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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. Boiling-man-korea-work-illustration-itsnicethat-lost2 Illustration Boiling Man shares his unique view of the world through his sketchbooks
  2. New-studio-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design New Studio is an international concept studio with no hierarchies and no boss
  3. Lysann-buschbeck-the-early-bird-flies-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Lysann Buschbeck's photography expands her “own concepts of ‘normality’”
  4. Dan-howden-linocut-prints-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Using 30-90 layers, Dan Howden creates agonisingly detailed linocut illustrations
  5. Dinamo-dark-room-pipeline-features-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Dinamo creates two new type tools for the benefit of the design community
  6. Dimitris-papazoglou-toumba-work-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Toumba’s design evokes the firsthand experience of being on the football pitch
  7. Makoto-funatsu-scenic-illustrations-work-itsnicethat-03 Illustration Makoto Funatsu’s scenic paintings induce “peace, nostalgia, sorrow and joy”
  8. Fatih-hardal-fh-fraktur-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Though gothic typeface FH Fraktur may not be legible, it certainly is fun
  9. Ka-man-tse-narrow-distances-photography-work-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Ka-Man Tse photographs the marginalised lives of Hong Kong's queer community
  10. Provoke-magazine-work-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Provoke magazine presents rare and haunting photographs of 1960s Japan
  11. Tug-rice-prefers-commissions-to-his-personal-practice-work-illustration-03 Illustration Illustrator Tug Rice on his preference for commissions over personal work
  12. Sos-sosowski-mosh-pit-simulator-work-digital-itsnicethat-list2 Digital Mosh Pit Simulator, perhaps the craziest VR game yet, launches later this month
  13. Interior-lives-exhibition-chinese-lives-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Interior Lives documents the unassimilated lives of the largest Chinese population outside of Asia
  14. 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”
  15. Stephanie-tam-love-letter-to-la-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Forget Hollywood, Stefanie Tam’s books showcase the real Los Angeles
  16. Arc-takes-printed-matter-to-another-level-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Berlin-based design studio Arc on contrasting typefaces and demanding fair pay
  17. Viviana-troya-hatchery-work-art-itsnicethat-list Art Viviana Troya presents egg-based optical illusions in new work Hatchery
  18. Agnieszka-chabros-cowboys-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Cowboy-centric style and loaves of bread feature in Agnieszka Chabros' latest series
  19. Miner-volume1-work-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Miner magazine evokes a narrative around men in rabbit suits and internet celebrities
  20. Elliot-dear-bbc_six_nations_gif-news-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising Elliot Dear directs new BBC ident for the Six Nations Championship
  21. Studio-lindhorst-emme-das-kapital-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studio Lindhorst-Emme visualises the “disappearance of art” in an exhibition identity
  22. Will-marsden-rollerskating-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Will Marsden provides a voice to the underground scene of artistic rollerskating
  23. Sascha-lobe-david-chipperfield-amorepacific-news-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design Sascha Lobe and David Chipperfield design the new Amorepacific headquarters
  24. Pablo-tomek-gestural-paintings-work-art-itsnicethat-list2 Art Pablo Tomek leaves the social interpretation of his work up to the viewer
  25. Mary-perez-full-gospel-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Mary Perez documents Korean megachurches in an attempt to explore her own religious beliefs
  26. Virgil-abloh-louis-vuitton-ss19-news-fashion-itsnicethat-list Fashion Virgil Abloh reveals what Louis Vuitton has in store for the streets of New York
  27. Studiowmw-visual-impact-and-wit-work-graphicdesign-list2 Graphic Design StudioWMW brings visual impact and wit to graphic design
  28. Daily-dialogue-place-mag-work-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Daily Dialogue on the design of Place Mag, a skateboarding magazine with a difference
  29. Hiroki-nishiyama-draws-on-traditional-techniques-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Hiroki Nishiyama draws on traditional graphic design techniques in his illustration practice
  30. Abbie-stephens-observations-on-relationships-work-film-itsnicethat-list2 Film Abbie Stephens examines modern relationships through black comedy in her latest film
  31. Everyday-practice-designing-all-aspects-korean-culture-work-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design Designing for all aspects of Korean culture: the multi-talented Everyday Practice
  32. Studio-lin-44-low-resolution-houses-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studio Lin explores how the house is increasingly seen as a desirable design object
  33. January-things-2019-work-itsnicethat-list Things Calendars, Penguin postcards and two football publications: It’s the first supplement of 2019’s Things!
