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Jyni Ong

Jyni joined It’s Nice That as an editorial assistant in August 2018. She graduated 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. Her particular interests include community-based art, graphic design and illustration.

  1. Dont-hug-me-im-scared-sundance-news-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared to debut at Sundance Film Festival
  2. To-live-and-die-in-manila-boiler-room-work-film-itsnicethat-list Film Director Angela Stephenson documents Manila's defiance for creative freedom in the narco-state
  3. Yung-hua-chen-photography-work-itsnicethat-list Photograhy Yung Hua Chen’s photography is effortlessly glamorous
  4. Christmas-decorations-ocd-sufferers-news-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Christmas decorations cause OCD sufferers distress in New York
  5. Ram-han-childhood-nostalgia-work-ilustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Ram Han’s work continues to rekindle images of childhood nostalgia
  6. Studio-albert-romagosa-book-designs-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studio Albert Romagosa’s publication designs are uncomplicated yet intelligible
  7. Malcolm-garrett-the-new-european-news-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Malcolm Garrett declares "Brexit is over!" on the latest cover of The New European
  8. Seo-young-kwon-records-thoughts-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Seo-Young Kwon actively records thoughts and ideas that otherwise might float away
  9. Blok-48north-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Blok rethinks the design of cannabis after its legalisation in Canada
  10. Zak-keene-digitial-illustrations-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration “Are we all avatars now?” asks digital painter Zak Keene
  11. Rocky-sandboa-devanagari-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Hitesh Malaviya on the challenges of designing type for an Indian audience
  12. Ginko-yang-mental-massage-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration For Ginko Yang “drawing creates the same effects as a mental massage”
  13. Int-roty-bryanrivera-listimage Review of the Year 2018 Pop culture powerhouse Bryan Rivera's 2018 in graphic design
  14. Maurice-andresen-object-agency-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Maurice Andresen is reimagining Glasgow’s non-spaces as an ethereal world
  15. 20-million-government-boost-englands-economy-news-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous £20 million promised by the government to boost England’s creative industries
  16. Stuart-perkins-bigfoot-news-work-publication-list2 Publication Bigfoot News is a self-published news bulletin for the homeless, by the homeless
  17. Sophie-koko-gate-illustrating-social-media-printedpages-illustration-list Printed Pages Sophie Koko Gate on illustrating social media’s influence on art criticism
  18. Shun-ishizuka-deisgn-practice-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Shun Ishizuka's designs combine Western design influences for a Japanese context
  19. Urban-pamphleteer-issue7-work-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Urban Pamphleteer #7 shares narratives from London's LGBTQ+ night-time spaces
  20. Airbnb-backyard-news-architecture-itsnicethat-list Architecture Airbnb plans to build its own houses in a move towards “social responsibility”
  21. Agnes-choi-nostalgic-fashion-work-fashion-itsnicethat-list2 Fashion Agnes Choi’s latest collection weaves nostalgia and memory into fashion
  22. Berke-yazicioglu-capacity-for-sound-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Designer Berke Yazicioglu “makes images that have a capacity for sound”
  23. Corners-hangul-language-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Corners’ graphic design work exemplifies the beautiful language of Han-gul
  24. Inji-seo-increasing-commissions-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Illustrator Inji Seo discusses the differences in producing personal and commercial work
  25. Ariana-grande-breaks-youtube-records-news-film-itsnicethat-list Film Ariana Grande's teen flick parody music video smashes viewing records
  26. Studio-swine-infinity-blue-work-art-itsnicethat-list2 Art Studio Swine’s multi-sensory installation takes viewers back to primordial Earth
  27. November-things-2018-itsnicethat-list2 Things To accompany this month's festivities, it's December Things!
  28. Rookie-magazine-folds-news-publication-list Publication Farewell Rookie: Tavi Gevinson’s teen magazine folds
  29. Bavarian-state-opera-redesign-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design The Bavarian State Opera’s corporate identity is given a contemporary redesign
  30. Joao-sobral-drawings-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list_copy Illustration João Sobral has a soft spot for depicting “losers or weirdos who’ve been mistreated by the system”
  31. Michiel-schuurman-risograph-book-work-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Risograph printing is pushed to its best in Michiel Schuurman’s new book
  32. Cararina-bianchini-see-you-at-the-dance-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Caterina Bianchini releases new publication filled with hand drawn type
  33. Ines-cox-building-friendship-fair-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Ines Cox highlights how certain design components are overlooked in new identity
  34. Lucas-hesse-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Lucas Hesse draws inspiration from outside the traditional graphic design canon
  35. Haejin-park-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Illustrator Haejin Park is reimagining the meaning of childlike motifs
  36. Betty-liu-jess-brohier-eating-the-other-work-fashion-list2 Fashion Eating the Other explores the western fascination with Chinese traditional dress
  37. Forensic-architecture-turner-prize-2018-features-architecture-list2 Architecture Navigating a new space between science and art: Forensic Architecture on the agency's Turner Prize nomination
  38. Studio-spass-spring-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Studio Spass is fun by name, fun by nature
  39. David-bowie-is-augmented-reality-app-news-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital The sell-out David Bowie Is exhibition to be recreated as an augmented reality app
  40. Raw_colour_list3 Miscellaneous Raw Color expands its colour-focused practice into 3D “props”
  41. Rca-secret-2018-news-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition The annual RCA Secret continues to auction off stellar artwork at a bargain price
  42. Kids-takeover-day-em-fitzgerald-geffrye-museum-news-itsnicethat-list Art Children will takeover jobs in 120 heritage sites across England for one day this week
  43. Maria-menem-bolidy-movements-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration María Medem’s illustrations showcase an attentiveness to the body’s movement
  44. The-singapore-graphics-archive-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Devour the extensive design feast that is The Singapore Graphic Archive
  45. Luo-yang-contemporary-chinese-girls-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Luo Yang photographs modern Chinese girls in their natural habitats
  46. Logoarchive-richard-baird-work-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication The new issue of LogoArchive looks at the "form language" of logo design
  47. Twitter-christmas-ad-the-real-john-lewis-news-advertising-list Advertising The real John Lewis gets his own Christmas advert for Twitter
  48. Harry-wyld-series-of-mistakes-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Harry Wyld’s illustrations are “often just a series of mistakes”
  49. Warrior-studios-gdfs-2018-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list3 Graphic Design Warriors Studio gives us a run-down of the graphic design trends at this year's GDFS
  50. Mak-kai-hang-chinese-typography-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list3 Graphic Design Mak Kai Hang discusses the typographic differences within Chinese graphic design
  51. Killian-vilim-ooze-work-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Kilian Vilim's film Ooze is a psychological exploration of loneliness through animation
  52. Okuyama-taiki-design-practice-work-graphicdesign-list2 Graphic Design Okuyama Taiki became interested in design while running a free bookshop in Tokyo
  53. Pieter-henket-congo-tales-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Congo Tales offers an alternative to fear-based environmental messaging
  54. Seulgi-lee-gallery-hyundai-work-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Seulgi Lee’s textiles artwork acts as a means of anthropological theory
  55. Kristine-kawakubo-handmade-books-work-graphicdesign-list2 Graphic Design Kristine Kawakubo’s handmade books focus on typographic experimentation
  56. Greg-barth-easy-life-nightmares-work-film-itsnicethat-list Film Greg Barth directs Easy Life’s new music video about nightmares
  57. Playlab-inc-dont-do-the-same-thing-twice-work-graphicdesign-list Miscellaneous PlayLab, Inc. says it doesn't “want to do the same thing twice” in its practice
  58. Boiler-room-palestine-underground-work-film-list Film Palestine Underground shines a light on the West Bank’s underground music scene 

