Billie Muraben

Billie studied illustration at Camberwell College of Art before completing an MA in Visual Communication at the Royal College of Art. She joined It’s Nice That as a Freelance Editorial Assistant in January 2015.

  1. Ulm_model_its_nice_that_list_image Graphic Design The Ulm Model: a school and its pursuit of a critical design practice
  2. List_001 Graphic Design The New Look: Looking back at Roundel’s 1980s identity design for British Rail’s Railfreight
  3. Beiruit_list_image Miscellaneous A city of contradictions: meet the people shaping Beirut's creative future
  4. Charlottemei-paintings-list-int Illustration Charlotte Mei’s paintings of abstracted, contorted and lazy bods
  5. Emilymaesmith-recentwork-list-int Art Artist Emily Mae Smith’s pop motifs and witty compositions
  6. Bibakosmerl-edits-13-int Graphic Design Graphic designer Biba Košmerl takes on organised disorder and what it means to be a true modernist
  7. Smom-simpsons-list-int Publication Swiss zine highlights the many times The Simpsons has predicted the future
  8. Twelve-mirrorlake-05-int Graphic Design Twelve studio’s rippling identity for Beijing new media studio
  9. Laraalhadeedi-aaw-articale-list-int Photography Active Arab Women: Lara Al-Hadeedi records the determination of sporting Kuwaiti women
  10. Danielbritt-imdeadinside-list-int Animation Daniel Britt animates the trials and tribulations of an existential crisis
  11. Oscarboltongreen-update-02-int Illustration Oscar Bolton Green’s sharp, comedic and vivid editorial illustration
  12. Gaurabthakali-update-02-int Illustration Gaurab Thakali’s energetic depictions of city life
  13. Amylombard-wawa-06-int Photography Amy Lombard captures the life and times of a cult convenience store
  14. Realreview-issue01-07-int Publication Real Review: OK-RM and Jack Self on magazine-making on and for modern life
  15. Breakdownpress-safarifestival-list-int Publication Safari Festival: The new wave of alternative and arts comics, curated by indie publisher Breakdown Press
  16. Unnamed Graphic Design Bureau Collective’s pared-back identity for an exhibition of all things floral
  17. Sophyhollington-update-01-int_copy Illustration Lino-cuts by Sophy Hollington find visual resolution between modern life and ancient spirituality 
  18. Domsebastian-camperfw16-list-int Photography Dom Sebastian’s surreal and slippery still life campaign for Camper
  19. Benkopp-list-int Illustration Ben Kopp’s illustration work is awash with jiggles, sugary pastels and 70s subculture
  20. Paigemoon-port2016-10-int Illustration Paige Jiyoung Moon’s autobiographical paintings are like one long lucid dream
  21. Marcusgruber-edit-04-int Illustration Marcus Gruber illustrates his Alaskan adventures, complete with youth theatre and glaciers aplenty
  22. Workform-noit-03-01-int Publication Tears Shared: work-form on collaboration, ornamentation and bootlegging their own work
  23. Liamcobb-shampoo-list-int Publication An experimental comic from ELCAF-prizewinner Liam Cobb
  24. Scottking-frasermuggeridge-publicart-list-int Publication Public Art: Scott King on his book that parodies urban regeneration through culture
  25. Out_of_print-leipzig-06-int Publication New book celebrates printed matter at Leipzig’s Academy of Fine Arts
  26. Raineallen-miller-salute_storm_stills-list-int Film New video celebrates the mix of cultures, and dancing, essential for keeping the UK going
  27. Ragnarkjartansson-exhibitionbarbican-08-int Exhibition A repetitive day in the life of one of Ragnar Kjartansson’s troubadours
  28. Fragilemagic-port-list-int Illustration Dazed and confused characters in retro-futuristic landscapes occupy the world of illustrator Derek Ercolano
  29. Mattlipps-lookingthroughpictures-list-int Art Theatrical sets that splice the modern with the postmodern, challenging perspective, history and taste
  30. Neil_donnelly_arab_city_it's_nice_that_li Publication The classical and the crude combine to represent the multiple facets of The Arab City
  31. Aaroncook-theedrinkers-list-int Exhibition Thee Drinkers: New exhibition conveys the joys and despair of having a few too many
  32. Jackmears-ceramicdogs-list-int Miscellaneous They have beauty, they have grace, they are Jack Mears’ ceramic dogs
  33. Williameggleston-portraits-09-int Exhibition It’s just life: The democratic eye of William Eggleston
  34. Camelottype-port-12-int Graphic Design Camelot’s typefaces bring both the contemporary and historical to the table
  35. Laurentamaki-peopledoingthings-08-int Illustration Documenting the world in motion: Lauren Tamaki’s illustrations of modern life
  36. Zakgroup-kahlen-arup-list-int Exhibition A futuristic framework for the retrospective of pioneering “total design” advocate Ove Arup
  37. Mariejacotey-paradise-top-int Illustration The romantic escapades of insufferable creatives, as drawn by artist Marie Jacotey
  38. Kjlarsson-drawings-list-int Illustration Karl-Joel Larsson's jubilant, art-historical drawings take references to new heights
  39. 00_list Graphic Design An Exercise in Style: Interviewing graphic design star John Morgan
