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Ayla Angelos

Ayla joined It’s Nice That as editorial assistant in June 2017. Having graduated in 2014 with a degree in English, she has since worked as a journalist for various online and print publications. Ayla cites her keen interests as graphic design, illustration and photography.

  1. James-lacey-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design “I always thought Photoshop was a glorified MS paint”: James Lacey on his journey into design
  2. Sean-bate-graphic-design-itsnicethat-02 Graphic Design A routine, good music and Charlie Bones: Sean Bate on his graphic design inspirations
  3. Mous-lambrabat-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Moroccan heritage and western cues collide in photographer Mous Lambrabat’s portfolio
  4. Pentagram-uniqlo-exhibition-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Pentagram designs a large-scale and immersive exhibition for Uniqlo
  5. Save-the-children-centenary-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Tracey Emin, Martin Creed, David Shrigley and more create works for Save the Children’s centenary
  6. Dixonbaxi-ac-milan-identity-graphic-design-itsnicethat-02 Graphic Design DixonBaxi launches a new club identity for AC Milan
  7. Arghavan-khosravi-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Arghavan Khosravi on her fruitful yet uncertain journey as an Iranian painter
  8. Jorge-perez-ortiz-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Gender, sexuality and male identity as seen through the lens of Jorge Perez Ortiz
  9. Aysha-tengiz-illustration-itsnicethat-11 Illustration Aysha Tengiz on her joyous, colourful and slightly depressing illustrated scenes
  10. Daniel-stankler-animation-itsnicethat-01 Animation Daniel Stankler reimagines the classics into colourful and uncanny animations
  11. Lee-ann-olwage-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Challenging stereotypes, Lee-Ann Olwage turns her lens to gender and identity in South Africa
  12. Rachel-bungey-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Broad yet direct, Rachel Bungey designs with music, nature and culture in mind
  13. Xiangyu-li-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography The work of Xiangyu Liu is weird and fantastically unpredictable (some NSFW)
  14. Hans-findling-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Hans Findling on his experimental and multidisciplinary approach to design
  15. Jonathan-chapline-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Detailed, bold and blurry, Jonathan Chapline paints the scenes from our past
  16. Weishan-hu-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Using props, backdrops and lavish clothing, Weishan Hu captures the aestheticism of a postmodern China
  17. Rob-ford-web-design-the-evolution-of-the-digital-world-1990-today-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Looking back to the history of the web, Rob Ford selects five landmark sites from the last 30 years
  18. Nick-van-tiem-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Dogs, chaos and a bunch of “passionate old men”: Nick van Tiem on his multifaceted photography
  19. Peter-saville-pornhub-design-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Peter Saville has designed this year's Pornhub Awards trophy, inspired by sex hormones
  20. Erika-bowes-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Turning to those around her, Erika Bowes photographs the intimacy of youth
  21. Ezgif.com-optimize In Conversation “All you see is lazy photography everywhere”: Martin Parr discusses his career, Brexit and obsession
  22. Frances-haszard-nerve-animation-itsnicethat-07 Animation Eerie, tranquil and mysterious: Frances Haszard’s new animation is an ode to the cinematic
  23. Marina-fernandez-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Nighttime wanderers, strange creatures and monkeys: Marina Fernández illustrates a phantasmagoric land
  24. Niklas-sagebiel-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design “I try to cut out anything that is pretentious”: meet graphic designer Niklas Sagebiel
  25. Adam-powell-hot-dog-contest-itsnicethat-01 Photography “It’s like the Super Bowl of competitive eating”: Adam Powell captures America’s most famous Hot Dog Contest
  26. David-shrigley-look-at-this_skip-gallery_art_itsnicethat- Art Look At This: Skip Gallery’s latest and largest exhibition features David Shrigley and Sarah Maple
  27. Der-grief-issue-12-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication The latest issue of Der Greif takes a shockingly explicit look at censorship (NSFW)
  28. Glug-protest-by-design-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Glug is on a mission to create the world’s largest database of climate protest posters
  29. Guinness-liberty-fields-advertsising-itsnicethat-02 Advertising Guinness launches a documentary-style ad that salutes Japan’s first-ever female rugby squad
  30. Mcdonalds-shnuggs-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising McDonald's spoofs a fake clothing brand for the launch of its Spicy Chicken McNuggets
  31. Mel-arzamarski-art-itsnicethat-01 Art “I feel like I am following breadcrumbs”: Mel Arzamarski on her pursuit of art
  32. Elya-forelya-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Through playful and considered design, Elya Forelya aims to tackle the stigma around ASD
  33. Josh-edgoose-the-birds-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography In his new series, photographer Josh Edgoose captures a world ruled by birds
  34. Tina-schwizgebel-wang-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Tina Schwizgebel-Wang’s etchings are filled with detailed scenes of everyday life
  35. Hisami-tanaka-art-itsnicethat-01 Art “I want to show that the world is actually very simple”: meet artist Hisami Tanaka
  36. Jack-latham-parliament-of-owls-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Photographer Jack Latham investigates the hidden conspiracies of Bohemian Grove
  37. Aaron-elvis-jupin-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Catch a glimpse into the cartoon world of artist Aaron Elvis Jupin
  38. Molly-greene-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Parted hair and succulent leaves: artist Molly Greene draws from the peculiar
