Lucy Bourton

Lucy joined It’s Nice That as an editorial assistant in July 2016 and became a staff writer in October 2016. She graduated from Chelsea College of art with a degree in Graphic Design Communication and has previously worked at Rough Trade. Lucy is particularly interested in graphic design, typography and illustration. Contact her if you have a suggestion for the It’s Nice That Friday Mixtape.

  1. Xenoula Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: escape from the world with Xenoula's ethereal mix
  2. Res-towersofthanks-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Towers of Thanks: Res photographs their mother's life working for Donald Trump
  3. Rkikuojohnson-illustration-list Illustration R Kikuo Johnson on the importance of narrative in his illustrations
  4. Cordovacanillas-tunica-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Córdova Canillas commission photographers to create a spot the difference illusion for Tunica
  5. Hudsonchristie-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Hudson Christie’s illustration trickery uses depth to create textured, flat pieces
  6. Nguan-photography-singapore-itsnicethat-list Photography A rare interview with enigmatic and cherished photographer, Nguan
  7. Oreetashery-film-itsnicethat-list Film Oreet Ashery wins the Film London Jarman Award for her risky and fearless work
  8. Colinpantall-allquiet-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Colin Pantall's warm depiction of childhood and fatherhood taken over 12 years
  9. Sunshine-7inchescollective-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Shepard Fairey and Margaret Atwood contribute to 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood campaign
  10. Cleonpeterson-art-itsnicethat-list Art Cleon Peterson's works continue to investigate the evil side of humanity
  11. Calypsomahieu-promenade-nouvellevague-itsnicethat-04 Photography Calypso Mahieu’s photography makes the simplest things sexy (some NSFW)
  12. Kinggizzard-jasongalea-polygondwanaland-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design King Gizzard give away their record, Polygondwanaland for free, including Jason Galea’s artwork templates
  13. Mixtape_template_43 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: a mix from semi-fictional and ever changing band, The Moonlandingz
  14. Anjasalonen-newdimensionsinrecreation-art-itsnicethat-list Art Anja Salonen's latest works question what shape an exhibition should take
  15. Listimage Dropbox: The Dream Team “Four heads are better than one”: The Dropbox Dream Team on the art of creative collaboration
  16. Lil-kool-list Illustration Move into Lil Kool’s nostalgic and psychedelic suburban neighbourhood
  17. Ps_list Graphic Design One Step Ahead: we meet Paula Scher, the trailblazing Pentagram Partner
  18. Beadigiacomo-lineaalba-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bea de Giacomo photographs the wonders of pregnancy
  19. Artsygucci-artists_for_gender_equality-film-itsnicethat-list Film Artsy and Gucci create a series of films for gender equality with past, present and future female artists
  20. Listimage Dropbox: The Dream Team The Dream Team: JP Bonino's photographs visualise rhyming words with humour and character 
  21. Hubertusdesign-mostbeautifulswissbooks-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Hubertus Design on the daunting task of designing a book of The Most Beautiful Swiss Books
  22. Manifesto-julianrosefeldt-film-itsnicethat-list Film Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto, starring Cate Blanchett in 13 roles, comes to Tate Modern
  23. Hannahbuckman-indiaisnotmyhome-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Get to know the bold and charming work of illustrator Hannah Buckman
  24. Fm_42 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Protomartyr’s Joe Casey on his striking and poignant DIY artwork
  25. Suzieandleo-strangers-yunglean-film-itsnicethat-list Film Yung Lean releases a “spaghetti western” teaser film for his upcoming record
  26. Listimage3 Dropbox: The Dream Team Max Siedentopf curates a creative dream team with Dropbox Paper
  27. Uncleginger-bipolardisorder-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Uncle Ginger uses hypnotic shapes to animate the facts and feelings of bipolar disorder
  28. Anyahindmarch-studiofrith-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Anya Hindmarch works with Studio Frith and Anyways to launch candle range, Anya Smells
  29. Hato-newcontemporaries-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Hato co-creates a font with the 45 selected artists for New Contemporaries
  30. Malikafavre-lecrazyhorse-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Malika Favre’s upcoming exhibition is inspired by Parisian cabaret, Le Crazy
  31. Pylot-doordie-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Do or Die: Pylot magazine on the photography talent inside its latest issue
  32. Studioyukiko-wieden_kennedy-nike-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Wieden+Kennedy commissions local creatives for Berlin-based Nike campaign
  33. Jorencull-abriefhistoryofradiohead-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Joren Cull talks through his animated history of Radiohead for Pitchfork
  34. Stinalo%cc%88fgren-first-aid-kit-for-sorrow-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Stina Löfgren illustrates a first aid kit for those experiencing sorrow
  35. Winstonhacking-flyinglotus-postrequiste-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Winston Hacking creates a collaged portal for Flying Lotus' first video in two years
  36. Fm_41 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Blue Hawaii curate a 70s and 80s disco mix
  37. Jamiehewlett-taschen-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Tank Girl, Gorillaz and Bafta awards: Taschen release Jamie Hewlett's first major monograph
  38. Franklebon-mountkimbie-film-itsnicethat-list Film Mount Kimbie’s latest video continues their ongoing collaboration with Frank Lebon
  39. Flobrooks-nww-art-itsnicethat-list Art Flo Brooks' paintings of liminality are those "almost everyone can relate with"
  40. Sony-aibo-digital-itsnicethat-list Product Design Sony brings back its robodog, Aibo
  41. Eric-oglander-craiglistmirrors-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Eric Oglander reflects on his internet sensation, Craiglist Mirrors
  42. Katescott-happyhalloween-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Kate Isobel Scott's shorts display the painstaking joy of stop-motion animation
  43. Holliefernando-halloween-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Hollie Fernando photographs the trick or treaters knocking on her front door
  44. Momoenarazaki-cuckoonest-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Momoe Narazaki’s distinctively cheeky and sweet illustrations
  45. Uk-musicvideoawards-film-itsnicethat-list Film Directors Ryan Staake and Oscar Hudson win big at UK Music Video Awards
  46. Anthonyvelen-dronetype-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design Anthony Velen uses drones to build an alphabet from Swiss architecture
  47. Bully_mixtape Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Bully's cheery playlist will take you back to the The O.C.
