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Lucy Bourton

Lucy joined It’s Nice That as an editorial assistant in July 2016 after graduating from Chelsea College of Art with a degree in graphic design communication. In October 2016 she became a staff writer on the editorial team and in January 2019 was made It’s Nice That’s deputy editor. Feel free to get in contact with Lucy about new and upcoming creative projects or editorial ideas for the site.

  1. Odd-m_s-gojumpers-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising M&S brings Single Ladies director on board for a jumping Christmas advert
  2. _walsh-zoobas-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design &Walsh designs Zooba's identity inspired by the busy streets of Cairo
  3. Jamiewolfe-sedative-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Jamie Wolfe's latest animation uses an intuitive process to leave room for surprises
  4. Zackrosebrugh-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration From studying film to teaching English, Zack Rosebrugh has found his feet in illustration
  5. Elenaxausa-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Elena Xausa amplifies the wit of her work with added animation
  6. Cfc_mm_list Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Your chance to work with María Medem on an illustrated calendar for 2020
  7. Projekt26-graphicdesigni-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Symbols of freedom "and the struggle for it": a look at the Polish School of Posters
  8. Salvadordali-tarotdeck-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Let Salvador Dalí tell your future in a new edition of tarot cards
  9. Groep-list Photography "I felt I saw the world with different eyes": Jaimy Gail on photographing the concept of normalcy
  10. Londonreviewofbooks-40thanniversary-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication A look at London Review of Books’ cover archive over the past 40 years
  11. Paulwright-carryondelboy-art-itsnicethat-list Art Paul Wright's paintings of Peggy Mitchell and Del Boy are bound to make you smile
  12. Annaginsburg-whatisbeauty-animation-itsnicethat-list World Mental Health Day Anna Ginsburg on the mental impact of a gruelling creative process, and her mission to rebalance
  13. Anthonyrusso-thenewyorker-itsnicethat-list Illustration The prolific Anthony Russo on working in editorial illustration for the last 40 years
  14. Liyawen-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Li Ya Wen on growing up in Taipei, beauty standards, and European influences
  15. Elliceweaver-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Ellice Weaver on the influence of Berlin, screen printing, and comic books
  16. Dalpark-westquestioneastanswer-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Dal Park animates the cultural differences between herself and her Korean grandmother
  17. Camillesoulat-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Camille Soulat's sensitive works use digital techniques in whole new ways
  18. Flaneur-studioyukiko-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Flaneur's latest issue shows off Studio Yukiko's typographic excellence
  19. List Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Julian Glander and Sofia Johnston collaborate on a brand new set of weird and wonderful emojis
  20. Christoph-niemann-in-conversation-illustration-itsnicethat-list In Conversation “It’s like you’re a doctor in an emergency room. It’s high pressure”: Christoph Niemann on his creative career
  21. Clairehuss-wuti-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Claire Huss’ branding for WUTI displays creative women as “wild and bold”
  22. Danielbrereton-weddingbells-metronomy-film-itsnicethat-list Film Daniel Brereton gets back together with Metronomy for their latest video
  23. Natashajen-svaseniorlibrary-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Publication Natasha Jen on returning to School of Visual Arts and confirming a love of book design
  24. Twopointsnet-espn-next-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Two Points.Net returns to the pages of ESPN's magazine with a bold new typeface
  25. Sophyhollington-fiskgallery-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration See Sophy Hollington's intricate works blown up to new heights
  26. Jodyhudsonpowell-lukepowell-plenaire-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jody Hudson Powell and Luke Powell define the visual language of new skincare brand, Plenaire
  27. Sachabeeley-adultswim-squidbillies-animation-list Animation Sacha Beeley transforms Adult Swim's Squidbillies into her own style with new idents
  28. Mailchimppresents-outermonologue-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Mailchimp Presents’ new animated series explores the minds of admirable creatives
  29. Anthroxstudio-blackmidi-illustration-animation-itsnicethat-list Illustration How Anthrox Studio designed a surreal habitat for the music of Black Midi to live within
  30. Bustergreyjung-theparadetonottinghill-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Buster Grey Jung documents the communities who build Notting Hill Carnival
  31. Anthonyburill-oxfam-secondhandseptember-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Anthony Burrill collaborates with Oxfam as part of Second Hand September
  32. Adobe Event Join It’s Nice That and Adobe XD for an evening of discussion on digital design
  33. Dropbox_call-for-collaboration_julian_glander_call-out_list Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Julian Glander is on the lookout for a collaborator to create a new set of emojis
  34. Bendenzer-catalogpress-15massmarketpaperbacks-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Catalog Press is questioning what a book can be (and maybe it's made of cheese)
  35. Jakegreen-kunywajoshlangu-coffeekenya-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jake Green's latest series encourages us to carefully consider our coffee consumption
  36. Noplanetnofun-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration How to use illustration, positivity and a little irony to help save the planet
  37. Romainroucoules-photography-digital-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Romain Roucoules artistically comments on the environment, social media and politics – with food
  38. Justincarter-photography-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Photographer Justin Carter is constantly questioning the world around him
  39. Davidmassara-graphicdesign-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 ÉCAL graduate David Massara honours the rich history of graphic design in his research-led portfolio
