Ayla Angelos

Ayla joined It’s Nice That as editorial assistant in June 2017. Having graduated in 2014 with a degree in English, she has since worked as a journalist for various online and print publications. Ayla cites her keen interests as graphic design, illustration and photography.

  1. Otl-aicher-graphic-design-itsnicethat-1 Graphic Design Otl Aicher’s Isny: an exhibition celebrating the work of the iconic 20th Century designer
  2. Rachel-whiteread-sculpture-itsnicethat-1 Sculpture Tate Britain announces new exhibition dedicated to artist Rachel Whiteread
  3. Sebastian-shwamm-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration “I love to do shit that just looks cool” - Sebastian Schwamm on his new illustrative approach
  4. Vivienne-westwood-publication-itsnicethat-1 Publication A look inside Juergen Teller and OK-RM's collaborative new book
  5. Virgil-abloh-lil-uzi-vert-film-itsnicethat-1 Film Virgil Abloh directs gruesome new video for Lil Uzi Vert, subtitled with fake Arabic text
  6. Martin-parr-think-of-scotland-itsnicethat-1 Photography Martin Parr curates 25 years of photographing Scotland in latest book Think of Scotland
  7. Michela-natella-set-design-itsnicethat-1 Set Design Michela Natella’s hyperreal world and stand-out set designs for Toilet Paper Magazine
  8. Albert-elm-what-sort-of-life-is-this-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Albert Elm tells us why being a photographer is like “being an obsessed gold digger”
  9. Things-september-itsnicethat-1 Things Things: belly buttons, football and an illustrated guide to photographing your own asshole
  10. Harry-cooke-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography “I will always seek the golden hour”: Harry Cooke on his dreamlike photography
  11. Bosco-sodi-muro-sculpture-itsnicethat-2 Sculpture Artist Bosco Sodi to build a wall in New York made of 1,600 removable clay timbers
  12. Alex-da-corte-st-vincent-new-york-film-itsnicethat-1 Film Alex Da Corte directs a colourfully bizarre music video for St. Vincent’s single New York
  13. Leaheinrich_meanwhile_4_itsnicethat_(1) Illustration Airbnb sex and a girl falling in love with a peacock: Lea Heinrich's latest illustrations
  14. Ben-arogundade-obama-best-covers-publication-itsnicethat-10 Publication Ben Arogundade curates nearly a decade's worth of Obama magazine covers
  15. Derek-ercolano-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration Illustrator Derek Ercolano’s transition to the dark side
  16. Thirza-schaap-plastic-ocean-art-itsnicethat-1 Photography Thirza Schaap captures the beauty of plastic as a “friendly reminder” about pollution
  17. Aaron-denton-graphic-design-itsnicethat-1 Graphic Design “I was drawn to designing posters out of necessity”: Aaron Denton on his poster infatuation
  18. Kim-kardashian-steven-klein-interview-magazine-fashion-itsnicethat-1 Fashion Kim Kardashian is “America’s New First Lady” in controversial Steven Klein shoot
  19. Brian-massidy-melanie-shatzky-the-children-itsnicethat-1 Photography The Children: a photo series that captures the fear, disorientation and wonder of childhood
  20. Patricia-voulgaris-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Patricia Voulgaris' surreal photographs are influenced by memory, sculpture and space
  21. Reka-neszmelyi-bankito-graphic-design-itsnicethat-1 Graphic Design Réka Neszmélyi's powerful identity for Bánkitó Cultural & Music Festival 2017
  22. Antony-gormley-art-itsnicethat-1 Sculpture Antony Gormley unveils life-sized sculpture
  23. David-abrahams-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography “It’s your own way of seeing the world”: A look into David Abrahams’ bold and emotive visual diary
  24. Michael-haddad-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration Michael Haddad mixes “push-pin, French comics and paperback sci-fi” into postmodern illustrations
  25. David-gomez-maestre-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Photographer David Gomez Maestre captures the romance of sun-blushed landscapes
