Opinion

  1. Stack_independent-magazines_blast-cover Opinion Experimental and expressive independent magazines from 1914 - 2016
  2. Copyright_shield Opinion Legal advice on how to protect your work and fight for your creative rights
  3. List Opinion Expressive reduction: Typography that gives the most impact with the least characters
  4. 4.liz-mcburney-list Opinion Ten crucial things to consider when commissioning a photoshoot
  5. Saltwater-brewery---its-nice-that---05.07.16 Opinion Go Virtual or Go Home: The Biggest Cannes Lions Trends from 2016
  6. Van_gogh-list Opinion The trends seen at Cannes 2016, and predictions on who’ll be winning big this year
  7. 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
  8. List Opinion Do we need to radically change our perception of creativity in education?
  9. 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
  10. Ruddocks_british_steel_its_nice_that_1 Graphic Design "A great disservice to the design business": Michael Wolff on the British Steel rebrand
  11. 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”
  12. Amazon-rainforest_int-list Opinion Wide Eyed Wonder: bringing fresh eyes to children’s book design
  13. List Opinion Pictograms and symbols: how branding and visual language has to adapt in a digital age
  14. Lurpak-salvation-bacon-1200-list Opinion Is mindfulness the key to keeping creativity flowing?
  15. Revisionist01-list Opinion Have “artisanal” brands and “craft” branding had their day?
  16. Minimalism_ref4-list Opinion Back to the Future: what today's creatives can learn from yesterday's design principles
  17. Habitat-4 Opinion Why London studio Julia is off to Brazil, to see a mid-century magazine through modern eyes
  18. Quentin-blake-james-blake_itsnicethat Opinion The story of how Quentin Blake and James Blake came to collaborate
  19. List Opinion Advice and insights on setting up your own design agency
  20. 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
  21. List Opinion Five myths about making great design ideas happen
  22. Nb_expedition_social_media_wexc_2-list Opinion Explaining the creative community's love affair with trainers
  23. Work-ny-taxi-limosine-commission-bridge-tomorrow1-700x394 Opinion How to design with a balance of "optimism and realism"
  24. Tokyo-list Opinion Brand Union discusses the merits and pitfalls of the design process behind the Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo
  25. Alan_moore_it's_nice_that Opinion Why beauty is the hardest won thing and the key to good design
  26. Makenice_adigoodrichlist Opinion Why we need to have a women-only creative conference?
  27. Biennial-dazzle-playground-2815-pete-carr Opinion Never design for yourself: Ken Kirton on how to co-design with a community
  28. Mlf_its_nice_that Opinion “There's a huge lack of quality VR content”: how brands are communicating with new technology
  29. Fithc Opinion Don’t be a designosaur: how to avoid creative extinction
  30. Girlhood_comment_piece Opinion Why I’d like the creative industry to be more like a UK techno night
  31. Min-26_its_nice_that Opinion The minimalism myth - why simplified graphic design isn't “easy”
  32. Mcwhopper_its_nice_that Opinion Consumers are people too: Three steps to a more human brand
  33. Bbhlist Opinion Graphic design helps women: BBH's Aine Donovan explains how
  34. List Opinion How do you make a brand cool again?
  35. Superheros_smack_its_nice_that Opinion Caped Creatives: Superhero comics and making it in an agency
  36. Gem_barton_it's_nice_that_1 Opinion Don't get a Job, Make a Job - how to succeed as a creative graduate
  37. List Graphic Design 100 years of women graphic designers: why do we still need a female-only exhibition?
  38. Int-you-are-closed Opinion What do you do if your design agency fails? One designer and ex-agency owner's support and advice
  39. Football_2_copy Opinion A Hail Mary pass: how to win the ads at the Super Bowl
  40. Book-of-ideas Opinion How to beat creative block: one designer offers his invaluable advice
  41. Plymouth-college-of-art-printmaking-studio Opinion The importance of creative education: why making is as important as maths, reading and science
  42. Why-fonts-matter-list Opinion Why Fonts Matter, and how they impact your mood
  43. 6.-work-4 Opinion How to survive the “design apocalypse” by setting up your own agency
