Miscellaneous

  1. 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
  2. Adobe-chameleon-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Adobe Stock launches Aesthetic Filters, making image searching even easier
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Peckham-levels-news-itsnicethat-4 Miscellaneous Peckham Levels announces first 100 members of new co-working initiative
  6. Mspaint-saved-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Microsoft thankfully decides that “MS Paint is here to stay”
  7. Ms-paint-news-list Miscellaneous Microsoft Paint plans to be removed in upcoming Windows update
  8. Central-saint-martins Miscellaneous Applicants to UK arts and design university courses declines by over 14,000 this year
  9. Jurgen-bay-misc-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous “The field is stretching itself bigger and bigger” - Jurgen Bey on design education and infinite possibility
  10. Createnyc-report-new-york-cultural-plan-news-itsnicethat Miscellaneous New York’s first “cultural plan” aims to make arts more diverse and affordable
  11. Jordy-van-den-nieuwendijk_colette_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Colette, the trailblazer: creatives pay tribute to the iconic Parisian store and its legacy
  12. Kendricklamar-damn-miscellaneous-02 Miscellaneous Kendrick Lamar’s infamous Damn. album artwork turned into a sculpture and snapchat filter
  13. Wdc_lille_sydney_its_nice_that Miscellaneous Lille's "Eldorado" and Sydney's "inclusive, resilient" concepts shortlisted for World Design Capital 2020
  14. Hepworth_w_dca_3_2525302b Miscellaneous Hepworth Wakefield announced as UK museum of the year by Art Fund
  15. Hanafujimoto-mullenlowenovaawards-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Meet the winners of this year's MullenLowe NOVA Awards
  16. 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
  17. Wieden_kennedy_arse_vase_its_nice_that Miscellaneous Wieden+Kennedy and artist Fredrik Andersson create the Arse Vase for charity Positive East
  18. London-borough-of-culture-bob-and-roberta-smith-list-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Sadiq Khan launches London Borough of Culture initiative with £1 million prize
  19. Marrs-green-list Miscellaneous The World’s Favourite Colour winner announced as Marrs Green
  20. Pigalle-ill-studio-nike-duperre-basketball-court-2017-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Pigalle, Ill-Studio and Nike have redesigned the Paris Duperré basketball court
  21. 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”
  22. Josh-mckenna-instagram-sticker-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger on how to stand out
  23. Buzzfeed_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous The Buzzfeed redesign: UK art director Tim Lane talks us through his seven-month overhaul
  24. Khadija_saye_grenfell_tower_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Photographer Khadija Saye has died in the Grenfell Tower fire, her family confirm
  25. 00_aphex_twin_it's_nice_that_list Miscellaneous “It’s a psychological overload”: Weirdcore on creating Aphex Twin’s live visuals
  26. 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
  27. Its_nice_that_logo_jobs Miscellaneous It's Nice That is hiring: editorial assistant (10-week placement)
  28. Jony-ive_apple_rca_itsnicethat Miscellaneous Jony Ive replaces James Dyson as chancellor of the Royal College of Art
  29. Vicphillips_mullenlowe_novagrad1_csm_london_batch2-439-77list Miscellaneous MullenLowe Group’s Global Creative Officer José Miguel Sokoloff on judging CSM's degree shows
  30. Turn-up_jon-burgerman_bite-the-ballot_jelly-london Miscellaneous Jon Burgerman and Adam Higton among artists to submit to #TurnUp voting campaign
  31. Guardian-university-guide_adam-avery_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous The Guardian UK University Guide 2018 is out, with illustrations by Adam Avery
  32. Its_nice_that_logo_jobs Miscellaneous It’s Nice That is hiring – Senior Creative
  33. Louis_black_lolist Miscellaneous Choreographer and director Wayne McGregor to curate new series at the Roundhouse this summer
  34. 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
  35. Disegno_studio_pepe_itsnicethat_colour_list Miscellaneous Is colour subjective? Disegno tests Johannes Itten’s colour theory
  36. Brexit_opinion_its_nice_that_thought_and_speech_bubbles Miscellaneous The Creative Industries Federation manifesto for the UK’s upcoming general election
  37. 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
  38. Peter_blake_list Miscellaneous Peter Blake’s biggest artwork to date available to win in competition
  39. Google_earth_its_nice_that_11 Miscellaneous Google Earth relaunches with guided tours, 3D views and more
  40. Wang_sodestrom_list_int Miscellaneous Wang & Söderström create a tangible but hyperreal version of reality 
