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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. 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
  2. Luke-archer-the-rock-work-photography-itsnicethat-02 Photography In the lead up to Brexit, Luke Archer photographs the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar
  3. Virtue-copenhagan-pride-q-news-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Q is the world’s first genderless voice hoping to eradicate gender bias in technology
  4. 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
  5. Bob-bicknell-knight-isthisit-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication The latest issue of isthisit? seeks to answer why some news has become untrustworthy
  6. 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”
  7. 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
  8. Victionary-designhers-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Design{h}ers champions a range of female creatives all in one book
  9. Maciek-pozoga-paris-nord-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Maciek Pożoga captures Paris Nord “in a mode close to pickpocketing or police work”
  10. 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
  11. Nadia-lee-cohen-features-photography-itsnicethat-international-womens-day-list2 International Women's Day Nadia Lee Cohen on how she became Nadia Lee Cohen
  12. 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
  13. Kyoto-nakamura-work-illustrations-itsnicethat-list Illustration Kyoko Nakamura combines tradition with the contemporary in her neon illustrations
  14. Liebermann-kiepe-web-design-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Liebermann Kiepe showcases web design in a different way
  15. Chan-furze-work-illustration-itsnicethat-07 Illustration Furze Chan on the art of drawing food and the magic of coloured pencils
  16. Gary-card-toys-work-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Product Design Renowned set designer Gary Card embarks on his dream project of designing toys
  17. 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”
  18. 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
  19. Craig-atkinson-cafe-royal-books-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Café Royal Books is an impressive archive of decades of British documentary photography
  20. Jinhwa-jang-illustration-work-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jinhwa Jang on how the art of illustration is more than just technique
  21. Iain-mckell-private-reality-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Iain McKell looks back on his photographs of Weymouth’s seafront in 1976
  22. Unmaking-democratic-design-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Unmaking Democratic Design explores Sweden’s design identity through chairs
  23. Kyutae-lee-work-illustration-itsnicethat-11 Illustration You can barely detect a pencil stroke in Kyutae Lee’s atmospheric illustrations
  24. Mothercare-bodyproudmums-sophiemayanne-news-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising Mothercare UK calls for new mums to be proud of their post-birth bodies
  25. Thibaud-herem-detail-filled-with-passion-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Thibaud Hérem on his technically perfect illustrations of buildings
  26. Hugo-scott-20-photographs-work-photography-06 Publication Hugo Scott's first monograph features 20 photographs in a handmade photo box
  27. Int-otw-jeeookchoi-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Through otherworldly and surreal illustrations Jee-ook Choi strives for “unrealistic beauty”
  28. Int-otw-haeinkim-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Haein Kim’s animated comedy Peepin’ comes from a place of honesty
  29. Int-otw-kentacobayashi-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Buddhism and computer games collide in Kenta Cobayashi’s digitally manipulated photography
  30. Kai-tang-book-cover-design-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Kai Tang on how book design is timeless and therefore “more valuable”
  31. 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
  32. Revers-publication-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Publication Through archival imagery, Revers sheds a light on 50 years of diverse communities in France
  33. Melville-brand-design-the-history-of-samsonite-publication-list Publication Melville Brand Design on a new book detailing the history of Samsonite
  34. Mateo-broillet-type-designer-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Mateo Broillet likes to reflect elements of type history in his contemporary designs
  35. Daniel-shea-okrm-ex-nihilo-work-publication-itsnicethat-08 Publication OK-RM and Daniel Shea collaborate on a new work of fiction exploring natural resources
  36. Yolk-magazine-features-publication-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Publication “For the new generasian”: a look back on long lost design treasure, Yolk magazine
  37. Minet-kim-explores-the-unconscious-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Minet Kim’s illustrations explore the unconscious through symbols and colour
  38. Kay-kwon-design-practice-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Kay Kwon’s graphic design practice arose from his love of rock and hip-hop music
  39. Lucy-pullicino-the-bikers-of-esso-road-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Lucy Pullicino documents the personal adornments on motorcycle-taxis in Arusha
  40. Evie-oconnor-paintings-care-work-art-itsnicethat-list Art Evie O’Connor on her intimate portraits that explore class and politics
  41. Isaac-lam-jonh-yuyi-city-by-city-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Issac Lam and John Yuyi remind locals that Hong Kong is not a “dying” city
  42. Provence-magazine-aw1819-work-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Provence magazine sheds a light on the "underrated profession" of art criticism
  43. Marton-perlaki-revue-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Marton Perlaki explores public space and boundaries through photographing 1950s dance, the twist
  44. Takeshi-miyasaka-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Takeshi Miyasaka is “interested in contours and shapes rather than objects”
  45. Zhong-lin-bighairdontlie-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Zhong Lin's new series explores bullying and unity through a shoot with big hair
  46. Novum-magazine-black-and-white-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Novum magazine goes “back to basics” with a black and white handmade cover
  47. Cecile-b-evans-amos-world-work-art-itsnicethat-list2 Art Cécile B Evans’ new show creates an allegory for the digital infrastructure of our everyday lives
  48. Madeleine-morlet-the-new-wife-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Madeleine Morlet’s latest series combines motherhood with Donna Tartt’s The Secret History
  49. Byun-young-geun-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Byun Young Geun likens illustration to “looking into a mirror”
  50. Thomas-sauvin-beijing-silvermine-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography The Beijing Silvermine now consists of over one million photographs of Chinese history
  51. Shiori-fujioka-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Shiori Fujioka illustrates the unseen tranquility of Tokyo
  52. Things-february-2019-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things New year means new influx of publications: it’s February Things!
