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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. Xyz-lab-rouge-fashion-book-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design XYZ Lab designs a removable and “grotesque” fifth issue for Rouge Fashion Book
  2. Ekaterina-popova-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Intimate, safe and romantic: Ekaterina Popova paints the interiors of her friend’s bedrooms
  3. Bara-ruzickova-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Through playful forms, Bára Růžičková tackles the rigid structure of the design industry
  4. Dean-davies-vicky-olschak-manchester-girls-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Manchester Girls, the new series from Dean Davies, is a visual homage to the women of the north
  5. Polyester-fifth-anniversary-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Covering beauty, masculinity and reproductive justice – Polyester releases four iconic anniversary zines
  6. Guen-fiore-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Telling scenes and soft embraces: Guen Fiore captures the intimacy of the female form
  7. Giovanni-hanninen-people-of-tamba-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Giovanni Hänninen documents the people of Tambacounda through 200 portraits
  8. Nina-bachmann-illustration-itsnicethat-02 Illustration Through an optimistic lens, Nina Bachmann illustrates the playfulness of the everyday
  9. Salman-toor-art-itsnicethat-01 Art “I wanted to be as good as the white old masters”: meet painter Salman Toor
  10. Peter-berlin-icon-artist-photosexual-photography-publication-itsnicethat-01 Photography Icon, Artist, Photosexual: Peter Berlin reflects on a lifetime of erotic self-portraiture
  11. Jamie-edler-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Soft, accessible and cinematic: Illustrator Jamie Edler updates his portfolio with finesse
  12. Jack-kenyon-cat-worship-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Jack Kenyon photographs the wondrous spectacle of the Supreme Cat Show
  13. Liz-hingley-sacred-shanghai-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Sacred Shanghai: Liz Hingley photographs the spiritual renaissance of the city
  14. Sensergy-agr-playstation-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital Inspired by The Sims, Sensergy creates an avatar-based campaign for knitwear brand AGR
  15. Angel-armero-welcome-to-london-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Angel Armero photographs the streets of London by “finding things, not creating them”
  16. Stacie-ant-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital “You can make whatever you want”: Stacie Ant on a female-led digital future
  17. Eli-durst-the-community-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Eli Durst captures the strange and unified goings-on in an American church basement
  18. Laura-mccluskey-blue-above-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Addressing anxiety, Laura McCluskey’s new book captures the freedom of improvised dance
  19. Selam-x-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital “We’re curious about what’s coming next”: Selam X on a future filled with digital fashion, AI and 6G
  20. Paulina-ziolkowska-bless-you-animation-itsnicethat-01 Animation Winter is here, and Paulina Ziólkowska reminds us all to stay warm, clean and colourful
  21. Tom-kariv-the-postman-animation-itsnicethat-01 Animation Simple yet beautiful, Tom Kariv’s animated short follows the story of a lonely postman
  22. David-anderson-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Sliced up eggs and peeled bananas: David Anderson paints a geometric fruit bowl
  23. Stacy-kranitz-as-it-was-give(n)-to-me-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography “I began to question the honesty of it”: Stacy Kranitz on the flaws of documentary photography
  24. Alexander-beer-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography From South Korea, Ghana to Berlin, Alexander Beer captures the people of the world
  25. Coline-marotta-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Soft and pastel-hued, Coline Marotta’s paintings draw from our relationship with tech
  26. Stephen-milner-spiritual-good-time-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Stephen Milner’s new series re-contextualises surfing and porn mags through collage
  27. Diego-sanchez-barcelo-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital Cigarettes, bums and plenty of stone: Meet digital artist Diego Sanchez Barcelo
  28. Marinel-sheu-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Infused with the light of the sunset, Marinel Sheu’s illustrations emanate a sense of calm
  29. Neil-drabble-book-of-roy-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Book of Roy: Neil Drabble photographs an American teenager over the course of eight years
  30. Sam-drew-lumps-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Welcome to the Lumps: A surrealist land created by illustrator Sam Drew
  31. Abracradama-hap-ceramics-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Abracradama studio designs a crafty and tonal identity for Hap ceramics
  32. Daniel-arnold-1-21-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography “Click before anybody gets too comfortable”: New work from Daniel Arnold
  33. Izzy-de-wattripont-last-dog-watch-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography With rawness and honesty, Izzy de Wattripont captures New Forest’s young Sea Scouts
  34. Sheida-soleimani-crudes-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Like a Trojan Horse, Sheida Soleimani uses art to confront politics and human rights violations
  35. Nicole-ngai-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography In her new series, Nicole Ngai captures the intimate exchanges among friends
  36. Ines-alpha-selfridges-the-new-order-itsnicethat-01 Digital Ines Alpha creates an AR beauty campaign for Selfridges' The New Order
  37. Andy-sweet-shtetl-in-the-sun-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Andy Sweet captures the forgotten Jewish tribe of Miami’s South Beach
  38. Karolina-gembara-when-we-life-down-grasses-grow-from-us-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Photographer Karolina Gembara on her solemn yet beautiful seven-year journey in Delhi
