Miscellaneous

  1. 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"
  2. Pantone-colour-of-the-year-ultra-violet-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Pantone Colour of the Year 2018 has been announced
  3. Working-not-working-2017-companies-creatives-want-to-work-for-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Working Not Working charts the top 50 companies creatives want to work for
  4. Artfinder-independent-art-market-misc-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Artfinder reports that UK artists are getting poorer: 82% earn less than £10,000 a year
  5. The-national-luke-hayman-album-cover-grammys-graphic-design-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Grammys 2018 nominees include Pentagram’s Luke Hayman, Ed Steed and Canada
  6. Carharttwip-lawmagazine-fayetoogood-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Carhartt WIP’s new store includes collaboration with Faye Toogood and LAW magazine
  7. Anish_kapoor_britaward_its_nice_that_li Art Sir Anish Kapoor designs the 2018 BRIT award
  8. Its_nice_that_logo_jobs Miscellaneous It's Nice That is hiring: editorial assistant (3 month paid placement)
  9. Vogue-edward-enninful-december-2017-cover-adwoa-aboah-publication-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous A nightclub in Burnley claims it is being sued by Vogue
  10. European-union-flag-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Britain can no longer host the European Capital of Culture because of Brexit
  11. The-budget-cash-money-itsnicethat Miscellaneous How the UK Budget 2017 could affect the creative industries
  12. Gouache-and-watercolour-list Miscellaneous Winsor & Newton lifts the lid on the secret tricks of every artist's trade
  13. Jesse_kanda_arca_album_cover_artwork_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Art Vinyl announces nominees for best record cover artwork of the year
  14. Cards-against-humanity-saves-america-advertising-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Cards Against Humanity bought a plot of land on the US Mexico border
  15. Header_gray Miscellaneous “The heroes of this series are words and ideas and stories” - What About? looks again at indie mags
  16. Its-fright-that-halloween-treats-rated-by-its-nice-that-graphic-design-packaging Miscellaneous Halloween treats rated on design, taste and spook factor by It's Nice That
  17. Kickstarter-commissions-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Kickstarter Commissions invites collaboration between artists and their supporters
  18. Jellyfish_pictures-creative_industries_federation-global_talent_report-itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous “Plans to end freedom of movement following Brexit imperil the creative industries” says report
  19. Stedelijkmuseum-beatrix-ruf-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Stedelijk Museum director Beatrix Ruf resigns due to reported conflicts of interest
  20. House-of-commons Miscellaneous House of Commons to host discussion on how to train the next generation of designers
  21. Apple-emojiupdate-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Apple announces launch of gender neutral emojis
  22. Boxpark-wembley-park-second-floor-studios-and-arts-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Boxpark Wembley development features area's first affordable, community-focused creative studio space
  23. Blag-01-list Opinion Blagging: dark art or essential creative skill?
  24. Anton_bolin_pissjar_graphic_design_its_nice_that_li Graphic Design Swedish hardcore band Pissjar creates a typeface by, erm, pissing
  25. List_(1) Miscellaneous “Made for designers, not 3D experts”: Adobe Stock demystifies 3D renders
  26. William-lachance-project-backboard-kinloch-park-st-louis-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Abstract painter William LaChance designs St Louis basketball court for Project Backboard
  27. Design-society-v-and-a-shenzhen-china-arts-centre-maki-and-maki-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous China’s new arts centre, featuring a Sam Jacob-designed V&A gallery, will open 2 December
  28. Adobe-chameleon-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Adobe Stock launches Aesthetic Filters, making image searching even easier
  29. Yara-said_-refugee-nation--francisco-de-deus-photography-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Designs of the Year 2017 shortlist includes Wolfgang Tillmans’ Remain campaign, the Refugee flag and Me & EU
  30. Jason-chase-singularity-black-paint-worlds-blackest-black-itsnicethat-list-black-iron-ursa Miscellaneous Singularity Black joins the battle for the “world’s blackest black”, and is available to all artists
  31. Peckham-levels-news-itsnicethat-4 Miscellaneous Peckham Levels announces first 100 members of new co-working initiative
  32. Mspaint-saved-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Microsoft thankfully decides that “MS Paint is here to stay”
  33. Ms-paint-news-list Miscellaneous Microsoft Paint plans to be removed in upcoming Windows update
  34. Central-saint-martins Miscellaneous Applicants to UK arts and design university courses declines by over 14,000 this year
  35. Jurgen-bay-misc-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous “The field is stretching itself bigger and bigger” - Jurgen Bey on design education and infinite possibility
  36. Createnyc-report-new-york-cultural-plan-news-itsnicethat Miscellaneous New York’s first “cultural plan” aims to make arts more diverse and affordable
  37. Jordy-van-den-nieuwendijk_colette_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Colette, the trailblazer: creatives pay tribute to the iconic Parisian store and its legacy
  38. Kendricklamar-damn-miscellaneous-02 Miscellaneous Kendrick Lamar’s infamous Damn. album artwork turned into a sculpture and snapchat filter
