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, Printed Pages, Here and Nicer Tuesdays. Rob left It’s Nice That in June 2015.

  1. Jr-newyorktimes-itsnicethat-list Art JR creates a 150-ft high image for The New York Times Magazine cover
  2. Marcelgeorge-port-itsnicethat-list Illustration Marcel George illustrates eight pages of watches for Russian Port magazine
  3. Erikshirai-birthofsake-itsnicethat-list Film Gorgeous trailer takes us into the rarefied world of saké-making
  4. Matthnry-thetrip-itsnicethat-list Photography Matt Henry explores 60s acid culture in cinematic series The Trip
  5. Unnamed-1 Studio Audience Podcast This week's podcast talks this year's Pick Me Up festival and the gender pay gap!
  6. Spd-newyork-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design The best recent magazine covers around? Two new shortlists unveiled
  7. Sarahmazzetti-mit-itsnicethat-list Illustration Big commissions and a more confident style in Sarah Mazzetti's updates
  8. Offset-waysandmeans-itsnicethat-list Publication Offset festival's Ways And Means magazine sets a new standard
  9. Atlasstudio-elephant22-itsnicethat-list Publication Two Elizabeth Peyton covers grace the new issue of Elephant magazine
  10. Graphicdesign_-opinion-itsnicethat-list Opinion Bored, overworked but ethical – how do graphic designers see themselves?
  11. Stevewinter-lalion-itsnicethat-list Photography The story behind how a very patient photographer shot Los Angeles' mountain lion
  12. Reading-itsnicethat-main Art + Music Rob Alderson on why festival posters fill him with dread
  13. Cooperhewitt-howposterswork-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design New show at Cooper Hewitt examines How Posters Work
  14. Secret7-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design First look at the brilliant sleeves from this year's Secret 7" show
  15. Pentagram-cooperhewitt-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design A look back at some of our favourite art gallery identities
  16. Ridejournal-katemoross-itsnicethat-list Illustration Cycling mag The Ride Journal shows off its best illustrations in new show
  17. Julienlelievre-museepicasso-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Julien Lelièvre's type-led identity work for the Musée Picasso Paris
  18. Axelpelletanchethevenart-int-list Graphic Design Axel Pelletanche Thévenart is a young graphic designer with a big talent
  19. Wieden_kennedy-nike-itsnicethat-list Advertising From idol to rival – new Wieden spot focuses on Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods
  20. List Graphic Design Celebrating the posters designers have made for their Typo Circle talks
  21. Us-list-int Art + Music "Don't be a dick" – Us talks us through creating great music videos
  22. Rickygervais-netflix-int-list Advertising Ricky Gervais gives literally no sh*ts in new Netflix Australia adverts
  23. Htc-homepage-list4 HTC Pursuit of Brilliance Four speakers reflect on The Pursuit of Brilliance in charming HTC animation
  24. Karolisstrautniekas-adobe-int-list Illustration More terrific editorial illustration from Lithuania's Karolis Strautniekas
  25. Nbstudio-almeida-int-list Graphic Design NB Studio's new look for London's Almeida Theatre is very impressive
  26. Jeroensmeets-thejaunt-int-list Publication A host of illustrators are sent to unfamiliar cities in new book The Jaunt
  27. Quimmarin-posters-int-list Graphic Design Eye-catching poster designs from Barcelona-based Quim Marin
  28. Andreaslaszlokonrath-neilpatrickharris-int-list Photography Few photographers capture famous faces better than Andreas Laszlo Konrath
  29. Yonibloch-bobdylan-int-list Design Indaba An interview with interactive music video pioneer Yoni Bloch
  30. Karansingh-mop-int-list Orlebar Brown Masters of Print Three #MastersofPrint celebrated in our Pucci x Orlebar Brown project
  31. Nike-logo Design Indaba Michael Bierut talks about logos and why we invest them with meaning
  32. Tim-brown-int-list Film Great film follows reportage illustrator George Butler on a trip to Afghanistan
  33. Emilyoberman-snl-int-hero Publication Emily Oberman's book documents 40 years of Saturday Night Live
  34. Liamsaintpierre-dominicwilcox-int-list Film Lovely video profile of Dominic Wilcox embraces his ridiculous world
  35. 4creative-grandnational-int-list Advertising The new Grand National promo is nothing like you imagine it might be
  36. Jacksmith-npg-int-list Art London's National Portrait Gallery opens first show without faces
  37. Gilesduley-legacyofwar-int-list Photography Giles Duley hits Kickstarter target for his ambitious Legacy of War project