  39. Gahee-park-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Exaggerated figures and oddly placed genitals: meet artist Gahee Park
  40. Teddy-fitzhugh-great-british-windows-photography-itsnicethat-01 Publication Great British Windows is a new zine by photographer Teddy Fitzhugh, designed by Catalogue
  41. Hugo-hoppmann-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design “I don’t bother being trendy”: Hugo Hoppmann on his multifarious design approach
  42. Mike-willcox-illustration-itsnicethat-13 Art Like “waking from a dream”, artist Mike Willcox turns to his canvas to understand his subconscious
  43. Eamonn-freel-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital “AI is definitely the king right now”: meet multimedia artist Eamonn Freel
  44. James-pederson-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Painting intricate scenes of live broadcasts, James Pederson turns to sport as his muse
  45. Mischa-appel-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design From Spice Girls to MacGuffin, Mischa Appel on his broad design portfolio
  46. Shane-davis-public-records-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Shane Davis illustrates distorted faces for the Public Records poster collection
  47. Pavel-mishkin-animation-itsnicethat-01 Animation Fused with dance and charming characters, Pavel Mishkin lends his hand to animation
  48. Maria-sturm-you-dont-look-native-to-me-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography “What makes you Native?”: Maria Sturm on her latest series
  49. Claire-nicolet-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Likened to David Hockney and Henri Rousseau, Claire Nicolet paints an idyllic version of her surroundings
  50. Lasse-wandschneider-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Illustrator Lasse Wandschneider on his abstract and experimental take on the world
  51. Wessel-baarda-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Wessel Baarda’s photography work invites the viewer into a land of the unknown
  52. James-lacey-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design “I always thought Photoshop was a glorified MS paint”: James Lacey on his journey into design
  53. Sean-bate-graphic-design-itsnicethat-02 Graphic Design A routine, good music and Charlie Bones: Sean Bate on his graphic design inspirations
  54. Mous-lambrabat-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Moroccan heritage and western cues collide in photographer Mous Lamrabat’s portfolio
  55. Pentagram-uniqlo-exhibition-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Pentagram designs a large-scale and immersive exhibition for Uniqlo
  56. Save-the-children-centenary-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Tracey Emin, Martin Creed, David Shrigley and more create works for Save the Children’s centenary
  57. Dixonbaxi-ac-milan-identity-graphic-design-itsnicethat-02 Graphic Design DixonBaxi launches a new club identity for AC Milan
  58. Arghavan-khosravi-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Arghavan Khosravi on her fruitful yet uncertain journey as an Iranian painter
  59. Jorge-perez-ortiz-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Gender, sexuality and male identity as seen through the lens of Jorge Perez Ortiz
  60. Aysha-tengiz-illustration-itsnicethat-11 Illustration Aysha Tengiz on her joyous, colourful and slightly depressing illustrated scenes
  61. Daniel-stankler-animation-itsnicethat-01 Animation Daniel Stankler reimagines the classics into colourful and uncanny animations
  62. Lee-ann-olwage-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Challenging stereotypes, Lee-Ann Olwage turns her lens to gender and identity in South Africa
  63. Rachel-bungey-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Broad yet direct, Rachel Bungey designs with music, nature and culture in mind
  64. Xiangyu-li-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography The work of Xiangyu Liu is weird and fantastically unpredictable (some NSFW)
  65. Hans-findling-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Hans Findling on his experimental and multidisciplinary approach to design
  66. Jonathan-chapline-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Detailed, bold and blurry, Jonathan Chapline paints the scenes from our past
  67. Weishan-hu-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Using props, backdrops and lavish clothing, Weishan Hu captures the aestheticism of a postmodern China
  68. 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
  69. Nick-van-tiem-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Dogs, chaos and a bunch of “passionate old men”: Nick van Tiem on his multifaceted photography
  70. Peter-saville-pornhub-design-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Peter Saville has designed this year's Pornhub Awards trophy, inspired by sex hormones
  71. Erika-bowes-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Turning to those around her, Erika Bowes photographs the intimacy of youth
  72. Ezgif.com-optimize In Conversation “All you see is lazy photography everywhere”: Martin Parr discusses his career, Brexit and obsession
  73. Frances-haszard-nerve-animation-itsnicethat-07 Animation Eerie, tranquil and mysterious: Frances Haszard’s new animation is an ode to the cinematic
  74. Marina-fernandez-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Nighttime wanderers, strange creatures and monkeys: Marina Fernández illustrates a phantasmagoric land
  75. Niklas-sagebiel-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design “I try to cut out anything that is pretentious”: meet graphic designer Niklas Sagebiel
  76. 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
  77. 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
  78. Der-grief-issue-12-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication The latest issue of Der Greif takes a shockingly explicit look at censorship (NSFW)
  79. 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
  80. Guinness-liberty-fields-advertsising-itsnicethat-02 Advertising Guinness launches a documentary-style ad that salutes Japan’s first-ever female rugby squad