Lucy Bourton

Lucy joined It’s Nice That as an editorial assistant in July 2016 and became a staff writer in October 2016. She graduated from Chelsea College of art with a degree in Graphic Design Communication and has previously worked at Rough Trade. Lucy is particularly interested in graphic design, typography and illustration. Contact her if you have a suggestion for the It’s Nice That Friday Mixtape.

  1. Fantasticman-issue26-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Fantastic Man’s unexpected cover story on the surfers and fisherman of Peniche, Portugal
  2. Newyorkmagazine-alexkatz-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication 90-year-old Alex Katz illustrates subway users for New York Magazine’s 50th anniversary issue
  3. Danielfletcher-howyoumakemefeel-itsnicethat-list Art Daniel Fletcher uses a playful spirit to represent the excitements and anxieties of daily life
  4. Steffenhotel-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Get to know the fluid work of graphic designer, Steffen Hotel
  5. Lucagrottoli-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Italian photographer Luca Grottoli talks through his up and down relationship with the medium
  6. Mixtape_template_ds Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: David Shrigley curates a mix of his recent record finds
  7. Jamaingordon-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Graduate Jamain Gordon’s warm portraits from his home of Guyana
  8. Arket-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “It needed to be functional, a workhorse”: Arket’s in-house team on its brand identity
  9. Griffinartprize-oli_epp-aftersun-art-itsnicethat-list Art Shortlist announced for Griffin Art Prize, aiming to catapult the career of one emerging artist
  10. Actualsource-shoplifters-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Shoplifters: Actual Source's latest mag is a must have for visual communicators
  11. Tishmurtha-cardsharps-youthunemployment-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography “A gift and a strong social conscience”: Ella Murtha on her mother’s astoundingly truthful photography
  12. Ionegamble-polyester-issuesix-publication-itsnicethat-list World Mental Health Day Polyester's Ione Gamble on covering mental health sensitively, but not coyly
  13. Rachellevit-worldmentalhealthday-illustration-list World Mental Health Day “Subtlety is key”: Rachel Levit on the art of illustrating sensitive themes
  14. Apple-emojiupdate-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Apple announces launch of gender neutral emojis
  15. Ricoandmichael-yearslater-lunchbreak-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Rico and Michael photographically explore the unavoidable influence of mainstream culture
  16. Charliekwai-londonfashionweek-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Charlie Kwai lets you sneak behind the scenes at London Fashion Week
  17. Sciencemuseum-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design London’s Science Museum launches new logo by North Design to a controversial response
  18. Quentinblake-alltheyearround-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Quentin Blake’s 50 year collaboration with John Yeoman celebrated in new exhibition
  19. Naomiharris-eusa-photography-itsnicehtat-list Photography Naomi Harris’ photographic series EUSA explores when national stereotypes become caricatures
  20. Fm_12 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: DR.ME creates a mix of the artists they've had the honour of working with
  21. Censorship-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication 1960s Thai erotic magazines show creativity in their censorship
  22. Them-publication-itsnicehtat-01 Publication Condé Nast to launch LGBTQ-focused publication, Them
  23. Mari%cc%81amedem-illustration-itsnicethat-05 Illustration María Medem’s illustrated comics “provoke a sense of estrangement in the reader”
  24. Davidshrigley-brightfestival2018-events-itsnicethat-01 Events David Shrigley appointed guest director of Brighton Festival 2018
  25. Davidbrandongeeting-amusementpark-publication-itsnicethat-03 Publication David Brandon Geeting’s new book represents the excitable frenzy of an amusement park
  26. Andatelier-galleryofarchitecture-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design And Atelier’s graphic designs for Porto’s Gallery of Architecture is informed by the space
  27. Christieklok-womenofssfd-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Christie Hemm Klok photographs San Francisco’s female firefighters: “they are here now and they’re kicking ass”
  28. Thisisthekit Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: This is the Kit shares a playlist full of excellent women
  29. List-img01 Digital Chaz Bundick talks us through the new digitally personable Company website
  30. Manvsmachine-squarespace-film-list Film ManvsMachine creates films for Squarespace, showing three creative's practice and personalities
  31. Boladebanjo-theythinkbrighterthanyouthink-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bolade Banjo photographs the perseverance of Detroit’s student athletes
  32. Omni Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Omni create us a mix in celebration of their second record, Multi-task
  33. Charlottegainsbourg-deadlyvalentine-film-itsnicethat-list Film Charlotte Gainsbourg stars and directs her latest video, featuring Dev Hynes
  34. Marikanstadjohnsen-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Mari Kanstad Johnson's wonderful work picks apart complex narratives
  35. Rodionkitaev-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Rodion Kitaev illustrates the goings on of an office party in mammoth detail
  36. Henrygorse-hermes-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Henry Gorse photographs his mum in a thoughtful Hermes shoot for Petrie magazine
  37. Lennartsendebruijn-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Lennarts & de Bruijn’s “hot as hell” campaign for Utrecht club, Ekko
  38. Bendikkaltenborn-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Bendik Kaltenborn talks us through his retrospective book, collating ten years worth of work
  39. Jamaicandancehall-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Serious Things a Go Happen: exploring Jamaican dancehall through graphic design