  41. Easter-break2 Miscellaneous It's Nice That's Easter Break
  42. Lance-wyman-mexico-portrait-aiga Miscellaneous Seven winners, including Lance Wyman, announced as recipients of AIGA Medal
  43. 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
  44. Mystery-tubes-its-nice-that-vending-machine Miscellaneous Malcolm Garrett, Anthony Burrill, Craig Oldham and more donate work to The Mystery Tubes project
  45. Swiss-grand-award-for-design-list Miscellaneous Swiss Grand Award for Design goes to Thomas Ott, Jean Widmer and David Bielander
  46. Shantell_martin_skillshare_int_list Miscellaneous Unlock your potential with creative classes from Skillshare
  47. Actual_source_int_list Miscellaneous Actual Source: the multifaceted and multi-format publisher
  48. Cos-x-studio-swine-new-spring-list Miscellaneous Studio Swine’s installation for Cos emits bubbles you can catch with burst-resistant gloves
  49. Riboca_its_nice_that_1 Miscellaneous A new biennial for the Baltics and Nordic region to launch in Riga in 2018
  50. 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
  51. List Miscellaneous “Dance exists when we run out of things to say”: choreographer Holly Blakey on her life and practice
  52. 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
  53. Daniel_stier_tog_its_nice_that Miscellaneous The eternal sunshine of the freelance mind: advice on solo working
  54. Petra-collins-list Photography Petra Collins to curate night at the MoMA “confronting how the female body is represented”
  55. Manchester-international-festival_slater-bradley_factory-ikon_ian-curtis_list Miscellaneous New Order and Joy Division exhibition announced for Manchester International Festival
  56. Rca Miscellaneous World’s top universities for art and design announced
  57. Women's-march_-washington-dc_-21-january-2017.-photograph---brian-allen-courtesy-of-voice-of-america-list Miscellaneous The V&A acquires a Pussyhat on International Women’s Day
  58. Bot_party_(c)_phoenix_perry International Women's Day Games designer Phoenix Perry on coding in a male dominated industry
  59. Laura-coulson---the-xx-3-list Miscellaneous The xx hosts series of events curated by Jeremy Deller, Romain Gavras, Gurls Talk and more
  60. London-regeneration-creative-tensions-report Miscellaneous Regeneration will cause 30% of London artists to lose their studios, says report
  61. The-caravan-club---credit-of-sophia-schorr-kon_9list Miscellaneous National Trust reconstructs iconic Soho LGBTQ+ venue for Queer City
  62. Nighttimeeconomy_list Miscellaneous A thriving night scene is valuable to the UK’s creative industry, says new report
  63. Wellcome-collection-electricity-commissions_frog_list Miscellaneous Wellcome Collection reveals three major commissions in its new show about electricity
  64. Universal-everything-screens-of-the-future-prototype-7-950x534 Miscellaneous Universal Everything releases more visionary prototypes in Screens of the Future
  65. 00_lh_web_list Miscellaneous It's Nice That celebrates the craft of the lonely hearts column
  66. Jonathan-barnbrook-bowie-its-nice-that-list- Miscellaneous Grammys go to Jonathan Barnbrook, Melina Matsoukas and Gérard Lo Monaco
  67. Dollar-opinion-image Miscellaneous Freelance creatives earn more than full-timers, says new US report
  68. Undivided_its_nice_that_3 Miscellaneous I'm leaving EU: Undivided seeks the opinion of young creatives on Brexit
  69. Daftpunklist Miscellaneous Daft Punk announces archival merchandise pop-up shop for one week only
  70. Jacquesgreenelist Miscellaneous Jacques Greene’s new single will repeatedly play until it’s destroyed in real-time installation
  71. Its_nice_that_logo_jobs Miscellaneous It’s Nice That is hiring: Junior Project Coordinator
  72. Oca-list-tim_dunk_img_0378 Miscellaneous Open courses in illustration, graphic design, photography that fit around your life
  73. Sheffieldhospitallist Miscellaneous Morag Myerscough redesigns Sheffield Children's Hospital bedrooms with geometric interior patterns
  74. List-better-shelter-units-in-kara-tepe-transit-site_-mytilene_-lesvos_-mar-2016.-photo-by-ma%cc%88rta-terne Miscellaneous Design of the Year prize awarded to flat pack refugee shelter
  75. Rosie-kay-dance-company---mk-ultra---photography-by-brian-slater-(2) Miscellaneous Hypernormalisation director Adam Curtis to work with choreographer Rosie Kay on dance piece
  76. Scenicsimpsonslist Miscellaneous A chat with the anonymous curator behind Scenic Simpsons
  77. Noinylogo_ Miscellaneous New One in New York: Simón Sepúlveda's six month design diary
  78. List Miscellaneous Four projects from Kickstarter's Make100 initiative which caught our eye
  79. Julian_glander_doppleglanders_int_list Miscellaneous Doppelglanders: 3D animator Julian Glander interviews his name twin
  80. Abstract_art_of_design_its_nice_that Miscellaneous Netflix launches new documentary series Abstract: The Art of Design with a stellar lineup