Opinion

  1. Van_gogh-list Opinion The trends seen at Cannes 2016, and predictions on who’ll be winning big this year
  2. Tmobile_henry_alex_rubin_its_nice_that Advertising "I used to hate ads growing up": award winning-director Henry Alex Rubin on creating authentic commercials
  3. List Opinion Do we need to radically change our perception of creativity in education?
  4. Technology-will-save-us-micro-bit-list Opinion The BBC's Micro:bit could transform a generation of designers, says Technology Will Save Us founder
  5. Ruddocks_british_steel_its_nice_that_1 Graphic Design "A great disservice to the design business": Michael Wolff on the British Steel rebrand
  6. Rob_coke_studio_output_co-op_int_list Opinion Designers are from Mars, consumers want Snickers: “Let's stand up for the value we create”
  7. Amazon-rainforest_int-list Opinion Wide Eyed Wonder: bringing fresh eyes to children’s book design
  8. List Opinion Pictograms and symbols: how branding and visual language has to adapt in a digital age
  9. Lurpak-salvation-bacon-1200-list Opinion Is mindfulness the key to keeping creativity flowing?
  10. Revisionist01-list Opinion Have “artisanal” brands and “craft” branding had their day?
  11. Minimalism_ref4-list Opinion Back to the Future: what today's creatives can learn from yesterday's design principles
  12. Habitat-4 Opinion Why London studio Julia is off to Brazil, to see a mid-century magazine through modern eyes
  13. Quentin-blake-james-blake_itsnicethat Opinion The story of how Quentin Blake and James Blake came to collaborate
  14. List Opinion Advice and insights on setting up your own design agency
  15. Adi-goodrich_young-guns Opinion “The world has changed and so has the role of awards shows,” says Nicole Jacek of the Young Guns’ radical new format
  16. List Opinion Five myths about making great design ideas happen
  17. Nb_expedition_social_media_wexc_2-list Opinion Explaining the creative community's love affair with trainers
  18. Work-ny-taxi-limosine-commission-bridge-tomorrow1-700x394 Opinion How to design with a balance of "optimism and realism"
  19. Tokyo-list Opinion Brand Union discusses the merits and pitfalls of the design process behind the Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo
  20. Alan_moore_it's_nice_that Opinion Why beauty is the hardest won thing and the key to good design
  21. Makenice_adigoodrichlist Opinion Why we need to have a women-only creative conference?
  22. Biennial-dazzle-playground-2815-pete-carr Opinion Never design for yourself: Ken Kirton on how to co-design with a community
  23. Mlf_its_nice_that Opinion “There's a huge lack of quality VR content”: how brands are communicating with new technology
  24. Fithc Opinion Don’t be a designosaur: how to avoid creative extinction
  25. Girlhood_comment_piece Opinion Why I’d like the creative industry to be more like a UK techno night
  26. Min-26_its_nice_that Opinion The minimalism myth - why simplified graphic design isn't “easy”
  27. Mcwhopper_its_nice_that Opinion Consumers are people too: Three steps to a more human brand
  28. Bbhlist Opinion Graphic design helps women: BBH's Aine Donovan explains how
  29. List Opinion How do you make a brand cool again?
  30. Superheros_smack_its_nice_that Opinion Caped Creatives: Superhero comics and making it in an agency
  31. Gem_barton_it's_nice_that_1 Opinion Don't get a Job, Make a Job - how to succeed as a creative graduate
  32. List Graphic Design 100 years of women graphic designers: why do we still need a female-only exhibition?
  33. Int-you-are-closed Opinion What do you do if your design agency fails? One designer and ex-agency owner's support and advice
  34. Football_2_copy Opinion A Hail Mary pass: how to win the ads at the Super Bowl
  35. Book-of-ideas Opinion How to beat creative block: one designer offers his invaluable advice
  36. Plymouth-college-of-art-printmaking-studio Opinion The importance of creative education: why making is as important as maths, reading and science
  37. Why-fonts-matter-list Opinion Why Fonts Matter, and how they impact your mood
  38. 6.-work-4 Opinion How to survive the “design apocalypse” by setting up your own agency
  39. Snohetta_opinion_its_nice_that Opinion How to foster collaboration and community culture: working the Snøhetta way
  40. This_is_temporary_its_nice_that_li Opinion How temporary projects are redefining architecture
  41. Bbc3newlogo0401a-its-nice-that- Opinion TV idents and identities: which were best and which were worst in 2015?
  42. Coca-cola-seduction Opinion How great, simple design makes you bond with a brand
  43. Obe_its_nice_that Opinion Why does the New Year’s Honours list ignore the wider creative industries?
  44. Anthony-burrill-work-hard-opinion-its-nice-that- Opinion Anthony Burrill tells us about his numerous Etsy WORK HARD rip-offs
  45. Bauhaus-opinion-new-its-nice-that-list Opinion Making branding with a purpose: what can we learn from the Bauhaus?
  46. Unicirn-high-(7-of-12)-stuart-semple-its-nice-that--list Opinion Being creative and looking at art: what can it do for mental health?
