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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. Waltham-forest-art-night-barbara-kruger-art-itsnicethat-01 Art New work by Barbara Kruger to appear at Walthamstow’s East 17-inspired Art Night
  2. Davina-joggi-the-portrait-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Davina Joggi's The Portrait examines Zimbabwe after Mugabe
  3. Google-stadia-streaming-gaming-service-digital-itsnicethat-02 Digital Google unveils new gaming platform, Stadia
  4. October-collective-venice-art-quarter-art-itsnicethat-01 Art London-based October! Collective to open Venice’s first ever permanent art quarter
  5. Mickey-mouse-steamboat-willie-lego-itsnicethat-03 Product Design Mickey Mouse's 90th birthday celebrations rumble on with a Steamboat Willie Lego set
  6. Samaritans-spencer-du-bois-rebrand-graphic-design-itsnicethat-04 Graphic Design Connectivity lies at the heart of Spencer Du Bois' new identity for the Samaritans
  7. Yuri-suzuki-acid-brexit-limited-edition-vinyl-release-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-02 Miscellaneous Yuri Suzuki's Brexit protest record gets a limited edition vinyl release
  8. Anish-kapoor-brexit-comments-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Anish Kapoor speaks out on Brexit
  9. George-michael-art-collection-auction-itsnicethat-01 Art George Michael's YBA-heavy art collection sells for £11 million
  10. Kara-walker-tate-modern-turbine-hall-itsnicethat-01 Art Kara Walker will be the next artist to fill Tate Modern’s vast Turbine Hall
  11. Ikea-wildhomes-list-itsnicethat Product Design Ikea asks artists to upcycle products to build Wildhomes for Wildlife
  12. Akt-ian-mckellen-graphic-design-itsnicethat-07 Graphic Design National LGBTQ+ youth homelessness charity AKT celebrates 30th anniversary with rebrand
  13. India-sleem-the-game-basketball-film-itsnicethat-10 Film India Sleem drops The Game, a golden hour love letter to NYC basketball culture
  14. Movement2_type Graphic Design Movement is the typeface based on the body of a South African dancer
  15. Buzzfeed-newspaper-launch-itsnicethat-01 Publication BuzzFeed “prints out the internet” for a one-off newspaper
  16. Sonic-the-hedgehog-new-look-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital Designers really, really don’t like Sonic the Hedgehog’s new look
  17. Hassan-hajjaj-the-path-new-art-exchange-exhibition-art-itsnicethat-03 Art Hassan Hajjaj to bring expansive solo show to Nottingham's New Art Exchange
  18. Pritzker-prize-itsnicethat-06 Architecture This year’s “Nobel of architecture” prize goes to Arata Isozaki
  19. Eric-gyami-foam-paul-huf-award-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Ghanaian photographer Eric Gyamfi scoops up the 2019 Foam Paul Huf award
  20. Mother-london-greenpeace-book-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication That Greenpeace advert about palm oil is becoming a children's book
  21. S7-airlines-travel-show-list-itsnicethat Advertising Wieden + Kennedy launches the first ever "travel show for aliens"
  22. Lexus-60000-hour-long-documentary-film-itsnicethat-02 Film Takumi is a 60,000 hour film about the survival of human craft, made by Lexus
  23. Camden-town-brewery-football-kit-bodil-jane-product-design-itsnicethat-02 Illustration Camden Town readies itself for International Women’s Day with a Bodil Jane illustrated football kit
  24. Netflix-make-room-campaign-film-itsnicethat-04 Film “More room. More stories. More voices”: Netflix launches new campaign celebrating inclusivity and diversity
  25. Xl-nasa_archives-cover_01176 Publication Taschen teams up with NASA for an archival look into the great beyond
  26. Ramell-ross-hale-county-film-itsnicethat-03 Film Hale County This Morning, This Evening: RaMell Ross' timely examination of race and representation
  27. Int-otw-yushili-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Yushi Li's work takes a sideways look at agency and intimacy for the Tinder generation
  28. Int-otw-xavier-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Xavier Monney uses type to weave words into something weird, warped, and wonderful
  29. Desing-indaba-emerging-creatives-miscellaneous-itsnicethat Design Indaba Hyperreal portraiture and classy ceramics meet in Design Indaba 2019's Emerging Creatives programme
  30. Cindry-sherman-the-gentlewoman-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Cindy Sherman gets a radical new look for the latest cover of The Gentlewoman
  31. New-balance-strava-free-beer-itsnicethat-01 Advertising New Balance's latest campaign lets you swap exercise for beer
  32. Nintendo-logo Digital Nintendo appoints bloke called “Bowser” to incredibly senior position
  33. Comic-relief-whistlejacket-itsnicethat-05 Graphic Design Comic Relief adopts new identity to put an end to Red Nose related confusion
  34. The-glove-that-fits-thomas-traum-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital London venue The Glove That Fits announces Thomas Traum-featuring A/V residency
  35. Ioana-cirlig-post-industrial-stories-photography-itsnicethat-05 Photography Photographer Ioana Cirlig's Post-Industrial Stories looks at Romanian life after work
  36. Lynx-asmr Advertising Lynx becomes the latest brand to hop on the ASMR advertising bandwagon
  37. 6471307117_ddab6abbdb_b Fashion Fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld passes away aged 85
  38. Derek-jarman-death-blue-plaque-itsnicethat-01 Art English Heritage marks 25th anniversary of Derek Jarman's death with blue plaque
  39. 00_wsj_design-site Digital The Wall Street Journal tells us why it's launched a design-led glimpse into the newsroom
  40. Ikea-thames-rubbish-cleaning-boat-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-05 Miscellaneous Ikea celebrates launching sustainable new store by sucking rubbish out of the Thames