  40. List Graphic Design Should designers specialise early, or have a “portfolio career”?
  41. 150 Graphic Design Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia
  42. Alan-kithcing Graphic Design "I always try to have some logic to the job, to the work": we interview letterpress legend Alan Kitching
  43. Reader_homepage Publication Inside The Happy Reader, the perfect foil to "binge-reading" online content
  44. Rebeccasmeyne-inviteonly-02-int Photography The life of the party: invite-only affairs as photographed by Rebecca Smeyne
  45. Clementgicquel-portfolio-18-int Graphic Design Clément Gicquel’s versatile portfolio with everything from Albert Einstein to odes to cheerleading
  46. Nigel_shafran-dark_rooms-05-int Photography Photographer Nigel Shafran records the common threads of domestic scenes
  47. Falling-list-int Publication Falling and laughing: the art of falling over told in new book
  48. Book-list Publication Seymour Chwast on wit in creative practice
  49. Paulgacon-movers-07-int_copy Graphic Design Paul Gacon and My Name Is design a typeface inspired by a New York moving company
  50. Pedrodelcorro-port-edit-int_list Graphic Design Pedro del Corro’s informed, diligent design practice
  51. Somesuchstories-issue01-02-int Publication Somesuch publishes its first print compendium of essays and short fiction
  52. Yannlebec-personal-12-int Illustration Yann Le Bec draws the many lives of plush suburbia
  53. Jeremyliebman-dujourportraits-10-int Photography In time for the Oscars, we take a look at Jeremy Liebman's shots of Hollywood stars
  54. Jr-port-05-int Illustration Stylised suburbia and pop culture references run through Josephin Ritschel's illustration
  55. Markwallinger_h_w_12_int Exhibition Continuous revolutions abound in Mark Wallinger’s new show
  56. Ourpolitesociety-exhbook-05-int Graphic Design Our Polite Society plays with scale in exhibition catalogue design
  57. Mig-sp-collection-05-int Illustration Illustrator Maria Ines Gul's illustrated impression of a designer’s SS16 collection
  58. Joebichard-schooloflifeanimation-14-int Animation Joe Bichard animates an exercise in self compassion for The School of Life
  59. Nprah-list-int Graphic Design Nejc Prah encourages you to play in his design for an electrifying website
  60. Ikeedeani-kt-01-int Photography Ike Edeani records the moments in between during a trip to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania
  61. Metahaven-feature_thesprawl-14-int Graphic Design Making propaganda about propaganda: Metahaven’s new film considers fantasy and truth in internet culture
  62. Robertbeatty-update-list-int Illustration Air-brushed psychedelia and neon lights abound in Robert Beatty’s new work
  63. Lukaswassmann-gusti-list02-int Photography Poised for greatness: Gustl the dog as photographed by proud owner Lukas Wassmann
  64. Ks-ikea-01-int Graphic Design Graphic designer Kristoffer Halse Sølling navigates the power play between customer and superstore
  65. Hato-pmu-05-int Graphic Design Hato’s responsive identity design for Pick Me Up 2016
  66. Glasgowident-cd-05-int Graphic Design A generative and straightforward approach for Glasgow School of Art’s Communication Design show identity
  67. Hoi-audrey_niffenegger__the_night_bookmobile-list-int Exhibition Great new show highlights the work of 100 women making comics
  68. Harpe1 Graphic Design Luke Archer’s confident and dynamic design work for a Lausanne art space
  69. Editions-at-play-logo-int Publication Visual Editions and Google’s Creative Lab launch Editions at Play
  70. List12 Photography Maya Fuhr challenges the fashion editorial gaze in her shoot for Milk Magazine
  71. Ludovicballand-30paris-01-int Graphic Design Ludovic Balland’s brilliant graphic interpretation of the work at Centre Culturel Suisse
  72. Philippeparreno-news-list-int Art Tate announces the 2016 commission for the Turbine Hall
  73. Koolie-book-list-int Publication The roadside attractions, hangry conversations and showy cocktails of life in the sun, from Ditto Press
  74. Joriskritis-port-04-int Graphic Design The confidently straightforward approach of graphic designer Joris Kritis
  75. Architectureandthearchitect-book-01-int Publication The changing landscape of Singapore, as recorded in a new book from Do Not Design
  76. Littleatoms-list02-int Publication Little Atoms: we speak to the editor of the interview magazine with no puff pieces
  77. Newyorker_favouritefood_pizza_sergiomembrillas Illustration Great new work from Valencian illustrator Sergio Membrillas
  78. List Photography Pleasure-seeking in the New York ‘burbs, as shot by Corey Olsen
  79. Gilesduley-legacyofwar-04-int Photography The legacy of war: Giles Duley photographs the lives and the horrors of conflict
  80. Cob Publication American Chordata: A brilliantly designed literary magazine that sidesteps smug melodrama