  39. Genie-espinosa-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Genie Espinosa’s illustrations are not quite as innocent as you might think
  40. Specht-studio-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design “My creativity is sparked by music and architecture”: meet graphic designer Stephanie Specht
  41. Brian-rideout-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Artist Brian Rideout paints private art collections that will never be publicly available again
  42. Danna-singer-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Turning her lens to those around her, Danna Singer reveals the story of a working class community
  43. Solange-when-i-get-home-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Featuring art and architectural wonders, Solange releases extended cut of her film When I Get Home
  44. Dahye-choi-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Seoul-based artist Dahye Choi gets inspired by “old spaces” and “ordinary things”
  45. Erin-okeefe-built-work-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Erin O’Keefe continues to trick the eye with her bewildering photography
  46. Maaike-canne-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Maaike Canne’s illustrations are inspired by gas stations, malls, hotel lobbies and motels
  47. Derek-paul-jack-boyle-art-itsnicethat-01 Art “I really like the smell of acrylic paint”; meet artist Derek Paul Jack Boyle
  48. Tunica-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Tunica magazine calls on over 50 collaborators for its biggest and most experimental issue yet
  49. Paul-waak-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Still weird and colourful, illustrator Paul Waak dabbles with new techniques
  50. Ana-popescu-illustration-itsnicethat-24 Illustration Sun, shade and imaginary houses – as seen through the eyes of illustrator Ana Popescu
  51. Aks-misyuta-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Artist Aks Misyuta on her inflatable, vulnerable and cartoonish characters
  52. Pierre-vanni-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design “I think about my work as a birthday present”: graphic designer Pierre Vanni
  53. Maurizio-di-ilorio-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Maurizio Di Iorio tricks the eye with his illusory photography
  54. Laura-mccluskey-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography With “personality and warmth”, Laura McCluskey turns her lens to those around her
  55. Letterform-archive-bookshelf-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Bookshelf The team at Letterform Archive reveal their favourite type-filled books
  56. Anne-buttner-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Graphic designer Anne Büttner is drawn towards all-things bold, clashing and experimental
  57. Daniel-stier-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Photographer Daniel Stier on how he transforms “cheap mass-produced things” into art
  58. Madeleine-pfull-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Fragility, despair and boredom are the pillars to Madeleine Pfull’s paintings of elderly women
  59. Christopher-anderson-cop-photography-itsnicethat-03 Photography As a response to the world around him, Christopher Anderson photographs the cops of New York City
  60. Ooo-studio-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design “We will fight on the battlefield!”: A day in the office of Studio O.OO
  61. Jeff-mermelstein-arena-photography-itsnicethat-02 Photography Photographer Jeff Mermelstein takes us on an extraordinary trip inside the Barclays Centre
  62. David-benski-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design “Movies, movies, movies”: graphic designer David Benski on his cinematic portfolio
  63. Heath-west-art-itsnicethat-01 Art “I absolutely hated it”: Heath West on why he left architecture for the art industry
  64. Hubert-crabieres-edicola-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photograhy Hubert Crabières captures a brilliantly absurd celebrating family for Edicola
  65. John-christian-rose-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Designer John Christian Rose on how he turns mess, chaos and clutter into art
  66. Ian-weldon-i-am-not-a-wedding-photographer-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Meet Ian Weldon, the “photographer that photographs weddings”
  67. Tres-tipos-graphicos-generacion-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Grotesque and playful, Tres Tipos Gráficos’ latest project is filled with personality
  68. Otl-aicher-graphic-design-itsnicethat-1 Graphic Design Otl Aicher’s Isny: an exhibition celebrating the work of the iconic 20th Century designer
  69. Rachel-whiteread-sculpture-itsnicethat-1 Sculpture Tate Britain announces new exhibition dedicated to artist Rachel Whiteread
  70. Sebastian-shwamm-illustration-itsnicethat-1 Illustration “I love to do shit that just looks cool” - Sebastian Schwamm on his new illustrative approach
  71. Vivienne-westwood-publication-itsnicethat-1 Publication A look inside Juergen Teller and OK-RM's collaborative new book
  72. Virgil-abloh-lil-uzi-vert-film-itsnicethat-1 Film Virgil Abloh directs gruesome new video for Lil Uzi Vert, subtitled with fake Arabic text
  73. Martin-parr-think-of-scotland-itsnicethat-1 Photography Martin Parr curates 25 years of photographing Scotland in latest book Think of Scotland
  74. Michela-natella-set-design-itsnicethat-1 Set Design Michela Natella’s hyperreal world and stand-out set designs for Toilet Paper Magazine
  75. Albert-elm-what-sort-of-life-is-this-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Albert Elm tells us why being a photographer is like “being an obsessed gold digger”
  76. Things-september-itsnicethat-1 Things Things: belly buttons, football and an illustrated guide to photographing your own asshole
  77. Harry-cooke-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography “I will always seek the golden hour”: Harry Cooke on his dreamlike photography
  78. Bosco-sodi-muro-sculpture-itsnicethat-2 Sculpture Artist Bosco Sodi to build a wall in New York made of 1,600 removable clay timbers
  79. Alex-da-corte-st-vincent-new-york-film-itsnicethat-1 Film Alex Da Corte directs a colourfully bizarre music video for St. Vincent’s single New York
  80. Leaheinrich_meanwhile_4_itsnicethat_(1) Illustration Airbnb sex and a girl falling in love with a peacock: Lea Heinrich's latest illustrations