  53. Helen-oh-hilarious-illustrations-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Helen Oh hilariously illustrates the pain of a stomach crunch and intrepid mice
  54. Nico-therin-divas-of-compton-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Nico Therin photographs the strong community of a dance troupe in Compton
  55. Eunkyoung-son-illustration-iconic-movie-scenes-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Eunkyoung Son on illustrating some of cinema's most iconic scenes
  56. Co%cc%81rdova-canillas-fucking-young-13-work-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Córdova Canillas on designing the latest Fucking Young! magazine
  57. Swiss-typefaces-type-life-reissue-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Swiss Typefaces re-issues Type Life with new content and a design revamp
  58. Disney-black-panther-news-film-itsnicethat-list Film Disney commemorates Black History Month with free viewings of Black Panther
  59. Nofoundry-saturday-type-fever-work-events-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design NoFoundry hosts a 30-hour type design marathon for designers across Europe
  60. Feng-li-singapore-express-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Feng Li “combs the streets” of Singapore in his latest obscure series
  61. Cult-classic-issue-2-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Cult Classic magazine is a playground of graphic design
  62. Maxime-mouysset-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration In one picture alone, illustrator Maxime Mouysset tells a whole story
  63. Poalo-zerbini-tractor-pullling-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Paolo Zerbini photographs farming fanatics in an Italian plowing competition
  64. Laura-csocsan-zorn-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Zorn profits from a combination of the digital and manual design process
  65. Sasha-gordon-work-art-itsnicethat-list2 Art Sasha Gordon's intimate paintings explore her biracial identity
  66. Boiling-man-korea-work-illustration-itsnicethat-lost2 Illustration Boiling Man shares his unique view of the world through his sketchbooks
  67. New-studio-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design New Studio is an international concept studio with no hierarchies and no boss
  68. Lysann-buschbeck-the-early-bird-flies-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Lysann Buschbeck's photography expands her “own concepts of ‘normality’”
  69. Dan-howden-linocut-prints-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Using 30-90 layers, Dan Howden creates agonisingly detailed linocut illustrations
  70. Dinamo-dark-room-pipeline-features-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Dinamo creates two new type tools for the benefit of the design community
  71. Dimitris-papazoglou-toumba-work-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Toumba’s design evokes the firsthand experience of being on the football pitch
  72. Makoto-funatsu-scenic-illustrations-work-itsnicethat-03 Illustration Makoto Funatsu’s scenic paintings induce “peace, nostalgia, sorrow and joy”
  73. Fatih-hardal-fh-fraktur-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Though gothic typeface FH Fraktur may not be legible, it certainly is fun
  74. Ka-man-tse-narrow-distances-photography-work-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Ka-Man Tse photographs the marginalised lives of Hong Kong's queer community
  75. Provoke-magazine-work-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Provoke magazine presents rare and haunting photographs of 1960s Japan
  76. Tug-rice-prefers-commissions-to-his-personal-practice-work-illustration-03 Illustration Illustrator Tug Rice on his preference for commissions over personal work
  77. Sos-sosowski-mosh-pit-simulator-work-digital-itsnicethat-list2 Digital Mosh Pit Simulator, perhaps the craziest VR game yet, launches later this month
  78. Interior-lives-exhibition-chinese-lives-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Interior Lives documents the unassimilated lives of the largest Chinese population outside of Asia
  79. Haliegh-mun-finding-her-own-illustrative-style-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Haleigh Mun on finding her own illustrative style rather than trying to be a “cool artist”
  80. Stephanie-tam-love-letter-to-la-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Forget Hollywood, Stefanie Tam’s books showcase the real Los Angeles