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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. Kronecker-wallis-illustrating-nature-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Kronecker Wallis is reissuing a book by the man who invented nature as we know it
  2. Steuart-padwick-head-above-water-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Steuart Padwick opens up about his monumental mental health awareness sculpture, Head Above Water
  3. Turner-prize-2018-opening-exhibition-itsnicethat-01 Exhibition The Turner Prize 2018 exhibition is video heavy and opens this week
  4. Jane-fitz-concrete-lates-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition The Southbank Centre invites one of the most exciting DJs in the UK to this week’s Concrete Lates
  5. Lucy-raven-mubi-film-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design MUBI unveils new ident by Lucy Raven
  6. List-image4_(2) Publication The new issue of Indoek brings America's oldest city to life
  7. Mschf-times-newer-roman-graphic-design-itsnicethat.01 Graphic Design Times Newer Roman is the typeface that might help you beat page counts with ease
  8. Christian-marclay-the-clock-tate-screening-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Christian Marclay's cult-classic The Clock gets Tate Collective screening
  9. Brandonjohnson-beyondheaven-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Beyond Heaven is a visual history of early Chicago house music
  10. Verso-cultural-capital-itsnicethat_list Publication Grab an essential work of cultural criticism from publishers Verso for free right now
  11. Bompasparr-icecreamcompetition-product-design-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Bompas & Parr's ice cream competition has been won by a Roman inspired treat
  12. Vanda-artists-residencies-art-itsnicethat-01 Art The V&A announces five new artists in residence, celebrates a decade of the programme's existence
  13. Lucasreis-japanisms-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Dairy drinks and cigarettes meet in Lucas Reis' illustrative evocations of Japan
  14. List-image2_(1) Graphic Design The Beautiful Meme gives data network company 01T an intriguingly undulating identity overhaul
  15. Unreal-estate-itsnicethat-01 Exhibitions New multidisciplinary exhibition set in an estate agent explores the housing crisis
  16. Mix-and-blend-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Jiro Bevis is the face of a new bespoke baby food company -- sort of
  17. Its-nice-that-dong-ping-wong Architecture Dong-Ping Wong and other designers and architects imagine the future of sustainable ports
  18. Br-migrant-sound-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Boiler Room releases final instalment of the Migrant Sound series, and you can watch it in full now
  19. Uber-rebrand-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Uber gets another new logo, gives you something to make small talk about this weekend
  20. List-image4_(1) Exhibition Good grief, Charlie Brown: NASA and Kim Jones to loan Peanuts-related material for new Somerset House show
  21. Dandad-impact-award-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design The 2018 D&AD Impact Award shortlist has been announced
  22. Made-thought-plastic-free-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Made Thought’s latest installation imagines a plastic-free supermarket aisle
  23. Ross-harris-cola-boyy-film-itsnicethat-02 Film Ross Harris releases new documentary about cult Californian musician Cola Boyy
  24. Kfchill-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital KFC and Mother London tag-team for a deep fried approach to mindfulness
  25. Kdobbin-joekaaru-4 Photography "It looks just the same as when I was a kid": Kristen Dobbin's oddly-timeless images of a Canadian-Estonian summer camp
  26. Beazley-prize-itsnicethat-01 Exhibition Nigeria’s World Cup kit and Elon Musk’s rocket feature in the 2018 Beazley Designs of the Year nominees
  27. Depop-designstudio-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design DesignStudio crafts Depop’s first global ad campaign alongside internal team
  28. List-image4 Exhibitions New anti-arms protest exhibition featuring the Guerilla Girls and Jeremy Deller to open this weekend
  29. Anthony-joshua-lucozade-advertising-itsnicethat-02 Advertising Anthony Joshua stars in Lucozade's first ever long-form film
  30. Alex-ingrams-gatekeepers-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography The Gatekeepers is Alex Ingram's intimate record of the UK's most isolated islands
  31. Hunt-v-and-a-hotel-tax-01 Art V&A chief Tristram Hunt floats idea of new tax to alleviate funding issues in British galleries
  32. Ragged-edge-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Ragged Edge gives the UK's first toy subscription service a suitably sweet look
  33. Rnib-visual-identity-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design See the person not the sight loss with The&Partnership London's overhaul of RNIB's identity
  34. Sam-hinton-nature-boy-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Nature boy: illustrator Sam Hinton's work will make you want to embrace the great outdoors
  35. List-image1_(1) Publication The new issue of Sluice magazine takes a revolutionary approach to advertising
  36. Redrock-stockport-carbuncle-architecture-itsnicethat-01 Architecture A leisure centre in Stockport is officially the UK’s worst architectural eyesore
  37. Tom-watson-prince-charles-education-art-01 Art Prince Charles and Tom Watson want to see educational reform for the UK's young creatives
  38. Richard-hambleton-retrospective-art-itsnicethat-02 Photography Pioneering street artist Richard Hambleton set to be honoured with new retrospective
  39. List-image3 Publication Alasdair McLellan shoots avant-garde cinema icon Agnes Varda for The Gentlewoman
  40. Videogames-exhibition-interview-digital-itsnicethat-list-alt Exhibition V&A curator Marie Foulston wants us to look at video games through the lens of design
