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Jyni Ong

Jyni joined It’s Nice That as an editorial assistant in August 2018. She graduated 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. Her particular interests include community-based art, graphic design and illustration.

  1. Okuyama-taiki-design-practice-work-graphicdesign-list2 Graphic Design Okuyama Taiki became interested in design while running a free bookshop in Tokyo
  2. Pieter-henket-congo-tales-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Congo Tales offers an alternative to fear-based environmental messaging
  3. Seulgi-lee-gallery-hyundai-work-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Seulgi Lee’s textiles artwork acts as a means of anthropological theory
  4. Kristine-kawakubo-handmade-books-work-graphicdesign-list2 Graphic Design Kristine Kawakubo’s handmade books focus on typographic experimentation
  5. Greg-barth-easy-life-nightmares-work-film-itsnicethat-list Film Greg Barth directs Easy Life’s new music video about nightmares
  6. Playlab-inc-dont-do-the-same-thing-twice-work-graphicdesign-list Miscellaneous PlayLab, Inc. says it doesn't “want to do the same thing twice” in its practice
  7. Boiler-room-palestine-underground-work-film-list Film Palestine Underground shines a light on the West Bank’s underground music scene 

  8. Chow-and-lin-homeless-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Chow and Lin documents the world’s inequality of wealth using Google Earth
  9. Somethingmoon_independentpublishing_work_graphicdesign_itsnicethat_list2 Graphic Design SomethingMoon is one of the few designers working in independent publishing in Macau
  10. Out-of-office-gender-pay-gap-news-digital-list Digital Equal Pay Day is here to stay
  11. Skin-deep-movements-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Skin Deep’s latest issue “deals with the lesser-known histories of black and brown activism”
  12. Benoit-bodhuin-pickle-standard-typeface-work-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design Typeface Pickle-Standard both obeys and rejects the grid at the same time
  13. Matthew-mccarthy-saul-bass-archive-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design The Saul Bass Archive looks back on the trailblazer’s rare poster design
  14. Studio-weave-colours-signage-in-hackney-features-arch-itsnicethat-list2 Architecture Studio Weave redesigns the colour scheme and signage of housing associations in Hackney
  15. Fka-twigs-avantgarden-issue-four-news-fashion-list Publication FKA Twigs releases issue four of her Instagram zine, Avantgarden
  16. Zhong-xian-no-such-thing-as-fake-in-animation-work-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Zhong Xian on how “there is no such thing as ‘fake’ in animation”
  17. Studio-claus-due-personal-projects-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Studio Claus Due is “interested in content, not style”
  18. Mia-abdel-allah-mo-salah-news-art-itsnicethat-list Art Mo Salah’s new statue is unveiled and the resemblance is unexpected
  19. Capd-logo-archive-news-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design The Centre for American Politics and Design explores the graphic vernacular of American politics
  20. John-walters-capsid-work-art-itsnicethat-list2 Art John Walter’s artworks draw parallels between how HIV and culture are transmitted
  21. Joonghyun-cho-democratic-design-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list3 Graphic Design Joonghyun Cho on how design has taught him the most important values of life
  22. Chris-bristow-worldsandwichday-news-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising Chris Bristow celebrates World Sandwich Day with a new animation for Subway
  23. Xxlstudio-iconicbookdesign-graphicdesign-work-itsnicethat-list3 Graphic Design XXL Studio is an iconic Chinese graphic design studio producing exceptional book design
  24. Joonas-hvyonen-digital-realms-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Joonas Hyvönen explores what is possible in the digital realm
  25. Boy-daile-magazine-redesign-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Creative studio Boy redesigns the historic Daile magazine
  26. Shohei-morimoto-paintings-work-art-itsnicethat-list Art Shohei Morimoto’s paintings capture emotions that don’t particularly belong to anywhere
  27. Friendswithyou-little-cloud-macys-parade-news-art-itsnicethat-list Art FriendsWithYou upscales Little Cloud for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade
  28. Pangpangpang-interactive-posters-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Are interactive, digital posters set to overtake the printed poster?
  29. Slavs-and-tatars-eurasia-work-art-pub-itsnicethat-list Publication Slavs and Tatars shines a light on the cultural complexities of Eurasia
  30. Pitch-studios-design-shouldn't-be-functional-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Sometimes design shouldn’t be functional and instead, purely evoke emotion
  31. November-things-2018-regulars-list Things November's Things brings comics, posters of dogs and newsprint delights
  32. Jon-bergerman-how-to-eat-pizza-work-illustration-list Illustration Jon Burgerman’s latest book on pizza is bound to make you laugh (and hungry too)
  33. Baron-the-death-book-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Baron launches the Death Book examining connections between sex and death
  34. Johanne-lian-olsen-design-practice-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “Everything I design should be adding to the story” says graphic designer Johanna Lian Olsen
  35. The_world_set_free_fabian_reimann_work_publication_itsnicethat_list Publication Fabian Reimann recreates the dystopian reality of The World Set Free
  36. Xavier-monney-typographic-animations-work-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Xavier Monney continually enacts awe with his typographic animations
  37. Ghost-comics-festival-glasgow-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Ghost Comics Festival shines a light on Glasgow’s alternative comics scene
  38. Rae-yen-song-artist-practice-work-art-itsnicethat-list2 Art Rae-Yen’s site-specific work offers an alternative perspective on our social reality
  39. Sulki-and-min-creative-freedom-overrated-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design For Sulki and Min, creative freedom is overrated and they believe in constraints
