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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. Hattie-stewart-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “They’re the only things I would save in a fire”: A peak inside Hattie Stewart’s marvellous sketch books
  2. Martina-scarpelli-egg-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Egg is an animation about attempting – and failing – to take control of something you are afraid of
  3. Kyuho-kim-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Kyuho Kim imagines the shapes of words in his inventive design practice
  4. Timothy-george-kelly-labour-nation-news-film-itsnicethat-list Film Timothy George Kelly directs I'm Voting Labour in the lead up to tomorrow’s election
  5. Fhuiae-kim-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Fhuiae Kim explores “the third language” in her calming graphic design works
  6. Klim-dia-sohne-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Can you translate a memory into a digital font family? Klim and Dia collaborate on Söhne
  7. The-design-museum-see-differently-news-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design See Differently shines a light on the life-hacking products used by the blind community
  8. Abang-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Abang’s illustrations of 15 women aim to reveal her true self
  9. Studio-hik-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “Perfectly beautiful things don’t attract me”: Heesun Seo on her nontraditional practice
  10. Sejin-choi-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Sejin Choi blurs the boundaries between graphic design and art
  11. Wfm1nume Found in Adobe Stock Everyday objects melt before our eyes as Julian Mateus reimagines Adobe Stock assets
  12. Julia-kahl-archive-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list2 Bookshelf Slanted’s CEO Julia Kahl’s Bookshelf features Bambi, Arles and international writing systems
  13. Unpis-wa-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Rubbery skins and wobbly reflections feature in Unpis Wa’s velvety illustrations
  14. Minji-yi-to-bury-the-dog-properly-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Minji Yi explores “the grey zone” in between truth and photography
  15. Sabu-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Japanese illustrator Sabu is influenced by the nostalgia of old adverts
  16. Pangram-pangram-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Locating and anticipating trend patterns in type is key to Pangram Pangram’s creative process
  17. Ying-gao-flowing-water-standing-time-work-fashion-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Fashion as an encounter with time: Ying Gao’s robotic dresses react to what they see
  18. Slanted-yearbook-of-type-2019-work-graphic-deisgn-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Slanted’s Yearbook of Type highlights the design zeitgeist through 158 fonts
  19. Sundae-school-420-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Sundae School explores how cannabis can be the catalyst for inner creativity
  20. Bbc-hbo-framestore-his-dark-materials-features-itsnicethat-list Digital How to build a dæmon: Behind the scenes of the BBC’s His Dark Materials
  21. Nao-tatsumi-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Art Nao Tatsumi paints from Google Street View for its neutral gaze
  22. House-house-untitled-goose-game-work-itsnicethat-digital-list Digital How annoying is annoying? House House on the “big mess” behind Untitled Goose Game
  23. Blok-design-origen-mexico-work-graphic-design-publication-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Origen México highlights the innate creativity within Mexican culture
  24. List Ones to Watch 2019 Haein Kim reimagines fleece as a symbol of maternal love in her latest animation
  25. Alex_weir-_doon_the_street Illustration Meet Alex Weir, the illustrator embodying Scottish identity through MS Paint
  26. Jir%cc%8ci%cc%81-makovec-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jiří Makovec’s photographs meander between the personal and the universal
  27. Adobe_stock_list Found in Adobe Stock Michael Crowe and Ben Denzer craft hilarious book titles and cover designs using Adobe Stock
  28. Karl-anders-red-star-fc-work-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design “Legacy meets contemporary”: Karl Anders on its campaign for Red Star FC
  29. Eloise-harris-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Eloise Harris celebrates physical touch and materiality in her thoughtful design practice
  30. Otto-splotch-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Otto Splotch combines the gross and absurd with beautifully detailed handiwork
  31. Howie-kim-digital-art-work-itsnicethat-list Art Anything and everything is possible in Howie Kim’s digital fantasy worlds
  32. Christine-fenzl-land-of-sonne-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Land in Sonne explores the young generations now living in former East Berlin and its impacts
  33. O%e2%80%99ple%cc%81rou-grebert-emojis-digital-work-itsnicethat-list2 Digital O’Plérou Grebet’s new emojis allow “Africans to communicate more accurately using instant messaging”
  34. Listimage Publication Banana Magazine sheds light on the complexities of Asian identity
  35. Yoshi-sodeoka-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Yoshi Sodeoka’s Bookshelf is all about design that gets better with age
  36. List Graphic Design Kristine Kawakubo presents ideas and information through unconventional book design
  37. Roger-dasilva-albers-foundation-work-photograhpy-itsnicethat-list Photography Delve into this unseen archive of Roger daSilva’s photographs of 1950s Senegal
