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. Unnamed-1 Studio Audience Podcast This week's podcast talks this year's Pick Me Up festival and the gender pay gap!
  2. Spd-newyork-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design The best recent magazine covers around? Two new shortlists unveiled
  3. Sarahmazzetti-mit-itsnicethat-list Illustration Big commissions and a more confident style in Sarah Mazzetti's updates
  4. Offset-waysandmeans-itsnicethat-list Publication Offset festival's Ways And Means magazine sets a new standard
  5. Atlasstudio-elephant22-itsnicethat-list Publication Two Elizabeth Peyton covers grace the new issue of Elephant magazine
  6. Graphicdesign_-opinion-itsnicethat-list Opinion Bored, overworked but ethical – how do graphic designers see themselves?
  7. Stevewinter-lalion-itsnicethat-list Photography The story behind how a very patient photographer shot Los Angeles' mountain lion
  8. Reading-itsnicethat-main Art + Music Rob Alderson on why festival posters fill him with dread
  9. Cooperhewitt-howposterswork-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design New show at Cooper Hewitt examines How Posters Work
  10. Secret7-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design First look at the brilliant sleeves from this year's Secret 7" show
  11. Pentagram-cooperhewitt-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design A look back at some of our favourite art gallery identities
  12. Ridejournal-katemoross-itsnicethat-list Illustration Cycling mag The Ride Journal shows off its best illustrations in new show
  13. Julienlelievre-museepicasso-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Julien Lelièvre's type-led identity work for the Musée Picasso Paris
  14. Axelpelletanchethevenart-int-list Graphic Design Axel Pelletanche Thévenart is a young graphic designer with a big talent
  15. Wieden_kennedy-nike-itsnicethat-list Advertising From idol to rival – new Wieden spot focuses on Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods
  16. List Graphic Design Celebrating the posters designers have made for their Typo Circle talks
  17. Us-list-int Art + Music "Don't be a dick" – Us talks us through creating great music videos
  18. Rickygervais-netflix-int-list Advertising Ricky Gervais gives literally no sh*ts in new Netflix Australia adverts
  19. Htc-homepage-list4 It's Nice That x HTC Four speakers reflect on The Pursuit of Brilliance in charming HTC animation
  20. Karolisstrautniekas-adobe-int-list Illustration More terrific editorial illustration from Lithuania's Karolis Strautniekas
  21. Nbstudio-almeida-int-list Graphic Design NB Studio's new look for London's Almeida Theatre is very impressive
  22. Jeroensmeets-thejaunt-int-list Publication A host of illustrators are sent to unfamiliar cities in new book The Jaunt
  23. Quimmarin-posters-int-list Graphic Design Eye-catching poster designs from Barcelona-based Quim Marin
  24. Andreaslaszlokonrath-neilpatrickharris-int-list Photography Few photographers capture famous faces better than Andreas Laszlo Konrath
  25. Yonibloch-bobdylan-int-list Design Indaba An interview with interactive music video pioneer Yoni Bloch
  26. Karansingh-mop-int-list It's Nice That x Orlebar Brown Three #MastersofPrint celebrated in our Pucci x Orlebar Brown project
  27. Nike-logo Design Indaba Michael Bierut talks about logos and why we invest them with meaning
  28. Tim-brown-int-list Film Great film follows reportage illustrator George Butler on a trip to Afghanistan
  29. Emilyoberman-snl-int-hero Publication Emily Oberman's book documents 40 years of Saturday Night Live
  30. Liamsaintpierre-dominicwilcox-int-list Film Lovely video profile of Dominic Wilcox embraces his ridiculous world
  31. 4creative-grandnational-int-list Advertising The new Grand National promo is nothing like you imagine it might be
  32. Jacksmith-npg-int-list Art London's National Portrait Gallery opens first show without faces
  33. Gilesduley-legacyofwar-int-list Photography Giles Duley hits Kickstarter target for his ambitious Legacy of War project