  44. Snohetta_opinion_its_nice_that Opinion How to foster collaboration and community culture: working the Snøhetta way
  45. This_is_temporary_its_nice_that_li Opinion How temporary projects are redefining architecture
  46. Bbc3newlogo0401a-its-nice-that- Opinion TV idents and identities: which were best and which were worst in 2015?
  47. Coca-cola-seduction Opinion How great, simple design makes you bond with a brand
  48. Obe_its_nice_that Opinion Why does the New Year’s Honours list ignore the wider creative industries?
  49. Anthony-burrill-work-hard-opinion-its-nice-that- Opinion Anthony Burrill tells us about his numerous Etsy WORK HARD rip-offs
  50. Bauhaus-opinion-new-its-nice-that-list Opinion Making branding with a purpose: what can we learn from the Bauhaus?
  51. 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?
  52. Final_illo Opinion Should illustrators be treated like designers?
  53. Cool Opinion Why “cool” stunts creativity: one agency offers its opinion
  54. Otherway_american_invasion_its_nice_that_list Opinion What are UK brand designers learning from an invasion of US design?
  55. Sarah-trounce-graphic-design-gallery-its-nice-that-list- Opinion Art and architecture get exhibitions and galleries: graphic design should too
  56. Johnny-leathers-unicorn-award-ad-agencies-dead Opinion Are “ad agencies dead?” 18 Feet & Rising ECD looks at how they can survive
  57. Leclisse-list Opinion Design that tells a narrative: the works where buildings speak louder than people
  58. Jean-jullien-google Opinion Moving Brands gives its opinions on the new Google logo design
  59. 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
  60. Johanna-basford-colouring-its-nice-that-list Opinion Pentagram's Angus Hyland: adult colouring is a "gateway drug"
  61. List Opinion "You aren't a winner of design awards unless you pay" – is it worth it?
  62. V2-obama-selfie-itsnicethat-list Opinion Nicholas Mirzoeff on the real impact of sharing 700 million snapchats every day
  63. Tracey-emin_-sex-1-25-11-07-sydney-courtesy-tracey-emin-list Opinion In defence of Tracey Emin’s divisive Penguin covers
  64. Sm_lcc_invite_itsnicethat-list Opinion Who should design university degree show identities? Comment below!
  65. Marcel-ingloriousfruits-itsnicethat-list Opinion Why the ugly fruit campaign richly deserves its Designs of the Year win
  66. List Opinion Illustrator Ben Tallon's insights into the fears and fun of going freelance
  67. Grayson-perrys-dream-hous-007-list Opinion Grayson Perry's Essex house isn't just art, but a celebration of the everywoman
  68. List_sarah_lucas_i_scream_daddio_its_nice_that_ Opinion British creativity is messy and punk, as Sarah Lucas' toilet vaginas prove
  69. Oliviacharlesworth-itsnicethat-1 Opinion Zelda Malan on the importance of teaching ideas to design students
  70. Marianbantjes-designawards-itsnicethat-list Opinion Marian Bantjes' advice for entering design awards
  71. Newswall-itsnicethat-list Web 4Creative launches 4NewsWall, a news platform aimed at 16-24 year-olds
  72. Graphicdesign_-opinion-itsnicethat-list Opinion Bored, overworked but ethical – how do graphic designers see themselves?
  73. List Opinion Graduating soon? We revisit some priceless advice about art school
  74. Stevedaniels-hero-list Opinion A longread guide to what to consider when starting a new magazine
  75. Kingadz-autenticity-list Opinion King Adz on what we talk about when we talk about authenticity
  76. Kinfolk_14.cover Opinion Why does Kinfolk magazine seem to split opinion so much?
  77. Applewtach-list-int Opinion Why the Apple Watch cements a new lease of life for logo design
  78. Rod-hunt-int-hero Opinion Do illustrators need an agent, and what do they actually do?
  79. Opinion-int-list Opinion From swagger to self-deprecation: The end of the ego-designer era?
  80. Opinion-davidpearson-int-list Opinion Do you have to have read a book in order to design its cover?