Championing creativity

AdvertisingAnimationArtGraphic DesignIllustrationPhotography

View all categories

Jyni Ong

Jyni joined It’s Nice That as an editorial assistant in August 2018 after graduating from The Glasgow School of Art with a degree in Communication Design in 2017. Her previous roles include Glasgow Women’s Library designer in residence and The Glasgow School of Art’s Graduate Illustrator. She became a staff writer in March 2019.

  1. Anthony-prince-men-of-maize-work-film-itsnicethat-list Film Men of Maize explores the preservation of Mayan culture in Guatemala
  2. Jack-davison-modern-weekly-china-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jack Davison delves into a world of miniature cityscapes in his latest shoot
  3. Syvat-vishnyakova-az-museum-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Svyat Vishnyakov on the rebrand of AZ Museum in Moscow
  4. Anete-melece-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration For Anete Melece “illustration is the easiest way to tell a visual story”
  5. Sasha-lytvyn-ply-knits-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Sasha Lytvyn explores how “you have to live in that moment in order to capture it”
  6. Seba-cestaro-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Seba Cestaro “adds eyes to everything” in his surreal 2D and 3D illustrations
  7. Irina-werning-dear-long-hair-work-photography-list Photography Irina Werning photographs the long-haired women of Argentina
  8. Vernon-james-c-manlapaz-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Vernon James C. Manlapaz on his fantastical and truly believable animations
  9. Rebeka-lukoses-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Rebeka Lukošus’ self-imposed rule means her work has to be sincere and funny
  10. Mathile-gaussen-code10-15-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Code 10-15 commemorates the scientific methods that advanced criminology
  11. Yvan-guillo-samplerman-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Yvan Guillo AKA Samplerman on his belief that “there is no progress in art”
  12. Patrick-wassman-mukachevo-work-photography-list Photography Patrick Wassmann photographs the youthful existence in Mukachevo, Ukraine
  13. Paul-stirton-jan-tschichold-exhibition-weimar-graphicdesign-work-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Bard Graduate Centre celebrates Jan Tschichold’s design legacy
  14. Monotype-test Graphic Design “Allowing a modern audience to see Helvetica for the first time”: Charles Nix talks us through the newly released Helvetica Now
  15. Viktor-hachmang-twin-mirrors-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Viktor Hachmang’s new book combines traditional printmaking with the digital
  16. Mundial-classic-football-shirts-umbro-exhibition-news-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list3 Exhibition 95 years of Umbro’s iconic football kit designs go on show in Manchester
  17. Design360-issue79-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Design 360°’s editors discuss the illustration and media scene in China
  18. Shuwei-liu-an-invitation-from-another-world-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Shuwei Liu combines David Bowie and Chinese mythology with a planet mushroom
  19. Larissa-hoff-der-wall-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list3 Illustration Illustrator Larissa Hoff constantly thinks of new ways to communicate information
  20. Jean-philippe-bretin-yuichi-yokoyama-work-publication-illustration-itsnicethat-05 Publication Jean-Philippe Bretin on his redesign of Yuichi Yokoyama’s graphic novel Outdoors
  21. Marie-weber-the-seminar-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Marie Weber portrays the weirdness of her generation in The Seminar
  22. Atelier-pierre-pierre-graphicdesign-work-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Atelier Pierre Pierre is like a graphic design Swiss army knife with its skill and execution
  23. Antonio-carrau-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Antonio Carrau’s collages lie somewhere between pattern and reality
  24. Napoleon-typefaces-erik-sasche-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Drawing fonts is “nothing but a nice meditative state” for Erik Sachse
  25. Its-nice-that-illustration_saehan_parc_list-img Illustration Saehan Parc illustrates women in various colours because she is also a foreign woman
  26. Ordinary-people-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design An update from Ordinary People on its recent design output
  27. Evan-cohen-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Evan Cohen breaks the boundaries of comics grids as an additional narrative
  28. Ted-hynunha-yoon-decoding-dictatorial-statues-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Decoding Dictatorial Statues untangles the agency of sculpted bodies
  29. Jung-lee-type-foundry-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jungmyung Lee on how typography can provoke a feeling in its readers
  30. Take-two-redesigns-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Take Two is a collaborative blog dedicated to the redesign of public posters
  31. Joakim-drescher-motel-universe-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration For Joakim Drescher, mistakes are an integral part of an illustration
  32. Collletttivo-typefaces-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Meet Collletttivo: an expanding group of typography buffs with an open source philosophy
  33. A-black-cover-design-founder-type-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-04 Graphic Design A Black Cover Design on how corporate graphic design can change employee moods
  34. Suzy-chan-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Protests, cute culture and the UK’s fruit market: Suzy Chan on her innovative design practice
  35. Henri-charles-bedue-the-house-of-happiness-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Charles-Henry Bédué photographs the intimacy and mystery of family homes
  36. Jaeha-kim-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jaeha Kim channels different discplines of art through his graphic design practice
  37. Whippets-fc-new-kit-designs-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Whippets FC champions the unity and community of women’s football
  38. Snohetta-under-news-architecture-list2 Architecture Snøhetta designs Europe's first underwater restaurant in Norway
  39. Morteza-vaseghi-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Morteza Vaseghi pushes for the notion of art in a graphic design context
  40. Jennifer-steinkamp-impeach-work-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation 3D animation pioneer Jennifer Steinkamp on her current solo show, Impeach