  41. Nan-goldin-boycott-itsnicethat-01 Photography Nan Goldin could boycott the National Portrait Gallery
  42. Superimpose-global-woolmark-prize-rebrand-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Superimpose Global gets its hands on one of the fashion world's most coveted awards
  43. Tyler-mitchell-foam-solo-show-photography-itsnicethat-02 Photography Tyler Mitchell announces first ever solo show, I Can Make You Feel Good
  44. Esquire-redesign-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Esquire's creative director talks us through the magazine's luxurious new look
  45. Visible-cloaks-frkwys-stratum-video-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Dive into a digitally disquieting glimpse of a future-past with the new Visible Cloaks video
  46. Tate-modern-legal-case-itsnicethat-02 Miscellaneous Tower block residents lose privacy case brought against Tate Modern
  47. Teller-demelza-kids-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Juergen Teller's new series raises awareness for Demelza Hospice Care for Children
  48. Aeon-industries-attention-seeker-digital-itsnicethat-03 Digital Aeon Industries unveils a musical organ with algorithmically generated self-esteem
  49. Virgil-abloh-evian-itsnicethat-02 Product Design Evian tasks Virgil Abloh to make a refillable water bottle an object of desire
  50. Ai-da-robot-artist-digital-itsnicethat-07 Digital Say hello to Ai-Da, the world’s first AI robot artist
  51. Childish-gambino-list Film This year's Grammys belonged to Childish Gambino's This is America
  52. Bafta-award-2019-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Spiderman, Olivia Coleman, and Alfonso Cuarón win big at the 2019 Baftas
  53. Pantone-new-york-fashion-week-itsnicethat-02 Miscellaneous Pantone pairs up with New York Fashion Week for a series of colour trend reports
  54. Old-spice-longest-advert-ever-advertising-itsnicehtat-01 Advertising Terry Crews douses himself in Old Spice in the longest advert in history
  55. Diller-scofidio-ra-prize-architecture-itsnicethat-01 Architecture RA dishes out annual architecture prize to Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio
  56. The-specials-dan-emmerson-film-itsnicethat-list Film Your dad’s favorite band, The Specials, return with a new video directed by Dan Emmerson
  57. Coca-cola-premier-league-mc-saatchi-advertising-itsnicethat-04 Advertising Coca Cola teams up with the Premier League to remind us that people really, really, love football
  58. 230-new-emojis-emojipedia-sample-images-2019-emoji-12 Miscellaneous Get ready for 230 new emojis to confuse your mum with
  59. Coyote-records-zine-crisis-charity-publication-itsnicehtat-01 Publication Forward-thinking record label Coyote launches charitable new zine
  60. Dancing_fox_greensep_vesper_bleh Miscellaneous Truth-telling kids spread awareness of a new EU pro-whistleblower scheme
  61. Ah-kb-kensington-chelsea-art-weekend-rebrand-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design AH-KB gives the Kensington and Chelsea Art Weekend a paired down new identity
  62. Nene-cherry-akinola-davis-jr-itsnicethat-01 Film Neneh Cherry is bathed in smartphone glow in new Akinola Davis Jr directed music video
  63. The-big-won-rankings-itsnicethat-02 Advertising Skittles, Nike and Lad Bible feature in The Drum's most-awarded ad campaigns of last year
  64. Sainsbury-portas-all-boobs-welcome-advertising-itsnicethat-07 Advertising Portas and Sainsbury's remind customers that “All Boobs Matter”
  65. Screen_shot_2019-02-04_at_12.43.20 Graphic Design Netflix rolls out brand new ident for all its original material
  66. Andy-warhol-burger-king-super-bowl-advertising02 Advertising Burger King recruits a Whopper-chomping Andy Warhol for weirdest Super Bowl ad of 2019
  67. Marina-willer-brew-by-numbers-graphic-design-itsnicethat-03 Graphic Design Marina Willer pours out new identity for London's Brew by Numbers
  68. Riba-neave-brown-award-architecture-itsnicethat-01 Architecture RIBA launches Neave Brown Award for affordable housing
  69. Takashi-murakami-billie-eilish-garage-cover-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Takashi Murakami collaborates with Billie Eilish on wild new Garage shoot
  70. Julian-glander-its-nice-that-video-game-3d-art-school Digital Cécile Dormeau, Braulio Amado and other INT faves try out Julian Glander's new game, Art Sqool
  71. Human-rights-watch-film-festival-2019-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to London in March
  72. Apple-today-at-apple-itsnicethat-04 Digital Draw tree houses or make music in one of the 50+ new Today at Apple sessions
  73. Kings-college-hospital-creative-concern Graphic Design Creative Concern's new identity for King's College Hospital aims to highlight its amazing work
  74. Idris-elba-spike-jonze-squarespace-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising Spike Jonze and Idris Elba team up for a series of unexpected ads for Squarespace
  75. Get-up-stand-up-exhibition-itsnicethat-01 Photography Somerset House to explore British identity with the announcement of two new shows
  76. The-modernist-design-icons-shirts-graphic-design-itsnicethat-02 Graphic Design The Modernist releases new merchandise celebrating four iconic female designers
  77. Susan-hiller-obituary-art-itsnicethat-02 Art Paranormally-inclined esoteric artist Susan Hiller passes away aged 78
  78. Walkers-redesign-product-design-itsnicethat-04 Product Design Walkers has rebranded – but we’re not entirely sure we can tell the difference
  79. Dazed-beauty-cover-cgi-kate-moss-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication “Less contour, more centaur”: Dazed Beauty launches print edition starring Kate Moss and Travis Scott
  80. Ja-mortram-small-town-intertia-itsnicethat-01 Photography JA Mortram’s Small Town Inertia is a deeply human portrait of the cost of austerity