  39. Wdc_lille_sydney_its_nice_that Miscellaneous Lille's "Eldorado" and Sydney's "inclusive, resilient" concepts shortlisted for World Design Capital 2020
  40. Hepworth_w_dca_3_2525302b Miscellaneous Hepworth Wakefield announced as UK museum of the year by Art Fund
  41. Hanafujimoto-mullenlowenovaawards-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Meet the winners of this year's MullenLowe NOVA Awards
  42. Kate_moross_uotu_its_nice_that_li Miscellaneous “I hate the homogenisation of design” – Kate Moross on how her non-binary identity influences her work
  43. Wieden_kennedy_arse_vase_its_nice_that Miscellaneous Wieden+Kennedy and artist Fredrik Andersson create the Arse Vase for charity Positive East
  44. London-borough-of-culture-bob-and-roberta-smith-list-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Sadiq Khan launches London Borough of Culture initiative with £1 million prize
  45. Marrs-green-list Miscellaneous The World’s Favourite Colour winner announced as Marrs Green
  46. Pigalle-ill-studio-nike-duperre-basketball-court-2017-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Pigalle, Ill-Studio and Nike have redesigned the Paris Duperré basketball court
  47. Erin-aniker-we-are-here-bme-women-we-are-here-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous We Are Here exhibition explores “what it means to be a British BME woman today”
  48. Josh-mckenna-instagram-sticker-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger on how to stand out
  49. Buzzfeed_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous The Buzzfeed redesign: UK art director Tim Lane talks us through his seven-month overhaul
  50. Khadija_saye_grenfell_tower_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Photographer Khadija Saye has died in the Grenfell Tower fire, her family confirm
  51. 00_aphex_twin_it's_nice_that_list Miscellaneous “It’s a psychological overload”: Weirdcore on creating Aphex Twin’s live visuals
  52. Jeremy-deller-installation-003-photo-credit-gareth-jones-gareth-jones_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Liverpool marks 50 years since Sgt. Pepper with major commissions by Jeremy Deller and Judy Chicago
  53. Its_nice_that_logo_jobs Miscellaneous It's Nice That is hiring: editorial assistant (10-week placement)
  54. Jony-ive_apple_rca_itsnicethat Miscellaneous Jony Ive replaces James Dyson as chancellor of the Royal College of Art
  55. Vicphillips_mullenlowe_novagrad1_csm_london_batch2-439-77list Miscellaneous MullenLowe Group’s Global Creative Officer José Miguel Sokoloff on judging CSM's degree shows
  56. Turn-up_jon-burgerman_bite-the-ballot_jelly-london Miscellaneous Jon Burgerman and Adam Higton among artists to submit to #TurnUp voting campaign
  57. Guardian-university-guide_adam-avery_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous The Guardian UK University Guide 2018 is out, with illustrations by Adam Avery
  58. Its_nice_that_logo_jobs Miscellaneous It’s Nice That is hiring – Senior Creative
  59. Louis_black_lolist Miscellaneous Choreographer and director Wayne McGregor to curate new series at the Roundhouse this summer
  60. Meet-the-superhumans-2_d_ad-2017_itsnicethat Miscellaneous D&AD top awards for 2017 revealed, including two Black Pencils for We’re The Superhumans
  61. Disegno_studio_pepe_itsnicethat_colour_list Miscellaneous Is colour subjective? Disegno tests Johannes Itten’s colour theory
  62. Brexit_opinion_its_nice_that_thought_and_speech_bubbles Miscellaneous The Creative Industries Federation manifesto for the UK’s upcoming general election
  63. Tree-of-codes-and-jenny-holzer-join-programme-for-european-capital-of-culture-aarhus-2017-list-tree-of-codes_pic-by-joel-chester Miscellaneous Tree of Codes and Jenny Holzer join programme for European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017
  64. Peter_blake_list Miscellaneous Peter Blake’s biggest artwork to date available to win in competition
  65. Google_earth_its_nice_that_11 Miscellaneous Google Earth relaunches with guided tours, 3D views and more
  66. Wang_sodestrom_list_int Miscellaneous Wang & Söderström create a tangible but hyperreal version of reality 
  67. Easter-break2 Miscellaneous It's Nice That's Easter Break
  68. Lance-wyman-mexico-portrait-aiga Miscellaneous Seven winners, including Lance Wyman, announced as recipients of AIGA Medal
  69. Lazarus_michael-c-hall-(newton)_jan-versweyveld_it's_nice_that_5_list Miscellaneous Watch David Bowie’s musical Lazarus in virtual reality at the V&A
  70. Mystery-tubes-its-nice-that-vending-machine Miscellaneous Malcolm Garrett, Anthony Burrill, Craig Oldham and more donate work to The Mystery Tubes project
  71. Swiss-grand-award-for-design-list Miscellaneous Swiss Grand Award for Design goes to Thomas Ott, Jean Widmer and David Bielander
  72. Shantell_martin_skillshare_int_list Miscellaneous Unlock your potential with creative classes from Skillshare
  73. Actual_source_int_list Miscellaneous Actual Source: the multifaceted and multi-format publisher
  74. Cos-x-studio-swine-new-spring-list Miscellaneous Studio Swine’s installation for Cos emits bubbles you can catch with burst-resistant gloves
  75. Riboca_its_nice_that_1 Miscellaneous A new biennial for the Baltics and Nordic region to launch in Riga in 2018
  76. Centro-boti%cc%81n-bele%cc%81n-de-benito Miscellaneous Spain’s major new arts hub Centro Botín to open with show dedicated to artist Carsten Höller
  77. List Miscellaneous “Dance exists when we run out of things to say”: choreographer Holly Blakey on her life and practice
  78. Tate-modern-designs-of-the-year_switch-house-herzog-and-de-meuron_list Miscellaneous Visitor figures are up for Tate Modern and Kew Gardens, but down for the V&A and Tate Britain
  79. Daniel_stier_tog_its_nice_that Miscellaneous The eternal sunshine of the freelance mind: advice on solo working
  80. Petra-collins-list Photography Petra Collins to curate night at the MoMA “confronting how the female body is represented”