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Billie Muraben

Billie studied illustration at Camberwell College of Art before completing an MA in Visual Communication at the Royal College of Art. She joined It’s Nice That as a Freelance Editorial Assistant in January 2015.

  1. Polychromy-plays-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Colour for Change: Navine G. Khan-Dossos on her residency with the patients of St Mary’s Hospital
  2. Bound-pleats-17-int Publication A hum of publishing activity at a trio of Manchester book fairs
  3. Alicemann-drummies-list-int Photography Alice Mann awarded the 2018 Taylor Wessing prize in historic win
  4. Colophon-apercu-list-int Graphic Design Colophon releases a new addition to the Aperçu family in Arabic script
  5. Letraset-exhibition-list-int Exhibition Unit Editions’ study of Letraset takes on a new form in this Sheffield exhibition
  6. Scottking-johngrant--loveisreal-artwork-list-int Graphic Design Creative director Scott King on the John Grant album artwork he likens to “producing a piece of mini-theatre”
  7. Party-boneidle-pub-04-int Publication Partying in the Weimar Republic with the Archive of Modern Conflict
  8. Metahaven_-_eurasia__still-list-int World Mental Health Day 2018 “Wrap facts in fictions, and fictions in facts”: Metahaven on its ICA show, Version History
  9. Upstudio-commongood-identity-01-int Graphic Design A lesson in exhibition design from creative practice U-P
  10. Mousse-manifestapalermo-identity-06-int Graphic Design Mousse Agency on its identity for Manifesta 12, conceived of a virus "able to infect any image"
  11. Fikra-graphic-design-biennial-list Graphic Design Design practice Fikra announces the UAE’s first graphic design biennial
  12. Wongping-art-itsnicethat-list Animation Wong Ping wins inaugural Camden Arts Centre Emerging Artist Prize
  13. Spaceshifters-dcl-hayward-12-int Exhibition Work with the viewer in mind: a chat with the curator of The Hayward's new exhibition
  14. Timbernerslee-inrupt-web-news-int Web The founder of the world wide web is seeking to decentralise data storage
  15. Quentindebriey-book-photography-list-int Photograhy A visual "skate" through New York in the golden hour, with photographer Quentin de Briey
  16. ___jonathandjobnkondo_comfortzone_uniqlo_list Ones To Watch 2018 In Jonathan Djob Nkondo’s animation Comfort Zone, Uniqlo’s Ultra Light Down takes a trip
  17. Matthewcraven-primer-anthology-publication-list-int Publication Matthew Craven creates a new handmade universe in his book, Primer
  18. Valiz-astrid-antennae-artsinsociety-publishing-01-int Publication The founder of Valiz on publishing books that change the way we think and talk about art
  19. Vanessaprager-painting-list-int Art Vanessa Prager on embracing the chaos of life in her work, and collaborating with her sister, Alex Prager
  20. Catherinehyland-list-edit-int Photograhy Catherine Hyland records the complex environment of a Chilean lithium mine
  21. The-bon-ton-3-exhibition-catalogue-'subject'-antony-gormley-for-kettle's-yard Graphic Design Design studio The Bon Ton on its collaborative, responsive approach
  22. Kajet_journal-issue_02-publication-list-new-int Publication Kajet Journal on tackling the complex history and potential futures of Eastern European utopia
  23. Tamsinclark-latespringbooks-rarebooks-list-int Publication Late Spring Books on the challenges of representing freedom on the page
  24. Rathnaramanathan-dean-rca-03-int Art “Designers have the responsibility to think beyond the creation and shaping of content”: Rathna Ramanathan on her new role at the RCA
  25. Playonplay-work-list-int Graphic Design Play on Play on the nostalgic references that inform its forward-thinking practice
  26. Chris_smith-sauna_youth-leather-list4 Animation New animation Leather “marries the loose and scribbly with the technical and obsessive”
  27. Permission_slip-frost-parker-10-int Exhibition New Good Press show Permission Slip is a masterclass in archiving and translating everyday chaos
  28. Unnamed Publication The creative methods and madness of everyone from Wes Anderson to Rei Kawakubo
  29. Hato-sketch-01-list-int Digital Hato designs interactive website for London restaurant Sketch
  30. Dazed-devhynes-01-int Publication Wolfgang Tillmans shoots Dev Hynes for Dazed's latest cover
  31. Interview-agnesvarda-01-news-int Publication After announcing its closure in May, Interview Magazine is back and due on newsstands this week
  32. Studioard-unplayablepiano-paulnash-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studio Ard on the dialogues inherent to artist’s publishing and not falling back on style
  33. Unnamed Graphic Design Designer and art director Raquel Quevedo on the importance of leaving room for fantasy and experiments
  34. Alexismark-annualreportt-06-int Graphic Design Design studio Alexis Mark on the value of criticism in design practice
  35. Aseltambay-portfolio-20-int Graphic Design Asel Tambay on translating words into “objects, performers and places” in her graphic design practice
  36. Barnumscrackers-news-int Product Design Barnum’s Animals crackers have had a PETA-approved update
  37. Miguelproenca-list-int Photograhy Miguel Proença on his photo series capturing Portugal’s spiritual healers
  38. Kayeblegvad-dogyears-05-int Publication Kaye Blegvad on the making of Dog Years, her book about surviving depression
