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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. Jir%cc%8ci%cc%81-makovec-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jiří Makovec’s photographs meander between the personal and the universal
  2. Adobe_stock_list Found in Adobe Stock Michael Crowe and Ben Denzer craft hilarious book titles and cover designs using Adobe Stock
  3. Karl-anders-red-star-fc-work-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design “Legacy meets contemporary”: Karl Anders on its campaign for Red Star FC
  4. Eloise-harris-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Eloise Harris celebrates physical touch and materiality in her thoughtful design practice
  5. Otto-splotch-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Otto Splotch combines the gross and absurd with beautifully detailed handiwork
  6. Howie-kim-digital-art-work-itsnicethat-list Art Anything and everything is possible in Howie Kim’s digital fantasy worlds
  7. Christine-fenzl-land-of-sonne-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Land of Sonne explores the young generations now living in former East Berlin and its impacts
  8. 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”
  9. Listimage Publication Banana Magazine sheds light on the complexities of Asian identity
  10. Yoshi-sodeoka-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Yoshi Sodeoka’s Bookshelf is all about design that gets better with age
  11. List Graphic Design Kristine Kawakubo presents ideas and information through unconventional book design
  12. Roger-dasilva-albers-foundation-work-photograhpy-itsnicethat-list Photography Delve into this unseen archive of Roger daSilva’s photographs of 1950s Senegal
  13. Pangpangpang-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design PangPangPang on expressing graphics in a different way
  14. Shawna-x-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Shawna X on making motherhood a regular conversation in the creative industries
  15. Adobelist Found in Adobe Stock Parker Day constructs some quirky characters from Adobe Stock image captions
  16. 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)
  17. Siyoung-park-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Bitnaneun’s founder Siyoung Park on the art of designing film posters
  18. Katya-dorokhina-chill-pill-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Moscow-based illustrator Katya Dorokhina chats through her new zine Chill Pill
  19. Radical-cut-up-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Radical Cut-Up: Nothing is Original questions the dichotomy of original creation
  20. Julius-hahmann-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Believe it or not, these images are actually 3D renders
  21. Toshi-omagari-arcade-game-typography-work-publication-itsnicethat-lit Publication Arcade Game Typography reminds us of the best of 8 pixel monospaced fonts
  22. Wanwei-shum-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Wanwai Shum “breaks physical borders” with her interdisciplinary design practice
  23. Coralie-vogelaar-bin-packing-algorithm-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Exploring the space between humans and computers: Coralie Vogelaar on bin-packing algorithms
  24. Natalie-keyssar-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Natalie Keyssar captures Guyana on the cusp of dramatic change
  25. Joshua-kissi-jump-ball-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jump Ball celebrates the relationship between basketball and the African diaspora
  26. 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
  27. Lucas-zanotto-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Lucas Zanotto on his seamless animation loops and his journey into the digital
  28. Takanari-tazaki-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Feel like you’re floating with Takanari Tazaki’s velvety illustrations
  29. Dalbert-vilarino-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “Being open to different influences helps drive experimentation”: Dalbert Vilarino on his restless style
  30. -4x2m7uq Found in Adobe Stock Keith Rankin explores the archetypal man vs machine story using Adobe Stock images
  31. 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
  32. Two-points-net-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf TwoPoints.Net presents its Bookshelf highlighting the importance of studying other disciplines
  33. Fukt-magazine-work-itsnicethat-publication-list2 Publication The latest issue of Fukt is all about systems, and how to break them
  34. Kieran-mclister-margin-of-terror-work-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Be wowed by recent graduate Kieran McLister’s detail-driven stop motion animations
  35. 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
  36. Sunny-studio-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “Animation is now a must for posters”: Sunny Studio on design for the digital age
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. John-angerson-english-journey-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography John Angerson's photographic journey sheds light on modern England and its social issues
  40. Marc-armand-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Marc Armand translates the atmosphere of the French summer coast into graphic design
  41. Sucuk-and-bratwurst-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Friends since kindergarten, Sucuk and Bratwurst discusses its collective creativity
  42. Letter-to-bruno-manser-work-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list Photography Letter to Bruno Manser captures the devastation of deforestation in Borneo
  43. October-things-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things October’s Things offers up wastemen, a prawn dumpling, faux prescriptions and a pink magazine
  44. Actual-source-a24-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Moonlight, Ex Machina and The Witch go to print in three books designed by Actual Source
  45. Gilles-de-brock-work-art-itsnicethat-list Art From carpet making to digitally printing ceramics glazes, Gilles de Brock pulls apart the design process
  46. Reviving-type-work-publication-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Publication How to successfully revive older typefaces while taking in the significance of the original
  47. 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
  48. Merijn-hose-bookshelf-work-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf An insight into Merijn Hos’ favourite artists, through his Bookshelf
  49. 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
  50. Mahesh-shantaram-matrimania-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Mahesh Shantaram presents a look beneath the glossy veneer of Indian weddings
  51. Unnamed_(9) Graphic Design Typefaces for “bold graphic designers with a taste for risk and expressiveness”
  52. 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
  53. Ryan-haskins-sushi-snob-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design From dentist to designer, Ryan Haskins on his “borderline annoying” sushi rebrand
  54. 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
  55. Son-ayong-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Ayong Son on the benefits of being a multi-disciplinary creative
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. Hellome-ten-years-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-09 Graphic Design HelloMe celebrates its tenth birthday and reflects on the past decade of design
  59. 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
  60. Nicolas-ridou-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration French illustrator Nicolas Ridou makes “the atmosphere the story” in his hypnotic works
  61. Theo-triantafyllidis-anti-gone-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Anti-Gone is a mixed reality performance set in a post-climate change world
  62. Laura-coombs-graphic-design-regulars-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Laura Coombs presents her Bookshelf, and it’s all about attention to materiality
  63. Josephin-ritschel-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Josephin Ritschel presents architecture and its surroundings as a stage for storytelling
  64. Gab-bois-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Gab Bois transforms things we’ve seen a thousand times into something spectacular
  65. 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
  66. Berta-vallo-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Summers in Buda captures the city’s old women, and a possible dystopian future
  67. Martin-major-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Martin Major designs his stream of consciousness and a food-centred zine
  68. Csm_gif_3 Animation Katy Wang on confidence, client emails and her latest short for Mailchimp
  69. 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
  70. Listimage3 Found in Adobe Stock Sujin Kim empathises with that “back to work feeling” in five new comics
  71. Thabiso-sekgala-here-is-elsewhere-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography The Hayward shines a light on South Africa’s born-free generation
  72. 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
  73. Sungmin-choi-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “Imagination is important to everyone”: Sungmin Choi on her deeply human comics
  74. Burrow-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Design studio Burrow constantly rebuilds itself according to the brief, and the designers’ needs
  75. Flying-matthew-dear-gif-by-rolfes-downsized_large-list Digital Team Rolfes on VR puppetry, digital character design and the importance of live performance
  76. Inkee-wang-bloomsberg-businessweek-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Inkee Wang’s illustrations zing with bold colour and personality
  77. 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
  78. Yoshi-sodeoka-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Digital artist Yoshi Sodeoka’s work cannot be categorised
  79. Sistaaz-of-the-castle-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Not just trans sex workers, these women are fashion icons
  80. 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