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. List_(3) Illustration Eike König’s students create a courageous calendar featuring a host of exciting illustrative talent
  2. Irinarozovsky-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Irina Rozovsky on how she captures considered moments across the globe
  3. Coventry-cityofculture2021-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-01 Miscellaneous Coventry wins bid for UK City of Culture, a chance “to show the world what we are made of"
  4. Fm_funhole Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Jake Chapman’s band, Funhole
  5. Hi-studio-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Hi Studio brings teletext back into our lives, in print
  6. Donotdesign-archifest-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Do Not Design uses illustration to create approachable branding for Singapore’s Archifest
  7. Annepomel-beforetherain-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Anne Pomel's tender illustrations document her move from Paris to Portland
  8. 12-b_vanguards-magazine_issue-02_itsnicethat-list Publication Vanguards magazine relaunches with a new visual language by studio 12—B
  9. Marina_lewandowska-centreofpolishsculpture-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Marina Lewandowska’s graduation project shows graphic design flair and function
  10. Tomgauld-thenewyorker-holidaytrack-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Tom Gauld’s latest New Yorker cover illustrates the annual Christmas tree purchase
  11. Christopherwilson-richardhollis-1980jewisheastend-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Christopher Wilson explores influential designer Richard Hollis’ work for Whitechapel Gallery
  12. Duncancowles-takingstock-film-itsnicethat-list Film Duncan Cowles' latest film uses stock footage to tackle freelance feelings with dry humour
  13. Jakeandoliver-laraaji-itsnicethat-film-list Film Laraaji’s joyous new music video sees the artist laugh and dance his way through New York
  14. Fmt_gn_list Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Geographic North picks 12 female artists who could have composed Blade Runner 2049
  15. Paulgorman-thestoryoftheface-sarfcoastindec1997-list Publication Loud, vibrant, evocative: Paul Gorman tells The Story of The Face
  16. Torweibull-badmono-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Tor Weibull's latest typeface replicates the game of badminton
  17. Montykaplan-photography-itsnicethat-30 Photography The suburban, Stranger Things-esque photography of Monty Kaplan
  18. Lanarkartefax-theabsentmaterialgateway-art-itsnicethat-list Art Lanark Artefax takes us behind his boundary-pushing installation, The Absent Material Gateway
  19. Garagisme-5-gourau_phong-solidwerk3d-publication-itsnicethat Publication Garagisme: the publication redefining the art of the car
  20. Carharttwip-lawmagazine-fayetoogood-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Carhartt WIP’s new store includes collaboration with Faye Toogood and LAW magazine
  21. Sophyhollington-mymind-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Sophy Hollington’s latest book illustrates folklore legends of asteroids and meteorites
  22. Xenoula Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: escape from the world with Xenoula's ethereal mix
  23. Res-towersofthanks-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Towers of Thanks: Res photographs their mother's life working for Donald Trump
  24. Rkikuojohnson-illustration-list Illustration R Kikuo Johnson on the importance of narrative in his illustrations
  25. Cordovacanillas-tunica-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Córdova Canillas commission photographers to create a spot the difference illusion for Tunica
  26. Hudsonchristie-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Hudson Christie’s illustration trickery uses depth to create textured, flat pieces
  27. Nguan-photography-singapore-itsnicethat-list Photography A rare interview with enigmatic and cherished photographer, Nguan
  28. Oreetashery-film-itsnicethat-list Film Oreet Ashery wins the Film London Jarman Award for her risky and fearless work
  29. Colinpantall-allquiet-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Colin Pantall's warm depiction of childhood and fatherhood taken over 12 years
  30. Sunshine-7inchescollective-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Shepard Fairey and Margaret Atwood contribute to 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood campaign
  31. Cleonpeterson-art-itsnicethat-list Art Cleon Peterson's works continue to investigate the evil side of humanity
  32. Calypsomahieu-promenade-nouvellevague-itsnicethat-04 Photography Calypso Mahieu’s photography makes the simplest things sexy (some NSFW)
  33. Kinggizzard-jasongalea-polygondwanaland-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design King Gizzard give away their record, Polygondwanaland for free, including Jason Galea’s artwork templates
  34. Mixtape_template_43 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: a mix from semi-fictional and ever changing band, The Moonlandingz
  35. Anjasalonen-newdimensionsinrecreation-art-itsnicethat-list Art Anja Salonen's latest works question what shape an exhibition should take
  36. Listimage Dropbox: The Dream Team “Four heads are better than one”: The Dropbox Dream Team on the art of creative collaboration
  37. Lil-kool-list Illustration Move into Lil Kool’s nostalgic and psychedelic suburban neighbourhood
  38. Ps_list Graphic Design One Step Ahead: we meet Paula Scher, the trailblazing Pentagram Partner
  39. Beadigiacomo-lineaalba-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bea de Giacomo photographs the wonders of pregnancy
  40. Artsygucci-artists_for_gender_equality-film-itsnicethat-list Film Artsy and Gucci create a series of films for gender equality with past, present and future female artists