  40. Tanyateibtner-illustrations-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Tanya Teibtner is adding a new tone of voice to the visual communicativeness of illustration
  41. Warp-hudsonmohawke-chimes-photography-itsnicethat-02 Photography Hudson Mohawke fans find Elbow’s new album cover suspiciously familiar
  42. Robert-radziejewski-boxinglessons-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Robert Radziejewski's book represents "the smooth in graphic design"
  43. Hubert_fischer-ninarikespringer-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Hubert & Fischer displays how graphic design can translate artistic works, not overpower them
  44. Karinayazylyan-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Karina Yazylyan wants typography to reach wider circles, rather than just designers
  45. List-img_(1) Animation Alexandre Louvenaz on making audiences awkward with his animation series, Jamir at Home
  46. Laurajaynehodkin-hotandtasty-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Laura Jayne Hodkin's new film depicts the tipsy ritual of heading to the chicken shop
  47. Listimage Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Mahaneela and Lunga Ntila photographically illustrate three facets of modern love
  48. Santafrance-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Santa France is fluent in the visual language of computer generated imagery
  49. Horrorvacui-daughter-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Horror Vacui combs through the design greats of the past to create interesting work for the future
  50. Florenttanet-aquariumhobby-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Florent Tanet explores the "excessive passion" of building an aquarium
  51. Poolsidefm-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Get in loser we're going Poolside: meet your new favourite website set in 1986
  52. Futureacademylondon-bauhaus2.0-events-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Is it time for Bauhaus round two? Future London Academy thinks so
  53. Nickdahlen-claire-art-illustration-itsnicethat-list Art Meet Nick Dahlen, the illustrative artist providing a new perspective on the classics
  54. Petermillard-thisispigmeat-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Peter Millard's new film confronts his guilt as a vegetarian turned meat eater
  55. Teresafreitas-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Teresa Freitas constructs a cinematic world through hue, saturation and light
  56. Carlosromo-meglar-johnphilipsage-lccshowdesign-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Can graphic design translate to performance? LCC's grad show identity shows us it can
  57. Hesterfinch-pregnantnudeonpinkwithpinkwall-pastelonpaper-art-itsnicethat-list Art Hester Finch's artworks portrays normal instances "rendered in a state of taut anxiety"
  58. Regularpractice-rcaidentity-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Ones to Watch 2019 Regular Practice on returning back to the Royal College of Art for this year's show identity
  59. Querida-palomawool-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Querida on art directing the brand everybody wants a piece of, Paloma Wool
  60. Yejiyun-mamoo-roundhours-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Yeji Yun's new zine chronicles the adventures of her studio's cat, Mamoo
  61. Alexram-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Drawing bands like Joy Division but also courgettes, meet illustrator Alex Ram
  62. List-img Digital "My little niece and my grandmother like the game equally": how Playables made the simply addictive Kids
  63. Duanekeiser-avocadospoon-art-itsnicethat-list Art In being "open to possibilities" still life painter Duane Keiser paints the everyday joys of life
  64. Annaginsburg-ugly-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Taking up to 12 hours to create a second, Anna Ginsburg's "bonkers" process makes for beautiful work
  65. Martin-creed-amigos-centro-botin-in-conversation-art-itsnicethat-list In Conversation “I wanna do things that make me happy”: Martin Creed in conversation with It’s Nice That
  66. 4-deadlinearticlethumbnail The Graduates 2019 Why should you apply to The Graduates 2019? Three grads tell us how it helped their career
  67. 00_list_main Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Call for Collaboration: Mahaneela is looking for a mixed media creative to visualise modern love
  68. 1-advicearticlethumbnail_money The Graduates 2019 The essentials of handling your finances as a graduate, junior or freelance creative
  69. Janrobertdu%cc%88nnweller-planetauto-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jan Robert Dünnweller's uses varying styles of illustration to display personality and point of view
  70. Annaginsburg-melissakittyjarram-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Anna Ginsburg to premier new film at an event in support of Refugee Week
  71. Araestudio-allez!-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Ara Estudio and Todojunto Graphics show how a typeface can be the only visual component you need
  72. Alberttercero-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Albert Tercero on the development of his practice, defining his aesthetic and balancing projects
  73. Stefanmarx-macdemarco-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Stefan Marx talks us through his drawings from going on tour with Mac DeMarco
  74. Studiomoross-spicegirls-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design "That sweet spot between nostalgia and now": Kate Moross on designing the Spice Girls tour visuals
  75. Veronicaditting-inconversation-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list In Conversation "I will always ask a lot of questions": Veronica Ditting in conversation with It's Nice That
  76. Charliekwai-easterheads-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Charlie Kwai photographs Ghanaians buried in sand to avoid the heat – or just for a laugh
  77. Pictoplasma2018-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation The Glastonbury of moving image: It’s Nice That’s week at Pictoplasma
  78. Listimage Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Actual Source works with Margot Lévêque to co-create a series of graphic stamps
  79. Janhakonerichsen-art-itsnicethat-list Art Jan Hakon Erichsen is a balloon-destroying artist whose work you really shouldn't try at home
  80. Pellecass-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography How Pelle Cass creates his jarring “still time-lapse” images