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Laura Snoad

Laura is a London-based arts journalist that has been working for It’s Nice That on a freelance basis since 2016. She currently covers the news desk on a Friday for news editor Jenny. Send her all your big stories, projects and exhibitions.

  1. List Animation We catch up with Saiman Chow about his latest adventures in psychedelic animation
  2. Sasha-arutyunova-the-home-stretch-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Sasha Arutyunova shoots “a microcosm of American inequality” at the racecourse
  3. 03list Animation Kelsi Phụng and Fabien Corre on their heartbreaking coming out film
  4. List2 Art Wilfrid Wood’s new book collects charming and cheeky drawings of his boyfriend Theo
  5. Elena_subach_grandmothers_on_the_edge-of-heaven-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Elena Subach shoots Ukrainian grannies to bridge the generation gap
  6. List Animation Nate Milton’s short film Eli is a personal tale of mental illness, racoons and alien abduction
  7. Smaillist Publication Alessandro Bo’s photo book Smail captures the last inhabitants of a Bohemian enclave
  8. Patrick-d-keyes-work-illustration-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Patch D Keyes creates work for the most interesting names in the music biz
  9. Manvsmachine-castello-cheddar-advertising-itsnicethat-02 Advertising It’s cheese but not as you know it: ManvsMachine’s TV ads for Castello
  10. Inflatables Animation Zero to 60 in six months: designer Eva Cremers on learning 3D animation
  11. Hugh-frost-ltbl1 Illustration Hugh Frost illustrates the trippy and cryptic for Cymru Robert’s new novella
  12. Anna-degnbol-collapse-rebuild-flunkie-video-animation-itsnicethatlist Animation Anna Degnbol’s music video for Flunkie is like “napping in the sun and having a weird dream”
  13. Mogu-takahashi-a-little-hat-on-you-art-itsnicethat-list2 Art Welcome to the charming, wonky world of self-taught artist Mogu Takahashi
  14. Harmony-korine-gucci-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Harmony Korine has created a book for Gucci and it's wonderfully weird
  15. Burger-king-real-meal-advertising-its-nice-that-02 Advertising Burger King trolls McDonald’s while nodding to mental health issues in new campaign
  16. Jeremy-mickel-mckl-forest-young-redaction-typeface-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01-1 Graphic Design Typeface Redaction charts the history and abuses of the US criminal justice system
  17. Grey-hutton-purim-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Grey Hutton gives us a joyful glimpse into the Jewish festival of Purim
  18. Joana-avillez-a-sardinha-zinha-illustration-itsnicethat-07 Illustration Joana Avillez’s A Sardinha Zinha is an illustrated ode to Portuguese idioms
  19. Ilyes-griyeb-ait-ouallal-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Ilyes Griyeb captures a Moroccan generation stuck between ancient ways and urbanisation
  20. Elise-rigollet-rosanna-lefeuvre-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Élise Rigollet on using Risograph as a playground for texture and colour
  21. Listspaces-3 Illustration Kruttika Susarla on using illustration to smash stereotypes around sexuality and gender
  22. Listacid_rain_still01 Animation Tomek Popakul's short film Acid Rain shows the perils of falling in love with a wrong'un
  23. Lucia-sekerkova-vrajitoare-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Lucia Sekerkova documents the rituals of Romania’s social media savvy witches
  24. Atelierbrenda-beursschouwburg-normal-schnormal-ameliebakker-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Atelier Brenda and Amélie Bakker create “squidgy” identity for Beursschouwburg
  25. Book_002 Photography Viacheslav Poliakov shoots the “folk-baroque-industrial mess” of Ukraine and Poland
  26. Matthieu-garcia-dissonance-animation-itsnicethat-05 Animation Animator Matthieu Garcia Marin captures the longing and anxiety of coming out
  27. Max-colson-green-and-pleasant-land-digital-art-itsnicethat-06 Digital Max Colson satirises post-Brexit UK in a 3D-modelled animation
  28. Listrejane-dal-bello-the-smile-brigade-graphic-design-its-nice-that-03 Graphic Design Rejane Dal Bello on using graphic design to talk about hard topics in a joyful way
  29. Listbarrio_chino_01 Photography Sean Alexander Geraghty talks identity and traditions with Cuba’s diminishing Chinese population
  30. List Graphic Design Bluedot Collective’s Olivia Wünsche on setting up an environmentally conscious studio with her mum
  31. Reka-bucsi-solarwalk-animation-itsnicethat-04 Animation Réka Bucsi's sci-fi animation Solar Walk is a cosy but weird exploration of alien life
  32. List Graphic Design Studio Pépouze on refusing to choose between graphic design and illustration
  33. List-lovers-alexandra-palace-01 Graphic Design Lovers rebrands Alexandra Palace to “help the next generation fall in love” with the North London venue
  34. Listscreen-shot-2019-03-15-at-14.43.46 Exhibition A huge David Lynch exhibition is coming to Manchester in July
  35. Listkurppa_hosk-soundation-15 Graphic Design Kurppa Hosk rebrands Google’s music production platform Soundation
  36. Iloveyou-fff-harry_noga-web1 Graphic Design Designers and young activists team up to create placards for mass climate strikes
  37. Listscreen-shot-2019-03-14-at-15.06.11 Product Design Ikea's new product-hacking products makes furniture accessible for people with disabilities
