Rob Alderson

Rob joined It’s Nice That as Online Editor in July 2011 before becoming Editor-in-Chief and working across all editorial projects including itsnicethat.com, Printed Pages, Here and Nicer Tuesdays. Rob left It’s Nice That in June 2015.

  1. Int_dan_0 Advertising Dan Wieden Is... We spend a week stalking the advertising mogul around a conference in Cape Town
  2. Int_gail_2 Graphic Design Design of the Times: Design director of The New York Times Magazine, Gail Bichler, tells us her story
  3. Int_names_00 Writing The Name Game: Seven design studios explain their weird and wonderful names
  4. Int_kem_0 Graphic Design Concentrated Graphic Goodness: A look back at some of Kemistry Gallery's best posters
  5. Int_deller_0 Art Adult Terrible: A quiet lunch with Jeremy Deller
  6. Int_treasure_0 Miscellaneous Treasure Hunting: Tomas Leach explains his fascination with a treasure hunt in the wilderness
  7. Martinapaukova-itsnicethat-list Illustration Young Slovakian illustrator Martina Paukova's work is a treat for the eyes
  8. Int_america_0 Photography The Language of Fantasy: The Enduring Appeal of Americana
  9. Int_olaf_1 Art It’s OK to Disagree: The Divisive Work of Artist Olafur Eliasson
  10. Int_penguin_0 Graphic Design Cover Stories: Former Penguin designer David Pearson talks us through his favourite covers
  11. Int_marian_0 Graphic Design Beyond Pretty Pictures: Marian Bantjes on her life, work and her transformative personal story
  12. Int_duke_0 Art Projectiles, Pigeons and Patriotism: Duke Riley tells us why breaking the rules is so important
  13. Int_eames_0 Product Design Essentials: An essential overview of legendary designers Charles and Ray Eames
  14. Jennyzylch-itsnicethat-list Illustration Young American illustrator Jenny Zych has a great visual sensibility
  15. Johankramer-manelvich-itsnicetaht-list Film A charming portrait of Barcelona's 77-year-old matchday announcer
  16. Int_turley_1 Publication Designing A Day In The Desert: Richard Turley works on a special edition of 'SUP Magazine
  17. Int_sports_0 Photography Beautiful Details: A look at the alternative side of Sports Photography
  18. Pp_douglascoupland_1 Graphic Design Microserifs: We ask Douglas Coupland about the design details in his seminal texts
  19. Pp_corbousier_1 Photography A Concrete Pilgrimage: Architect Justine Bell on her journey to Le Courbusier's French monastery
  20. Pp_silverscreen_1 Film Creative Types On The Silver Screen: A look at the varied ways the creative industries have been portrayed on film
  21. Pp_nadavkander_1 Art The Shadow And The Dance: An interview with Nadav Kander
  22. Pp_synethesia_1 Photography Synaethesia: A Still-Life Study: Photographer Ryan Hopkinson's visual exploration of synaesthesia
  23. Pp_kickstarter_1 Miscellaneous How Kickstarter Changed The World: Founder Yancey Strickler on the origins of the platform
  24. Pagantempleiceland-itsnicethat-1 Architecture Spiritual dimensions – a visit to the site of Iceland's new Pagan temple
  25. Guesswho_ppspring2013 Illustration Guess Who: John Goode on illustrating Action Man, My Little Pony and Guess Who?
  26. Pp_thejoyofnaivety_1 Photography The Joy Of Naivety: We rifle through Why Not Associates bizarre collection of found slides
  27. Pp_whysagmeisterwalshworks_1 Graphic Design Why Sagmeister & Walsh Works: An interview with the renowned design duo about their partnership
  28. Cripsta-itsnicethat-list Illustration Mysterious motifs come together in Cripsta's beguiling images
  29. Carolineroberts-graphicdesignvisionaries-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Splendid new book showcases 75 industry-defining graphic designers
  30. Linaforsgren-satisfactionguaranteed-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Lina Forsgren celebrates/subverts the most effective selling words around
  31. Chadwicktyler-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Chadwick Tyler finds the poetry in small-town America
  32. Nature_nicertuesdays_itsnicethat_list Nicer Tuesdays Here's what happened at last night's nature-themed Nicer Tuesdays
  33. Lundgrenlindqvist-hbtqrethink-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Lundgren + Lindqvist redesign the LGBT visual language for Icon magazine
  34. Studiobaer-thomaslohr-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Abstract plumage photos treated with care and consideration by Studio Baer
  35. Danielrozin-pompommirror-itsnicethat-list Art Extraordinary "fur mirror" reacts to people and objects in front of it
  36. Sea-aiap-fedrigoni-madeinitaly-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design SEA's new books showcase the untapped world of post-war Italian graphic design
  37. Universaleverything-sydneyoperahouse-itsnicethat-list Art Universal Everything project hand-drawn animations on Sydney Opera House
  38. 5173 Graphic Design Our pick of the D&AD Yellow Pencil winners from last night's awards
  39. Mattbooker-electiondrawings-itsnicethat-list Illustration Election night captured up close and personal by illustrator Matt Booker
  40. Thomaswilliams-bolo-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Simple but effective forklift branding from newly LA-based Thomas Williams
