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Josh Baines

Josh Baines joined It’s Nice That in July 2018 as news editor. He studied, years ago now, or so it seems, at Goldsmiths, graduating with an MA in American Literature and Culture. He is a former senior editor at VICE, and the author of short story collection R&B Edits

  1. Steve-martin-aboriginal-art-interview-art-itsnicethat-01 Art It turns out that Steve Martin is really into Aboriginal art
  2. Wellcome-collection-new-gallery-being-human-art-itsnicethat-02 Art Wellcome Collection to launch new permanent gallery, Being Human
  3. Diller-scofidio-renfro-london-highline-architecture-itsnicethat-02 Architecture London's very own version of the Highline to open in July
  4. Judith-kerr-the-tiger-who-came-to-tea-obituary-illustration-itsnicethat-02 Illustration Judith Kerr, author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, dies at age of 95
  5. Wolgang-tillmans-eu-election-campaign-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Wolfgang Tillmans really, really, really wants you to vote in the European elections
  6. Mcdonalds-bee-awareness-campaign-mchive-product-design-itsnicethat-01 Product Design The smallest McDonald's in the world is a...bee hive?
  7. Ian-howorth-arcadia-photography-itsnicethat-04 Photography Shake, England, shake: Ian Howorth photographs a vision of Arcadia
  8. Harry-styles-harmony-korine-gucci-campaign-photography-itsnicethat-04 Photography Harmony Korine shoots Harry Styles for new piglet-featuring Gucci ad
  9. Night-school-list-image Miscellaneous Brooklyn Brothers and Yellowzine announce mentorship scheme for BAME creatives
  10. Little-printer-berg-app-digital-itsnicethat-02 Digital Nord Projects has rebooted BERG's cult classic Little Printer
  11. Rem-koolhaas-eu-netflix-coffee-the-guardian-video-film-itsnicethat-02 Film Rem Koolhaas releases pro-EU video essay for The Guardian
  12. Art-on-the-underground-30th-commission-laure-prouvost-itsnicethat-03 Art Laure Prouvost has designed the 30th Art on the Underground tube map
  13. New-york-city-private-owned-public-spaces-new-logo-graphic-design-itsnicethat-03 Graphic Design New York City’s privately owned public spaces get an enticing new logo
  14. John-wonnacott-the-estuary-art-itsnicethat-list Art John Wonnacott paints the changing face and wide-open skies of the Essex coast
  15. Amnesty-international-vmlyr-scl-syria-campaign-advertising-itsnicehtat-04 Advertising Amnesty International highlights human crises in stark new campaign
  16. Margaret-calvert-mickey-mouse-safety-campaign-graphic-design-itsnicethat-05 Graphic Design Margaret Calvert collaborates with Mickey Mouse on new road safety signs
  17. Barbican-byte-ai-chatbot-digital-itsnicethat-05 Digital Barbican launches chatbot as part of new AI: More Than Human exhibition
  18. Wieden-kennedy-the-kennedys-klabu-refugee-campaign-photography-itsnicethat-02 Photography Wieden + Kennedy teams up with sports-focused non profit to improve the lives of young refugees
  19. Camden-town-brewery-jean-jullien-alice-bowsher-illustration-itsnicethat-10 Illustration Say cheers to Camden Town Brewery's Jean Jullien featuring new prints
  20. Foam-talent-exhibition-2019-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Maisie Cousins and Eric Gyamfi feature in this year's Foam Talent exhibition
  21. Emily-oberman-pentagram-warner-chappel-rebrand-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Emily Oberman and team gives music publishing giant a regal new look
  22. Space10-future-food-today-cookbook-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication SPACE10 launches potentially planet-saving cookbook Future Food Today
  23. Ariana-grande-audrey-hepburn-fashion-itsnicethat-01 Fashion Ariana Grande has been unveiled as the new face of luxury fashion house Givenchy
  24. Wetransfer-please-leave-stink-studios-film-itsnicethat-01 Film WeTransfer tell users to "Please Leave" in new short film
  25. Ikea-layzell-bros-we-love-the-things-you-hate-animation-itsnicethat-01 Animation Ikea and the Layzell Bros keep things cheeky and cheerful in new campaign
  26. Chanel-kids-drawings-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Chanel celebrates Mother's Day by getting kids to draw some of their most iconic products