  26. Eliza-hatch-cheer-up-luv-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Cheer Up Luv: the photography project sharing women's experiences with sexual harassment
  27. Jeong-hwa-min-illustration-itsnicethat-21 Illustration “Bold, concise, minimalist and sometimes abstract”: a look at Jeong Hwa Min’s new illustrative approach
  28. Adidas-originals-fashion-itsnicethat-1 Fashion Peter Saville and Nick Knight host a series of talks for Adidas Originals pop-up studio
  29. Donald-sanger-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration Donald Sanger illustrates a grotesque and humorous version of humanity
  30. Cordova-canillas-fucking-young-graphic-design-itsnicethat-1 Publication "We are visual storytellers": studio Córdova Canillas talks us through the redesign of Fucking Young! magazine
  31. Liam-cobb-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration Liam Cobb illustrates the collapse of the Heygate Estate in latest comic Conditioner 
  32. Jack-taylor-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration “I don't want to lose my connection with the tangible”: illustrator Jack Taylor on his new digital and 3D process
  33. Jamie-morgan-mo-farah-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Photographer Jamie Morgan captures Mo Farah’s portrait for final race with Nike
  34. Marta-serrano-enter-my-dreams-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Marta Serrano photographs “boys, men and their unique ways and worlds”
  35. Kayla-buium-art-itsnicethat-1 Art Kayla Buium parodies the human race through expressive paintings and surreal creatures
  36. Nigel-waymouth-joyce-art-itsnicethat-1 Art Renowned 60s poster designer Nigel Waymouth creates psychedelic new work for Hong Kong gallery
  37. Wrong-studio-graphic-design-itsnicethat-1 Graphic Design Wrong Studio combines well-executed typography with “flaws and errors”
  38. Mushpit-interiority-complex-itsnicethat-1 Art Mushpit explores social media anxiety in new exhibition Interiority Complex
  39. Will-i-am-jim-kazanjian-art-itsnicethat-1 Art Will.i.am’s eyewear label and CGI artist Jim Kazanjian create a world set in the year 2208
  40. Vma-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design OCD creates a “nonconformist” visual identity for the MTV Video Music Awards 
  41. Ji-hyan-yu-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration Ji Hyun Yu’s scenic illustrations epitomise the ironies of everyday life
  42. Studio-panorama-graphic-design-itsnicethat-20 Graphic Design Studio Panorama’s Armin Roth talks us through his naive and open-minded design ethos
  43. Jordyn-mcgeachin-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration “It needs to be normalised that women masturbate”: meet illustrator Jordyn McGeachin
  44. Caterina-bianchini-graphic-design-itsnicethat-1 Graphic Design Caterina Bianchini’s “playful and charismatic” approach to graphic design
  45. We-wait-animation-itsnicethat-2 Animation Aardman’s first VR animation transports users to the heart of the refugee crisis
  46. Noopur-choksi-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration Noopur Choksi’s illustrations depict a charming relationship with digital design
  47. Gabrielle-rosenstein-art-itsnicethat-15 Illustration Gabrielle Rosenstein animates a psychedelic Gucci editorial for Novembre Magazine
  48. James-bartolacci-art-itsnicethat-1 Art Painter James Bartolacci memorialises LGBTQ parties and their significance in the Trump era
  49. Joe-cruz-summer-screen-print-itsnicethat-1 Art Exclusive: creatives reinterpret iconic film posters for Summer Screen Prints
  50. Mustafa-abdulaziz-water-photography-itnicethat-23 Photography Mustafah Abdulaziz’s 15-year photography project depicts the global water crisis
  51. Charles-jeffrey-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration Acclaimed designer Charles Jeffrey “takes a break from fabrics” with new illustrations
