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Ruby Boddington

Ruby initially joined the It’s Nice That team as an editorial assistant in September 2017 after graduating from the Graphic Communication Design course at Central Saint Martins. She has a particular interest in graphic design, photography, code and emerging technologies. Contact her about any of the above or with any suggestions for our biweekly Bookshelf feature.

  1. Grads2018_3 The Graduates 2018 "Don't drink and dance in front of your peers": ten creatives on their biggest mistakes
  2. Koln-studio-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Koln Studio designs artist's catalogue using improvisation and fun
  3. Nick-sethi-brian-paul-lamotte-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication Khichdi (Kitchari) brings together 846 photographs of India, and its people, taken over ten years
  4. Chris-harnan-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Chris Harnan's World Problem Solution Book is a diary, but not in the traditional sense
  5. Matter-space10-exhibition-itsnicethat-7 Exhibition Bráulio Amado, Builders Club and many more design flags for Mars in exhibition at Space10
  6. Max-miechowski-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Max Miechowski's adept observations of light create honest and intimate portraits
  7. Cecile-legnaghi-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Cécile Legnaghi questions the role of display and caption fonts in her practice
  8. Robert-darch-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Robert Darch explores identity and nostalgia through the fictitious town of Durlescombe
  9. Nexus-studios-fx-goby-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Nexus Studios' charming short for Google I/O animates what happens when pixels work together
  10. Daly-and-lyon-flavien-menu-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication Daly & Lyon designs binary graphic system for New Commons For Europe
  11. Wardour-news-publication-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous A final goodbye to London's Wardour News from i-D, Dazed, Fantastic Man and many more
  12. Onomatopee-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication A rundown of Onomatopee Projects' critically engaging (and good looking) publications
  13. Secret-7-dia-zach-lieberman-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-6 Digital Secret 7" is back and includes a web-based expressive typographic artwork generator
  14. Canada-creme-caramel-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication "A behind-the-scenes peep of the sweet adventure": Canada releases its first book, Crème Caramel
  15. Daragh-soden-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Daragh Soden’s portrait of Toulon captures its rich history as well as its modern personality
  16. Out-of-print-bookshelf-itsnicethat-42 Bookshelf A Bookshelf of out-of-print, hard-to-find and rare books from Callin Mackintosh
  17. Nano-illustration-itsnicethat-list-alt Illustration Illustrator Nano projects life into her paintings to counteract negative emotions
  18. Joseph-melhuish-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Joseph Melhuish animates what happens on a shoot with 30 venomous snakes
  19. June-things-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things Timely documentary photography and bilingual magazines: it's June Things!
  20. Folch-braulio-amado-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Folch and Bráulio Amado's identity for Barcelona Design Week sheds light on issues of consumption
  21. Matthieu-lavanchy-photography-mcdonalds-itsnicethat-list Photography Matthieu Lavanchy shoots "irl" emojis for McDonald's Germany
  22. Pentagram-cytora-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Pentagram designs dynamic illustrative identity for AI company Cytora
  23. Tommy-cash-film-itsnicethat-4_copy Film Tommy Cash is back, superimposing his face in many disturbing ways for latest video
  24. Daniel-wenzel-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Daniel Wenzel's interactive type specimen for Ginto reacts to sound, movement and mouse position
  25. Osheyi-adebayo-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Osheyi Adebayo's daily designs utilise unusual colour palettes and an “aged digital sentimentality”
  26. Xiaoxiao-xu-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Xiaoxiao Xu's tranquil and intimate photographs explore her immigration from China to The Netherlands
  27. Heavyweight-foundry-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Heavyweight Foundry on its pragmatic yet inventive approach to typography
  28. Tim-lahan-kiosk-publication-itsnicethat-lis-alt Publication Illustrator Tim Lahan’s latest zine is an “ode to being self-destructive”
  29. Studio-moniker-digital-itsnicethat-10 Digital Studio Moniker’s collaborative painting tool turns the Earth’s surface into a giant canvas
  30. Cause-and-effect-graphic-deisgn-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Cause & Effect's identity for Gi2018 embodies the character and presence of Glasgow
  31. Chloe-dewe-mathews-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography In Search of Frankenstein by Chloe Dewe Mathews embodies Mary Shelley's "nightmarish vision" 200 years on
  32. Michael-beirut-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-4 Bookshelf Michael Bierut shares the second-hand books which have "truly influenced" his practice
  33. Robert-indiana-art-itsnicethat-list Art Famed American pop artist and creator of Love, Robert Indiana, dies aged 89
  34. Laura-jayne-hodkin-animation-itsnicethat-list-alt Animation Boys and beer: animator Laura Jayne Hodkin's hilariously unapologetic depiction of female friendship
  35. Gq-comedy-issue-2018-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication GQ cheekily mocks Vanity Fair for its 2018 comedy issue cover featuring a series of phantom limbs
  36. Moma-art-itsnicethat-list Art MoMA acquires 324 works of early 20th-century avant-garde art and graphic design
  37. Bonjour-garcon-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Bonjour Garçon combines photography and graphic design to make "strong and delicate" work
  38. Anton-gottlob-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography The spontaneous, saturated and energetic portfolio of photographer Anton Gottlob
  39. Nxs-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication NXS magazine builds a network of contributors who reflect on "the self" in the digital era