  41. Territorystudio-marvelavengers-itsnicethat-list2 Digital Territory Studio nails the UI interfaces for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron
  42. Michaelcraig-martin-onbeinganartist-istnicethat-list Art Priceless advice On Being An Artist in Michael Craig-Martin's new book
  43. Marcel-ingloriousfruits-itsnicethat-list Opinion Why the ugly fruit campaign richly deserves its Designs of the Year win
  44. Andygilmore-itsnicethat-list Illustration Immerse yourself in the colourful geometric creations of Andy Gilmore
  45. Chargedoubler-itsnicethat-list Product Design Halve your charging time with the Kickstarter-smashing USB ChargeDoubler
  46. Shannonlea-philliplarkin-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Student Shannon Lea's smart designs for three Philip Larkin collections
  47. Leemawdsley-millenniummills-itsnicethat-list Photography Iconic old mills shot with style and respect by photographer Lee Mawdsley
  48. Emilyscaife-cosmiccrisp-itsnicethat-list Photography Meteors? Fossilised remains? Nope, Rice Krispies as shot by Emily Scaife
  49. Michaelbuck-airbnb-house-list Advertising 70-tonne, two bedroom house floats down the Thames in Airbnb stunt
  50. Arthurfoliard-mood-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design French designer Arthur Foliard's impressive, changeable identity for Mood
  51. Thokamaer-itsnobiggie-itsnicethat-list Illustration Charming and surreal GIFs from the award-winning it's no biggie blog
  52. Studiodumbar-vbms-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studio Dumbar nails the identity for a pretty conservative industrial client
  53. Alexchinneck-londondesignfestival-itsnicethat-list Events Upside-down pylon the star at London Design Festival but what role graphics?
  54. Lukestephenson-pizza-itsnicethat-list Photography Pizzas and the guys who bring them star in Luke Stephenson's new series
  55. Uniteditions-spin360-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Tony Brook tells us about creating the huge new Spin studio monograph
  56. Secretlifeofpencil-itsnicethat-1 Photography Top creatives show us their tips in a show exploring The Secret Life of the Pencil
  57. Robertnicol-itsnicethat-list Art Terrifically versatile work from man of many talents Robert Nicol
  58. Davebrown-electioncartoon-itsnicethat-list Illustration On the hunt for the most engaging cartoons for today's General Election
  59. Esquire-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design We chat about Esquire's redesign with creative director Nick Millington
  60. Onionredesign-itsnicethat-list Writing The Onion shows us all how to introduce a new redesign in style
  61. Newyork-itsnicethat-list Illustration Giacomo Gambineri recreates 146 TV moments for New York Magazine cover
  62. Sunnation-faragepints-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Pints and point-scoring – Our run-down of election-related creative projects
  63. Madethought-gfsmith-collection-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Made Thought celebrates every paper in the G . F Smith collection
  64. Christophniemann-esgibtnichtgutes-itsnicethat-list Art Simple ideas charmingly executed in Christoph Niemann's new drawings
  65. 44flavours-lgc-itsnicethat-list It's Nice That x LGC Wisdom for future grads in 44flavours' London Graphic Centre Billboard
  66. Scottking-popkultur-itsnicethat-list Advertising Scott King's nice new campaign claims all pop culture in the name of Berlin
  67. Mattwilley-avaunt-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Matt Willey introduces us to his new adventure magazine Avaunt
  68. Number04-actualsource-itsnicethat-list Art Great-looking Utah show riffs on ideas of research, curation and art theory
  69. Post-husler_rose-istnicethat-list Graphic Design Splendid new identity work for online shop Husler & Rose by POST–
  70. Alanfletcher-printedpages-itsnicethat-list Printed Pages Printed Pages takes you inside the sketchbooks and mind of Alan Fletcher
  71. Jr-newyorktimes-itsnicethat-list Art JR creates a 150-ft high image for The New York Times Magazine cover
  72. Marcelgeorge-port-itsnicethat-list Illustration Marcel George illustrates eight pages of watches for Russian Port magazine
  73. Erikshirai-birthofsake-itsnicethat-list Film Gorgeous trailer takes us into the rarefied world of saké-making
  74. Matthnry-thetrip-itsnicethat-list Photography Matt Henry explores 60s acid culture in cinematic series The Trip
  75. Unnamed-1 Studio Audience Podcast This week's podcast talks this year's Pick Me Up festival and the gender pay gap!
  76. Spd-newyork-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design The best recent magazine covers around? Two new shortlists unveiled
  77. Sarahmazzetti-mit-itsnicethat-list Illustration Big commissions and a more confident style in Sarah Mazzetti's updates
  78. Offset-waysandmeans-itsnicethat-list Publication Offset festival's Ways And Means magazine sets a new standard
  79. Atlasstudio-elephant22-itsnicethat-list Publication Two Elizabeth Peyton covers grace the new issue of Elephant magazine
  80. Graphicdesign_-opinion-itsnicethat-list Opinion Bored, overworked but ethical – how do graphic designers see themselves?