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Alexander Hawkins

Alex joined It’s Nice That as a staff writer in May 2015 after graduating in History of Art from Goldsmiths College in 2014. He interned at Dazed & Confused, NOWNESS and MAD Agency London and was staff writer at Avaunt magazine before joining us.

  1. Benjamin-vnuk-int-list Photography Benjamin Vnuk's portraits toe the line between fashion-forward and timeless
  2. The-lobster-baftas-2016-int-list Film 2016 Bafta nominations announced
  3. Stephen-fry-heathrow-uk-guide-int-list Film Stephen Fry's guide to British etiquette welcomes people into the UK
  4. Gucci-glen-luchford-int-list Photography Peacocks, 70s baroque and Wes Anderson vibes in Berlin for Gucci’s AW16 campaign
  5. Ligature-int-list Publication The founders of Bähler Moya interview fellow graphic designers in their new zine
  6. Barcode-int-list Graphic Design Norwegian agency Anti designs logo and identity based on Oslo’s Barcode skyline
  7. Int_ones_to_watch_20166 Ones to Watch 2016 Ones to Watch 2016: Photographer Jack Davison
  8. Int_ones_to_watch_201612 Ones to Watch 2016 Ones to Watch 2016: Illustrator Sara Andreasson
  9. Viviane_sassen Review of the Year 2015 Review of the Year 2015: photographer Viviane Sassen
  10. Ed-ruscha-int-list Art Ed Ruscha to give one copy of every print he makes to Tate for the rest of his life
  11. 3.int_roty_assemble_list Review of the Year 2015 Review of the Year 2015: architecture, art and design collective Assemble
  12. Victory_int_list Publication A look at Victory Journal’s brand new, sporty “Arts and Letters” issue
  13. Ruben-montero-int-list-1 Graphic Design Rubén Montero and his literary-inspired, glitchy typographic work
  14. Common-sans-int-list Graphic Design New typeface Common Sans autocorrects the word refugee to human
  15. Mapplethorpe-list-int Art HBO to air first Robert Mapplethorpe documentary featuring his most shocking work
  16. Carl-kleiner-int-list Set Design Insightful process shots of Carl Kleiner’s colourful “paperscapes” for Google
  17. David-fischer-int-list Photography David Fischer’s editorial portraits prize honesty and simple beauty
  18. Beton-foundation-int-list Graphic Design A Le Corbusier-inspired identity for a Polish architecture foundation and film festival
  19. Sammy-slabbinck-int-list-1 Art Fantastic collages made from mid-century issues of Paris Match and Playboy
  20. Gourmand-int-list Publication The Stack Awards 2015 announces magazine of the year and much more
  21. Pirelli-int-list Photography The 2016 Pirelli Calendar released, featuring Patti Smith, Amy Schumer and Tavi Gevinson
  22. Thomas-hedger-int-list-3 Illustration Cheeky, irreverent and vivid illustrations by Thomas Hedger
  23. Arnaud-lajeunie-itsnicethat-list Photography Unusual nudes and strange, glittering fashion photography from Arnaud Lajeunie
  24. Michael-wolf-int-list Photography Michael Wolf captures abstract, accidental sculptures in Hong Kong alleyways
  25. Ddg-int-1 Graphic Design Back to basics with Davide Di Gennaro’s symbol-heavy design workshop identity
  26. Baldessari-fei-its-nice-that-top Art John Baldessari to create next BMW Art Car, aged 84
  27. Mcm-transience-int-list Art Michael Craig-Martin: a cool, clean and colourful riot of everyday objects
  28. Ill-studio-ecal-int-list-1 Graphic Design Ill-Studio creates exhibition and a visual encyclopaedia of influences with ECAL students
  29. List Graphic Design Austrian studio es’ eclectic type and intuitive editorial design for A priori magazine
  30. Panic-peter-saville-int-list Graphic Design Peter Saville designs arts campaign for Create featuring Grayson Perry and others
  31. Tt-bon-int-list-2 Photography All florals and perfect hair in Tina Tyrell’s romantic shoot for Bon magazine
  32. Jane-stockdale-int-list Photography Jane Stockdale’s lush, personable photographs of the Kosovo Olympic team
  33. Carlotta-manaigo-boxe-int-list Photography Softly lift moments of youth caught in a Roman boxing club
  34. Body-of-art-int-list Publication Beauty, sex and the body’s limits explored in new Phaidon art book
  35. Tj-int-list Photography A beautiful new series mixing high fashion and small-town faces from Tom Johnson
  36. Lb-int-list Publication Introducing Ladybeard, the unapologetic mag tackling sexual taboos (NSFW)
  37. Derek-ridgers-int-list Photography Derek Ridgers’ images of unraveling nights on 80s London dance floors
  38. Marie-jacotey-assemble-int-list Illustration Marie Jacotey commissioned to create prints for Assemble’s Granby Workshop
  39. Bold-tendencies-int-list Architecture Southwark council rejects plans to transform Peckham car park into 800 artists’ studios
  40. Flaneur-yukiko-int-list Publication Berlin studio Yukiko talks us through the good-looking new issue of Flaneur
