

Poster of the visualization hanging on a concrete wall. There is a window to the left and stair to the right.

The star of our work 2021 was an exciting year at Voilà:, full of new projects and a growing team. Although we live and breathe information design, this was the first time we made a data visualization about ourselves. It was developed as a greeting card for clients, partners, collaborators and friends. While we are […]

The Canadian economy and the transition to a low-carbon world

A picture of the “Sink or Swim” report, opened on a page showing a graphic produced by Voilà:, on a gray background.

The Canadian economy and the transition to a low-carbon world This report by the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices presents the opportunities for the Canadian economy to actively participate in building a low-carbon world. We supported them in presenting their findings and recommendations with clear and attractive visuals, developing the artistic direction, the concepts and […]

Taking nature into account(ing)

A picture of three copies of the report “The Economic Case for Nature”, arranged vertically like books one behind the other, on a gray background.

Taking nature into account(ing) The World Bank has developed a first-of-its-kind methodology to account for the value of nature in economic models. We worked with them to showcase the connection between biodiversity and economic development, the economic impacts of a collapse of ecosystems, and  “nature-smart” policies that provide the best way forward. Making the (visual) […]