  27. Jeff-bezos-google-blue-moon-miscellaneous-digital-itsnicethat-01 Miscellaneous Jeff Bezos wants us to move to space, assuming it'll look like a 70s ecology book
  28. Yinka-llori-hand-and-lock-embroidery-apple-store-product-design-itsnicethat-03 Product Design Yinka Ilori hooks up with Hand & Lock for digital embroidery session at Apple
  29. Sheffield-doc-fest-2019-film-itsnicethat-02 Film Diego Maradona and Werner Herzog to appear at this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest
  30. Chris-bethell-extnction-rebellion-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Photographer Chris Bethell gets inside the Extinction Rebellion protests for Vice
  31. Crack-magazine-photography-exhibition-news-publication-list Publication Crack Magazine celebrates 100 issues with photography exhibition
  32. Draw-art-fair-london-saatchi-gallery-illustration-itsnicethat-03 Illustration The UK's first art fair dedicated to drawing arrives later this month
  33. Almodovar-list-image Photography Legendary film director Pedro Almodóvar pivots to photography
  34. Color-dot-typeface-martin-grasser-graphic-design-itsnicethat-10 Graphic Design Say hello to Color Dot, a typeface that wants to make the internet friendlier
  35. Tate-gallery-2020-andy-warhol-steve-mcqueen-naum-gabo-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Tate travels into future, comes back with 2020 exhibition line-ups featuring Andy Warhol and Steve McQueen
  36. The-white-review-art-anthology-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Literary mag The White Review releases art-focused anthology
  37. Pornhub-to-buy-tumblr-digital-itsnicethat-02 Digital Could Pornhub be about to buy Tumblr?
  38. Roxy-rezvany-sequoyah-murray-penalties-of-love-music-video-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Filmmaker Roxy Rezvany returns with super-sleek music video for rising star Sequoyah Murray
  39. Theo-inglis-mid-century-modern-graphic-design-book-publication-itsnicethat-04 Publication Take a trip back to graphic design's mid-century heyday with Theo Inglis' latest book
  40. Aoi-world-illustration-awards-2019-shortlist-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration The AOI announces its 2019 World Illustration Awards shortlist
  41. National-geographic-make-good-environmental-innovation-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication National Geographic to launch Make Good, an anti-plastic pollution platform
  42. Gemma-fletcher-the-messy-truth-podcast-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-02 Miscellaneous Gemma Fletcher launches new photography podcast, The Messy Truth
  43. Turner-prize-shortlist-2019-art-itsnicethat-07 Art Tate mixes things up with an eclectic shortlist for the 2019 Turner Prize
  44. Facebook-new-look-events-groups-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Facebook waves goodbye to blue bar in major redesign of its mobile app
  45. Alice-rawsthorn-pillars-of-bad-design-itsnicethat-01 Design Indaba Alice Rawsthorn gives us the low-down on the seven pillars of bad design
  46. Dazed-100-joyce-ng-travis-alabanza-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Joyce Ng and Leslie Zhang feature in this year's Dazed100 list
  47. Sea-hero-quest-alzheimers-disease-video-game-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital Study suggests VR game designed by scientists to detect Alzhiemer's is working
  48. John-singleton-boyz-n-the-hood-obituary-film-itsnicethat-02 Film Filmmaker John Singleton passes away aged 51
  49. Bp-portrait-award-shortlist-2019-art-itsnicethat-09 Art A professional dancer is on the shortlist for this year's BP Portrait Award
  50. Jeff-bridges-is-a-bridge-amstel-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising Jeff Bridges to play a human bridge in a new beer advert because his surname is Bridges
  51. Damien-hirst-british-museum-placemat-drawings-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Damien Hirst donates 70 portraits drawn on placemats to the British Museum
  52. Art-for-air-auction-jeff-koons-art-itsnicehtat-09 Art Could Jeff Koons help lower asthma rates amongst the children of Hackney?
