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Josh Baines

Josh Baines joined It’s Nice That in July 2018 as news editor. He studied, years ago now, or so it seems, at Goldsmiths, graduating with an MA in American Literature and Culture. He is a former senior editor at VICE, and the author of short story collection R&B Edits

  1. Grayson-perry-channel-4-film-art-itsnicethat-list Film Grayson Perry’s new documentary series Rites of Passage airs next week on Channel 4
  2. Disenchantment-streaming-new-animation-itsnicethat-1 Animation Matt Groening’s new show Disenchantment is available to watch on Netflix right now
  3. Lumiere-brothers-first-film-poster-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design You'll soon be able to bid on the first film poster ever made
  4. Pentagram-university-of-sussex-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani has produced the definitive university checklist
  5. Evernote-designstudio-rebranding-graphic-design-itsnicethat-03 Graphic Design DesignStudio gives the Evernote elephant a makeover
  6. Necrobarista-visual-novel-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital Necrobarista is a new visual novel about a spooky supernatural coffee house
  7. Its-nice-that-list-img-internet-master Fashion Wikipedia collaborates with Advisory Board Crystals on a shirt for every "internet master"
  8. Bompass-parr-ldf-ice-cream-competition-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Bompas & Parr announces competition to create 3D ice cream moulds for London Design Festival
  9. Doroty-acid-house-map-graphic-design-itsnicethat-3 Graphic Design Graphic designers Dorothy comprehensively map out the history of club culture
  10. Purple-t-shirt-stones-throw-records-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Alter your perception of time and space with a brand new animated video on Stones Throw Records
  11. Greenpeace-salon-aplin-film-itsnicethat-03 Film Mother, Greenpeace and Salon Alpin's new animated short focuses on deforestation, palm oil, and orangutans
  12. Its-nice-that-the-graduates-daniel-spencer-animation-list The Graduates 2018 Daniel Spencer's hilarious animations are "quite intensely bonkers"
  13. Its-nice-that-the-graduates-liam-waters-photography-list The Graduates 2018 Liam Waters' physical images question what photography in the digital age can be
  14. Us-space-force-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design America's getting a space force and wants Trump supporters to choose its logo
  15. Its-nice-that-maxon-foam-news-list Digital Foam studio unveil quirky film for Maxon’s revamped Cinema 4D program
  16. Es-devlin-london-design-festival-2018-sculpture-itsnicethat-01 Sculpture Es Devlin is about to release a pride of poetry loving lions into Trafalgar Square for this year’s London Design Festival
  17. Dinamo-tumblr-redesign-graphic-design-itsnicethat-02 Graphic Design Swiss design practice Dinamo develops new visual identity for Tumblr
  18. Adobe-monotype-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Adobe has added 665 new Monotype fonts to Creative Cloud
  19. New-internationalist-rebrand-tco-london-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication New Internationalist gets a striking redesign by TCO London
  20. Grenfell-tower-memorial-jaa-architecture-itsnicethat-01 Architecture Architecture studio JAA wants to reimagine Grenfell Tower as a concrete-clad memorial
  21. Vacationist-magazine-publication-itsnicethat-05 Publication Go on someone else's holiday with found photography book Vacationist
  22. Nyt_listimage Graphic Design The New York Times Magazine devotes an entire issue to a scary and superbly designed look at climate change
  23. Jade-doskow-the-neighbour-i-never-knew-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Jade Doskow's The Neighbor I Never Knew explores intimacy, loss, and commemorative Frank Sinatra plates
  24. Law-magazine-midnight-express-film-itsnicethat-03 Film Director Joe Wilson tells us why LAW Magazine’s latest film is a perception altering love letter to the UK’s late-night racing scene
  25. Pagemasters-print-studio-graphic-design-itsnicethat-03 Graphic Design Print studio PageMasters is at the forefront of a risograph revolution
