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  1. Thinkpiece-image-list Opinion Arts cuts are bad for our health – what are we going to do about it?
  2. List Opinion Is design still a (cis)man's world?
  3. Cast_designers-and-charities-opinion_itsnicethat Opinion The designer’s guide to working with charities
  4. Netflix-sans-typeface-dalton-maag-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Opinion Custom Typefaces: are they worth the hype?
  5. Image_2 Opinion The gender pay gap in the creative industry is "all but invisible from the debate"
  6. Bemorepirate-publication-itsnicethat-list Opinion Be More Pirate: Sam Conniff Allende on how, by breaking rules, we can rebuild the creative landscape
  7. Claire-matthews-itsnicethat-list Opinion Environmental Activism: Why We Need To Shake Up the Visual
  8. Falmouth-university-opinion-itsnicethat-list Opinion What's the point of an MA in design anyway?
  9. Craig-oldham_oh-sh-t-what-now_laurence-king_publication_itsnicethat Opinion Craig Oldham dishes out brutally honest advice to new graphic designers
  10. Alex-bertulis-fernandes_dial-down-the-feminism_opinion-advertising-art-itsnicethat-list Opinion "Dial down the feminism" creator Alex Bertulis-Fernandes on the aftermath of going viral
  11. Sxsw-futuretrendsreport-opinion-digital-itsnicethat Opinion SXSW future trends report: the end of seasons and smartphones
  12. Hidden-women-of-design-event-lorna-allan-itsnicethat Opinion How we can encourage the Hidden Women of Design into the spotlight
  13. Harrys_man-like-you_advertising_opinion_itsnicethat-list Opinion “It’s time for advertising to catch up with society”: Luke Crisell on harmful macho stereotypes
  14. Smorgasbord-wihayo-soju-dylan-griffith-alcohol-packaging-graphic-design-itsnicethat-illustration-for-brand-film-list Opinion Looking east: how Smörgåsbord designed a soju brand to work in Europe and Asia alike
  15. Pregnant_in_the_creative_industry_opinion_international_womens_day_itsnicethat2 International Women's Day What I learned, and worried about, as a pregnant woman in the creative industry
  16. List International Women's Day “We need everyone to wake up.” Google’s Tea Uglow on intersectionality in the creative industries
  17. List International Women's Day Girls On Top: Grey London's joint-CCO Caroline Pay talks female leadership in ad land
  18. Illuminatrix-film-itsnicethat-list International Women's Day Why visibility and representation matter: Vanessa Whyte on co-founding a platform for female cinematographers
  19. The_value_of_rebrands_itsnicethat Opinion NB Studio’s Nick Finney reacts to media criticism on the cost of rebrands
  20. She_says_list_img Design Indaba Why Design Thinking is bullshit
  21. Volkswagen-superbowl-2011-ad-star-wars-itsnicethat Opinion How three classic Super Bowl ads measured up in the eyes of a neuroscientist
  22. Portfolio-opinion Opinion Practical portfolio advice, from choosing a specialism to solving real problems
  23. List-stefan-cooke-by-estelle-hanania-and-gary-david-moore-2 Opinion "Fresh talent has become a commodity": 1 Granary's editor-in-chief Olya Kuryshchuk
  24. Innovateher-uniform-girls-in-tech-graphic-design-opinion-itsnicethat Opinion InnovateHer is taking on the "girls don't do tech" cliche
  25. Protest_imagery_nadia_hernandez_list Review of the Year 2017 2017: the year that protest became a trend?
  26. Bethan-laura-wood-rainbow-vases-dyslexic-design-itsnicethat-list Opinion Why dyslexia makes you a great designer
  27. Harry_hitchens_breakthrough_film_its_nice_that_li Opinion "Success often seems to correlate with persistence" – Harry Hitchens explores How to Breakthrough
  28. Greatwomenartists-art-itsnicethat-list Opinion How has Instagram enabled female artists globally to thrive?
  29. Imminent-diorama-itsnicethat-list Opinion Sam Bompas tells us why London's views should be protected
  30. Side_passion_projects_career-ladder-opinion-itsnicethat-list Opinion Why choose the career ladder when there’s a climbing frame?
  31. Millennial_pink_danielle_pender_cecile_gariepy_list Opinion Why Millennial Pink can do one
  32. Michael-beirut-now-you-see-it-publication-itsnicethat-list Opinion Michael Bierut: 13 ways of looking at a typeface
  33. Studio-output-a-positive-platform-social-media-mental-health-opinion-itsnicethat Opinion Social networks are bad for your mental health, so how can design help?
  34. Bloodnormal-amv-bbdo-libresse-bodyform-itsnicethat-list Opinion (Period) blood, sweat and tears: the fight to break an advertising taboo