  34. Kinfolk_14.cover Opinion Why does Kinfolk magazine seem to split opinion so much?
  35. Kindlecoverdisasters-int-list Graphic Design All hail the magnificent visuals compiled by the Kindle Cover Disasters blog
  36. 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
  37. Dischi-list-2 It's Nice That x Orlebar Brown Animated Pucci patterns in Orlebar Brown's Masters of Print campaign
  38. Michaelthorsby-damnson-int-list Graphic Design New book celebrates the graphic design of hip-hop mixtapes
  39. Willhall-ponyfightpinterest-int-list Miscellaneous The maddest Pinterest boards imaginable curated by Will Hall
  40. Wiedenkennedy-honda-list Advertising Test your speed reading skills in Wieden + Kennedy's clever Honda ad
  41. Sagmeisterwalsh-fugue-int-10-list-new Graphic Design This new identity for Fugue by Sagmeister & Walsh constantly regenerates itself
  42. Alicerawsthorn-instagram-int-2 Miscellaneous Alice Rawsthorn on using Instagram as a design criticism tool
  43. Andyrementer-sanmarinostamps-int-list Graphic Design Andy Rementer designs 3D printing-inspired stamps for San Marino
  44. Thomasheatherwick-studio-nanyanguniversity-int-list Architecture Heatherwick's 12-towered university building opens in Singapore
  45. Spin-uca-int-list Graphic Design Tony Brook and Spin ignore the form with stencil-based redesign for UCA
  46. Aishazeijpveld-whatremains-int-list Photography Clever set design makes for disorienting Schiele-inspired photo series
  47. Mattwilley-independent-int-list Graphic Design Matt Willey's insights into redesigning one of the UK's national newspapers
  48. Htc-list It's Nice That x HTC Introducing the new HTC One M9 and its pursuit of brilliance
  49. Int-htc-list It's Nice That x HTC An evening of talks on creative brilliance to launch the HTC One M9
  50. Opinion-int-list Opinion From swagger to self-deprecation: The end of the ego-designer era?
  51. Studio-audience-lemon_list Uncategorized — All your art and design news and a chat about the wonders of Wieden + Kennedy!
  52. Freytaganderson-fraher-int-list Graphic Design A logo becomes a floorplan in great new Freytag Anderson work
  53. Neilbedfordgsj-classicfootballshirts-int-list Photography Classic football shirts celebrated by Neil Bedford for The Green Soccer Journal
  54. Michaelbierut-nyt-signage Design Indaba A look at Michael Bierut's defining designs as new book announced
  55. Wk-nikelebron-int-list Design Indaba Mao to mangos, Lebron to bike lanes – day three at Design Indaba
  56. Skipyoutube-int-list Miscellaneous Surf YouTube randomly with the excellent Skip-Youtube website
  57. Dominicwilcox-indaba-list Design Indaba Nando's wisdom and Dennis Hopper poetry at Design Indaba Day two
  58. Kathrynfleming-orchid-list Design Indaba Our highlights from the first day of the Design Indaba event in Cape Town
  59. Mariohugo-recentlyrejected-int-list Graphic Design Unpublished and never-used work celebrated on Recently Rejected blog
  60. Crane-oscars-int-list Film A video profile of the Oscar-winning sound man behind Whiplash
  61. Farmleague-geoffmcfetridge-int-list Film Geoff McFetridge builds an ocean-going bike in great short film
  62. Fontanel-dutch-design-talents-int-list Publication The best young Dutch design talent showcased in smart new book
  63. Gentlewoman-bjork-list Graphic Design Björk graces the cover of the new issue of The Gentlewoman
  64. Nytmagazine-redesign-list Graphic Design Behind the scenes of The New York Times Magazine redesign
  65. Opinion-davidpearson-int-list Opinion Do you have to have read a book in order to design its cover?
  66. Metaflop-int-list Graphic Design Create your own typefaces with cool online tool Metaflop
  67. Designindaba15-omardio-int-list Design Indaba Ten talks we're looking forward to at Design Indaba 2015
  68. Newyorker-90th-int-list Publication The New Yorker prints nine covers to celebrate its 90th birthday
  69. Gourmand-typesampler-int-list Graphic Design The Gourmand celebrates Monotype font collaboration with recipe book
  70. Unnamed Miscellaneous The second part of our Richard Turley interview includes NYC vs London
  71. Screen-shot-2015-02-10-at-14.31.20 Miscellaneous Richard Turley talks about his work at MTV in our exclusive interview
  72. Siggi-list Illustration Siggi Eggertsson's geometric explosions feature in a great new screensaver
  73. Showstudio-pinups-int-list Photography Nick Knight's SHOWstudio creates 3D vignettes for pin-up shoot
  74. Malikafavre-baftas-int-list Illustration Malika Favre's terrific film noir-inspired posters for the BAFTAs
  75. Creatorsclass-matthewfrost-int-list Film A brilliant profile of the fashion world's go-to satirical filmmaker Matthew Frost
  76. Opinion-int-list Opinion The four worst types of design agencies (according to clients!)
  77. Represent-homelist It's Nice That x Represent Digital Design We're partnering with Represent to explore the world of digital design
  78. Guardian_deadlineday-int-list Film Great Guardian video lampoons hysterical Transfer Deadline Day graphics
  79. Superbowl%e2%80%93int-list Advertising UPDATED – Our pick of the adverts from last night's Superbowl
  80. Martinnicolausson-int-list Illustration Another treasure trove of work from Swedish creative Martin Nicolausson