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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. Tara-booth-cabin-in-the-woods-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Tara Booth explores the reality of her escapist fantasies in a lyrical new book
  2. Olivier-lescot-shibuya-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation “I don’t like doing the same thing twice”: Olivier Lescot on his new film’s aesthetic
  3. Gigi-roy-ben-artzi-hot-weather-semaine-work-film-itsnicethat-list Film Paris Hilton gives us the lowdown on where in the world is particularly hot
  4. Franz-lang-work-illustration-itsnicethar-list Illustration Franz Lang on understanding freelance illustration as a business
  5. Lawrence-lek-aidol-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital AIDOL is a computer-generated fantasy world set during the 2065 eSports Olympics
  6. Frederick-paxton-windpower-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Frederick Paxton documents the world’s first green energy company
  7. Celia-jacobs-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “I still think making art is the best feeling in the world”: Celia Jacobs on finding her place in the creative industry
  8. Studio-hyte-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Radical education and political activism design history: Studio Hyte presents its Bookshelf
  9. Evan-jenkins-sunflower-sutra-work-photogrpahy-itsnicethat-list Photography Sunflower Sutra examines connotations of California, the real and the imagined
  10. Yunying-huang-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Yunying Huang challenges the Eurocentric perception of techno-culture in China
  11. Bizarri-rodriguez-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design For Bizzarri-Rodriguez, book design “is everything except a science”
  12. Mrjose-gliterintheair-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography “Diversity is good for everything”: Mr Jose photographs Brighton Pride
  13. Studio-fnt-jaemin-lee-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jaemin Lee's juxtaposing design explores 60s Korean architecture and the state
  14. Swell-studio-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Singapore-based studio Swell explores the idea of the banished book
  15. Untitled-macao-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Untitled Macao exemplifies the fun side of events design
  16. Kate-isabel-scott-make-music-day-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Kate Isobel Scott makes us think twice about staring at your phone on the train
  17. Jin-jia-ji-bal-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bee-themed shoot Bal arose from a Turkish film and a stomach ache
  18. Shinzo-noda-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Shinzo Noda creates contemporary Japanese graphic design with a twist
  19. Spgd-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic design studio SPGD on balancing its corporate and lo-fi aesthetic
  20. Manuel-rossner-hightype-work-itsnicethat-digital-list Digital Meet Hightype, the type foundry for three-dimensional fonts
  21. Josh-wilkes-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Josh Wilks imagines children’s games with well-informed, real world motivations
  22. Jonathan-monaghan-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Out of the Abyss reimagines ancient apocalyptic symbols for the modern day
  23. Listimagefinal Found in Adobe Stock The poet laureate of Twitter Brian Bilston creates four new poems from Adobe Stock images
  24. Rick-silva-western-fronts-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Western Fronts is a nature documentary that collapses into itself
  25. Arabella-simpson-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Arabella Simpson makes an “illustrated spaghetti” of global objects
  26. Jules-durant-typedesign-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jules Durand aims to “design cool new fonts” beyond the Latin alphabet
  27. Lucy-sherston-work-illustration-itsnicethat-04 Illustration Lucy Sherston finds that leaving out parts of a composition is just as important as the bits kept in
  28. Birmingham-design-festival-work-events-itsnicethat-list Events This year’s Birmingham Design Festival explored truth in the design industry
  29. Greg-lin-jiajie-fujian-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Greg Lin Jiajie captures stories from his “favourite place”, his hometown of Fujian
  30. Luca-mastroianni-gentle-monster-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Luca Mastroianni on his journey from Instagram selfies to the new Gentle Monster campaign
  31. List-img Art Lee Kan Kyo’s practice involves taking a selfie a day and a loyalty card club
  32. Badesaison-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design It’s been another busy year of cultural design projects for Badesaison
  33. Caroline-walls-work-art-itsnicethat-list2 Art From designer to full time artist, Caroline Walls on her gestural paintings
  34. Benjamin-muzzin-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Benjamin Muzzin on how digital art needs to be “shaken up badly”
  35. Futur-neue-walktheline-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Swans, Lamborghinis, Indian luxury and Wild Wild Country inform Futur Neue’s new font
  36. 1-advicearticlethumbnail_firstyearout The Graduates 2019 "Life is not about speed, but direction": Comforting tales from top creatives' first year out of art school
  37. Cindy-kang-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “It’s the only thing that makes me feel alive”: Cindy Kang on her emotive illustrations
  38. Cenzig-yar-unmas-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Cengiz Yar documents the de-mining efforts in the city of Mosul
  39. Jun-cen-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jun Cen’s soothing illustrations explore loneliness in the modern era
  40. David-ho-pasaraya-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Pasaraya is a typeface embodying the spirit of the Malaysian hypermarket
  41. Zhongwen-hu-paintings-work-art--illustration-itsnicethat-list Art Zhongwen Hu on how “Illustration is an answer and painting is a question”