  41. Listimage Dropbox: The Dream Team The Dream Team: JP Bonino's photographs visualise rhyming words with humour and character 
  42. Hubertusdesign-mostbeautifulswissbooks-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Hubertus Design on the daunting task of designing a book of The Most Beautiful Swiss Books
  43. Manifesto-julianrosefeldt-film-itsnicethat-list Film Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto, starring Cate Blanchett in 13 roles, comes to Tate Modern
  44. Hannahbuckman-indiaisnotmyhome-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Get to know the bold and charming work of illustrator Hannah Buckman
  45. Fm_42 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Protomartyr’s Joe Casey on his striking and poignant DIY artwork
  46. Suzieandleo-strangers-yunglean-film-itsnicethat-list Film Yung Lean releases a “spaghetti western” teaser film for his upcoming record
  47. Listimage3 Dropbox: The Dream Team Max Siedentopf curates a creative dream team with Dropbox Paper
  48. Uncleginger-bipolardisorder-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Uncle Ginger uses hypnotic shapes to animate the facts and feelings of bipolar disorder
  49. Anyahindmarch-studiofrith-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Anya Hindmarch works with Studio Frith and Anyways to launch candle range, Anya Smells
  50. Hato-newcontemporaries-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Hato co-creates a font with the 45 selected artists for New Contemporaries
  51. Malikafavre-lecrazyhorse-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Malika Favre’s upcoming exhibition is inspired by Parisian cabaret, Le Crazy
  52. Pylot-doordie-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Do or Die: Pylot magazine on the photography talent inside its latest issue
  53. Studioyukiko-wieden_kennedy-nike-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Wieden+Kennedy commissions local creatives for Berlin-based Nike campaign
  54. Jorencull-abriefhistoryofradiohead-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Joren Cull talks through his animated history of Radiohead for Pitchfork
  55. Stinalo%cc%88fgren-first-aid-kit-for-sorrow-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Stina Löfgren illustrates a first aid kit for those experiencing sorrow
  56. Winstonhacking-flyinglotus-postrequiste-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Winston Hacking creates a collaged portal for Flying Lotus' first video in two years
  57. Fm_41 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Blue Hawaii curate a 70s and 80s disco mix
  58. Jamiehewlett-taschen-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Tank Girl, Gorillaz and Bafta awards: Taschen release Jamie Hewlett's first major monograph
  59. Franklebon-mountkimbie-film-itsnicethat-list Film Mount Kimbie’s latest video continues their ongoing collaboration with Frank Lebon
  60. Flobrooks-nww-art-itsnicethat-list Art Flo Brooks' paintings of liminality are those "almost everyone can relate with"
  61. Sony-aibo-digital-itsnicethat-list Product Design Sony brings back its robodog, Aibo
  62. Eric-oglander-craiglistmirrors-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Eric Oglander reflects on his internet sensation, Craiglist Mirrors
  63. Katescott-happyhalloween-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Kate Isobel Scott's shorts display the painstaking joy of stop-motion animation
  64. Holliefernando-halloween-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Hollie Fernando photographs the trick or treaters knocking on her front door
  65. Momoenarazaki-cuckoonest-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Momoe Narazaki’s distinctively cheeky and sweet illustrations
  66. Uk-musicvideoawards-film-itsnicethat-list Film Directors Ryan Staake and Oscar Hudson win big at UK Music Video Awards
  67. Anthonyvelen-dronetype-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design Anthony Velen uses drones to build an alphabet from Swiss architecture
  68. Bully_mixtape Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Bully's cheery playlist will take you back to the The O.C.
  69. Brooklinder-spoon-film-itsnicethat-list Film Spoon’s music video made entirely in Photoshop goes out to its graphic designer fanbase
  70. Silandjorik-terraform-film-itsnicethat-list Film Novo Amor & Ed Tullett’s video displays the toxic working conditions of Ijen volcano miners
  71. Gettyinstagramgrant-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Getty Images announces the winners of its global Instagram grant
  72. Robertbeatty-arielpink-dedicatedtobobbyjameson-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design A chat with Robert Beatty and Ariel Pink on their recent record sleeve collaboration
  73. Tripodcity-sweetdreams-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Sweet Dreams: Tripod City’s latest adventure focuses its lens on Mexico
  74. Ragnar_kjartansson-thenational-film-itsnicethat-list Film Ragnar Kjartansson directs prosecco-fuelled and confetti-filled video for The National
  75. Studioclausdue-50wigs-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Studio Claus Due creates exhibition catalogues to fall in love with
  76. Willferrell-commonsense-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising Will Ferrell acts as a phone obsessed dad in non-profit campaign for a #DeviceFreeDinner
  77. Maxguther-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Max Guther is back with more hyper real illustrations visualising social trends
  78. Mixtape_template_carpenter Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: a very rare mixtape from the one and only John Carpenter
  79. Stedelijkmuseum-beatrix-ruf-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Stedelijk Museum director Beatrix Ruf resigns due to reported conflicts of interest
  80. Tatianaermolaeva-strelkabar-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Tatiana Ermolaeva's coherent “but not too slick” work for the Strelka Bar