  40. Subin-yang-illustration-itsnicethat-list-alt Illustration Subin Yang's joyful illustrations capture the fleeting and unobtainable moments in life
  41. Hattie-stewart-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Now Gallery commissions Hattie Stewart to create large scale artwork of characters and patterns
  42. Practica-interactive-itsnicethat-list Interactive Gravient's adaptive typographic identity changes depending on where you look at it from
  43. Projecttrumpmore-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Activists are raising awareness of global warming with a 35m-high ice sculpture of Donald Trump
  44. Corentin-corneau-graphic-design-itsnicethat-3 Graphic Design Corentin Corneau gives "strength and substance to images and text" through editorial design
  45. Pouya-ahmadi-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Pouya Ahmadi’s publication Amalgam is “a somewhat contradictory situation”
  46. Googlepixel2-anyways-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Google Creative Lab's animated series tells the story of iPhone users who tried the Pixel 2
  47. 2001-a-space-odyssesy-film-itsnicethat-list Film "Something bold, something pure" – the 50-year long legacy of 2001: A Space Odyssey
  48. Chantal-jahchan-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Chantal Jahchan explores the Arabic type design landscape and concepts of modernity in En Route
  49. Department-of-new-realities-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list-alt Bookshelf A 3D-rendered Bookshelf from Wieden and Kennedy's Department of New Realities
  50. Sagmesiter-and-walsh-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Design Museum Holon to host first retrospective of Sagmeister and Walsh's "humour and imagination"
  51. Stig-de-block-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Stig De Block's images are inspired by Freaks & Geeks and milkshakes with Travolta
  52. Take-care-i.l.y-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Take Care i.l.y asks artists, photographers, authors, journalists and sociologists to discuss fashion
  53. Yarza-twins-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Hilario, The Yarza Twins' latest typeface is inspired by goats' eyes and Eastern Europe
  54. Be-more-pirate-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising A first-time author has flyposted Penguin Random House to advertise his book – without its permission
  55. Usage-magazine-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Meet Usage – the slick, glossy magazine injecting creativity into the beauty industry
  56. Patrik-mollwing-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Patrik Mollwing appropriates our "search by hashtag" culture in his latest book
  57. Cesar-pelizer-animation-itsnicethat-lis Animation César Pelizer animates your daydreams at work in Looking for Something
  58. April-things-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things Paper clips, graphic activism and fried eggs: it's April Things
  59. Posturing-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Posturing is a celebration of haphazard, surreal and aesthetically odd contemporary fashion photography
  60. Collins-graphic-design-itsnicethat-9 Graphic Design What do you call a typeface inspired by Jim Henson? Kernit!
  61. Yasseen-faik-graphic-design-itsnicethat-alt-list Graphic Design "People, places and feelings”: Yasseen Faik's design practice is inspired by the real world
  62. Folder-studio-film-itsnicethat-alt-list Film Folder Studio's interactive documentary K-Town '92 highlights our "desensitisation to societal trauma"
  63. Rottingdean-bazaar-photography-itsnicethat-list Fashion Rottingdean Bazaar's Wizard of Oz-themed series for ES Magazine features Giles Deacon and Charles Jeffrey
  64. Richard-turley-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Civilization by Richard Turley is a "half newspaper, half support group" about New York City
  65. 50-years-of-choice-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication 50 Years of Choice: a publication of 50 posters by 50 women discussing abortion
  66. Mischa-appel-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Mischa Appel's series This is Where You End investigates the "increasing polarisation of society"
  67. Ross-paul-mcewan-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Ross Paul McEwan's expressive designs channel "that feeling you get when the sun comes out"
  68. Studio-creme-animation-itsnicethat-list-alt Animation Studio Creme's 3D scanned campaign film for Heresy is inspired by "mysticism and folklore"
  69. Wilfred-van-der-weide-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Franziska Morlok and Miriam Waszelewski's Bookshelf explores the most interesting and unique bookbinding techniques
  70. Jay-vaz-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Designer Jay Vaz combines his love of music and analogue art in a colourful and textural portfolio
  71. Schick-toikka-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Schick Toikka's beautifully designed (and printed) collaborative celebration of its fifth birthday
  72. Google-fonts-korean-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Digital Google Fonts Korean becomes interactive by manipulating path data
  73. Natalia-stuyk-film-itsnicethat-list Film Natalia Stuyk's video for Real Lies is a bewildering and mesmerising amalgamation of clips
  74. Anatole-couteau-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Designer Anatole Couteau's technical approach lets him communicate simply and precisely
  75. Julian-glander-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Furniture obsessions and oranges with acid rainbows: new personal work from Julian Glander
  76. Seung-gu-kim-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Seung-Gu Kim creates Lowry-style photographs of South Korean holidays
  77. Osma-harvilahti-photography-itsnicethat-5 Photography Fish by Osma Harvilahti is a romantic interpretation of the Japanese fishing industry
  78. Julia-and-vincent-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography From cows drinking to Maison Margiela bags full of eggs: Julia et Vincent's dreamlike photography
  79. Grilli-type-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design GT Super: the typeface inspired by the lowercase "a" in a newspaper clipping
  80. Hagen-verlerger-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Meet the graphic designer who officially renamed a university and its labs after influential women