  53. Sascha-loeb-conran-shop-bauhaus-graphic-design-itsnicethat-06 Graphic Design Sascha Lobe to release a range of Bauhaus-inspired prints at The Conran Shop
  54. Alystomlinson-exvoto-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Alys Tomlinson's pilgrimage photos probe the places where private meets public
  55. Risd-stands-against-gun-violence-art-02 Art RISD takes a stand against the gun violence plaguing America
  56. D-and-ad-industry-insight-report-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising The D&AD Insight Report 2019 suggests advertisers need to consider what it means to be human
  57. Fka-twigs-andrew-thomas-huang-cellophane-video-film-itsnicethat-01 Film FKA twigs hooks up with Bjork collaborator Andrew Thomas Huang for new video, Cellophane
  58. Studio-moniker-neuhaus-world-music-video-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital Studio Moniker launches Neuhaus, an ever-changing, ever-evolving music video
  59. Studio-ghibli-artist-search-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-02 Animation Want a dream job? Studio Ghibli is hiring
  60. Pes-earth-day-corona-parley-for-the-oceans-animation-itsnicethat-04 Animation PES tackles marine plastic pollution in his latest stop motion mini-masterpiece
  61. Simon-cowell-barclaycard-antarctica-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising Simon Cowell banished to the end of the Earth in new ad for Barclaycard
  62. Ralph-steadman-vans-collection-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Step into “Gonzovationism” with this new range of Ralph Steadman illustrated shoes
  63. Flying-lotus-david-lynch-fire-is-coming-video-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Flying Lotus and David Lynch drop an impressively surreal music video by Salad Fingers' David Firth
  64. Fabric-club-culture-exhibition-photography-itsnicethat-02 Photography New exhibition hosted by Fabric turns the lens on clubbing around the world
  65. Pornhub-bee-porn-operation-honey-bee-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-02 Miscellaneous Pornhub decides to try out beesexuality with new awareness campaign
  66. Hardcore-soul-mark-leckey-ewen-spencer-gabber-eleganza-publicaton-itsnicethat-10 Publication Hardcore souls: Mark Leckey, Ewen Spencer, Jacob Wise and Studio Temp team up for a new music-focussed mag
  67. Room-fifty-intoart-limited-edition-prints-illustration-itsnicethat-08 Illustration RoomFifty teams up with socially-focused charity Intoart for new range of prints
  68. Freddy-taylor-jrasic-edible-420-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-02 Miscellaneous Finally, there's a healthy floral answer to the munchies, just in time for 4/20
  69. Evian-bubble-sustainability-virgil-abloh-product-design-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Evian's collapsable bubble could keep you hydrated whilst curbing plastic waste
  70. Vienna-most-liveable-city-rebrand-saffron-graphic-design-itsnicethat-10 Graphic Design The world’s "most liveable city" gets a makeover
  71. Carlsberg-not-the-best-beer-in-the-world-new-look-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising Carlsberg confesses that maybe it isn’t the best beer in the world after all
  72. Do-the-green-thing-man-made-disaster-exhhibition-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-01 Exhibition Do The Green Thing's Man Made Disaster exhibition tackles patriarchy and the planet
  73. Phil-wrigglesworth-jonathan-meades-brexit-the-guardian-illustration-itsnicethat-02 Illustration Phil Wrigglesworth and Jonathan Meades imagine a post-Brexit Britain
  74. Trevor-jackson-world-record-store-day-its-nice-that Graphic Design DJ and designer Trevor Jackson curates a t-shirt range for Record Store Day
  75. Vice-homeless-film-director-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Vice’s latest doc takes a look at a film director with a difference
  76. Screen_shot_2019-02-04_at_12.43.20 Publication Netflix moots move into print with new publication, Wide
  77. Helsinki-biennial-sustainable-ambitions-art-itsnicethat-01 Art A former Finnish military island is to play host to Europe's latest biennial
  78. Hinge-rebrand-graphicdesign-digital-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Dating app Hinge gets a makeover, asks users to use it less
  79. Nike-id-nike-by-you-gretel-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising By You: Nike's customisable range gets a new name, and a new look
  80. G-f-smith-most-relaxing-colour-survey-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-01 Miscellaneous The most relaxing colour in the world? Dark blue apparently