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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. Budweiser-pitch-recycled-plastic-cups-product-design-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Back of the (sustainable) net: Budweiser unveils recycled football pitch
  2. Barbican-after-the-wave-film-itsnicethat-03 Film Barbican looks toward New York and the new-new wave for double-header of film programmes
  3. Rbma-red-bull-radio-closure-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-01 Miscellaneous The Red Bull Music Academy will shut later this year
  4. Vogue-non-issue-issue-publication-itsnicethat-02 Publication Vogue set to launch anti-age discrimination “Non-Issue-Issue”
  5. Culture-declares-emergency-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-01 Miscellaneous 190 leading UK arts and culture institutions and individuals declare a climate and ecological emergency
  6. Steve-harrington-magic-hour-exhibition-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration “The optimism in my work is very intentional”: Steven Harrington on his new show, Magic Hour
  7. Two-degrees-creative-climate-change-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design DIA and Joseph Lebus redesign the recycling logo for launch of climate-focused Two Degrees°Creative
  8. Kathy-acker-ica-exhibition-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-01 Miscellaneous ICA to celebrate the life and work of Kathy Acker
  9. Dazed-the-present-tense-brexit-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jeremy Deller and others curate Brexit-inspired photography show for Dazed
  10. Nasa-3d-printed-habitat-challenge-architecture Architecture This is what your great-great-great grandchild's home on Mars might look like
  11. Louvre-optical-illusion-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Giant collage opens outside the Louvre, gets destroyed within a day
  12. Arne-bellstorf-the-smallest-unit-of-life-illustration-itsnicethat-02 Illustration "We're all telling stories, all the time": Arne Bellstorf on his latest comic, The Smallest Unit of Time
  13. Hato-student-society-itsnicethat-02 Graphic Design Hato launches new society for creative students
  14. Listimage Graphic Design The Final Fontier: Accept & Proceed on designing a typeface for Nasa
  15. Baby-on-board-illustration-itsnicethat-05 Illustration Family app Hoop gets in the Mother's Day mood with new badges by Marion Deuchars
  16. Steph-foster-prison-industrial-complex-photography-itsnicethat-03 Design Indaba Bail bonds and trade shows: Steph Foster explores the US prison-industrial complex
  17. Bicep-david-rudnick-kelly-anna-t-shirts-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Bicep recruit David Rudnick, Kelly Anna and more to design a new range of T-shirts
  18. Lvmh-prize-2019-shortlist-fashion-itsnicethat-01 Fashion This year's LVMH Prize shortlist prioritises sustainability
  19. Stolen-picasso-found-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Art world Indiana Jones finds lost Picasso after 20 years of searching
  20. Nike-just-do-it-slogan-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising New survey suggests that “Just Do It” is advertising's most memorable slogan
  21. Mark-wallinger-public-sculpture-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Turner Prize winner Mark Wallinger unveils new public work, The World Turned Upside Down
  22. Mcdonalds-say-no-more-advertising-itsnicethat-03 Advertising McDonald's paints a blurry picture with an intriguing new campaign
  23. Apple-press-event-2019-news-digital-itsnicethat-04 Digital Apple TV, credit cards and video games revealed at the Apple event 2019
  24. Modernist-society-new-exhibition-space-itsnicethat-03 Miscellaneous UK to get new permanent hub for all things modernist
  25. Jan-enkelmann-smoking-chefs-photography-itsnicethat-15 Photography Jan Enkelmann's new book Smoking Chefs does what it says on the tin
  26. I-news-see-ever-angle-itsnicehtat-list Illustration Hyperbolic, diabolic, chocaholic: the i's latest campaign encourages readers to see every angle
  27. Afc-bfc-cfc-nope-kfc-mother-campaign-advertising-itsnicethat-04 Advertising KFC's latest ad reminds you it's not AFC, BFC, or even CFC
  28. Marina-willer-hay-festival-rebrand-graphic-design-itsnicethat-06 Graphic Design Marina Willer rebrands the Hay Festival and tells us what her desert island book would be
  29. Helena-hauff-qualm-chris-shen-film-itsnicethat-01_copy Film Exclusive: watch the mind-bending visuals for Helena Hauff's Qualm LP in full
  30. Bfi-tv-festival-first-adverts-film-itsnicethat-02 Film David Bowie and Britain's earliest adverts feature in the BFI's 2019 TV Festival
  31. British-army-snowflake-karmarama-success-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising The British Army’s controversial “snowflake” campaign seems to have worked
  32. 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
  33. Davina-joggi-the-portrait-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Davina Jogi's The Portrait examines Zimbabwe after Mugabe
  34. Google-stadia-streaming-gaming-service-digital-itsnicethat-02 Digital Google unveils new gaming platform, Stadia
  35. October-collective-venice-art-quarter-art-list Art London-based October! Collective to open Venice’s first ever permanent art quarter
  36. Mickey-mouse-steamboat-willie-lego-itsnicethat-03 Product Design Mickey Mouse's 90th birthday celebrations rumble on with a Steamboat Willie Lego set
  37. 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
