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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. Matthew-stone-fka-twigs-work-art-itsnicethat-list Art “If I am flagging on a shoot, she directs me”: Matthew Stone on working with FKA Twigs
  2. Nicolas-ridou-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration French illustrator Nicolas Ridou makes “the atmosphere the story” in his hypnotic works
  3. Theo-triantafyllidis-anti-gone-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Anti-Gone is a mixed reality performance set in a post-climate change world
  4. Laura-coombs-graphic-design-regulars-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Laura Coombs presents her Bookshelf, and it’s all about attention to materiality
  5. Josephin-ritschel-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Josephin Ritschel presents architecture and its surroundings as a stage for storytelling
  6. Gab-bois-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Gab Bois transforms things we’ve seen a thousand times into something spectacular
  7. Principal-studio-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “We are adamant that our projects pass the test of time”: Principal on its designs for Yoko Ono and Pierre Dorion
  8. Berta-vallo-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Summers in Buda captures the city’s old women, and a possible dystopian future
  9. Martin-major-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Martin Major designs his stream of consciousness and a food-centred zine
  10. Csm_gif_3 Animation Katy Wang on confidence, client emails and her latest short for Mailchimp
  11. Us-by-night-work-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Events The nocturnal design conference with a twist, this year’s Us By Night boasts a stellar line up
  12. Listimage3 Found in Adobe Stock Sujin Kim empathises with that “back to work feeling” in five new comics
  13. Thabiso-sekgala-here-is-elsewhere-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography The Hayward shines a light on South Africa’s born-free generation
  14. Lois-cohen-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography “If you feel like an alien in this society, it is probably a strength”: Lois Cohen on her visionary photography
  15. Sungmin-choi-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “Imagination is important to everyone”: Sungmin Choi on her deeply human comics
  16. Burrow-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Design studio Burrow constantly rebuilds itself according to the brief, and the designers’ needs
  17. Flying-matthew-dear-gif-by-rolfes-downsized_large-list Digital Team Rolfes on VR puppetry, digital character design and the importance of live performance
  18. Inkee-wang-bloomsberg-businessweek-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Inkee Wang’s illustrations zing with bold colour and personality
  19. M-giesser-new-wave-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design M. Giesser on his first entirely screen-based rebrand for arts festival Next Wave
  20. Yoshi-sodeoka-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Digital artist Yoshi Sodeoka’s work cannot be categorised
  21. Sistaaz-of-the-castle-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Not just trans sex workers, these women are fashion icons
  22. Yarza-twins-regulars-bookshelf-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf “Brexit is the dumbest error in the history of the UK”: the Yarza Twins presents its Bookshelf
  23. Peter-dench-the-english-summer-season-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography “Drunkenness and debauchery!”: Peter Dench captures events of English gentility
  24. Robyn-nichol-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Noughties teens from the UK, prepare to be overcome with nostalgia
  25. List4 Animation Groovy, upbeat and visually explosive, Cheng-Hsu Chung on his latest music video
  26. Studio-thonik-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studio Thonik reflects on its creative motivations after 25 years of experience in the industry
  27. Nadia-lee-cohen-asap-rocky-babuska-boi-work-film-itsnicethat-list Film “He let me go a bit wild”: Nadia Lee Cohen directs A$AP Rocky’s latest music video
  28. American-chordata-redesign-no-ideas-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Arts publication American Chordata gets a redesign embracing its “weird” content
  29. Claire-merchlinsky-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Claire Merchlinsky on her work as both an illustrator and an art director
  30. Listimage Found in Adobe Stock Take a tour round Izumi Miyazaki’s weird and wonderful creative process
  31. Pornhub-dirtiest-porn-ever-news-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising Pornhub tackles sea pollution in its “Dirtiest Porn Ever” campaign
  32. Paige-mehrer-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Paige Mehrer explores the religious symbolism of her Catholic childhood through illustration
  33. Stefan-hurleman-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Stefan Hürlemann on the space art scene, print apprenticeships and a new platform for emerging designers
  34. Sara-ludy-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Sara Ludy extends her apartment into a VR that will continue to expand indefinitely
  35. Magali-brueder-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Magali Brueder transports us to the hilly wilderness in her experimental artworks
  36. Josephine-lohair-self-the-fabric-of-you-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Josephine Lohoar Self’s incredibly detailed stop motion animation explores grief