  42. Puzzleman-leung-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Puzzleman Leung considers the similarities between contrasting photographs
  43. Charlotte-mei-chris-harnan-lordoftheringsmagazine-work-illustration-list Publication Charlotte Mei and Chris Harnan’s Lord of the Rings magazine is everything
  44. Commission-studio-fenty-visual-identity-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Channelling personality into branding: Commission Studio on Fenty’s new visual identity
  45. Philip-lindeman-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Philip Lindeman surprises his viewers by hiding jokes within his detailed works
  46. Ortype-boogie-school-sans-work-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design Or Type on the new weights of typeface Boogie School Sans
  47. Stadman-lara-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Lara Verheijden and Mark Stadman on their spontaneous practice with no extra opinions and pressures
  48. Micke-lindeburgh-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Micke Lindebergh’s obsessive practice sees hundreds of flowerpots and fun guys
  49. My-name-is-wendy-turnover-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Turnover is both a typeface and a series of shapes that can be choreographed together
  50. Alex-jenkins-adobe-stock-narrative-features-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Found in Adobe Stock Turning fear and paranoia into punchy comics: Alex Jenkins comments on our society
  51. Laboratories-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Japanese typography is at the core of Tokyo-based design studio Laboratories
  52. Konstantin-eremenko-the-verge-work-graphicdesign-publication-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Designer Konstantin Eremenko on how “book design is a meta narration”
  53. Ikko-narahara-domains-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Ikko Narahara’s photographs of monks and inmates relaunch in a new edition
  54. Antoine-orand-sabre-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Antoine Orand transforms “beautiful ideas into melodies” through drawing
  55. To-evelyn-david-short-work-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication To Evelyn brings together a collection of posters from a South Yorkshire social club
  56. Huamns-since-1982-collection-of-motion-work-art-itsnicethat-list Art Humans since 1982 collect the uncollectible concept of motion
  57. Kaukau-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design "Hanzi is more than type to us": KauKau’s design output is multicultural and multilingual
  58. Grant-james-thomas-twins-beauty-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Grant James-Thomas shoots twins with a painterly aesthetic for Vogue Italia
  59. Nano-the-lonely-people-work-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Nano illustrates the different kinds of loneliness that we all feel from time to time
  60. Kazuhiro-aihara-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design From snowboarder to graphic designer, Kazuhiro Aihara constantly seeks artistry in design
  61. Charlotte-rohde-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Charlotte Rohde asks “what do typefaces have to say beyond the words they spell?”
  62. Haeri-ching-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Postage stamps as an R&B identity and more: Haeri Chung on her graphic design practice
  63. Jieun-lee-illustration-work-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jieun Lee paints Australian scenes where she fell in love with traveling
  64. Shanghai-art-book-fair-work-events-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Events The Shanghai Art Book Fair 2019 welcomed the creative industry’s big-wigs this weekend
  65. Bbc-womens-world-cup-news-advertising-list Advertising The BBC’s creative campaign for the 2019 Women’s World Cup has begun
  66. Alice-monvaillier-illustration-itsnicethat-list Animation For Alice Monvaillier, animation is a "pretty magical process"
  67. Jack-smyth-book-cover-design-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jack Smyth talks us through what makes a successful book jacket design
  68. Impei-dies-louvre-pyramid-news-itsnicethat-architecture-list2 Architecture Louvre Pyramid architect I M Pei passes away at 102
  69. Sein-koo-work-illustration-work-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Have an ogle at Sein Koo’s marker pen illustrations of all things food-related
  70. Ciao-typeface-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Typeface Ciao communicates auditive intonations of the spoken word
  71. Hollie-fernando-10000-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography When Hollie Fernando forgot her age, she decided to take her first self-portraits
  72. Space-type-generator-itsnicethat-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design “The future of design is in the creation of tools”: Meet the Space Type Generator
  73. Kentaro-okawara-work-publication-art-illustration-itsnicethat-list Publication Kentaro Okawara on how he is “always thinking about making art and books”
  74. Martina-paukova-may-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Martina Paukova's Bookshelf features childrens' illustrations of Japan's most-wanted criminals and more
  75. Miju-lee-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Miju Lee on her 2D and 3D illustration process centred on human emotion
  76. Pakbae-arenahommespulskorea-work-photography-list Photography Pakbae brings elements of documentary photography to fashion editorials
  77. Youngchae-lee-alone-time-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Youngchae Lee illustrates what “alone time” feels like in large landscapes
  78. Joakim-ojanen-snake-pit-work-illustration-art-itsnicethat-list Illustration If Joakim Ojanen laughs out loud while making a piece, he knows it will be a good one
  79. C-magazine-issue-141-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design The latest issue of C Magazine explores how graphic design is always political
  80. Designers-speak-up-present-tense-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Designers Speak (Up) gives visibility to the “unsung diversity” of Aotearoa design