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. Reading-itsnicethat-main Art + Music Rob Alderson on why festival posters fill him with dread
  2. Cooperhewitt-howposterswork-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design New show at Cooper Hewitt examines How Posters Work
  3. Secret7-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design First look at the brilliant sleeves from this year's Secret 7" show
  4. Pentagram-cooperhewitt-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design A look back at some of our favourite art gallery identities
  5. Ridejournal-katemoross-itsnicethat-list Illustration Cycling mag The Ride Journal shows off its best illustrations in new show
  6. Julienlelievre-museepicasso-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Julien Lelièvre's type-led identity work for the Musée Picasso Paris
  7. Axelpelletanchethevenart-int-list Graphic Design Axel Pelletanche Thévenart is a young graphic designer with a big talent
  8. Wieden_kennedy-nike-itsnicethat-list Advertising From idol to rival – new Wieden spot focuses on Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods
  9. List Graphic Design Celebrating the posters designers have made for their Typo Circle talks
  10. Us-list-int Art + Music "Don't be a dick" – Us talks us through creating great music videos
  11. Rickygervais-netflix-int-list Advertising Ricky Gervais gives literally no sh*ts in new Netflix Australia adverts
  12. Htc-homepage-list4 It's Nice That x HTC Four speakers reflect on The Pursuit of Brilliance in charming HTC animation
  13. Karolisstrautniekas-adobe-int-list Illustration More terrific editorial illustration from Lithuania's Karolis Strautniekas
  14. Nbstudio-almeida-int-list Graphic Design NB Studio's new look for London's Almeida Theatre is very impressive
  15. Jeroensmeets-thejaunt-int-list Publication A host of illustrators are sent to unfamiliar cities in new book The Jaunt
  16. Quimmarin-posters-int-list Graphic Design Eye-catching poster designs from Barcelona-based Quim Marin
  17. Andreaslaszlokonrath-neilpatrickharris-int-list Photography Few photographers capture famous faces better than Andreas Laszlo Konrath
  18. Yonibloch-bobdylan-int-list Design Indaba An interview with interactive music video pioneer Yoni Bloch
  19. Karansingh-mop-int-list It's Nice That x Orlebar Brown Three #MastersofPrint celebrated in our Pucci x Orlebar Brown project
  20. Nike-logo Graphic Design Michael Bierut talks about logos and why we invest them with meaning
  21. Tim-brown-int-list Illustration Great film follows reportage illustrator George Butler on a trip to Afghanistan
  22. Emilyoberman-snl-int-hero Graphic Design Emily Oberman's book documents 40 years of Saturday Night Live
  23. Liamsaintpierre-dominicwilcox-int-list Film Lovely video profile of Dominic Wilcox embraces his ridiculous world
  24. 4creative-grandnational-int-list Advertising The new Grand National promo is nothing like you imagine it might be
  25. Jacksmith-npg-int-list Art London's National Portrait Gallery opens first show without faces
  26. Gilesduley-legacyofwar-int-list Photography Giles Duley hits Kickstarter target for his ambitious Legacy of War project
  27. Kinfolk_14.cover Opinion Why does Kinfolk magazine seem to split opinion so much?
  28. Kindlecoverdisasters-int-list Graphic Design All hail the magnificent visuals compiled by the Kindle Cover Disasters blog
  29. It's-nice-that_htc_web-204-list It's Nice That x HTC A look back at our Pursuit of Brilliance evening with HTC last night
  30. Dischi-list-2 It's Nice That x Orlebar Brown Animated Pucci patterns in Orlebar Brown's Masters of Print campaign
  31. Michaelthorsby-damnson-int-list Graphic Design New book celebrates the graphic design of hip-hop mixtapes
  32. Willhall-ponyfightpinterest-int-list Miscellaneous The maddest Pinterest boards imaginable curated by Will Hall
  33. Wiedenkennedy-honda-list Advertising Test your speed reading skills in Wieden + Kennedy's clever Honda ad
  34. Sagmeisterwalsh-fugue-int-10-list-new Graphic Design This new identity for Fugue by Sagmeister & Walsh constantly regenerates itself
  35. Alicerawsthorn-instagram-int-2 Graphic Design Alice Rawsthorn on using Instagram as a design criticism tool
  36. Andyrementer-sanmarinostamps-int-list Graphic Design Andy Rementer designs 3D printing-inspired stamps for San Marino
  37. Thomasheatherwick-studio-nanyanguniversity-int-list Architecture Heatherwick's 12-towered university building opens in Singapore
  38. Spin-uca-int-list Graphic Design Tony Brook and Spin ignore the form with stencil-based redesign for UCA
  39. Aishazeijpveld-whatremains-int-list Photography Clever set design makes for disorienting Schiele-inspired photo series
  40. Mattwilley-independent-int-list Graphic Design Matt Willey's insights into redesigning one of the UK's national newspapers
  41. Htc-list It's Nice That x HTC Introducing the new HTC One M9 and its pursuit of brilliance
  42. Int-htc-list It's Nice That x HTC An evening of talks on creative brilliance to launch the HTC One M9
  43. Opinion-int-list Opinion From swagger to self-deprecation: The end of the ego-designer era?
  44. Studio-audience-lemon_list Uncategorized — All your art and design news and a chat about the wonders of Wieden + Kennedy!