  41. Datagif-bingo-type-work-digital-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Digital Bingo Type: Datagif animates typefaces in the style of French TV shows
  42. Gianluca-alla-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design For Gianluca Alla, typography is “literally the A, B, C of visual communication”
  43. Locksbrook-bathschoolofart-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Bath School of Art alumni collaborate on a 90 metre-long mural delving into the university’s archive
  44. Pitch-studios-virtual-gap-year-work-animation-film-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Virtual Gap Year explores the post-technological futures of the internet
  45. Karun-thakar-ghanaian-film-posters-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list_copy Exhibition Iconic imagery is brilliantly reimagined by Ghana’s film industry in these posters from the 1980s
  46. Cheng-hsu-chung-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Cheng-Hsu Chung's animations “break the border of reality and surreality”
  47. Seokmee-noh-after-the-snow-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration SeokMee Noh’s latest paintings express “the beauty and simplicity of snow”
  48. Haam-juhae-watercolours-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Haam Juhae is attracted to watercolours as “complete control is impossible”
  49. Nelly-ben-hayoun-i-am-not-a-monster-work-film-itsnicethat-02_copy Film Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun’s latest film explores the importance of pluralist thinking
  50. Luke-archer-the-rock-work-photography-itsnicethat-02 Photography In the lead up to Brexit, Luke Archer photographs the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar
  51. Virtue-copenhagan-pride-q-news-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Q is the world’s first genderless voice hoping to eradicate gender bias in technology
  52. Jess-sowersby-klim-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design The Klim Type Foundry on how it's influenced by New Zealand’s unique design scene
  53. Bob-bicknell-knight-isthisit-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication The latest issue of isthisit? seeks to answer why some news has become untrustworthy
  54. Sam-khoury-the-greatest-outdoor-show-on-earth-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography At the Canadian rodeo, Sam Khoury photographs “The Greatest Outdoor Show in the World”
  55. Steph-lau-hot-air-work-graphic-design-illustration-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Steph Lau’s Hot Air envisions Cantonese phrases that are difficult to translate into English
  56. Victionary-designhers-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Design{h}ers champions a range of female creatives all in one book
  57. Maciek-pozoga-paris-nord-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Maciek Pożoga captures Paris Nord “in a mode close to pickpocketing or police work”
  58. Laura-coombs-how-we-see-photobooks-by-women-work-photography-itsnicethat-list International Women's Day Laura Coombs designs a book highlighting women's contribution to the photobook
  59. Nadia-lee-cohen-features-photography-itsnicethat-international-womens-day-list2 International Women's Day Nadia Lee Cohen on how she became Nadia Lee Cohen
  60. Glasgow-womens-library-bookshelf-international-womens-day-itsnicethat-list International Women's Day Glasgow Women’s Library talks us through their favourite books for International Women’s Day
  61. Kyoto-nakamura-work-illustrations-itsnicethat-list Illustration Kyoko Nakamura combines tradition with the contemporary in her neon illustrations
  62. Liebermann-kiepe-web-design-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Liebermann Kiepe showcases web design in a different way
  63. Chan-furze-work-illustration-itsnicethat-07 Illustration Furze Chan on the art of drawing food and the magic of coloured pencils
  64. Gary-card-toys-work-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Product Design Renowned set designer Gary Card embarks on his dream project of designing toys
  65. Matthieu-becker-graphic-design-as-a-middleman-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Matthieu Becker considers “the graphic designer as a middle-man between content and audience”
  66. Jeongmee-yoon-the-pink-and-blue-project-features-photography-list Photography A study of gender and colour over 14 years: JeongMee Yoon on The Pink and Blue Project
  67. Craig-atkinson-cafe-royal-books-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Café Royal Books is an impressive archive of decades of British documentary photography
  68. Jinhwa-jang-illustration-work-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jinhwa Jang on how the art of illustration is more than just technique
  69. Iain-mckell-private-reality-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Iain McKell looks back on his photographs of Weymouth’s seafront in 1976
  70. Unmaking-democratic-design-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Unmaking Democratic Design explores Sweden’s design identity through chairs
  71. Kyutae-lee-work-illustration-itsnicethat-11 Illustration You can barely detect a pencil stroke in Kyutae Lee’s atmospheric illustrations
  72. Mothercare-bodyproudmums-sophiemayanne-news-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising Mothercare UK calls for new mums to be proud of their post-birth bodies
  73. Thibaud-herem-detail-filled-with-passion-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Thibaud Hérem on his technically perfect illustrations of buildings
  74. Hugo-scott-20-photographs-work-photography-06 Publication Hugo Scott's first monograph features 20 photographs in a handmade photo box
  75. Int-otw-jeeookchoi-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Through otherworldly and surreal illustrations Jee-ook Choi strives for “unrealistic beauty”
  76. Int-otw-haeinkim-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Haein Kim’s animated comedy Peepin’ comes from a place of honesty
  77. Int-otw-kentacobayashi-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Buddhism and computer games collide in Kenta Cobayashi’s digitally manipulated photography
  78. Kai-tang-book-cover-design-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Kai Tang on how book design is timeless and therefore “more valuable”
  79. Daniel-v-keller-for-a-fish-tank-or-a-parking-lot-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Daniel V. Keller explores the relationship between humans and ecologies in his first book
  80. Revers-publication-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Publication Through archival imagery, Revers sheds a light on 50 years of diverse communities in France