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Jyni Ong

Jyni became a staff writer in March 2019 having previously joined the team as an editorial assistant in August 2018. She graduated from The Glasgow School of Art with a degree in Communication Design in 2017 and her previous roles include Glasgow Women’s Library designer in residence and The Glasgow School of Art’s Graduate Illustrator.

  1. Off-office-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-12 Graphic Design “In the end, design is about feelings”: Off Office on its thoughtful design ethos
  2. Charlotte-ager-bookshelf-archive-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Books are more than visual reference for Charlotte Ager, they are studies in how to tell stories
  3. Matthew-keff-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Matthew Keff digitally riffs off the design tropes of social media and advertising
  4. Doris-liou-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration For illustrator Doris Liou, “drawings are about what you want to show others”
  5. Ioanna-sakellaraki-the-truth-is-in-the-soil-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Ioanna Sakellaraki explores Greece’s last professional mourners and their rituals around death
  6. Listimage_1 Graphic Design Four top creatives design posters from Adobe’s new Createfulness collection
  7. Peter-burr-drop-city-work-digital-itsnicethat-list2 Digital Who are the people with the power to design the system we live in? Digital artist Peter Burr investigates
  8. De_form-erik-kessels-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Design studio de_form on its exhibition identity for Erik Kessels’ latest show
  9. Ed-van-der-elsken-lust-for-life-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Ed van der Elsken’s new monograph highlights his contribution to Dutch street photography
  10. Le-fils-d'ekia-edern-van-hille-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Ikea and its products are reimagined as a Greek tragedy by Edern van Hille
  11. Bob-bicknell-knight-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Bob Bicknell-Knight tackles data hacking, Mark Zuckerberg and dystopic digitalisations
  12. Notamuse-work-graphicdesign-publication-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Gender equality platform notamuse discusses five female graphic designers we should all know about
  13. Chaumont-graphic-design-biennale-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Post-Medium captures the ins and outs of this year’s Chaumont Graphic Design Biennale
  14. Michaela-younge-felt-tapestries-work-art-itsnicethat-list Art Michaela Younge on her surreal and incredibly intricate felt tapestries
  15. Naomiandersonsubryan-ceramics-illustration-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Kitsch, cult classics and 45 ceramic objects: Naomi Anderson-Subryan knows how to make us smile
  16. Suzychan-graphicdesign-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Suzy Chan’s portfolio boasts original graphic design, animation, typography and so much more
  17. Joejackchapman-digital-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list.jpeg The Graduates 2019 Somewhere between adorable and disgusting: Joe Jack Chapman’s digital worlds
  18. Izzyleach-photography-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Photographer Izzy Leach challenges the male archetypes put forward by Shakespeare
  19. Soomyeong-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Soomyeong elevates the pencil to a whole new level
  20. Mat-kkal-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Accessibility is at the core of Mat-Kkal’s graphic design practice
  21. Leebin-soyeon-shape-of-shame-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Leebin Soyeon depicts shame trapped in translucent objects from jellies to balloons
  22. Lim-kiihwan-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Lim Kiihwan’s distinctive approach to illustration has grown with his confidence in the medium
  23. Lester-jones-their-grind-not-mine-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Their Grind Not Mine captures the trials and tribulations of the daily commute
  24. Tom-etherington-regulars-bookshelf-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Penguin’s in-house designer Tom Etherington talks us through his most influential titles
  25. Sascia-reibel-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Sascia Reibel explores the popularity of Ikea Beijing and three iconic female coders
  26. Marwan-bassiouni-new-dutch-views-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Marwan Bassiouni presents a new form of Dutch landscapes from inside the mosque
  27. Oscar-mitchell-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “Give these flyers their moment to be an artwork”: Oscar Mitchell on Farmfoods
  28. Jul-26-2019-15-35-24 Found in Adobe Stock Nicole Ginelli pays tribute to five female artists using Adobe Stock 3D assets
  29. Works-services-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic design studio Works creates scratchable cover for artist Min ha Park
  30. Bellissimo-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Bellissimo takes us on a hidden tour of the beach of Rome, Ostia
  31. Jingyoung-park-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jinyoung Park’s minimal and graphic illustrations aim to comfort and please
  32. Tenaya-steed-ufos-over-desert-towns-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication What if UFOs landed in Britain’s “culture cold spots”?
  33. Viktor-hachmang-bookshelf-work-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Viktor Hachmang’s Bookshelf is “a physical database of obsession”
  34. Its_nice_that_extinction_rebellion_janice_chang_list-img-002 Response and Responsibility Extinction Rebellion on the creative industries: “What is the cultural sector even for?”
