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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. Coralie-vogelaar-bin-packing-algorithm-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Exploring the space between humans and computers: Coralie Vogelaar on bin-packing algorithms
  2. Natalie-keyssar-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Natalie Keyssar captures Guyana on the cusp of dramatic change
  3. Joshua-kissi-jump-ball-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jump Ball celebrates the relationship between basketball and the African diaspora
  4. Hannah_weiland In Conversation “No one had seen faux fur like it and people went mad”: Shrimps’ founder Hannah Weiland in conversation with It's Nice That
  5. Lucas-zanotto-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Lucas Zanotto on his seamless animation loops and his journey into the digital
  6. Takanari-tazaki-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Feel like you’re floating with Takanari Tazaki’s velvety illustrations
  7. Dalbert-vilarino-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “Being open to different influences helps drive experimentation”: Dalbert Vilarino on his restless style
  8. -4x2m7uq Found in Adobe Stock Keith Rankin explores the archetypal man vs machine story using Adobe Stock images
  9. Us-by-night-round-up-work-events-itsnicethat-list Events The design conference masquerading as one huge party: This year’s Us By Night got personal
  10. Two-points-net-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf TwoPoints.Net presents its Bookshelf highlighting the importance of studying other disciplines
  11. Fukt-magazine-work-itsnicethat-publication-list2 Publication The latest issue of Fukt is all about systems, and how to break them
  12. Kieran-mclister-margin-of-terror-work-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Be wowed by recent graduate Kieran McLister’s detail-driven stop motion animations
  13. Kati-szila%cc%81gyi-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration From The New York Times to a comic on sex, illustrator Kati Szilágyi discusses her recent work
  14. Sunny-studio-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “Animation is now a must for posters”: Sunny Studio on design for the digital age
  15. Gayatri-ganju-the-green-gang-work-photography-itsnicethat-list World Mental Health Day “A huge support system”: Meet India’s group of low-caste female vigilantes
  16. Kentaro-takahashi-tomatoes-a-bird-takeko-and-koichi-features-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Koichi and Takeko: A tale of two grandparents and Japan through the 20th Century
  17. John-angerson-english-journey-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography John Angerson's photographic journey sheds light on modern England and its social issues
  18. Marc-armand-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Marc Armand translates the atmosphere of the French summer coast into graphic design
  19. Sucuk-and-bratwurst-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Friends since kindergarten, Sucuk and Bratwurst discusses its collective creativity
  20. Letter-to-bruno-manser-work-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list Photography Letter to Bruno Manser captures the devastation of deforestation in Borneo
  21. October-things-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things October’s Things offers up wastemen, a prawn dumpling, faux prescriptions and a pink magazine
  22. Actual-source-a24-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Moonlight, Ex Machina and The Witch go to print in three books designed by Actual Source
  23. Gilles-de-brock-work-art-itsnicethat-list Art From carpet making to digitally printing ceramics glazes, Gilles de Brock pulls apart the design process
  24. Reviving-type-work-publication-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Publication How to successfully revive older typefaces while taking in the significance of the original
  25. David-me%cc%81ndez-alonso-lazy-oaf-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design David Méndez Alonso on the benefits of being an art director and not a designer
  26. Merijn-hose-bookshelf-work-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf An insight into Merijn Hos’ favourite artists, through his Bookshelf
  27. Patrick-kyle-the-death-of-the-master-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Patrick Kyle’s new comic explores an absurdist society and a deluded patriarch
  28. Mahesh-shantaram-matrimania-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Mahesh Shantaram presents a look beneath the glossy veneer of Indian weddings
  29. Unnamed_(9) Graphic Design Typefaces for “bold graphic designers with a taste for risk and expressiveness”
  30. Irini-gleglakou-atlas-of-neologism-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Irini Gleglakou explores the cultural significance of newly-coined terms from the last 60 years
  31. Ryan-haskins-sushi-snob-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design From dentist to designer, Ryan Haskins on his “borderline annoying” sushi rebrand
  32. Yolanda-liou-thank-you-for-playing-with-me-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Yolanda Y. Liou confronts Asian beauty standards in a new photography series
  33. Son-ayong-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Ayong Son on the benefits of being a multi-disciplinary creative
  34. Markus-lange-karl-heinz-drescher-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Marvel at these typographic posters designed by Karl-Heinz Drescher in East Germany
  35. Chloe-wary-saison-des-roses-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “What do we want for the future?”: Chloé Wary’s comics are all about female empowerment
