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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. Hollie-fernando-10000-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography When Hollie Fernando forgot her age, she decided to take her first self-portraits
  2. Space-type-generator-itsnicethat-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design “The future of design is in the creation of tools”: Meet the Space Type Generator
  3. Kentaro-okawara-work-publication-art-illustration-itsnicethat-list Publication Kentaro Okawara on how he is “always thinking about making art and books”
  4. Martina-paukova-may-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Martina Paukova's Bookshelf features childrens' illustrations of Japan's most-wanted criminals and more
  5. Miju-lee-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Miju Lee on her 2D and 3D illustration process centred on human emotion
  6. Pakbae-arenahommespulskorea-work-photography-list Photography Pakbae brings elements of documentary photography to fashion editorials
  7. Youngchae-lee-alone-time-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Youngchae Lee illustrates what “alone time” feels like in large landscapes
  8. 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
  9. C-magazine-issue-141-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design The latest issue of C Magazine explores how graphic design is always political
  10. Designers-speak-up-present-tense-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Designers Speak (Up) gives visibility to the “unsung diversity” of Aotearoa design
  11. Graphic-fest-victionary-work-publication-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic Fest has all you need to know about visual identities for festivals and fairs
  12. Mark-lim-nicontine-magazine-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Mark Lim on his creative direction of Nicotine magazine and a series on wrestlers
  13. Raimon-guirado-noom-books-graphic-design-publication-itsnicethat-list3 Graphic Design Raimon Guirado considers the graphic design profession as a 24-hour role
  14. Kubo-keiichi-haida-cho-district-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography A rural fishing village in Japan attempts to overcome its ageing population
  15. Maria-ramos-bad-bat-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration María Ramos illustrates bad bats, sleepy eggs and a boy made out of bubble gum
  16. Another-design-6th-guangzhou-triennial-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Another Design creates a vibrant visual system for Guangzhou Triennial
  17. Blair-thompson-canada-modern-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-02 Graphic Design Canada Modern is an archive of modernist graphic design from 1960 to 1985
  18. Braulio-amado-2018-book-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Frank Ocean, shirtless muscly guys, Mirko Borsche and a bedsheet: Bráulio Amado on his latest book
  19. Stephan-bovenschen-dista-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Photography Photography publication Dista captures the rather beautiful side to the mundane
  20. Ian-moore-illustrated-guide-to-bad-tripadvisor-reviews-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Ian Moore's new zine illustrates scathing, but very funny, TripAdvisor reviews
  21. Paul-paetzel-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Paul Paetzel on his illustrations for Zeit Magazin and new comic Lightning Man
  22. Tanztheater-wuppertal-pina-bausch-features-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-lis2 Miscellaneous “Does it stop being a real thing?”: Tanztheater Wuppertal and life after Pina Bausch
  23. Daria-tessler-cult-of-the-ibis-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration New comic Cult of the Ibis, arises out of the history of Western magic and alchemy
  24. Editions-at-play-we-kiss-the-screens-work-publication-digital-itsnicethat-list Publication Editions At Play’s latest book challenges the conventions of publishing
  25. Baptiste-virot-illustrations-work-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Baptiste Virot describes his work as an “iron punch in a velvet glove”
  26. .gif?1556101212 Graphic Design Studio Nuno Fontes on its clean and ordered work for the cultural sector
  27. Darren-shaddick-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Darren Shaddick illustrates his version of “the ultimate cool person”
  28. Pedro-destedfani-stan-smith-work-publication-itsnicethat-02 Publication Pedro Destefani explores the relationship between Stan Smith the man and the brand
  29. Oscar-maia-100_-porto-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-06 Graphic Design Oscar Maia translates the essence of his native Porto into a new publication
  30. Anthony-prince-men-of-maize-work-film-itsnicethat-list Film Men of Maize explores the preservation of Mayan culture in Guatemala
  31. Jack-davison-modern-weekly-china-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jack Davison delves into a world of miniature cityscapes in his latest shoot
  32. Syvat-vishnyakova-az-museum-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Ony Agency on the rebrand of AZ Museum in Moscow
  33. Anete-melece-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration For Anete Melece “illustration is the easiest way to tell a visual story”
  34. Sasha-lytvyn-ply-knits-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Sasha Lytvyn explores how “you have to live in that moment in order to capture it”
  35. Seba-cestaro-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Seba Cestaro “adds eyes to everything” in his surreal 2D and 3D illustrations
  36. Irina-werning-dear-long-hair-work-photography-list Photography Irina Werning photographs the long-haired women of Argentina
  37. Vernon-james-c-manlapaz-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Vernon James C. Manlapaz on his fantastical and truly believable animations
  38. Rebeka-lukoses-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Rebeka Lukošus’ self-imposed rule means her work has to be sincere and funny
  39. Mathile-gaussen-code10-15-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Code 10-15 commemorates the scientific methods that advanced criminology
  40. Yvan-guillo-samplerman-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Yvan Guillo AKA Samplerman on his belief that “there is no progress in art”