  47. Final_illo Opinion Should illustrators be treated like designers?
  48. Cool Opinion Why “cool” stunts creativity: one agency offers its opinion
  49. Otherway_american_invasion_its_nice_that_list Opinion What are UK brand designers learning from an invasion of US design?
  50. Sarah-trounce-graphic-design-gallery-its-nice-that-list- Opinion Art and architecture get exhibitions and galleries: graphic design should too
  51. Johnny-leathers-unicorn-award-ad-agencies-dead Opinion Are “ad agencies dead?” 18 Feet & Rising ECD looks at how they can survive
  52. Leclisse-list Opinion Design that tells a narrative: the works where buildings speak louder than people
  53. Jean-jullien-google Opinion Moving Brands gives its opinions on the new Google logo design
  54. Anthony-valentino-robinson-buddybishon-frise-angus-hyland-the-book-of-the-dog-its-nice-that- Opinion Pentagram partner Angus Hyland chats to us about why dogs and design go together hand in paw
  55. Johanna-basford-colouring-its-nice-that-list Opinion Pentagram's Angus Hyland: adult colouring is a "gateway drug"
  56. List Opinion "You aren't a winner of design awards unless you pay" – is it worth it?
  57. V2-obama-selfie-itsnicethat-list Opinion Nicholas Mirzoeff on the real impact of sharing 700 million snapchats every day
  58. Tracey-emin_-sex-1-25-11-07-sydney-courtesy-tracey-emin-list Opinion In defence of Tracey Emin’s divisive Penguin covers
  59. Sm_lcc_invite_itsnicethat-list Opinion Who should design university degree show identities? Comment below!
  60. Marcel-ingloriousfruits-itsnicethat-list Opinion Why the ugly fruit campaign richly deserves its Designs of the Year win
  61. List Opinion Illustrator Ben Tallon's insights into the fears and fun of going freelance
  62. Grayson-perrys-dream-hous-007-list Opinion Grayson Perry's Essex house isn't just art, but a celebration of the everywoman
  63. List_sarah_lucas_i_scream_daddio_its_nice_that_ Opinion British creativity is messy and punk, as Sarah Lucas' toilet vaginas prove
  64. Oliviacharlesworth-itsnicethat-1 Opinion Zelda Malan on the importance of teaching ideas to design students
  65. Marianbantjes-designawards-itsnicethat-list Opinion Marian Bantjes' advice for entering design awards
  66. Newswall-itsnicethat-list Web 4Creative launches 4NewsWall, a news platform aimed at 16-24 year-olds
  67. Graphicdesign_-opinion-itsnicethat-list Opinion Bored, overworked but ethical – how do graphic designers see themselves?
  68. List Opinion Graduating soon? We revisit some priceless advice about art school
  69. Stevedaniels-hero-list Opinion A longread guide to what to consider when starting a new magazine
  70. Kingadz-autenticity-list Opinion King Adz on what we talk about when we talk about authenticity
  71. Kinfolk_14.cover Opinion Why does Kinfolk magazine seem to split opinion so much?
  72. Applewtach-list-int Opinion Why the Apple Watch cements a new lease of life for logo design
  73. Rod-hunt-int-hero Opinion Do illustrators need an agent, and what do they actually do?
  74. Opinion-int-list Opinion From swagger to self-deprecation: The end of the ego-designer era?
  75. Opinion-davidpearson-int-list Opinion Do you have to have read a book in order to design its cover?
  76. Ije-nwokorie-indaba-sun Design Indaba Wolff Olins' Ije Nwokorie on what Africa needs to harness its creative energy
  77. Opinion-int-list Opinion The four worst types of design agencies (according to clients!)
  78. Robertbye-opinion-list Opinion Rob Bye explains why it's (sometimes) ok for interns to do crap jobs
  79. List Fashion Have Rick Owens' penis peepholes taken things a step too far?
  80. List Opinion Studio Minerva co-founder Silas Amos on the cigarette packs that got him hooked