Lucy Bourton

Lucy joined It’s Nice That as an editorial assistant in July 2016 and became a staff writer in October 2016. She graduated from Chelsea College of art with a degree in Graphic Design Communication and has previously worked at Rough Trade. Lucy is particularly interested in graphic design, typography and illustration. Contact her if you have a suggestion for the It’s Nice That Friday Mixtape.

  1. Timlaha-fillings-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Tim Lahan’s new works reduce recognisable shapes to create “tension and movement”
  2. Torbrandt-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Tor Brandt’s minimalistic illustrations inspired by underground comics
  3. Erasedtapes Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: ten songs you'll hear on the Erased Tapes sound gallery stereo
  4. Maxbaitinger-birgit-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Max Baitinger’s comic Birgit illustrates the ballsy decision to quit your job
  5. Leahgordon-freemasonsinhaiti-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Leah Gordon photographs the Freemasons of contemporary Haiti
  6. Nathaliedupasquier-fromtimetotime-pacegallery-exhibition-itsnicethat-list_ Exhibition Nathalie du Pasquier opens first solo show in UK for almost 25 years
  7. Bureauborsche-laurelhalo-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list_copy Graphic Design Bureau Borsche talks us through its album artwork for Laurel Halo
  8. Peopleshistorymuseum-fleshflyers-queernoise-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Haçienda club night “Flesh” flyers and other archival works to feature in Queer Noise show
  9. Annahaifisch-drifter-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Anna Haifisch bends the rules of comics in new floppy and oversized book, Drifter
  10. Mixtape_warpaint2 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Warpaint's Glastonbury picks
  11. Brian-blomerth-iphone64-its-nice-that-list Illustration Brian Blomerth illustrates a “trippers guide” to the iPhone 64
  12. Dasha-chukhrova-lemon-resort-its-nice-that-list Animation Dasha Chukrova’s absurd animations inspired by Nickelodeon
  13. Fearless_girl_int_list Advertising Fearless Girl statue wins three Grand Prix awards during the first day of Cannes Lions
  14. Brian_lotti_int_list Art Brian Lotti celebrates the commonplace in his personable paintings
  15. Franci_virgili_int_list Graphic Design Fresh Yale grad Franci Virgili applies an academic approach to graphic design
  16. Jerkcurb_int_list Illustration Jerkcurb illustrates the world of the Voodoo Saloon in upcoming comic and single
  17. Safari_festival_int_list Illustration Breakdown Press announces the fourth edition of Safari Festival with global contributors
  18. Clay_hickson_int_list Publication Clay Hickson takes us through his ideas that never panned out within his book, In A Nutshell
  19. Mixtape_template_cb Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: From Coldplay to Avril Lavigne, Chastity Belt's driving mix
  20. Isaac_ruiz_int_list Graphic Design Isaac Ruiz investigates "suburban infrastructures and western culture of America” using design and typography
  21. Chau_long_int_list Illustration Chau Luong dips her toes in many a creative pursuit with vibrant illustrative results
  22. Le_gun_list_int Publication Le Gun returns with a new mag about “a world gone mad”
  23. Monotype_int_list Graphic Design Monotype release new typeface SST, originally designed for Sony
  24. Jacob_yarwood_int_list Art Jacob Yarwood’s paintings produce “moments rather than goals or agendas”
  25. Stephanie_hughes_int Illustration Steph Hughes on how her illustrated posters grew from being in a band
  26. Campbell_addy_getty_images_int_list Photography Campbell Addy partners with Getty Images to promote representative stock photography
  27. Old_school_trolls_int_list Publication Old School Trolls Zine illustrates boob-shaped bongs and wide-smiling trees
  28. Yunus_ak_int_list Graphic Design Yunus Ak explores and expands the form of the book through typography
  29. Fh2 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Father shares an ode to his second year of college
  30. Danielle_orchard_int_list Art Danielle Orchard’s paintings interpret the “anxiety around intimacy”
  31. Sophie_koko_gate_int_list Animation Sophie Koko Gate animates the confirmation bias encouraged by the internet
  32. Int_podcast_politics_list It's Nice That Podcast The It’s Nice That Podcast investigates the design and context of political messages
  33. Freya_int_list Graphic Design New Letters bends the rules of typography in contrasting font Freya
  34. David_brandon_geeting_int_list Photography David Brandon Geeting’s Neighbourhood Stroll sees the photographer Instagram posting on mass
  35. Fibda_int_list Graphic Design Adrien Godin and Baptiste Bernazeau “build an identity around laughter”
  36. Matthew_pettit_int_list Illustration Matthew Pettit conveys a personable narrative through illustration
  37. 00_aphex_twin_it's_nice_that_list Miscellaneous “It’s a psychological overload”: Weirdcore on creating Aphex Twin’s live visuals
  38. Mixtape_template_hh Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: H Hawkline's You're Not Alone In The Dark
  39. New_york_times_int_list Publication Exclusive interview with New York Times Magazine editor-in-chief on its comic strip New York issue