  26. Aphex-twin-1200x800 Film Adult Swim pulls the debut broadcast of Aphex Twin's new video but you can watch it online right now
  27. Tyler-mitchell-beyonce-vogue-cover-shoot-publication-itsnicethat-02 Publication Opulent staircases and abstract hats abound in Tyler Mitchell's Beyoncé shoot for the new issue of US Vogue
  28. South-london-gallery-news-its-nice-that Art South London Gallery wants you to christen its new extension with the sound of laughter
  29. Gaika-system-somerset-house-itsnicethat-01 Art Gaika talks us through his brand new audiovisual paean to the migrant experience, System
  30. Here-design-mid-century-modern-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Here Design and Thames & Hudson pay homage to mid-century style with a new book
  31. Bolade-banjo-drake-scorpion-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Bolade Banjo releases a candid series of in-studio shots of Drake
  32. Charlie-fox-david-wojnarowicz-heavy-metal-dog-2-publication-itsnicethat-02 Publication Author Charlie Fox’s disorientating new zine celebrates the life and the work of David Wojnarowicz
  33. Superimpose-news-its-nice-that Advertising Superimpose is going global with a new Los Angeles office
  34. Apple-trillion-dollar-company-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital Apple has become the world’s first trillion dollar company
  35. Afropunk-london-2018-zine-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Afropunk festival is looking for artists to contribute to new zine Black and Now: RESIST
  36. Type-jam-typeface-hackathon-london-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-01 Miscellaneous Type Jam is the UK's first ever typeface hackathon
  37. Edward_monaghan-goodyear-the-future-graphic-design-itsnicethat Illustration Edward Monaghan and Goodyear have imagined the future of transport in a new ad campaign
  38. Spaghetti-bolo-poster-exhibition-graphic-design-itsnicethat-05 Graphic Design The posters for Switzerland’s first ever spaghetti bolognese festival look tasty as hell
  39. Nina-manandhar-getty-stock-photography-itsnicethat-03 Photography Photographer Nina Manandhar teams up with Getty for a series of diverse, genuine, inclusive, and modest stock images
  40. Oli-frost-nice-fake-news-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital Digital artist Oli Frost’s latest project explores the potential power of Nice Fake News
  41. Cindy-sherman-retrospective-national-portrait-gallery-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography A massive Cindy Sherman retrospective is taking place at the National Portrait Gallery next summer
  42. Tyler-mitchell-vogue-cover-beyonce-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Is Tyler Mitchell set to become the first black photographer to shoot a Vogue cover?
  43. Aphex-twin-mysterious-artwork-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising Yet more mysterious Aphex Twin-related artwork has popped up
  44. Its-nice-that-hart-club-list Art Hart Club is the new gallery hoping to increase the visibility of neurodiverse creatives
  45. Its-nice-that-beano-80th-list Publication The Beano celebrates its 80th birthday
  46. The-beautiful-meme-twentytwo-city-of-london-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design The Beautiful Meme’s latest project aims to change the face of the City of London
  47. Paula-scheer-do-the-green-thing-pentagram-publication-itsnicethat-04 Publication Do the Green Thing's latest issue features a ton of new Paula Scher work
  48. Charles-saumarez-smith-royal-academy-art-itsnicethat-01 Art The chief executive of the Royal Academy has decided to step down
  49. Templo-pali-palavathanan-design-museum-protest-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design TEMPLO’s co-founder Pali Palavathanan talks protest, action, and institutions
  50. Ace-and-tate-crack-magazine-publications-itsnicethat-01 Publication Ace & Tate have hooked up with Crack Magazine for a new zine celebrating the best of Bristol’s creative talent
  51. Vans-vincent-van-gogh-product-design-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Vincent Van Gogh and check out the artist's collaboration with Vans
  52. Crackstevens-blood-orange-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Crackstevens has directed Dev Hynes' latest video as Blood Orange