  48. Brooklinder-spoon-film-itsnicethat-list Film Spoon’s music video made entirely in Photoshop goes out to its graphic designer fanbase
  49. Silandjorik-terraform-film-itsnicethat-list Film Novo Amor & Ed Tullett’s video displays the toxic working conditions of Ijen volcano miners
  50. Gettyinstagramgrant-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Getty Images announces the winners of its global Instagram grant
  51. Robertbeatty-arielpink-dedicatedtobobbyjameson-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design A chat with Robert Beatty and Ariel Pink on their recent record sleeve collaboration
  52. Tripodcity-sweetdreams-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Sweet Dreams: Tripod City’s latest adventure focuses its lens on Mexico
  53. Ragnar_kjartansson-thenational-film-itsnicethat-list Film Ragnar Kjartansson directs prosecco-fuelled and confetti-filled video for The National
  54. Studioclausdue-50wigs-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Studio Claus Due creates exhibition catalogues to fall in love with
  55. Willferrell-commonsense-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising Will Ferrell acts as a phone obsessed dad in non-profit campaign for a #DeviceFreeDinner
  56. Maxguther-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Max Guther is back with more hyper real illustrations visualising social trends
  57. Mixtape_template_carpenter Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: a very rare mixtape from the one and only John Carpenter
  58. Stedelijkmuseum-beatrix-ruf-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Stedelijk Museum director Beatrix Ruf resigns due to reported conflicts of interest
  59. Tatianaermolaeva-strelkabar-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Tatiana Ermolaeva's coherent “but not too slick” work for the Strelka Bar
  60. Jewishmuseum-designsonbritain-tate_lyle-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Immigrants who radically transformed British design language to be celebrated in new show
  61. Chrismaggio-boredonthe4thofjuly-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Chris Maggio palpably documents America’s current “emotional climate"
  62. Mollymatalon-metalmagazine-itsnicethat-list Photography Molly Matalon shoots a fashion editorial in the desert, and things get brotherly
  63. Fantasticman-issue26-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Fantastic Man’s unexpected cover story on the surfers and fisherman of Peniche, Portugal
  64. Newyorkmagazine-alexkatz-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication 90-year-old Alex Katz illustrates subway users for New York Magazine’s 50th anniversary issue
  65. Danielfletcher-howyoumakemefeel-itsnicethat-list Art Daniel Fletcher uses a playful spirit to represent the excitements and anxieties of daily life
  66. Steffenhotel-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Get to know the fluid work of graphic designer, Steffen Hotel
  67. Lucagrottoli-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Italian photographer Luca Grottoli talks through his up and down relationship with the medium
  68. Mixtape_template_ds Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: David Shrigley curates a mix of his recent record finds
  69. Jamaingordon-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Graduate Jamain Gordon’s warm portraits from his home of Guyana
  70. Arket-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “It needed to be functional, a workhorse”: Arket’s in-house team on its brand identity
  71. Griffinartprize-oli_epp-aftersun-art-itsnicethat-list Art Shortlist announced for Griffin Art Prize, aiming to catapult the career of one emerging artist
  72. Actualsource-shoplifters-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Shoplifters: Actual Source's latest mag is a must have for visual communicators
  73. Tishmurtha-cardsharps-youthunemployment-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography “A gift and a strong social conscience”: Ella Murtha on her mother’s astoundingly truthful photography
  74. Ionegamble-polyester-issuesix-publication-itsnicethat-list World Mental Health Day Polyester's Ione Gamble on covering mental health sensitively, but not coyly
  75. Rachellevit-worldmentalhealthday-illustration-list World Mental Health Day “Subtlety is key”: Rachel Levit on the art of illustrating sensitive themes
  76. Apple-emojiupdate-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Apple announces launch of gender neutral emojis
  77. Ricoandmichael-yearslater-lunchbreak-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Rico and Michael photographically explore the unavoidable influence of mainstream culture
  78. Charliekwai-londonfashionweek-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Charlie Kwai lets you sneak behind the scenes at London Fashion Week
  79. Sciencemuseum-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design London’s Science Museum launches new logo by North Design to a controversial response
  80. Quentinblake-alltheyearround-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Quentin Blake’s 50 year collaboration with John Yeoman celebrated in new exhibition