  38. Pangpangpang-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design PangPangPang on expressing graphics in a different way
  39. Shawna-x-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Shawna X on making motherhood a regular conversation in the creative industries
  40. Adobelist Found in Adobe Stock Parker Day constructs some quirky characters from Adobe Stock image captions
  41. Seung-woo-yang-the-best-days-features-photography-itsnicethat-list Publication Sex, gangs, power and money: Seung-Woo Yang relives “the best days” of his youth (NSFW)
  42. Siyoung-park-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Bitnaneun’s founder Siyoung Park on the art of designing film posters
  43. Katya-dorokhina-chill-pill-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Moscow-based illustrator Katya Dorokhina chats through her new zine Chill Pill
  44. Radical-cut-up-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Radical Cut-Up: Nothing is Original questions the dichotomy of original creation
  45. Julius-hahmann-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Believe it or not, these images are actually 3D renders
  46. Toshi-omagari-arcade-game-typography-work-publication-itsnicethat-lit Publication Arcade Game Typography reminds us of the best of 8 pixel monospaced fonts
  47. Wanwei-shum-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Wanwai Shum “breaks physical borders” with her interdisciplinary design practice
  48. Coralie-vogelaar-bin-packing-algorithm-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Exploring the space between humans and computers: Coralie Vogelaar on bin-packing algorithms
  49. Natalie-keyssar-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Natalie Keyssar captures Guyana on the cusp of dramatic change
  50. Joshua-kissi-jump-ball-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jump Ball celebrates the relationship between basketball and the African diaspora
  51. 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
  52. Lucas-zanotto-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Lucas Zanotto on his seamless animation loops and his journey into the digital
  53. Takanari-tazaki-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Feel like you’re floating with Takanari Tazaki’s velvety illustrations
  54. Dalbert-vilarino-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “Being open to different influences helps drive experimentation”: Dalbert Vilarino on his restless style
  55. -4x2m7uq Found in Adobe Stock Keith Rankin explores the archetypal man vs machine story using Adobe Stock images
  56. 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
  57. Two-points-net-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf TwoPoints.Net presents its Bookshelf highlighting the importance of studying other disciplines
  58. Fukt-magazine-work-itsnicethat-publication-list2 Publication The latest issue of Fukt is all about systems, and how to break them
  59. Kieran-mclister-margin-of-terror-work-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Be wowed by recent graduate Kieran McLister’s detail-driven stop motion animations
  60. 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
  61. Sunny-studio-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “Animation is now a must for posters”: Sunny Studio on design for the digital age
  62. 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
  63. 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
  64. John-angerson-english-journey-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography John Angerson's photographic journey sheds light on modern England and its social issues
  65. Marc-armand-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Marc Armand translates the atmosphere of the French summer coast into graphic design
  66. Sucuk-and-bratwurst-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Friends since kindergarten, Sucuk and Bratwurst discusses its collective creativity
  67. Letter-to-bruno-manser-work-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list Photography Letter to Bruno Manser captures the devastation of deforestation in Borneo
  68. October-things-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things October’s Things offers up wastemen, a prawn dumpling, faux prescriptions and a pink magazine
  69. Actual-source-a24-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Moonlight, Ex Machina and The Witch go to print in three books designed by Actual Source
  70. Gilles-de-brock-work-art-itsnicethat-list Art From carpet making to digitally printing ceramics glazes, Gilles de Brock pulls apart the design process
  71. Reviving-type-work-publication-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Publication How to successfully revive older typefaces while taking in the significance of the original
  72. 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
  73. Merijn-hose-bookshelf-work-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf An insight into Merijn Hos’ favourite artists, through his Bookshelf
  74. 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
  75. Mahesh-shantaram-matrimania-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Mahesh Shantaram presents a look beneath the glossy veneer of Indian weddings
  76. Unnamed_(9) Graphic Design Typefaces for “bold graphic designers with a taste for risk and expressiveness”
  77. 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
  78. Ryan-haskins-sushi-snob-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design From dentist to designer, Ryan Haskins on his “borderline annoying” sushi rebrand
  79. 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
  80. Son-ayong-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Ayong Son on the benefits of being a multi-disciplinary creative