  40. The-design-museum-friday-night-sketch-news-events-itsnicethat-list Events The Design Museum asks you to think of home in a season of free monthly workshops
  41. Loris-pernoux-langulaire-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Langulaire is only legible to those who take the time to read it
  42. Sujin-kim-hilarious-illustrations-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Sujin Kim expresses our innermost negative thoughts through hilarious illustrations
  43. Black-girl-fest-time-out-takeover-publication-news-itsnicethat-list Publication Black Girl Fest takes over Time Out magazine to mark its first festival this weekend
  44. Apt9-qagoma-work-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition The ninth Asian Pacific Triennial’s features an undoubtedly impressive roster
  45. Fstop18_publication_zerrissene-gesellschaft_itsnicethat-article_list2 Publication Broken Bonds explores how pictures can document a different approach to history
  46. Leon-sadler-illustration-practice-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Leon Sadler’s subversive illustration practice honours “levels of ugly”
  47. The-economist-rebrand-news-graphicdesign-list2 Graphic Design Stephen Petch and Phil Kenny redesign The Economist after 17 years
  48. Baaku-roots-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Roots designs a community-based visual identity for pork product Baaku
  49. King-kong-magazine-issue-6-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication King Kong is not just a magazine, it's a collectable item
  50. Transient-space-disrupt-the-channel-graphicdesign-work-itsnicethat-list Digital Transient Space is a public gallery in a non-space
  51. Gabriella-sanchez-artist-practice-work-art-itsnicethat-list2 Art Is it possible to make “art for art’s sake” as an artist of colour?
  52. Jae-ee-vernacular-design-graphicdesign-work-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Jae Ee’s graphic design practice embodies today’s vernaculars
  53. Andres-rosa-dadaist-design-graphicdesign-work-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Andrés Rosa approaches design by rejecting logic and embracing Dadaist thinking
  54. Bremer_storz_mekas_conversations_list2 Publication Conversations with Filmmakers sheds light on the prolific Jonas Mekas
  55. Yang-qi-chinese-german-cultural-identity-art-itsnicethat-list3 Art Yang Qi’s work expresses a strong Chinese and German cultural background
  56. Deep-throat-design-practice-graphicdesign-work-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Deep Throat Studio may have been borne out of failure but it thrives today
  57. Andy-thomas-republican-club-art-news-itsnicethat-list Art A painting of "The Republican Club" is now hanging in the White House
  58. Kenzo-memento3-animation-work-itsnicethat-list Animation Thomas Traum directs Kenzo’s latest video set in a Rousseau-inspired haven
  59. Yuko-mohri-improvised-ecosystems-work-art-itsnicethat-list Art Artist Yuko Mohri creates improvised ecosystems through found objects
  60. Banksy-spoof-shredders-news-itsnicethat-list Art The internet responds to Banksy’s self-destructive act of art
  61. Good-type-new-fonts-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Good Type’s new fonts continue to rivet the typographic community
  62. Far-near-magazine-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Far Near is a curated book series broadening the perspectives of Asia
  63. Post-noviki-design-practice-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Post-Noviki is a skeptical design studio challenging even its own existence
  64. Misaki-kawai-fluffy-days-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Artist Misaki Kawai expresses her love of fluffy and wobbly things
  65. Art-brut-gugging-feature-worldmentalhealthday-itsnicethat-list World Mental Health Day 2018 “There's no difference between artists with special needs and others”: The story of The House of Artists
  66. Yayoi-kusama-worldmentalhealthday18-feature-exhibition-itsnicethat-list2 World Mental Health Day 2018 It’s hard to think of an artist whose association with mental health is as great as Yayoi Kusama’s
  67. Mahaneela-everything-is-recorded-film-itsnicethat-list Film Mahaneela on co-directing the documentary for Everything is Recorded
  68. Gard-card-melissa-medusa-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Gary Card transforms Galeria Melissa into Medusa’s lair
  69. Ruohan-wang-public-art-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Ruohan Wang continues to wow with her public art installations
  70. Rudeboy-film-itsnicethat-list Film Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records documents the origins of Jamaican and British youth culture
  71. Tom-sachs-swiss-passport-office-art-itsnicethat-list Art Swiss Passports will be issued live for 24 hours from 6pm tonight
  72. Rachel-maclean-make-me-up-film-itsnicethat-list Film Rachel Maclean’s Make Me Up is a visually seductive film about female identity
  73. Sheffield-doc-fest-film-news-itsnicethat-list Film Sheffield Documentary Festival presents films about the changing face of London
  74. Inside-intel-exhibition-news-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Inside Intel investigates technology’s influence on conspiratorial thinking
  75. Design-by-zag-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Design by Zag merges meticulous research with creative thinking
  76. Bass-culture-7050-news-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition The UK’s largest Jamaican music exhibition celebrates Windrush’s creative impact on Britain
  77. Vrints-kolsteren-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Vrints-Kolsteren is a graphic design studio that doesn’t adhere to the typical studio-customer relationship
  78. Kellenberger-white-alphabet-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Kellenberger-White on the design and production of the interactive design installation, Alphabet
  79. October-things-itsnicethat-list Things From a series of sociopolitical scratch-cards to “everything is a dildo if you’re brave enough”: it’s October Things!
  80. Takenobu-igarashi-a-to-z-graphicdesign-sponsoredcontent-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Volume presents a long-overdue monograph on Japanese type master Takenobu Igarashi