  35. Brands_list Opinion How can we connect young, diverse talent with the agencies who crave it?
  36. Blag-01-list Opinion Blagging: dark art or essential creative skill?
  37. Gender-packaging-list-img Opinion Gender-less or Gender-more? Addressing gender in product branding
  38. List Opinion Why is the UK creative industry still missing the most promising young people?
  39. Coloro-jane-monnington-boddy-wgsn-colour-opinion-itsnicethat Opinion WGSN’s colour director on the evolution of how humans perceive and define colour
  40. Gemma_germains_art_and_design_course_applications_drop_opinion_itsnicethat Opinion The art school application drop-off: why we’ve only got ourselves to blame
  41. Amuseum-1-stack-magazines-publication-itsnicethat-list Opinion Inventive independent magazines with hidden surprises, revealed by Stack
  42. White-skittles-for-pride-itsnicethat Opinion “Diversity is more than a rainbow coloured logo” – discussing brands’ approach to Pride
  43. Cannes-lions-logo-itsnicethat Opinion Feeding the Cannes Lions: are industry awards worth it?
  44. Migrantjournal-wiredcapital-publication-itsnicethat-list Opinion Offshore Studio on their publication re-appropriating the word “migrant”
  45. Natalie-oxford-seetal-solanki-itsnicethatlist Opinion Why materials matter: Seetal Solanki on the Grenfell Tower tragedy
  46. Women-who-otegha-uwagba-itsnicethat-list Opinion Women Who founder and self-publisher Otegha Uwagba on work, creativity, and making your ideas happen
  47. Shaz_madaniint Opinion How will the outcome of the general election affect the creative industries?
  48. Sheila-levrant-de-bretteville-eyebolt-women-in-design_list Opinion Sheila Levrant de Bretteville on designing for community, and strength in numbers
  49. Red-hat_itsnicethat_nefertiti-3d Opinion From creative AI to open-source sculpture: how tech is changing art
  50. Vr-list-optimised Opinion Fake worlds: the future of visual effects
  51. Supermundane-anti-tory-posters-list Opinion Supermundane: political posters have the power to reach beyond our bubble
  52. Mc-3list Opinion Mirror mirror: Superimpose Studio on the problem of mimicry in the creative industry
  53. Int_unbranding_opinion_list Opinion Throwing out the brand book: the power of unbranding
  54. Alan_kitching_john_l_walters_a_life_in_letterpress_itsnicethatlist-5-dazed-_-confused_-cover-for-%e2%80%98the-word-issue%e2%80%99_-2000 Opinion John L. Walters selects and dissects five objects from Alan Kitching's archive
  55. Opinion_1 Opinion “I love the work I get to make. But I wish it didn’t seem so kooky”: Google Creative Lab’s CD Tea Uglow on the friction between culture and digital tech
  56. Girl-on-girl-list-jaimiewarren_lasagnadelrey Opinion Girl on Girl: the female photographers pioneering the new female gaze
  57. Solo-uniform-ai-radio_itsnicethat Opinion Tech is transforming the music industry, but for better or worse?
  58. Opinion_wheel_list-v2 Opinion Design undefined: education for advertising is broader than ever, argues Alex Sudheim
  59. Makingforchangelist International Women's Day Head of London College of Fashion, Frances Corner OBE tells us why fashion can be political
  60. Seetal_solanki_iwd_schoeller_textiles_spacer_ecorepel_int_list International Women's Day “Textiles are for girls, materials are for boys": how Seetal Solanki of Ma-tt-er is crossing the gender divide
  61. This-girl-can_list International Women's Day Saatchi & Saatchi’s chief creative Kate Stanners on changing advertising’s gender bias
  62. Advertising-shits-in-your-head-list Opinion Advertising Shits in your Head extract on subvertising and “graphic resistance”
  63. John-akomfrah---auto-da-fe%cc%81_08_artes-mundi-list Opinion John Akomfrah’s film on migration explores “what it means to be human in the world today”
  64. Cash_seeds-04 Opinion Advice on how to fund a design start-up in the UK, by the British Design Fund’s Damon Bonser
  65. George_nelson_int_list Opinion Visual adventures in a world God never made: Michael Bierut on the genius of George Nelson
  66. Stink-studios-opinion-itsnicethat Opinion Why creative education for advertising is stuck in the dark ages
  67. Craig-oldham_in-loving-memory-of-work_pw_police_helmet_miner-img_0141_rt_list Opinion Creative dissent is central to political change: Craig Oldham on the art of a movement
  68. D_t_new Opinion Why British design education is thriving abroad but suffering back home
  69. University_of_the_underground_its_nice_that_1 Opinion Nelly Ben Hayoun Studios launches University of the Underground – a radical rethink of design education
  70. Neet_artwork_still-01 Opinion How one social enterprise in Hackney is tackling diversity in the creative industry and the NEET issue all in one go
  71. Diversity_opinion Opinion “Diversity breeds tokenism, what we need is inclusion”: a post-election view on the US creative industry
  72. Autograph_kuwait Opinion Seeing beyond race: Mark Sealy on how diversity in photography can make an impact
  73. Christmas-ads-list Opinion The five biggest Christmas adverts of 2016 analysed by a neuroscientist
  74. Shlist Opinion Inclusive design that favours function over form is missing a huge opportunity
  75. Brands_list Opinion What's in a name? Tips for discovering the perfect moniker
  76. Privilege_opinion_list Opinion Work hard, be nice to people and have rich parents: addressing privilege in the creative industry
  77. Nostalgia-in-design_itsnicethat Opinion Nostalgia in branding: top design studios analyse the NatWest and Co-op retrobrands
  78. Branding_michael-johnson_3 Opinion Branding design unpicked, by johnson banks founder Michael Johnson
  79. She_says_list_img Opinion She Says founder Laura Jordan Bambach on the continued need for equality in advertising
  80. Laurence-king_read-this-if-you-want-to-take-great-photographs_list Opinion Laurence King on how "anti-digital" design is reshaping publishing