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Matt Alagiah

Matt joined It’s Nice That as editor in October 2018. He was previously executive editor at Monocle magazine and before that studied English and German at university. Drop him a line with ideas and suggestions, or simply to say hello.

  1. Rottingdean-bazaar-paul-smith-book-photo-london-publication-photography-itsnicethat-list Publication Rottingdean Bazaar creates a book for Paul Smith, starring people named Paul Smith
  2. Giorgia-lupi-pentagram-new-york-partner-announcement-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Giorgia Lupi becomes first Pentagram partner in New York for seven years
  3. The-gourmand-issue-12-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Say cheese! Meet The Gourmand’s latest cover star
  4. Max-siedentopf-ordinary-magazine-toilet-paper-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication The latest issue of Ordinary magazine asks us to look again at loo roll
  5. Richard-turley-7x7-exploded-magazine-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Wieden+Kennedy New York plasters Manhattan with “an exploded magazine”
  6. Designstudio-the-collective-new-identity-rebrand-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design DesignStudio unveils new identity for co-living brand The Collective
  7. Turkina-faso-alice-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Turkina Faso on shooting her younger sister Alice for over a decade
  8. Oleg-tolstoy-silicon-beach-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Photographer Oleg Tolstoy captures the tech-obsessed crowds on Silicon Beach
  9. Micaiah-carter-uniqlo-linen-photography-itsnicethat-list Ones to Watch 2019 Micaiah Carter interprets Uniqlo’s linen range with a sultry sun-drenched shoot
  10. Elena-heatherwick-yola-irc-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Shot in Nigeria, Elena Heatherwick's photographic story for the IRC is one of tragedy and resilience
  11. Mirko-borsche-zeit-international-cover-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication “A small twist with a big impact”: New ZeitMagazin International cover reflects topsy-turvy Europe
  12. Bex-day-hen-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bex Day’s new series looks to raise awareness for the older transgender community
  13. Marie-larrivee-lucas-malbrun-saba-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Directors Marie Larrivé and Lucas Malbrun on their psychedelic new music video
  14. Int-otw-natsaichieza-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Natsai Audrey Chieza rethinks how designers and scientists can solve the world’s toughest problems
  15. Int-otw-michiahcarter-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Micaiah Carter's had a meteoric rise but there’s far more to come from this prolific photographer
  16. Michael-craig-martin-present-sense-art-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Art “More famous than famous”: Michael Craig-Martin on the changing nature of “ordinariness”
  17. Nick-turpin-autos-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Photographer Nick Turpin captures cars bathed in the lights of Piccadilly Circus
  18. Charlotte-keates-racquet-club-art-itsnicethat-04 Art Charlotte Keates' paintings invite us into an all-American “dreamscape”
  19. Nicole-ginelli-seahawks-eyes-of-the-moon-music-video-itsnicethat-list Animation Nicole Ginelli creates captivating 360-degree music video for Seahawks track
  20. Charlotte-mei-kirsten-lepore-sectordub-pikuniku-game-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Charlotte Mei and Kirsten Lepore collaborate on playful new game Pikuniku
  21. Studio-swine-wave-particle-duplex-exhibition-itsnicethat-01 Art A new Studio Swine exhibition in Brooklyn shines a light on – light
  22. Slack_launch_animation-list! Graphic Design Pentagram’s Michael Bierut talks us through his Slack brand reboot
  23. Stefanie-leinhos-colophon-foundry-bespoke-catalogue-3-itsnicethat-06 Graphic Design Colophon Foundry's latest catalogue features sharp illustrations by Stefanie Leinhos
  24. David-ryle-gem-fletcher-fire-school-film-itsnicethat-01 Film New film by David Ryle and Gem Fletcher reveals the poetry of playing with fire
  25. Emily-oberman-wizarding-world-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Pentagram's Emily Oberman talks us through her identities for the Harry Potter universe
  26. Geoff-mcfetridge-coming-back-is-half-the-trip-publication-itsnicethat-02 Publication “I’m a believer in form”: Geoff McFetridge on his new book of introspective drawings
  27. Int-roty-mattalagiah-listimage Review of the Year 2018 Don't worry, be angry: how politics and creativity collided in 2018
  28. Create-jobs-magnum-your-london-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Create Jobs teams up with Magnum and the HudsonBec Group for photography project
  29. Christoph-niemann-wannsee-station-art-itsnicethat-01 Art “The beauty of abstraction”: Christoph Niemann on his new mural for a Berlin train station
  30. Rosie-kay-mk-ultra-dance-itsnicethat-01 Miscellaneous “People get the jokes now”: Rosie Kay discusses the return of her contemporary dance performance MK Ultra
  31. Ace-and-tate-new-london-shop-itsnicethat-06 Design Ace & Tate teams up with Anyways and Assemble’s Granby Workshop for new London shop
  32. Mark-wallinger-one-world-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Turner Prize winner Mark Wallinger turns 2,000 footballs into his canvas
  33. Yuri-suzuki-pentagram-partner-itsnicethat-01 Interactive “Even the other partners ask me, ‘How can I categorise you as a designer?’”: Yuri Suzuki joins Pentagram
  34. Mr-bingo-advent-calendar-illustration-itsnicethat-03 Film New film documents the making of Mr Bingo’s alternative 2018 advent calendar
  35. Cubitts-spectacles-product-design-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Glasses brand Cubitts fashions a pair of specs from 600 years of London detritus
  36. Hamish-makgill-beautifully-simple-exhibition-itsnicethat-01 Exhibition Studio Makgill present ten objects that capture the beauty of simplicity
  37. Gabriel-gabriel-garble-vacuum-animation-itsnicethat-07 Animation Gabriel Gabriel Garble's new animated film sees perfume as pure escapism