  45. Freytaganderson-fraher-int-list Graphic Design A logo becomes a floorplan in great new Freytag Anderson work
  46. Neilbedfordgsj-classicfootballshirts-int-list Photography Classic football shirts celebrated by Neil Bedford for The Green Soccer Journal
  47. Michaelbierut-nyt-signage Graphic Design A look at Michael Bierut's defining designs as new book announced
  48. Wk-nikelebron-int-list Design Indaba Mao to mangos, Lebron to bike lanes – day three at Design Indaba
  49. Skipyoutube-int-list Miscellaneous Surf YouTube randomly with the excellent Skip-Youtube website
  50. Dominicwilcox-indaba-list Design Indaba Nando's wisdom and Dennis Hopper poetry at Design Indaba Day two
  51. Kathrynfleming-orchid-list Design Indaba Our highlights from the first day of the Design Indaba event in Cape Town
  52. Mariohugo-recentlyrejected-int-list Graphic Design Unpublished and never-used work celebrated on Recently Rejected blog
  53. Crane-oscars-int-list Film A video profile of the Oscar-winning sound man behind Whiplash
  54. Farmleague-geoffmcfetridge-int-list Film Geoff McFetridge builds an ocean-going bike in great short film
  55. Fontanel-dutch-design-talents-int-list Graphic Design The best young Dutch design talent showcased in smart new book
  56. Gentlewoman-bjork-list Graphic Design Björk graces the cover of the new issue of The Gentlewoman
  57. Nytmagazine-redesign-list Graphic Design Behind the scenes of The New York Times Magazine redesign
  58. Opinion-davidpearson-int-list Opinion Do you have to have read a book in order to design its cover?
  59. Metaflop-int-list Graphic Design Create your own typefaces with cool online tool Metaflop
  60. Designindaba15-omardio-int-list Design Indaba Ten talks we're looking forward to at Design Indaba 2015
  61. Newyorker-90th-int-list Graphic Design The New Yorker prints nine covers to celebrate its 90th birthday
  62. Gourmand-typesampler-int-list Graphic Design The Gourmand celebrates Monotype font collaboration with recipe book
  63. Unnamed Miscellaneous The second part of our Richard Turley interview includes NYC vs London
  64. Screen-shot-2015-02-10-at-14.31.20 Miscellaneous Richard Turley talks about his work at MTV in our exclusive interview
  65. Siggi-list Illustration Siggi Eggertsson's geometric explosions feature in a great new screensaver
  66. Showstudio-pinups-int-list Photography Nick Knight's SHOWstudio creates 3D vignettes for pin-up shoot
  67. Malikafavre-baftas-int-list Illustration Malika Favre's terrific film noir-inspired posters for the BAFTAs
  68. Creatorsclass-matthewfrost-int-list Film A brilliant profile of the fashion world's go-to satirical filmmaker Matthew Frost
  69. Opinion-int-list Opinion The four worst types of design agencies (according to clients!)
  70. Represent-homelist It's Nice That x Represent Digital Design We're partnering with Represent to explore the world of digital design
  71. Guardian_deadlineday-int-list Film Great Guardian video lampoons hysterical Transfer Deadline Day graphics
  72. Superbowl%e2%80%93int-list Advertising UPDATED – Our pick of the adverts from last night's Superbowl
  73. Martinnicolausson-int-list Illustration Another treasure trove of work from Swedish creative Martin Nicolausson
  74. Squarespace-screenshots-int-list It's Nice That x Squarespace Our final creative portfolio advice article – how to get your work out there
  75. Freunde-von-freunden-jordyvandennieuwendijk-list Photography Jordy van den Nieuwendijk's alter ego explored in Freunde von Freunden profile
  76. Thamnesandhudson-cover-list-int Graphic Design California knows how to design as proved by this stunning new book
  77. Oneminutewondr-peterblake-int-list Film The legendary Sir Peter Blake stars in the latest One Minute Wonder
  78. Jorgeleon-amigo-int-list Graphic Design Jorge León's impressively coherent identity for a Barcelona skate shop
  79. Wesleyverhoeve-oneofmany-int-8-jess-denver Web Wesley Verhoeve's portraits of lesser-known American creative cities
  80. Christophniemann-sundaysketch-int-list Illustration Lots of wisdom from Christoph Niemann's brilliant Reddit AMA