  36. Hellome-ten-years-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-09 Graphic Design HelloMe celebrates its tenth birthday and reflects on the past decade of design
  37. 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
  38. Nicolas-ridou-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration French illustrator Nicolas Ridou makes “the atmosphere the story” in his hypnotic works
  39. Theo-triantafyllidis-anti-gone-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Anti-Gone is a mixed reality performance set in a post-climate change world
  40. Laura-coombs-graphic-design-regulars-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Laura Coombs presents her Bookshelf, and it’s all about attention to materiality
  41. Josephin-ritschel-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Josephin Ritschel presents architecture and its surroundings as a stage for storytelling
  42. Gab-bois-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Gab Bois transforms things we’ve seen a thousand times into something spectacular
  43. 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
  44. Berta-vallo-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Summers in Buda captures the city’s old women, and a possible dystopian future
  45. Martin-major-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Martin Major designs his stream of consciousness and a food-centred zine
  46. Csm_gif_3 Animation Katy Wang on confidence, client emails and her latest short for Mailchimp
  47. 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
  48. Listimage3 Found in Adobe Stock Sujin Kim empathises with that “back to work feeling” in five new comics
  49. Thabiso-sekgala-here-is-elsewhere-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography The Hayward shines a light on South Africa’s born-free generation
  50. 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
  51. Sungmin-choi-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “Imagination is important to everyone”: Sungmin Choi on her deeply human comics
  52. Burrow-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Design studio Burrow constantly rebuilds itself according to the brief, and the designers’ needs
  53. Flying-matthew-dear-gif-by-rolfes-downsized_large-list Digital Team Rolfes on VR puppetry, digital character design and the importance of live performance
  54. Inkee-wang-bloomsberg-businessweek-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Inkee Wang’s illustrations zing with bold colour and personality
  55. 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
  56. Yoshi-sodeoka-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Digital artist Yoshi Sodeoka’s work cannot be categorised
  57. Sistaaz-of-the-castle-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Not just trans sex workers, these women are fashion icons
  58. 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
  59. Peter-dench-the-english-summer-season-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography “Drunkenness and debauchery!”: Peter Dench captures events of English gentility
  60. Robyn-nichol-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Noughties teens from the UK, prepare to be overcome with nostalgia
  61. List4 Animation Groovy, upbeat and visually explosive, Cheng-Hsu Chung on his latest music video
  62. Studio-thonik-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studio Thonik reflects on its creative motivations after 25 years of experience in the industry
  63. 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
  64. American-chordata-redesign-no-ideas-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Arts publication American Chordata gets a redesign embracing its “weird” content
  65. Claire-merchlinsky-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Claire Merchlinsky on her work as both an illustrator and an art director
  66. Listimage Found in Adobe Stock Take a tour round Izumi Miyazaki’s weird and wonderful creative process
  67. Pornhub-dirtiest-porn-ever-news-advertising-itsnicethat-01 Advertising Pornhub tackles sea pollution in its “Dirtiest Porn Ever” campaign
  68. Paige-mehrer-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Paige Mehrer explores the religious symbolism of her Catholic childhood through illustration
  69. Stefan-hurleman-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Stefan Hürlemann on the space art scene, print apprenticeships and a new platform for emerging designers
  70. Sara-ludy-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Sara Ludy extends her apartment into a VR that will continue to expand indefinitely
  71. Magali-brueder-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Magali Brueder transports us to the hilly wilderness in her experimental artworks
  72. Josephine-lohair-self-the-fabric-of-you-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Josephine Lohoar Self’s incredibly detailed stop motion animation explores grief
  73. Ji-soo-eom---eth Digital Bold and borderless, Ji Soo Eom’s designs echo the multiverse
  74. Off-office-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-12 Graphic Design “In the end, design is about feelings”: Off Office on its thoughtful design ethos
  75. 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
  76. Matthew-keff-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Matthew Keff digitally riffs off the design tropes of social media and advertising
  77. Doris-liou-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration For illustrator Doris Liou, “drawings are about what you want to show others”
  78. 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
  79. Listimage_1 Graphic Design Four top creatives design posters from Adobe’s new Createfulness collection
  80. 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