  41. Patrick-wassman-mukachevo-work-photography-list Photography Patrick Wassmann photographs the youthful existence in Mukachevo, Ukraine
  42. Paul-stirton-jan-tschichold-exhibition-weimar-graphicdesign-work-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Bard Graduate Centre celebrates Jan Tschichold’s design legacy
  43. Monotype-test Graphic Design “Allowing a modern audience to see Helvetica for the first time”: Charles Nix talks us through the newly released Helvetica Now
  44. Viktor-hachmang-twin-mirrors-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Viktor Hachmang’s new book combines traditional printmaking with the digital
  45. Mundial-classic-football-shirts-umbro-exhibition-news-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list3 Exhibition 95 years of Umbro’s iconic football kit designs go on show in Manchester
  46. Design360-issue79-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Design 360°’s editors discuss the illustration and media scene in China
  47. Shuwei-liu-an-invitation-from-another-world-work-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Shuwei Liu combines David Bowie and Chinese mythology with a planet mushroom
  48. Larissa-hoff-der-wall-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list3 Illustration Illustrator Larissa Hoff constantly thinks of new ways to communicate information
  49. Jean-philippe-bretin-yuichi-yokoyama-work-publication-illustration-itsnicethat-05 Publication Jean-Philippe Bretin on his redesign of Yuichi Yokoyama’s graphic novel Outdoors
  50. Marie-weber-the-seminar-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Marie Weber portrays the weirdness of her generation in The Seminar
  51. Atelier-pierre-pierre-graphicdesign-work-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Atelier Pierre Pierre is like a graphic design Swiss army knife with its skill and execution
  52. Antonio-carrau-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Antonio Carrau’s collages lie somewhere between pattern and reality
  53. Napoleon-typefaces-erik-sasche-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Drawing fonts is “nothing but a nice meditative state” for Erik Sachse
  54. Its-nice-that-illustration_saehan_parc_list-img Illustration Saehan Parc illustrates women in various colours because she is also a foreign woman
  55. Ordinary-people-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design An update from Ordinary People on its recent design output
  56. Evan-cohen-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Evan Cohen breaks the boundaries of comics grids as an additional narrative
  57. Ted-hynunha-yoon-decoding-dictatorial-statues-work-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Decoding Dictatorial Statues untangles the agency of sculpted bodies
  58. Jung-lee-type-foundry-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jungmyung Lee on how typography can provoke a feeling in its readers
  59. Take-two-redesigns-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Take Two is a collaborative blog dedicated to the redesign of public posters
  60. Joakim-drescher-motel-universe-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration For Joakim Drescher, mistakes are an integral part of an illustration
  61. Collletttivo-typefaces-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Meet Collletttivo: an expanding group of typography buffs with an open source philosophy
  62. A-black-cover-design-founder-type-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-04 Graphic Design A Black Cover Design on how corporate graphic design can change employee moods
  63. Suzy-chan-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Protests, cute culture and the UK’s fruit market: Suzy Chan on her innovative design practice
  64. Henri-charles-bedue-the-house-of-happiness-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Charles-Henry Bédué photographs the intimacy and mystery of family homes
  65. Jaeha-kim-work-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jaeha Kim channels different discplines of art through his graphic design practice
  66. Whippets-fc-new-kit-designs-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Whippets FC champions the unity and community of women’s football
  67. Snohetta-under-news-architecture-list2 Architecture Snøhetta designs Europe's first underwater restaurant in Norway
  68. Morteza-vaseghi-graphic-design-work-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Morteza Vaseghi pushes for the notion of art in a graphic design context
  69. Jennifer-steinkamp-impeach-work-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation 3D animation pioneer Jennifer Steinkamp on her current solo show, Impeach
  70. Datagif-bingo-type-work-digital-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Digital Bingo Type: Datagif animates typefaces in the style of French TV shows
  71. Gianluca-alla-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design For Gianluca Alla, typography is “literally the A, B, C of visual communication”
  72. Locksbrook-bathschoolofart-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Bath School of Art alumni collaborate on a 90 metre-long mural delving into the university’s archive
  73. Pitch-studios-virtual-gap-year-work-animation-film-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Virtual Gap Year explores the post-technological futures of the internet
  74. Karun-thakar-ghanaian-film-posters-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list_copy Exhibition Iconic imagery is brilliantly reimagined by Ghana’s film industry in these posters from the 1980s
  75. Cheng-hsu-chung-work-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Cheng-Hsu Chung's animations “break the border of reality and surreality”
  76. Seokmee-noh-after-the-snow-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration SeokMee Noh’s latest paintings express “the beauty and simplicity of snow”
  77. Haam-juhae-watercolours-work-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Haam Juhae is attracted to watercolours as “complete control is impossible”
  78. 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
  79. Luke-archer-the-rock-work-photography-itsnicethat-02 Photography In the lead up to Brexit, Luke Archer photographs the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar
  80. Virtue-copenhagan-pride-q-news-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Q is the world’s first genderless voice hoping to eradicate gender bias in technology