  34. Priscillia-saada-badland-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography You can feel the mood in Priscillia Saada’s immersive photographs
  35. Mistroom-multi-sensory-gems-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Mistroom’s book designs are multi-sensory gems that incorporate elements of performance
  36. Alexa-lim-haas-agua-viva-work-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Agua Viva portrays the immigrant experience of a Chinese manicurist in Miami
  37. Julian-song-asserts-powerful-presence-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Julian Song asserts a powerful presence through photographs of an alternate reality
  38. Mingoo-yoon-biscriptual-type-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Mingoo Yoon designs bi-scriptual typefaces in aid of cultural harmony
  39. Emulsion-magazine-issue1-work-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Emulsion is a new magazine offering a holistic view of culture
  40. Hwashin-choi-revisits-lonely-childhood-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Hwashin Choi revisits her lonely childhood through exquisitely detailed drawings
  41. Pugment-art-fashion-label-work-fashion-itsnicethat-list2 Fashion Pugment is an art-fashion label reflecting the realities of modern-day Tokyo
  42. Shinwoo-park-paperpress-work-graphicdesign-list2 Graphic Design Paperpress locates the point where “graphic design and description overlap”
  43. Dont-hug-me-im-scared-sundance-news-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared to debut at Sundance Film Festival
  44. To-live-and-die-in-manila-boiler-room-work-film-itsnicethat-list Film Director Angela Stephenson documents Manila's defiance for creative freedom in the narco-state
  45. Yung-hua-chen-photography-work-itsnicethat-list Photograhy Yung Hua Chen’s photography is effortlessly glamorous
  46. Christmas-decorations-ocd-sufferers-news-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Christmas decorations cause OCD sufferers distress in New York
  47. Ram-han-childhood-nostalgia-work-ilustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Ram Han’s work continues to rekindle images of childhood nostalgia
  48. Studio-albert-romagosa-book-designs-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studio Albert Romagosa’s publication designs are uncomplicated yet intelligible
  49. Malcolm-garrett-the-new-european-news-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Malcolm Garrett declares "Brexit is over!" on the latest cover of The New European
  50. Seo-young-kwon-records-thoughts-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Seo-Young Kwon actively records thoughts and ideas that otherwise might float away
  51. Blok-48north-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Blok rethinks the design of cannabis after its legalisation in Canada
  52. Zak-keene-digitial-illustrations-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration “Are we all avatars now?” asks digital painter Zak Keene
  53. Rocky-sandboa-devanagari-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Hitesh Malaviya on the challenges of designing type for an Indian audience
  54. Ginko-yang-mental-massage-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration For Ginko Yang “drawing creates the same effects as a mental massage”
  55. Int-roty-bryanrivera-listimage Review of the Year 2018 Pop culture powerhouse Bryan Rivera's 2018 in graphic design
  56. Maurice-andresen-object-agency-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Maurice Andresen is reimagining Glasgow’s non-spaces as an ethereal world
  57. 20-million-government-boost-englands-economy-news-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous £20 million promised by the government to boost England’s creative industries
  58. Stuart-perkins-bigfoot-news-work-publication-list2 Publication Bigfoot News is a self-published news bulletin for the homeless, by the homeless
  59. Sophie-koko-gate-illustrating-social-media-printedpages-illustration-list Printed Pages Sophie Koko Gate on illustrating social media’s influence on art criticism
  60. Shun-ishizuka-deisgn-practice-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Shun Ishizuka's designs combine Western design influences for a Japanese context
  61. Urban-pamphleteer-issue7-work-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Urban Pamphleteer #7 shares narratives from London's LGBTQ+ night-time spaces
  62. Airbnb-backyard-news-architecture-itsnicethat-list Architecture Airbnb plans to build its own houses in a move towards “social responsibility”
  63. Agnes-choi-nostalgic-fashion-work-fashion-itsnicethat-list2 Fashion Agnes Choi’s latest collection weaves nostalgia and memory into fashion
  64. Berke-yazicioglu-capacity-for-sound-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Designer Berke Yazicioglu “makes images that have a capacity for sound”
  65. Corners-hangul-language-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Corners’ graphic design work exemplifies the beautiful language of Han-gul
  66. Inji-seo-increasing-commissions-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Illustrator Inji Seo discusses the differences in producing personal and commercial work
  67. Ariana-grande-breaks-youtube-records-news-film-itsnicethat-list Film Ariana Grande's teen flick parody music video smashes viewing records
  68. Studio-swine-infinity-blue-work-art-itsnicethat-list2 Art Studio Swine’s multi-sensory installation takes viewers back to primordial Earth
  69. November-things-2018-itsnicethat-list2 Things To accompany this month's festivities, it's December Things!
  70. Rookie-mag-list-itsnicethat Publication Farewell Rookie: Tavi Gevinson’s teen magazine folds
  71. Bavarian-state-opera-redesign-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design The Bavarian State Opera’s corporate identity is given a contemporary redesign
  72. Joao-sobral-drawings-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list_copy Illustration João Sobral has a soft spot for depicting “losers or weirdos who’ve been mistreated by the system”
  73. Michiel-schuurman-risograph-book-work-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Risograph printing is pushed to its best in Michiel Schuurman’s new book
  74. Cararina-bianchini-see-you-at-the-dance-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Caterina Bianchini releases new publication filled with hand drawn type
  75. Ines-cox-building-friendship-fair-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Ines Cox highlights how certain design components are overlooked in new identity
  76. Lucas-hesse-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Lucas Hesse draws inspiration from outside the traditional graphic design canon
  77. Haejin-park-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Illustrator Haejin Park is reimagining the meaning of childlike motifs
  78. Betty-liu-jess-brohier-eating-the-other-work-fashion-list2 Fashion Eating the Other explores the western fascination with Chinese traditional dress
  79. Forensic-architecture-turner-prize-2018-features-architecture-list2 Architecture Navigating a new space between science and art: Forensic Architecture on the agency's Turner Prize nomination
  80. Studio-spass-spring-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Studio Spass is fun by name, fun by nature