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. Unnamed-1 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Illustrator Bendik Kaltenborn takes us back to the 80s
  2. Thirstlist Graphic Design Studio Thirst visualises taste for American brewery Commonwealth
  3. Brutalistmaplist Photography The brilliant brutalist architecture of Paris celebrated in new map
  4. Robertottolist Art Robert Otto Epstein's paintings of celebrity Google image search results
  5. Designcanadalist Film Canada’s untold design history to be celebrated in Design Canada documentary
  6. Billrebholzlist Illustration Bill Rebholz’s lengthy illustrations full of shapely narratives
  7. Thingslist Things Illustration galore: it's February's Things!
  8. Podcastlist It's Nice That Podcast The past, present and future of gaming on The It’s Nice That Podcast
  9. Newyorktimestruthlist Advertising The New York Times launches The Truth Is Hard advertising campaign at the Oscars
  10. Hkwnodelist Graphic Design Node Berlin Oslo talks through its redesign of Haus der Kulturen der Welt
  11. Mixtape_template_because Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Because Music's Jane Third creates a lo-fi electronic mix
  12. Magicpartyplacelist Publication Magic Party Place: CJ Clarke photographs Basildon, Essex over ten years
  13. Francoishalardlist Publication Vogue interior photographer François Halard’s personal polaroids
  14. Norasturgeslist Art Nora Sturges’ clean and simple paintings using the unusual medium of eggs
  15. Audreyweberlist Illustration Audrey Weber’s eccentrically enlarged figurative illustrations
  16. Thesmudgelist Publication The Smudge: Clay Hickson and Liana Jegers launch publication in reaction to US presidential result
  17. Universal-everything-screens-of-the-future-prototype-7-950x534 Miscellaneous Universal Everything releases more visionary prototypes in Screens of the Future
  18. Lemontwigslist Film Director Nick Roney on taking The Lemon Twigs to his grandparents’ house
  19. Kahliljosephlist Film Lemonade director Kahlil Joseph creates short film for Kenzo’s SS17 campaign
  20. Summerhouselist Illustration Varied, playful and slightly odd drawings from Japanese illustrator Summer House
  21. Amnestylist Publication Amnesty International launches campaign to stop censorship of publications in China
  22. Cg-watkins-list Photography CG Watkins’ narratively driven photography conveys mystery and escapism
  23. Fm_rita Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Rita Ray on curating the Malick Sidibé exhibition soundtrack
  24. Janaglattlist Illustration Jana Glatt's children’s book-style illustrations are packed with colour and expression
  25. Dominikthiemelist Graphic Design Dominik Thieme typographically juxtaposes the past and present in Nouveau Grotesque
  26. Gavinbondlist Photography Exclusive: Gavin Bond's behind-the-scenes shots of the BAFTAs
  27. Ryanmcginleylist Exhibition Ryan McGinley’s “unstaged and unedited” photographs on display for the first time
  28. Camilohuinicalist Illustration Chilean illustrator Camilo Huinca’s stylised portraits of “real moments”
  29. Miumiulist Film Chloë Sevigny directs the 13th instalment of Miu Miu’s Women Tales
  30. 00_fs_image_template_list Fontsmith: Local Characters Local Characters: Fontsmith founder Jason Smith on collaboration through typography
  31. Mtvlist Animation Mrzyk & Moriceau animates Dick the Dog, championing safe sex awareness for MTV
  32. 00_lh_web_list Miscellaneous It's Nice That celebrates the craft of the lonely hearts column
  33. Erlandlist Illustration Norwegian illustrator Erlend Peder Kvam embodies distinctive silliness
  34. Karenledererlist Art Karen Lederer's charming monoprints interpret contemporary everyday objects
  35. Liannenixonlist Illustration Lianne Nixon’s Eames-inspired interior illustrations
  36. Cover Publication Nicolas Jaar releases Network, a book inspired by radio
  37. Unnamed Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: An after-show mix from The Flaming Lips
  38. Santafrancelist Illustration Santa France, the multimedia artist illustrating a futuristic interior frenzy
  39. Francescamaisielist Exhibition Francesca Allen and Maisie Cousins exhibition “celebrates sex, pleasure and freedom" (NSFW)