  38. List2017281_n25 Graphic Design Snøhetta's Norwegian State Railways rebrand is an ode to whizzing past fjords on the train
  39. Masaakihiromura-tokyo2020olympicgames-itsnicethat Graphic Design Tokyo 2020 reveals Olympic pictograms inspired by 1964 Games
  40. Malikafavre-thenewyorker-itsnicethat-publication-list Illustration Malika Favre’s cover for The New Yorker’s style issue is inspired by Frida Kahlo’s “iconic look”
  41. List01-survivor-of-torture-logo Graphic Design Templo rebrands charity Survivor of Torture with help from asylum seekers and students
  42. Listengland-national-team-kit-2019-away Product Design Nike creates first bespoke kit for the Lionesses ahead of the Women’s World Cup 2019
  43. List11 Graphic Design Pentagram to design Stanley Kubrick exhibition at Design Museum
  44. Listsolange-querida-04 Miscellaneous Solange enlists Querida and Max Hirschberger for her new record's visuals
  45. Listcol_48_1 Advertising Creature’s City of London Corporation campaign encourages firms to pay London Living Wage
  46. Listall4-press-270219-1 Digital DixonBaxi creates play bar-inspired identity for Channel 4's on-demand service All 4
  47. Screen-shot-2019-02-28-at-11.22.13 Advertising Harry’s chimes in on the modern masculinity debate with ad featuring Harry Kane directed by Thomas Ralph
  48. Listspike-jonze-medmen Advertising Spike Jonze's ad for US marijuana retailer MedMen aims to normalise getting high
  49. Listkel-kitchen_family Graphic Design Landor redesigns Kellogg’s cereal boxes in widest refresh in 113 years
  50. Listadidas_credit_jaseng99 Graphic Design Apple, Adidas and Netflix logos get Bauhaus makeover to celebrate the school's centenary
  51. Listsinead_odwyer_photo_credit_ottilie_landmark Miscellaneous RCA named best art and design university in the world for the fifth year in a row
  52. Irma-boom-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Irma Boom’s new Viktor&Rolf tome for Phaidon “defies codes of bookness”
  53. List_climbing_the_ladder_2018_oil_on_canvas_40_x_55cm Art Mia Wilkinson’s unapologetic nudes are a study of how women are sexualised on and offline
  54. Listthe_twins_220x190_oil_on_canvas_2018 Art Francisco Rodríguez’s eerie paintings combine his childhood diet of cartoons and industrial landscapes
  55. List09_sha_svaneti_georgia_full_3500_2016-4416 Photography Natasha Sharapova on shooting the last two inhabitants of a rural village in Georgia
  56. Listioanna11 Photography Photographer Ioanna Sakellaraki's Aidos series explores the importance of shame in Greek culture
  57. Listpg_13 Publication Dark Igloo’s book Centerhold celebrates the hand modelling of Playboy magazine (NSFW)
  58. Listrunning_bib Graphic Design Fraser Muggeridge Studio creates typographic props for trio of Nike ads directed by Daniel Wolfe
  59. List_kissi_ussuki_yellow_coat_724 Illustration Vilnius-based illustrator Kissi Ussuki on her love affair with the colour pink
  60. Listunnamed-(1) Art Metahaven announces exhibition of new moving-image work to open in October at London’s ICA
  61. Listcoexist_film_4k_dc Animation Michael Marczewski’s Coexist series combines stock video clips with surreal CGI worlds
  62. 26c7ec71fe08e1976d4a1dcc5b27fd8d_original Illustration Jean Jullien smashes Kickstarter target for new dog-themed card game
  63. 1 Film Lawrence Lek, Hardeep Pandhal and Daria Martin among Film London Jarman Award shortlist
  64. Raices Illustration US artists create posters to raise money for families separated on the border
  65. Listteam-warm-up---burundi-boys Illustration Tim Vyner’s realtime illustrations of the Street Child World Cup made us fall in love with footie all over again
  66. List32343978_212698286003288_6565516982689464320_n Art Artist Ricardo Passaporte on falling in "love at first sight" with Lidl
  67. List_magali_reus_angle Publication A Practice for Everyday Life designs book for artist Magali Reus
  68. Listcharlottedelafuente_achinesegameofluck03 Photography Photographer Charlotte de la Fuente transports us to the seductive world of Macau's gambling scene
  69. List_wimbledon_lookbook_spread4 Photography Alasdair McLellan shoots lookbook for the Adidas Palace Wimbledon kit
  70. Poster-2 Printed Pages Jean Jullien visualises the quirks of the British accent for the new Printed Pages poster
  71. List15 Photography Introducing the fabulous and fantastical worlds of photographer Alessandro Merlo
  72. Listebastiankoenig_illu_makesclick_i_15 Illustration Sebastian König on creating an "ah-ha" moment with the most simple of illustrations
  73. Listhermon_and_heroda(1) Photography These puzzles by photographer Alma Haser perfectly jumble the faces of identical twins
  74. Listscreen-shot-2018-05-29-at-13.18.53 Animation Eric Power’s animated music video shows just how apocalyptic Mondays can be
  75. Listnokwakha-mboyisa Photography Thom Pierce on using photography to amplify the protests of a rural South African community
  76. Listscreen-shot-2018-05-23-at-17.57.34 Film Short film Krista demonstrates the power of drama to overcome trauma
  77. List03-list-img-template-2-up-portrait Photography From sensuous fruit to mythical quests, Jacques Brun’s photographs are a masterclass in lighting
  78. Listmapp_a4 Illustration Klas Ernflo’s illustrations for the Moderna Museet restaurant are a treasure hunt around the gallery’s collection
  79. Listemilywhitfield-wicks-22-05-18-iwe-02 Art Studio Swine creates a 20-tonne ceramic sculpture that blows smoke rings for the Eden Project
  80. List_sophiejanestafford3 Photography Photographer Sophie Stafford on shooting the Saharan desert’s largest celebration