  52. Chester-holme-time-to-rethink-the-toilet-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration Chester Holme updates his portfolio with “irreverent” series titled It’s Time to Rethink the Toilet
  53. Luzinterruptus-installation-news-itsnicethat-1 Art Luzinterruptus creates a “labyrinth” of plastic waste for new installation
  54. Jannike-stelling-stages-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Jannike Stelling’s latest series captures shape, colour and cleanliness
  55. Iron-ring-sculpture-news-itsnicethat-1 Art Welsh iron ring sculpture put on hold after being dubbed “monument of oppression”
  56. Mobel-paulin-typeface-graphic-design-itsnicethat Graphic Design Glasgow watch company Paulin launch new Art Deco-inspired typeface
  57. Proenza-shouler-harley-weir-news-itsnicethat-1 Film Proenza Schouler and Harley Weir support Planned Parenthood in latest film
  58. Jake-foreman-publication-itsnicethat-1 Publication Graffiti, murals and design: Jake Foreman illustrates all mediums in new zine, Flash
  59. Mono-kultur-magazine-publication-itsnicethat-1 Publication Fatima Al Qadiri is mono.kultur magazine’s latest muse
  60. Arc-studio-graphic-design-itsnicethat-1 Graphic Design “Graphic design of any and every printed matter”: introducing Arc studio
  61. Peckham-levels-news-itsnicethat-4 Miscellaneous Peckham Levels announces first 100 members of new co-working initiative
  62. Tracey-emin-benefit-itsnicethat-1 Art Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation launches benefit auction with limited edition artwork by Tracey Emin
  63. Lucas-dupuy-art-itsnicethat-1 Art South-London artist Lucas Dupuy explores dyslexia through blurred shapes and symbols
  64. Ari-marcopoulos-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography “Noise, exertion and rebellion”: Ari Marcopoulos’ latest exhibition, Machine
  65. Justin-sloane-graphic-design-itsnicethat-1 Graphic Design Justin Sloane applies his blunt and nuanced ethos to multidisciplinary design
  66. V-a-b-graphic-design-itsnicethat-15 Graphic Design Twin brothers V/A/B on their “difficultly simple” approach to design
  67. Jack-davison-noon-magazine-photography-itsnicethat-15 Photography Jack Davison captures the “progress of time” for Noon magazine
  68. Culture-mile-news-itsnicethat-1 Art City of London launches new Culture Mile with identity by Pentagram’s Marina Willer
  69. Cat-sims-space-publication-itsnicethat-1 Publication Cat Sims confronts issues of social housing in latest zine, Space
  70. Cynthia-alfonso-illustration-itsnicethat-10 Art Cynthia Alfonso’s “need to experiment” with figurative comics and graphics
  71. Henrik-franklin-be-yourself-die-alone-publication-itsnicethat-2 Publication Obituaries, PowerPoint and “sobbing super heroes”: Henrik Franklin’s latest zine
  72. Olga-de-la-iglesia-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Colour and shape form the spine of Olga de la Iglesia’s vivid photography
  73. Cause-and-effect-magazine-publication-itsnicethat-1 Publication Cause & Effect magazine is the new hub for “unheard voices” and “unseen bodies”
  74. Antoine-nogeuira-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration “You don’t need to be right to do art”: introducing illustrator Antoine Nogueira
  75. Austin-lee-art-itsnicethat-1 Art Exploring physical and digital binaries with Austin Lee’s exuberantly animated paintings
  76. Frankie-colamarino-film-itsnicethat-1 Film “Real-time life events and the emotions that come with them”: Frankie Colamarino’s visual diary
  77. Smart-glove-news-itsnicethat-2 Product Design “The Language of Glove”: smart glove turns sign language into text for real-time translation
  78. Left-alone-zine-publication-itsnicethat-1 Publication Left Alone Zine: a new publication that digs deep into music and typography
  79. Colette-store-news-itsnicethat-2 Fashion “The trendiest store in the world”: Colette to close its doors after 20 years
  80. Lena-macka-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration “A paradox of sweetness, serenity and internal questioning”: meet illustrator Léna Mačka