  40. Daftpunklist Miscellaneous Daft Punk announces archival merchandise pop-up shop for one week only
  41. Dougmillerlist Illustration Doug Miller’s atmospheric architectural illustrations
  42. Casaverdilist Photography Eric Bachmann photographs a retirement home for penniless musicians
  43. Typehighlist Exhibition Type High, sculptural letterforms by winners of the Rhoda Lubalin Fellowship opens in New York
  44. Maxgutherlist Illustration Max Guther's hyper-real Sims-like illustrations
  45. Jacquesgreenelist Miscellaneous Jacques Greene’s new single will repeatedly play until it’s destroyed in real-time installation
  46. 00_fs_image_template_list Fontsmith: Local Characters Local Characters: Jimmy Turrell creates a bespoke typeface inspired by Newcastle’s Byker Wall
  47. Calvinkleinnewlogo Fashion Raf Simons redesigns Calvin Klein logo with Peter Saville
  48. Alicelist Illustration Alice Wietzel illustrates luscious ladies in new zine, Solarium
  49. Felixlist Art Felix Treadwell intermixes comical characters within fine art
  50. Roughtrademaglist Publication Liv Siddall shares her top ten moments of Rough Trade Magazine
  51. Benhutchingslist Graphic Design The prolific output of graphic design student Ben Hutchings
  52. Unnamed-1 Animation Clap! Clap!'s new animated video is an Italian illustrated joy
  53. Laetus_list Exhibition Donal Sturt and India Dickinson curate monochromatic exhibition, Laetus
  54. Sheffieldhospitallist Miscellaneous Morag Myerscough redesigns Sheffield Children's Hospital bedrooms with geometric interior patterns
  55. Intpodcastlist It's Nice That Podcast The It’s Nice That Podcast: discussing the attributes of public art
  56. Walled-garden-web Illustration Aart-Jan Venema's illustrational jungle for Green Man Festival
  57. Thingslist Things Things! The first influx of brilliant post we received this year
  58. 00_as_list Fontsmith: Local Characters Local Characters: Astrid Stavro’s tailored typeface showcases the split personality of Trieste
  59. Rinsetatelist Exhibition Rinse announces all-day collaborative art and music event at Tate Exchange
  60. Hannahwhitaker Exhibition Hannah Whitaker uses analogue photography techniques to display digitalised culture
  61. Mixtape_template_ga-4 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: illustrator and guitarist, Gabriel Alcala
  62. Junelist Illustration Illustrator June Tate finds “that sweet spot between cute and profound”
  63. Justinelist Art Justine Rivas' poetry inspired melodic paintings
  64. Andreslist Illustration Andrés Magán's illustrations mix a tender and lively narrative
  65. Idirlist Illustration The digitally ethereal illustrations of Idir Davaine
  66. Acnestudiolist Fashion Bobby Gillespie photographed by Colin Dodgson for Acne Studios
  67. Scenicsimpsonslist Miscellaneous A chat with the anonymous curator behind Scenic Simpsons
  68. Teamlablist Exhibition teamLab opens Transcending Boundaries, stunning digital interactive artworks at Pace London
  69. Fs_image_template-list Fontsmith: Local Characters Local Characters: Anna Kulachek typographically depicts her hometown of Moscow
  70. Mainframelist Animation Mainframe turns the movements of recognisable objects on their head
  71. Sheffieldlist Exhibition Street View: Photographs of Urban Life, displays 100 years of photography
  72. Noinylogo_ Miscellaneous New One in New York: Simón Sepúlveda's six month design diary
  73. Eloiselist Graphic Design Eloïse Rossetti’s narrative and research-driven graphic design
  74. Stephanie_leinhos Illustration The comic book influences of illustrator Stefanie Leinhos
  75. Bradleykerllist Art The idyllic and relatable still lifes of Bradley Kerl
  76. Yelp_1_copy Graphic Design Graphic Designer Robynne Redgrave profiles prolific Yelp.com reviewer in You Can Change
  77. Guyyanailist Art The meticulously layered and striped paintings of Guy Yanai
  78. Eglelist Illustration The wacky, zany and eccentric world of illustrator Egle Zvirblyte
  79. Mandarinhotel Miscellaneous Peter Blake creates his largest artwork yet for the Mandarin Oriental Hotel
  80. Livanddomlist Product Design The delicately ornate, but very cheeky sculptures of Liv and Dom