  40. Clark_int_list Film Behind the scenes of Sander Houtkruijer’s topsy turvy video for Clark
  41. Img_9462 Things May's Things: a publication special!
  42. William_eggleston_int_list Photography “Things just happen, as things do”: the world through the eyes of William Eggleston
  43. Nous-vous-list Illustration Three Men In A Boat: Nous Vous’ drawing machine explores the collaborative illustration process
  44. Matthew_the_horse_int_list Publication Matthew the Horse combines poetry and illustration “borne from being a wally,” in new book
  45. Frederike_helwig_int_list Photography Frederike Helwig’s snapshot of Nicaragua from 2004 now published
  46. Fm_fd Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: top picks from ten years of Field Day
  47. Dead_beat_club_int_list Photography Cost-effective, beautiful shit: an interview with the Deadbeat Club
  48. Florence_nicolas_int_list Photography The high-powered fashion photography of duo Florence & Nicolas
  49. Bold_decisions_int_list Graphic Design Bold Decisions tests a type specimen’s form in personable font, Lars
  50. Cecilia_int_list Graphic Design Graphic designer Cecilia Serafini uses typography with vibrant panache
  51. Jeremy_deller_int_list Art Jeremy Deller behind “strong and stable my arse” posters 
  52. Tristan_pigott_int_list Art Tristan Pigott paints “real contemporaries” in upcoming solo exhibition, Juicy Bits
  53. Llewellyn_mejia_new Art Llewellyn Mejia's paintings created in between commercial projects
  54. Robert_nicol_int_list Illustration Robert Nicol’s brutish but spirited illustrations spanning artistic mediums
  55. Talya_modlin_int_list Illustration Talya Modlin shares illustrated gems from her sketchbook
  56. Out_of_the_dark_int_list Graphic Design The exploratory and exciting typefaces of Out of the Dark
  57. Fm_nm Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Nina Manandhar's London soundtrack
  58. Eat_magazine2 Illustration Illustrator David McMillan's busy but balanced editorial work
  59. Ines Graphic Design An update from multidisciplinary graphic designer Ines Cox
  60. Jan_buchczik_int_list Illustration Jan Buchczik illustrates the effects of jetlag in new zine, Of Coursica
  61. Dominik_junker_int_list Graphic Design Swiss undergrad Dominik Junker's portfolio of minimal graphic design
  62. Alexander_kilian_int_list Photography The composed and colour driven photography of Alexander Kilian
  63. Lily_hodgson_int_list Graphic Design Lily Hodgson’s communicative portfolio represents a clear design message
  64. Marlena_synchsyn_list Illustration Marlena Synchyshyn’s illustrations of multiplicity, duality and female archetypes
  65. Joy_miessi_int_list2 Art Joy Miessi’s self-documentation artworks communicate the feeling of displacement 
  66. Peter_mitchell_int_list Photography Peter Mitchell’s photographs of Leeds from 1979 published for the first time
  67. Nanna_prieler_int_list Illustration Nanna Prieler’s tangible illustrations developed from an organic process 
  68. Mixtape_template_ap Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Metronomy’s Anna Prior’s female-focused mix
  69. I_voted_list Graphic Design Winner of the NYC ‘I Voted’ sticker competition announced
  70. David_williams_int_list Photography David Williams photographs the vivacious style of Mexico’s Pachucos and Pachucas
  71. Bob's_burgers_int_list Animation Between the buns: an interview with Bob’s Burgers creator Loren Bouchard
  72. Into_the_unknown_barbican_its_nice_that_1 Exhibition Into the Unknown: Patrick Gyger on curating the Barbican’s sci-fi summer spectacular
  73. Peter-anderson-list Photography From Ozzy Osborne to David Byrne: through the lens of photographer Peter Anderson
  74. Laurakeninslist Illustration Laura Ķeniņš' illustrations of thoughtful narrative
  75. New_hero Graphic Design Darren Oorloff’s record sleeves are art directing the future
  76. Jennifer_heuer_int_list Graphic Design From sketch to shelf: book cover designer and illustrator, Jennifer Heuer
  77. Nelly_chevaillier_int_list Art Nelly Chevaillier’s expressive paintings made using her iPhone
  78. Alan_fears_list_int Art “The pointlessness in life is the point to life”: Alan Fears’ 80s inspired paintings
  79. Fm_pond Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Pond’s mix of “powerful and cool as hell” songs
  80. Velvetyne_int_list Graphic Design Velvetyne opens typography workshop and worldwide submission for ampersand designs