  41. Pvc-int-list Graphic Design Prill Vieceli Cremers design catalogue about Bauhaus director Hannes Meyer
  42. Dan-solbach-int-list Graphic Design Denmark-born Dan Solbach’s simple but mindful designs
  43. Jenny-lewis-int-1 Photography Photographer Jenny Lewis takes us inside the shrinking worlds of Hackney studios
  44. Johnson-kingston-int-list Graphic Design Confident, brooding poster designs from Swiss studio Johnson / Kingston
  45. Lernert-and-sander-3-in-1-int-list Film Lernert & Sander create three-in-one music vid for Dutch band
  46. Waf2015-int-list Architecture Rem Koolhaas’ design for vertical village wins World Building of the Year 2015
  47. Matt-willey-int-list-1 Graphic Design Matt Willey's NSW01 typeface bears all the markings of his signature condensed style
  48. Giacomo-bagnara-itsnicethat-list Illustration Giacomo Bagnara perfectly illustrates a self-deprecating Mr Porter column
  49. Kessels-int-list Photography Erik Kessels shortlisted for the 2016 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize
  50. Mousse-50-int-list Publication Italian art mag Mousse continues to wow with its 50th issue
  51. Reilly-int-list-2 Illustration Pop culture and pattern collide in Reilly’s dazzling digital collages
  52. Molv-int-list Illustration Poetic architectural collages illustrate futuristic storyline dreamt up by Nemestudio
  53. Ikb-tshirt-int-list Photography Ian Kenneth Bird shoots iconic graphic T-shirt designs from the mid-80s to now
  54. Wrenn-int-list Graphic Design New York studio Eric Wrenn’s distinctive, refined design and art direction
  55. Bg_itsnicethat_list Photography Stunning portraiture from talented photographer Ben Grieme
  56. Julia-peyton-jones-711x474 Art Julia Peyton-Jones to step down from the Serpentine after 25 years
  57. Vincent-mahe-le-corbusier-list-2 Illustration Vincent Mahé beautifully illustrates the life and work of Le Corbusier for Télérama
  58. Number-04-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Number 04 designs bare-bones identity and exhibition for a pop-up
  59. Guy-bourdin-itsnicethat-list Photography Guy Bourdin's surrealist 70s shoe campaign puts racy images within racy images
  60. Nicer-tuesdays-int-list Nicer Tuesdays Floating houses, fake family photos and smart plants: Three creatives tackle the home
  61. Natasha-jen-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Natasha Jen’s mutable, moving typeface for AIA gala expands and contracts
  62. New-build-itsnicethat-list Film Visual puns of famous names in droll music video shot in the style of Dutch masters
  63. Apartamento-itsnicethat-10 Publication Apartamento’s first photobook: A children’s A-Z featuring the mag’s many collaborators
  64. Happ_reader_int_list Publication Penguin publishing collaboration The Happy Reader releases fourth issue
  65. Blok-itsnicethat-list-2 Graphic Design Canadian studio Blok designs beautiful counterculture-themed issue of Wayward Arts
  66. Shawna-x-itsnicethat-list Illustration Naughty neons and dusky illustrations from New York creative Shawna X
  67. Cos-itsnicethat-list Fashion Well-dressed hula-hooping in Lernert & Sander’s minimal fashion film for COS
  68. Artreview-itsnicethat-list Art ArtReview announces the 2015 Power 100
  69. Carlotta-manaigo-itsnicethat-list Photography Carlotta Manaigo turns to the clashing styles of a modern Sicilian saint’s day
  70. Jj-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jean Jullien’s new book takes on beach holiday blunders
  71. The-lowline-itsnicethat-list Architecture A look inside the world's first underground park, the Lowline
  72. Marian-bantjes-itsnicethat-list Illustration Kaleidoscopic, inventive and textural work updates from Marian Bantjes
  73. La-boca-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Sharp, classic film posters and book covers for big-name clients from La Boca
  74. Selman-itsnicethat-top-2 Illustration Selman Hoşgör pairs famous contemporaries like Picasso and Dali in a series of winking collages
  75. Sara-andreasson-itsnicethat-list Illustration Sara Andreasson to illustrate next issue of The Anonymous Sex Journal
  76. Frieze-itsnicethat-list Art Our highlights from Frieze London 2015
  77. Elgar-johnson-workwear-itsnicethat-list Workwear Workwear: meet GQ Style's understated fashion director Elgar Johnson
  78. Cristina-daura-itsnicethat-list Illustration Cristina Daura’s baffling comic stars a little boy she describes as a “tyrant bastard”
  79. Landon-nordeman-itsnicethat-list Fashion Artful fashion reportage from New York photographer Landon Nordeman
  80. Mynameiswendy-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design My Name is Wendy creates beautiful posters celebrating French poet Stéphane Mallarmé