  40. Martinparr-louislittle-martinparrfoundation-itsnicethat-list Photography Martin Parr Foundation to open in Bristol this October
  41. Zakgroup_cab_signage_photo_zakgroup_list Graphic Design Zak Group art direct the second edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial
  42. Robinlaananen-usthen-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Robin Laananen's photographs of Warpaint are a warm documentation of friendship and touring
  43. Mixtape_template_troubleinmind Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Trouble in Mind pick us some choice tunes from their releases
  44. Neoneo-labatie-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “We enjoy using nonsense to communicate”: Neo Neo design another great identity for La Bâtie
  45. Universaleverything-iphonewallpaper-itsnicethat-list Digital Universal Everything animate emotive wallpapers for new iPhone devices
  46. Infringe-redheaddays-itsnicethat-list Photography Infringe documents Redhead Days, an annual festival celebrating the hair colour
  47. Oscarhudson-radiohead-lift-film-itsnicethat-list Film Oscar Hudson on channeling the polite awkwardness of lifts for Radiohead's latest video
  48. Otobongnkanga--artesmundi-art-itsnicethat-list Art Artes Mundi announce the shortlist for its eighth edition, including five internationally celebrated artists
  49. Orlandoweeks-publication-list Publication Maccabees frontman Orlando Weeks returns to illustration in new book and album
  50. Vinnalaudico-nearstranger-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Vinna Laudico creates alternative personas with the same character in Near Stranger
  51. Mixtape_template_burgerman Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Jon Burgerman's music to doodle to
  52. Aleia_alex-escapistbathtub31-photography-itsnicethat-list.jpg Photography Aleia and Alex: a surreally stylish pair of photographers
  53. Bjork-thegate-film-itsnicethat-list Film Björk announces new film and single to be screened in a free public event
  54. Lennardkok-apartamentoxapc-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Lennard Kok illustrates his fear of snakes in a colouring book for Apartamento x A.P.C
  55. Jonathanchapline-constructedobjectsonaflatplaneii-art-itsnicethat-list Art Artist Jonathan Chapline’s new works blur the boundary between the rendered and painted
  56. Kevinbergquist-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Kevin Bergquist talks us through the process of his jiggling drawings
  57. Jimmarshall-peace-publishing-itsnicethat-list Publication Jim Marshall’s unseen photographs of the CND Peace symbol document the graphic icon at 60s rallies
  58. Abbietraylersmith-nationalportraitprize-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography National Portrait Gallery announces the shortlisted photographers for the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize
  59. Jonathanrosen-cones-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Jonathan Rosen on his latest animation of a hippie who lives in a lava lamp
  60. Timlindacher-graphicdesign--itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Tim Lindacher embraces the communicative ethos of graphic design
  61. Thenational-pentagramlukehayman-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design The National talk us through their latest record, designed by Pentagram’s Luke Hayman
  62. Mixtape_template_jordan Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Jordan Rakei curates a mixtape to wind down the week to
  63. Roshanadhihetty-nacktwanderer-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Roshan Adhihetty photographs the naked hikers of Europe
  64. Goodtype-agentur-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Good Type: An Oslo-based foundry producing typefaces of a quality its name suggests
  65. Aureliapeter-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Aurelia Peter is continuing the Swiss skill for typography
  66. Agiopenparis-borders-jose%cc%81_albergaria-event-itsnicethat-list Events AGI Open Paris uses the theme of borders to "redefine what design could offer the world"
  67. Danielreed-plunk-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Daniel Reed launches DR Foundry, an online platform for his experimental typefaces
  68. Charlotterutherford-backstreetboys-paper-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Charlotte Rutherford on achieving her life goal: photographing the Backstreet Boys
  69. Rca-secret-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition RCA announces annual Secret exhibition, making art affordable for all
  70. Solange-seventystates-tatemodern-interactive-itsnicethat-list Interactive Solange creates an interactive piece exploring black identity for Tate Modern
  71. Emilystein-stellakids-photography-advertising-list Photography Emily Stein's nostalgia-filled photographs of a Hackney music class for Stella Kids
  72. Goatgirl_fridaymixtape Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Goat Girl make us a mix for long, monotonous journeys
  73. Braulioamado-boilerroom-nottinghillcarnival-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Boiler Room enlist Bráulio Amado to champion the significant culture of Notting Hill Carnival
  74. Einsprung-ivansneed-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation What if scarfs were breasts? Eisprung's enjoyably silly and well-crafted animation
  75. Jonb-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation French animator Jon Boutin's quick-witted shorts will have you creasing
  76. Gemmamahoney-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-lisg Graphic Design Gemma Mahoney, a graphic design student producing professional work
  77. Deepthroatstudio-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Deep Throat Studio, a graphic design practice with a name and portfolio to grab your attention
  78. Fridaymixtape-ghostpoet-itsnicethat-list Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Ghostpoet’s “drum worship mix” for all your percussive needs
  79. Int_ms_paint_seb_agresti_list Illustration Viva MS Paint: illustrators pay tribute to (the now saved) program
  80. Patrickkyle-illustration-nightdoor-itsnicethat-list Illustration A sneak peak into Patrick Kyle’s new comic, Night Door