  59. Chow-and-lin-homeless-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Chow and Lin documents the world’s inequality of wealth using Google Earth
  60. Somethingmoon_independentpublishing_work_graphicdesign_itsnicethat_list2 Graphic Design SomethingMoon is one of the few designers working in independent publishing in Macau
  61. Out-of-office-gender-pay-gap-news-digital-list Digital Equal Pay Day is here to stay
  62. Skin-deep-movements-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Skin Deep’s latest issue “deals with the lesser-known histories of black and brown activism”
  63. Benoit-bodhuin-pickle-standard-typeface-work-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design Typeface Pickle-Standard both obeys and rejects the grid at the same time
  64. Matthew-mccarthy-saul-bass-archive-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design The Saul Bass Archive looks back on the trailblazer’s rare poster design
  65. Studio-weave-colours-signage-in-hackney-features-arch-itsnicethat-list2 Architecture Studio Weave redesigns the colour scheme and signage of housing associations in Hackney
  66. Fka-twigs-avantgarden-issue-four-news-fashion-list Publication FKA Twigs releases issue four of her Instagram zine, Avantgarden
  67. Zhong-xian-no-such-thing-as-fake-in-animation-work-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Zhong Xian on how “there is no such thing as ‘fake’ in animation”
  68. Studio-claus-due-personal-projects-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Studio Claus Due is “interested in content, not style”
  69. Mia-abdel-allah-mo-salah-news-art-itsnicethat-list Art Mo Salah’s new statue is unveiled and the resemblance is unexpected
  70. Capd-logo-archive-news-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design The Centre for American Politics and Design explores the graphic vernacular of American politics
  71. John-walters-capsid-work-art-itsnicethat-list2 Art John Walter’s artworks draw parallels between how HIV and culture are transmitted
  72. Joonghyun-cho-democratic-design-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list3 Graphic Design Joonghyun Cho on how design has taught him the most important values of life
  73. Chris-bristow-worldsandwichday-news-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising Chris Bristow celebrates World Sandwich Day with a new animation for Subway
  74. Xxlstudio-iconicbookdesign-graphicdesign-work-itsnicethat-list3 Graphic Design XXL Studio is an iconic Chinese graphic design studio producing exceptional book design
  75. Joonas-hvyonen-digital-realms-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Joonas Hyvönen explores what is possible in the digital realm
  76. Boy-daile-magazine-redesign-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Creative studio Boy redesigns the historic Daile magazine
  77. Shohei-morimoto-paintings-work-art-itsnicethat-list Art Shohei Morimoto’s paintings capture emotions that don’t particularly belong to anywhere
  78. Friendswithyou-little-cloud-macys-parade-news-art-itsnicethat-list Art FriendsWithYou upscales Little Cloud for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade
  79. Pangpangpang-interactive-posters-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Are interactive, digital posters set to overtake the printed poster?
  80. Slavs-and-tatars-eurasia-work-art-pub-itsnicethat-list Publication Slavs and Tatars shines a light on the cultural complexities of Eurasia