  35. Maroesjka-lavigne-monograph-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Maroesjka Lavigne’s debut monograph captures unforgettable landscapes and their inhabitants
  36. Take-care-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Meet Take Care, a magazine tackling the UK’s housing crisis
  37. Megan-winstone-lily-of-the-valley-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Gina Tonic on being big, Welsh and growing up in an ex-mining town in The Valleys
  38. Moon-illustration-work-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Moon utilises drawing as a means of understanding herself
  39. Jan-horcik-layup-cutulum-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design For Jan Horcik, type design and graphic design cannot work without one another
  40. Matt-hussey-tamed-work-photography-itsnicethat-08 Photography What’s the purpose of prison? This series captures a horse rehabilitation programme in Arizona
  41. Stella-park-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Stella Park’s warm illustrations reflect her outlook on life
  42. Astrid-seme-marlene-hausegger-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Astrid Seme elevates an artist’s work by challenging it through the lens of design
  43. Montasser-drissi-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Arabic and Latin typography don’t have to mimic each other to be harmonious says Montasser Drissi
  44. Tara-booth-cabin-in-the-woods-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Tara Booth explores the reality of her escapist fantasies in a lyrical new book
  45. Olivier-lescot-shibuya-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation “I don’t like doing the same thing twice”: Olivier Lescot on his new film’s aesthetic
  46. Gigi-roy-ben-artzi-hot-weather-semaine-work-film-itsnicethat-list Film Paris Hilton gives us the lowdown on where in the world is particularly hot
  47. Franz-lang-work-illustration-itsnicethar-list Illustration Franz Lang on understanding freelance illustration as a business
  48. Lawrence-lek-aidol-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital AIDOL is a computer-generated fantasy world set during the 2065 eSports Olympics
  49. Frederick-paxton-windpower-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Frederick Paxton documents the world’s first green energy company
  50. Celia-jacobs-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “I still think making art is the best feeling in the world”: Celia Jacobs on finding her place in the creative industry
  51. Studio-hyte-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Radical education and political activism design history: Studio Hyte presents its Bookshelf
  52. Evan-jenkins-sunflower-sutra-work-photogrpahy-itsnicethat-list Photography Sunflower Sutra examines connotations of California, the real and the imagined
  53. Yunying-huang-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Yunying Huang challenges the Eurocentric perception of techno-culture in China
  54. Bizarri-rodriguez-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design For Bizzarri-Rodriguez, book design “is everything except a science”
  55. Mrjose-gliterintheair-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography “Diversity is good for everything”: Mr Jose photographs Brighton Pride
  56. Studio-fnt-jaemin-lee-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jaemin Lee's juxtaposing design explores 60s Korean architecture and the state
  57. Swell-studio-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Singapore-based studio Swell explores the idea of the banished book
  58. Untitled-macao-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Untitled Macao exemplifies the fun side of events design
  59. Kate-isabel-scott-make-music-day-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Kate Isobel Scott makes us think twice about staring at your phone on the train
  60. Jin-jia-ji-bal-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bee-themed shoot Bal arose from a Turkish film and a stomach ache
  61. Shinzo-noda-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Shinzo Noda creates contemporary Japanese graphic design with a twist
  62. Spgd-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic design studio SPGD on balancing its corporate and lo-fi aesthetic
  63. Manuel-rossner-hightype-work-itsnicethat-digital-list Digital Meet Hightype, the type foundry for three-dimensional fonts
  64. Josh-wilkes-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Josh Wilks imagines children’s games with well-informed, real world motivations
  65. Jonathan-monaghan-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Out of the Abyss reimagines ancient apocalyptic symbols for the modern day
  66. Listimagefinal Found in Adobe Stock The poet laureate of Twitter Brian Bilston creates four new poems from Adobe Stock images
  67. Rick-silva-western-fronts-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Western Fronts is a nature documentary that collapses into itself
  68. Arabella-simpson-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Arabella Simpson makes an “illustrated spaghetti” of global objects
  69. Jules-durant-typedesign-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jules Durand aims to “design cool new fonts” beyond the Latin alphabet
  70. Lucy-sherston-work-illustration-itsnicethat-04 Illustration Lucy Sherston finds that leaving out parts of a composition is just as important as the bits kept in
  71. Birmingham-design-festival-work-events-itsnicethat-list Events This year’s Birmingham Design Festival explored truth in the design industry
  72. Greg-lin-jiajie-fujian-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Greg Lin Jiajie captures stories from his “favourite place”, his hometown of Fujian
  73. Luca-mastroianni-gentle-monster-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Luca Mastroianni on his journey from Instagram selfies to the new Gentle Monster campaign
  74. List-img Art Lee Kan Kyo’s practice involves taking a selfie a day and a loyalty card club
  75. Badesaison-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design It’s been another busy year of cultural design projects for Badesaison
  76. Caroline-walls-work-art-itsnicethat-list2 Art From designer to full time artist, Caroline Walls on her gestural paintings
  77. Benjamin-muzzin-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Benjamin Muzzin on how digital art needs to be “shaken up badly”
  78. Futur-neue-walktheline-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Swans, Lamborghinis, Indian luxury and Wild Wild Country inform Futur Neue’s new font
  79. 1-advicearticlethumbnail_firstyearout The Graduates 2019 "Life is not about speed, but direction": Comforting tales from top creatives' first year out of art school
  80. Cindy-kang-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “It’s the only thing that makes me feel alive”: Cindy Kang on her emotive illustrations