  38. Kinfolk_14.cover Opinion Why does Kinfolk magazine seem to split opinion so much?
  39. Kindlecoverdisasters-int-list Graphic Design All hail the magnificent visuals compiled by the Kindle Cover Disasters blog
  40. It's-nice-that_htc_web-204-list HTC Pursuit of Brilliance A look back at our Pursuit of Brilliance evening with HTC last night
  41. Dischi-list-2 Orlebar Brown Masters of Print Animated Pucci patterns in Orlebar Brown's Masters of Print campaign
  42. Michaelthorsby-damnson-int-list Graphic Design New book celebrates the graphic design of hip-hop mixtapes
  43. Willhall-ponyfightpinterest-int-list Miscellaneous The maddest Pinterest boards imaginable curated by Will Hall
  44. Wiedenkennedy-honda-list Advertising Test your speed reading skills in Wieden + Kennedy's clever Honda ad
  45. Sagmeisterwalsh-fugue-int-10-list-new Graphic Design This new identity for Fugue by Sagmeister & Walsh constantly regenerates itself
  46. Alicerawsthorn-instagram-int-2 Miscellaneous Alice Rawsthorn on using Instagram as a design criticism tool
  47. Andyrementer-sanmarinostamps-int-list Graphic Design Andy Rementer designs 3D printing-inspired stamps for San Marino
  48. Thomasheatherwick-studio-nanyanguniversity-int-list Architecture Heatherwick's 12-towered university building opens in Singapore
  49. Spin-uca-int-list Graphic Design Tony Brook and Spin ignore the form with stencil-based redesign for UCA
  50. Aishazeijpveld-whatremains-int-list Photography Clever set design makes for disorienting Schiele-inspired photo series
  51. Mattwilley-independent-int-list Graphic Design Matt Willey's insights into redesigning one of the UK's national newspapers
  52. Htc-list HTC Pursuit of Brilliance Introducing the new HTC One M9 and its pursuit of brilliance
  53. Int-htc-list HTC Pursuit of Brilliance An evening of talks on creative brilliance to launch the HTC One M9
  54. Opinion-int-list Opinion From swagger to self-deprecation: The end of the ego-designer era?
  55. Studio-audience-lemon_list Studio Audience Podcast All your art and design news and a chat about the wonders of Wieden + Kennedy!
  56. Freytaganderson-fraher-int-list Graphic Design A logo becomes a floorplan in great new Freytag Anderson work
  57. Neilbedfordgsj-classicfootballshirts-int-list Photography Classic football shirts celebrated by Neil Bedford for The Green Soccer Journal
  58. Michaelbierut-nyt-signage Design Indaba A look at Michael Bierut's defining designs as new book announced
  59. Wk-nikelebron-int-list Design Indaba Mao to mangos, Lebron to bike lanes – day three at Design Indaba
  60. Skipyoutube-int-list Miscellaneous Surf YouTube randomly with the excellent Skip-Youtube website
  61. Dominicwilcox-indaba-list Design Indaba Nando's wisdom and Dennis Hopper poetry at Design Indaba Day two
  62. Kathrynfleming-orchid-list Design Indaba Our highlights from the first day of the Design Indaba event in Cape Town
  63. Mariohugo-recentlyrejected-int-list Graphic Design Unpublished and never-used work celebrated on Recently Rejected blog
  64. Crane-oscars-int-list Film A video profile of the Oscar-winning sound man behind Whiplash
  65. Farmleague-geoffmcfetridge-int-list Film Geoff McFetridge builds an ocean-going bike in great short film
  66. Fontanel-dutch-design-talents-int-list Publication The best young Dutch design talent showcased in smart new book
  67. Gentlewoman-bjork-list Graphic Design Björk graces the cover of the new issue of The Gentlewoman
  68. Nytmagazine-redesign-list Graphic Design Behind the scenes of The New York Times Magazine redesign
  69. Opinion-davidpearson-int-list Opinion Do you have to have read a book in order to design its cover?
  70. Metaflop-int-list Graphic Design Create your own typefaces with cool online tool Metaflop
  71. Designindaba15-omardio-int-list Design Indaba Ten talks we're looking forward to at Design Indaba 2015
  72. Newyorker-90th-int-list Publication The New Yorker prints nine covers to celebrate its 90th birthday
  73. Gourmand-typesampler-int-list Graphic Design The Gourmand celebrates Monotype font collaboration with recipe book
  74. Unnamed Miscellaneous The second part of our Richard Turley interview includes NYC vs London
  75. Screen-shot-2015-02-10-at-14.31.20 Miscellaneous Richard Turley talks about his work at MTV in our exclusive interview
  76. Siggi-list Illustration Siggi Eggertsson's geometric explosions feature in a great new screensaver
  77. Showstudio-pinups-int-list Photography Nick Knight's SHOWstudio creates 3D vignettes for pin-up shoot
  78. Ije-nwokorie-indaba-sun Design Indaba Wolff Olins' Ije Nwokorie on what Africa needs to harness its creative energy
  79. Malikafavre-baftas-int-list Illustration Malika Favre's terrific film noir-inspired posters for the BAFTAs
  80. Creatorsclass-matthewfrost-int-list Film A brilliant profile of the fashion world's go-to satirical filmmaker Matthew Frost