First World War

An interactive documentary for The Guardian, in eight languages

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26
April
2015

Webby!

Our First World War interactive documentary, created in collaboration with the Guardian, won the people’s choice award for Best Use of Video at the 2015 Webby Awards.

22
April
2015

First World War wins Digital Media Europe Award

Our interactive World War I documentary for the Guardian won the Online Video category at the DME Awards last night.

10
April
2015

Two Webby nominations

Two Kiln projects created for the Guardian have just been shortlisted for the Webby Awards, in the video and animation categories.

9
Feb
2015

New Kiln training days

The latest round of public Kiln training days – to be held in London in March – are now open for booking. See below for details.

18
Dec
2014

Kiln projects win OnThinkTank data viz prizes

Two recent Kiln projects, one created for WRI and one created for IPPF have won the first and second prizes for interactives at the OnThinkThanks Data Visualisation Competition. A third Kiln project – created for the IIED – was also included on the shortlist of five.

2
Dec
2014

Visualising a century and a half of carbon emissions

Our new project created for the World Resources Institute was just published on the WRI website and on the Guardian.

11
Nov
2014

Mais idiomas!

To mark Armistice Day, the Guardian has relaunched our First World War, and with an extra language, Portuguese. We've also added Portuguese and Spanish to The Carbon Map.

25
Oct
2014

Information is Beautiful Awards

We’re delighted to see two Kiln projects on the shortlist for the 2014 Information is Beautiful Awards.

23
Sept
2014

The all-new Carbon Map

The Carbon Map, Kiln’s first project, has been redesigned and refreshed with the latest data. The new version has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times since being featured on the Guardian.

30
August
2014

Kiln shortlisted for ONA

Our In Flight project has been shortlisted for the Online Journalism Awards.

23
July
2014

Kiln WWI project launches in seven languages

Our latest project launched today on many leading newspapers around the world. “First World War” is an interactive documentary created in partnership with the Guardian to mark the centenary of the Great War.

The project aims to give a global perspective on an imperial war that involved in soldiers from all over the world – from India and New Zealand to the US and Canada. Available in seven languages, it launches today on the Guardian and partner outlets such as El Pais, Le Monde, Süddeutsche Zeitung and La Stampa.

10
July
2014

Student Mobility visualisation now live

Our visualization of student mobility into and out of the UK, created for The British Council, is now live, and was featured today by Times High Education.

22
June
2014

World Cities map published

The latest of a set of little Kiln projects for the International Institute for Environment and Development: a map showing the growth of cities over time. Try sorting to grid view and scrolling ahead to 2025 to see how Asia takes over.

12
June
2014

Kiln wins Data Journalism Award!

We are delighted to announce that Kiln won a 2014 Data Journalism Award this evening from the Global Editors Network. We won the Small Newsroom Award for our portfolio of work from the last year. Other winners included The New York Times and Pro Publica. Read more about the programme here.

7
June
2014

Kiln at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Our In Flight project is being featured this week at the Sheffield Documentary Festival, as part of the festival’s official selection.

In flight

A live map and interactive to mark 100 years of commercial flight

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