  38. Yuri-suzuki-acid-brexit-limited-edition-vinyl-release-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-02 Miscellaneous Yuri Suzuki's Brexit protest record gets a limited edition vinyl release
  39. Anish-kapoor-brexit-comments-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Anish Kapoor speaks out on Brexit
  40. George-michael-art-collection-auction-itsnicethat-01 Art George Michael's YBA-heavy art collection sells for £11 million
  41. Kara-walker-tate-modern-turbine-hall-itsnicethat-01 Art Kara Walker will be the next artist to fill Tate Modern’s vast Turbine Hall
  42. Ikea-wildhomes-list-itsnicethat Product Design Ikea asks artists to upcycle products to build Wildhomes for Wildlife
  43. Akt-ian-mckellen-graphic-design-itsnicethat-07 Graphic Design National LGBTQ+ youth homelessness charity AKT celebrates 30th anniversary with rebrand
  44. India-sleem-the-game-basketball-film-itsnicethat-10 Film India Sleem drops The Game, a golden hour love letter to NYC basketball culture
  45. Movement2_type Graphic Design Movement is the typeface based on the body of a South African dancer
  46. Buzzfeed-newspaper-launch-itsnicethat-01 Publication BuzzFeed “prints out the internet” for a one-off newspaper
  47. Sonic-the-hedgehog-new-look-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital Designers really, really don’t like Sonic the Hedgehog’s new look
  48. 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
  49. Pritzker-prize-itsnicethat-06 Architecture This year’s “Nobel of architecture” prize goes to Arata Isozaki
  50. Eric-gyami-foam-paul-huf-award-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Ghanaian photographer Eric Gyamfi scoops up the 2019 Foam Paul Huf award
  51. Mother-london-greenpeace-book-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication That Greenpeace advert about palm oil is becoming a children's book
  52. S7-airlines-travel-show-list-itsnicethat Advertising Wieden + Kennedy launches the first ever "travel show for aliens"
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. Netflix-make-room-campaign-film-itsnicethat-04 Film “More room. More stories. More voices”: Netflix launches new campaign celebrating inclusivity and diversity
  56. Xl-nasa_archives-cover_01176 Publication Taschen teams up with NASA for an archival look into the great beyond
  57. Ramell-ross-hale-county-film-itsnicethat-03 Film Hale County This Morning, This Evening: RaMell Ross' timely examination of race and representation
  58. Int-otw-yushili-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Yushi Li's work takes a sideways look at agency and intimacy for the Tinder generation
  59. Int-otw-xavier-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Xavier Monney uses type to weave words into something weird, warped, and wonderful
  60. Desing-indaba-emerging-creatives-miscellaneous-itsnicethat Design Indaba Hyperreal portraiture and classy ceramics meet in Design Indaba 2019's Emerging Creatives programme
  61. Cindry-sherman-the-gentlewoman-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Cindy Sherman gets a radical new look for the latest cover of The Gentlewoman
  62. New-balance-strava-free-beer-itsnicethat-01 Advertising New Balance's latest campaign lets you swap exercise for beer
  63. Nintendo-logo Digital Nintendo appoints bloke called “Bowser” to incredibly senior position
  64. Comic-relief-whistlejacket-itsnicethat-05 Graphic Design Comic Relief adopts new identity to put an end to Red Nose related confusion
  65. The-glove-that-fits-thomas-traum-digital-itsnicethat-01 Digital London venue The Glove That Fits announces Thomas Traum-featuring A/V residency
  66. Ioana-cirlig-post-industrial-stories-photography-itsnicethat-05 Photography Photographer Ioana Cirlig's Post-Industrial Stories looks at Romanian life after work
  67. Lynx-asmr Advertising Lynx becomes the latest brand to hop on the ASMR advertising bandwagon
  68. 6471307117_ddab6abbdb_b Fashion Fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld passes away aged 85
  69. Derek-jarman-death-blue-plaque-itsnicethat-01 Art English Heritage marks 25th anniversary of Derek Jarman's death with blue plaque
  70. 00_wsj_design-site Digital The Wall Street Journal tells us why it's launched a design-led glimpse into the newsroom
  71. Ikea-thames-rubbish-cleaning-boat-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-05 Miscellaneous Ikea celebrates launching sustainable new store by sucking rubbish out of the Thames
  72. Nan-goldin-boycott-itsnicethat-01 Photography Nan Goldin could boycott the National Portrait Gallery
  73. 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
  74. Tyler-mitchell-foam-solo-show-photography-itsnicethat-02 Photography Tyler Mitchell announces first ever solo show, I Can Make You Feel Good
  75. Esquire-redesign-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Esquire's creative director talks us through the magazine's luxurious new look
  76. 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
  77. Tate-modern-legal-case-itsnicethat-02 Miscellaneous Tower block residents lose privacy case brought against Tate Modern
  78. Teller-demelza-kids-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Juergen Teller's new series raises awareness for Demelza Hospice Care for Children
  79. Aeon-industries-attention-seeker-digital-itsnicethat-03 Digital Aeon Industries unveils a musical organ with algorithmically generated self-esteem
  80. Virgil-abloh-evian-itsnicethat-02 Product Design Evian tasks Virgil Abloh to make a refillable water bottle an object of desire