  53. Eloise-parry-victoria-beckham-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Victoria Beckham’s become a bouncer in this Eloise Parry directed promo for her new AW18 collection
  54. India-sleem-small-town-photography-itsnicethat-04 Photography India Sleem’s Small Town Country Boy is a rich portrait of race, class and her dad
  55. Victor-papanek-retrospective-graphic-design-itsnicethat02 Graphic Design Germany’s Vitra Design Museum set to host first large-scale Victor Papanek retrospective
  56. National-portrait-gallery-coming-home-art-itsnicethat-01 Art The National Portrait Gallery announces plan to send 50 artworks across the country
  57. Craig-karl-harrys-pride-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Craig & Karl team up with Harry’s for Pride inclusivity-embracing products and subway station rebranding
  58. Paddy-o-hara-burnt-amber-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Motion designer Paddy O'Hara teams up with rising alt-pop star Rebecca Phillips for a retina-wrecking video
  59. Design-museum-hope-to-note-controversy-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design 30 artists have requested their work be removed from Design Museum exhibition
  60. Oneohtrix-point-never-the-station-film-itsnicehtat01 Film Oneohtrix Point Never releases disturbing duo of videos directed by Daylen Seu and Nate Boyce
  61. Felix-burrichter-everybodyworld-product-design-itsnicethat-02 Product Design PIN-UP magazine's Felix Burrichter has teamed up with Telfar Clemens and Harley Weir for a range of eco-friendly nude towels
  62. Nick-drnaso-sabrina-booker-prize-publication-itsnicethat01 Publication Nick Drnaso is the first ever graphic novelist to be featured on the Man Booker Prize longlist
  63. Oak-and-morrow-revivre-product-design-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Dutch studio Oak & Morrow's latest perfume-based project is an olfactory experiment into the meaning of memory
  64. Fontsmith-fs-benjamin-graphic-design-itsnicethat01 Graphic Design Fontsmith’s latest typeface comes with a 12” soundtrack
  65. Peter-paul-rubens-facebook-paintings-art-itsnicethat01 Art Flemish master Rubens’ paintings have fallen foul of Facebook’s censors
  66. Rangers-house-ugly-objects-itsnicethat01 Exhibition London gallery Ranger’s House reopens with a collection of intriguingly ugly objects
  67. Sam-jacob-studio-cartoon-msueum-animation-itsnicethat01 Animation London’s Cartoon Museum is set for a semi-anarchic visual overhaul courtesy of Sam Jacob Studio
  68. Jonny-nash-bacterial-film-itsnicethat01 Film Record label Melody as Truth is carving out a woozy, spacey audio-visual niche
  69. Its-nice-that-now-100-list-01 Graphic Design Now That’s What I Call an oddly important document of British visual culture: Now releases its 100th CD
  70. Akinola-davies-devotion-film-itsnicethat Film Tirzah releases an oddly intimate Crackstevens directed video for new single Devotion
  71. Tim-walker-vanda-photography-itsnicethat01 Photograhy V&A teases expanded photography space with new Tim Walker exhibition
  72. Crowns-and-owls-within-film-itsnicethat-02 Film Crowns & Owls latest project Within explores attitudes towards, and experiences of, mental health
  73. Andrew-rae-lyft-staycation-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising Lyft's new Andrew Rae illustrated ad campaign wants riders to embrace an all-American staycation
  74. D_ad-new-blood-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design D&AD’s New Blood 2018 winners have been announced
  75. Kenneth-grange-camden-glass-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Veteran designer Sir Kenneth Grange has reconfigured the pint glass
  76. Kim-gehrig-covergirl-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising Kim Gehrig's latest commercial for Covergirl combines comic chemistry with cosmetic commentary
  77. Jony-ive-memoji-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Apple celebrate World Emoji Day by turning Jony Ive into... an emoji
  78. Tom-etherington-kerouac-cover-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Penguin unveils striking series of redesigned Jack Kerouac books
  79. Hofesh-shechter-east-wall-tower-of-london-events-itsnicethat01 Events Artist Hofesh Shechter and 150 dancers to stage performance at The Tower of London