  41. Goldsmiths-cca-opening-art-itsnicethat-03 Art The Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art opens this weekend with a Mika Rottenberg show
  42. Labf-2018-publication-itsnicethat-02 Publication MagCulture has curated a section at this week's London Art Book Fair
  43. Anna-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Anna is a playful, purposeful financial service aimed at the creative industries
  44. James_noellert_its_nice_that Animation Ann Arbor animator and illustrator James Noellert's space age short is out of this world
  45. Dmmwwnrvsaaotrs Advertising American footballer Colin Kaepernick is the new face of Nike’s Just Do It campaign
  46. Supreme-mike-kelley-itsnicethat-01 Art Supreme showcases new Mike Kelley collaborations
  47. Timeoutlondon-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Time Out talks us through five of its most striking covers in celebration of its 50th birthday
  48. Peter-blake-its-nice-that-list-img Product Design Peter Blake shows books are his bag by designing a new bag for books
  49. Punanimation-exhibition-itsnicethat-02 Animation Female, trans, and non-binary animation collective Punanimation’s London show opens this week
  50. Secret-seven-auction-itsnicethat-01 Exhibitions Peter Fowler and Stuart Semple tell us about the turntables they're auctioning for charity
  51. The-coral-reaching-out-for-a-friend-film-itsnicethat-list Film Peek behind the scenes of Scouse psyche-rockers The Coral’s wonderfully warped new video
  52. Elton-john-snickers-amv-bbdo-01 Advertising Elton John raps for a snack in AMV BBDO’s latest ad campaign for Snickers
  53. Press_-_bold_tendencies_commissions__photo_credit__peter_landers Exhibitions Bold Tendencies is bringing work by Es Devlin, Carlo Rovelli and Benedict Cumberbatch to their Peckham rooftop
  54. Clement-chapillon-promised-me-a-land-itsnicethat-06 Photography Clement Chapillon's work explores people and place, Israel and Palestine
  55. List-pornhub Film Watch a SFW trailer of Claire Barrow and Brooke Candy's I Love You film for Pornhub
  56. Lego-bugatti-drivable-car-product-design-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Lego launches a brick-built and drivable Bugatti Chiron
  57. Bjp-portrait-award-2018-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography The BJP's Portrait of Britain award winners have been announced
  58. Polaroid-onestep_app-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Polaroid announces accessible, fun, and simple app-integrated instant analogue camera
  59. The-waiting-game-lead-list-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Waiting is never in vain for photographer Txema Salvans
  60. Bankside-flags-exhibitions-itsnicethat-01 Exhibition Rebel flags by Morag Myerscough and others to be hoisted above London for Bankside Design District
  61. Carbuncle-cup-2018-shortlist-itsnicethat-01 Architecture The 2018 Carbuncle Cup shortlist has been announced - are these the UK's worst buildings?
  62. Brand-new-roman-hello-velocity-graphic-design-itsnicethat-02_copy Graphic Design New typeface Brand New Roman makes the internet feel like a shopping centre
  63. Wieden_kennedy_its_nice_that_football_strip Advertising Wieden+Kennedy London unveils logo-heavy new football kit
  64. Cc-wade-biscuit-town-king-krule-film-itsnicethat-01 Film London duo CC Wade’s new video for King Krule is mean, moody, and made of cardboard
  65. Pentagram-barwis-michael-beirut-graphic-design-itsnicethat-02 Graphic Design Pentagram gives human performance company Barwis a suitably strong new identity
  66. List-image-liam2 Graphic Design Graphic designer Liam Johnstone is crafting a multidisciplinary approach to understanding space and the city
  67. Yayoi-kusama-moma-skateboard Product Design Grind your way to graphic heaven with Yayoi Kusama’s new skateboards for MoMA
  68. Trisha-biggar-star-wars-fashion-itsnicethat-04 Fashion V&A Dundee is set to display one of the most famous garments in the Star Wars universe
  69. Its-nice-that-foam-zeitguised-think-identity Graphic Design Foam unveils undulating identity for an IBM conference in full
  70. Liam-hodges-mr-blobby-fashion-itsnicethat-02 Fashion Liam Hodges turns to Mr Blobby and Noel Edmunds for his AW18 campaign inspiration
  71. Murlo-debut-show-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Musician and illustrator Murlo announces his debut visual exhibition
  72. Martin-parr-sleek-cover-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Martin Parr shows a different side to Hans-Ulrich Obrist in the latest issue of Sleek Magazine
  73. Justice-tv-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital French group Justice celebrate a decade of existence with an intriguingly interactive new website
  74. Vans-disney-anniversary-product-design-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Geoff McFetridge and Vans want you to wear Mickey Mouse on your feet
  75. Serena-williams-chase-campaign-droga5-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising Droga5's new campaign for American bank Chase features seven-time Wimbledon winner Serena Williams
  76. Its-nice-that-brian-roettinger-list Publication Brian Roettinger's latest book looks back at his longterm collaboration with the band No Age
  77. List-img Digital Mother and the New York Public Library are making classic literature accessible with a new series of Insta Novels
  78. All-in-progress-exhibition-anton-gottlobb-portraits-art-itsnicethat-01 Art The all in: progress residency at House of Vans' final display takes place this week
  79. Eric-hu-nike-tech-pack-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising Christmas comes early for health goths everywhere with the new Nike Tech Pack campaign
  80. Begum-yetis-bear-with-me-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Photographer Begum Yetis' NSFW show, Bear With Me, opens for one night only