  37. Ji-soo-eom---eth Digital Bold and borderless, Ji Soo Eom’s designs echo the multiverse
  38. Off-office-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-12 Graphic Design “In the end, design is about feelings”: Off Office on its thoughtful design ethos
  39. 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
  40. Matthew-keff-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Matthew Keff digitally riffs off the design tropes of social media and advertising
  41. Doris-liou-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration For illustrator Doris Liou, “drawings are about what you want to show others”
  42. 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
  43. Listimage_1 Graphic Design Four top creatives design posters from Adobe’s new Createfulness collection
  44. 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
  45. De_form-erik-kessels-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Design studio de_form on its exhibition identity for Erik Kessels’ latest show
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. Bob-bicknell-knight-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Bob Bicknell-Knight tackles data hacking, Mark Zuckerberg and dystopic digitalisations
  49. Notamuse-work-graphicdesign-publication-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Gender equality platform notamuse discusses five female graphic designers we should all know about
  50. 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
  51. Michaela-younge-felt-tapestries-work-art-itsnicethat-list Art Michaela Younge on her surreal and incredibly intricate felt tapestries
  52. 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
  53. Suzychan-graphicdesign-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Suzy Chan’s portfolio boasts original graphic design, animation, typography and so much more
  54. Joejackchapman-digital-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list.jpeg The Graduates 2019 Somewhere between adorable and disgusting: Joe Jack Chapman’s digital worlds
  55. Izzyleach-photography-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Photographer Izzy Leach challenges the male archetypes put forward by Shakespeare
  56. Soomyeong-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Soomyeong elevates the pencil to a whole new level
  57. Mat-kkal-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Accessibility is at the core of Mat-Kkal’s graphic design practice
  58. Leebin-soyeon-shape-of-shame-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Leebin Soyeon depicts shame trapped in translucent objects from jellies to balloons
  59. Lim-kiihwan-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Lim Kiihwan’s distinctive approach to illustration has grown with his confidence in the medium
  60. Lester-jones-their-grind-not-mine-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Their Grind Not Mine captures the trials and tribulations of the daily commute
  61. Tom-etherington-regulars-bookshelf-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Penguin’s in-house designer Tom Etherington talks us through his most influential titles
  62. Sascia-reibel-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Sascia Reibel explores the popularity of Ikea Beijing and three iconic female coders
  63. Marwan-bassiouni-new-dutch-views-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Marwan Bassiouni presents a new form of Dutch landscapes from inside the mosque
  64. Oscar-mitchell-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “Give these flyers their moment to be an artwork”: Oscar Mitchell on Farmfoods
  65. Jul-26-2019-15-35-24 Found in Adobe Stock Nicole Ginelli pays tribute to five female artists using Adobe Stock 3D assets
  66. Works-services-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic design studio Works creates scratchable cover for artist Min ha Park
  67. Bellissimo-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Bellissimo takes us on a hidden tour of the beach of Rome, Ostia
  68. Jingyoung-park-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jinyoung Park’s minimal and graphic illustrations aim to comfort and please
  69. Tenaya-steed-ufos-over-desert-towns-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication What if UFOs landed in Britain’s “culture cold spots”?
  70. Viktor-hachmang-bookshelf-work-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Viktor Hachmang’s Bookshelf is “a physical database of obsession”
  71. 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?”
  72. Maroesjka-lavigne-monograph-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Maroesjka Lavigne’s debut monograph captures unforgettable landscapes and their inhabitants
  73. Take-care-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Meet Take Care, a magazine tackling the UK’s housing crisis
  74. 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
  75. Moon-illustration-work-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Moon utilises drawing as a means of understanding herself
  76. Jan-horcik-layup-cutulum-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design For Jan Horcik, type design and graphic design cannot work without one another
  77. Matt-hussey-tamed-work-photography-itsnicethat-08 Photography What’s the purpose of prison? This series captures a horse rehabilitation programme in Arizona
  78. Stella-park-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Stella Park’s warm illustrations reflect her outlook on life
  79. 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
  80. 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