  39. William-farr-florals-list-int Art William Farr’s floral sculptures are a celebration of ephemera and controlled chaos
  40. Weapons_of_reason-food-int-02 Publication Weapons of Reason's food issue is designed to inform, not preach, on systems that breed inequality
  41. Zak-group-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Digital Zak Group designs a digital platform for the museum M+, four years before it opens
  42. Leedspostcards-four_corners-int-06 Publication Four Corners Books announces its next publication
  43. Guang-yu-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Guang Yu on how everyday observations informs his design practice
  44. List-image-locker-room Art Locker room talk: Gray Wielebinski on appropriating the visual, spoken and body language of baseball
  45. Fontsmithsaatchihosb-type-int-3 Graphic Design M&C Saatchi and Fontsmith collaborate on font collection for House of St Barnabas
  46. Oscar-hudson-film-itsnicethat-list Film Oscar Hudson on using surveillance as an aesthetic and storytelling device in the video for Young Fathers
  47. List-img-accent-mag Publication Accent Magazine on mocking, mimicking and surpassing the mainstream
  48. Paul-paetzel-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Paul Paetzel on drawing inspiration from life, science fiction and his mother’s still life compositions
  49. Viviane-sassen-hot-mirror-photography-itsnicethat-05 Photography An eye for the uncanny: Viviane Sassen on her concurrent exhibition with Lee Miller
  50. Elizabeth_friedlander_list International Women's Day Elizabeth Friedlander: one of the first women to design a typeface
  51. Int-alessandro-furchino-capria-mm-paris-list Graphic Design M/M (Paris) and the ongoing conversations that define its practice
  52. Eduardo_paolozzi_its_nice_that_list2 Art Eduardo Paolozzi: on a singular teacher and his devil-may-care philosophy
  53. 00_its-nice-that_barbican-listint Exhibition The Barbican takes us Into The Unknown
  54. Ulm_model_its_nice_that_list_image Graphic Design The Ulm Model: a school and its pursuit of a critical design practice
  55. List_001 Graphic Design The New Look: Looking back at Roundel’s 1980s identity design for British Rail’s Railfreight
  56. Beiruit_list_image Miscellaneous A city of contradictions: meet the people shaping Beirut's creative future
  57. Charlottemei-paintings-list-int Illustration Charlotte Mei’s paintings of abstracted, contorted and lazy bods
  58. Emilymaesmith-recentwork-list-int Art Artist Emily Mae Smith’s pop motifs and witty compositions
  59. Bibakosmerl-edits-13-int Graphic Design Graphic designer Biba Košmerl takes on organised disorder and what it means to be a true modernist
  60. Smom-simpsons-list-int Publication Swiss zine highlights the many times The Simpsons has predicted the future
  61. Twelve-mirrorlake-05-int Graphic Design Twelve studio’s rippling identity for Beijing new media studio
  62. Laraalhadeedi-aaw-articale-list-int Photography Active Arab Women: Lara Al-Hadeedi records the determination of sporting Kuwaiti women
  63. Danielbritt-imdeadinside-list-int Animation Daniel Britt animates the trials and tribulations of an existential crisis
  64. Oscarboltongreen-update-02-int Illustration Oscar Bolton Green’s sharp, comedic and vivid editorial illustration
  65. Gaurabthakali-update-02-int Illustration Gaurab Thakali’s energetic depictions of city life
  66. Amylombard-wawa-06-int Photography Amy Lombard captures the life and times of a cult convenience store
  67. Realreview-issue01-07-int Publication Real Review: OK-RM and Jack Self on magazine-making on and for modern life
  68. Breakdownpress-safarifestival-list-int Publication Safari Festival: The new wave of alternative and arts comics, curated by indie publisher Breakdown Press
  69. Unnamed Graphic Design Bureau Collective’s pared-back identity for an exhibition of all things floral
  70. Sophyhollington-update-01-int_copy Illustration Lino-cuts by Sophy Hollington find visual resolution between modern life and ancient spirituality 
  71. Domsebastian-camperfw16-list-int Photography Dom Sebastian’s surreal and slippery still life campaign for Camper
  72. Benkopp-list-int Illustration Ben Kopp’s illustration work is awash with jiggles, sugary pastels and 70s subculture
  73. Paigemoon-port2016-10-int Illustration Paige Jiyoung Moon’s autobiographical paintings are like one long lucid dream
  74. Marcusgruber-edit-04-int Illustration Marcus Gruber illustrates his Alaskan adventures, complete with youth theatre and glaciers aplenty
  75. Workform-noit-03-01-int Publication Tears Shared: work-form on collaboration, ornamentation and bootlegging their own work
  76. Liamcobb-shampoo-list-int Publication An experimental comic from ELCAF-prizewinner Liam Cobb
  77. Scottking-frasermuggeridge-publicart-list-int Publication Public Art: Scott King on his book that parodies urban regeneration through culture
  78. Out_of_print-leipzig-06-int Publication New book celebrates printed matter at Leipzig’s Academy of Fine Arts
  79. Raineallen-miller-salute_storm_stills-list-int Film New video celebrates the mix of cultures, and dancing, essential for keeping the UK going
  80. Ragnarkjartansson-exhibitionbarbican-08-int Exhibition A repetitive day in the life of one of Ragnar Kjartansson’s troubadours