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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. Steve_smith Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Animator Steve Smith takes us from Kate Bush to Oneohtrix Point Never
  2. Kateisobelscott-knickerbocker-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Master of plasticine Kate Isobel Scott is back with a new animation
  3. Jaycover-walls-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Jay Cover and Brad Holdgrafer visually tackle the concept of walls through "playschool politics"
  4. Fm_the_honey_hahs Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: The Honey Hahs' mix of songs to get ready to, or if you're just feeling dancey
  5. Its-nice-that-michael-marczewski-adobe-stock-list Found in Adobe Stock Michael Marczewski transforms household objects into animated hybrid creatures
  6. Its-nice-that-sophie-koko-gate-list-adult-swim Animation You know that great feeling of popping a spot? You'll get that from Sophie Koko Gate's new animation
  7. Lindabrownlee-greatyarmouth-photography-itsnicethat-03 Photography Linda Brownlee's warm portrait of British seaside town Great Yarmouth
  8. Fm_brodie Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: graphic designer Brodie Kaman's songs to get sweaty to
  9. Parat.cc-schauburg-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Parat.cc redesign youth theatre Schauburg's identity to engage any teen or toddler
  10. Scarysugar-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Scary Sugar showcases the women in creativity you should definitely be keeping an eye on
  11. Its-nice-that-eva-papamargariti-adobe-stock-3d-library-list Found in Adobe Stock Eva Papamargariti creates an artificial landscape made of Adobe Stock's organic 3D objects
  12. Pentagram-harrypearce-johnlewispartnership-johnlewis-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “Authentic brands really deserve sensitivity”: Pentagram’s Harry Pearce talks through his rebrand of the John Lewis Partnership
  13. Celine-new-logo-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Celine redesigns logo in homage to its 1960s modernist design
  14. Tommyspitters-pinkopress-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Tommy Spitters launches Pinko Press showing how design can encourage ideas, rather than isolate them
  15. Arina_fmt Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: artist Arina Shabanova's R&B favourites to dance around the house to
  16. Cynthiakittler-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration A catch-up with the always brilliant Cynthia Kittler
  17. Jaimezuverza-ohsees-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design If you've seen a great gig poster in Austin, Jaime Zuverza probably designed it
  18. Simonhegerknuden-ball-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Simon Heger Knuden photographically explores football's circumferential culture in Mozambique
  19. Ciaran Graphic Design Ciaran Birch is a graphic design student who found his feet in type design
  20. Inesalpha-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital “We need to de-dramatise beauty!”: meet 3D make-up artist Ines Alpha
  21. Lukeevans-secondnature-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Luke Evans triumphantly returns with mind blowing project, Second Nature
  22. Tatjanaprenzel-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Tatjana Prenzel's illustrated melancholic moments are textural triumphs
  23. Caitlin Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Caitlin McCarthy's mix of female fronted bangers
  24. Polyester-issueeight-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Ione Gamble takes us through her highlights of Polyester's latest issue
  25. Karlavoleau-holamiamoi-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography ECAL graduate Karla Hiraldo Voleau on voyeurism and the female gaze (some NSFW)
  26. Josephlebus-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-11 Graphic Design Joseph Lebus approaches graphic design from a language perspective by using typography as texture
  27. Orianafenwick-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Oriana Fenwick's impossibly realistic illustrations of mundane objects
  28. Orchestra Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Grand Union Orchestra's founder curates us a mix on the theme of migration
  29. Studiofrith-lagrottaices-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Studio Frith designs Kitty Travers' La Grotta Ices into "a book you want to lick"
  30. Jiyekim-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jiye Kim's latest illustrations shed light on the details of ordinary life
  31. Its-nice-that-the-graduates-nathan-cutler-photography-list The Graduates 2018 Photographer Nathan Cutler adds a softer tone to the conversation of masculinity
  32. Its-nice-that-the-graduates-luke-hoban-graphic-design-list The Graduates 2018 New Zealander Luke Hoban designs websites that not only have form and function, but flair
  33. Its-nice-that-the-graduates-adelia-lim-graphic-design-list The Graduates 2018 Meet Adelia Lim, a graphic designer not afraid to poke a little fun at the industry
  34. Its-nice-that-the-graduates-can-yang-graphic-design-list The Graduates 2018 Can Yang's graphic design style is deep-rooted in her Chinese heritage
  35. Higton Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Illustrator Adam Higton's mix of music for kids
  36. Junhyeokshin-art-itsnicethat-list Art RCA graduate Junhyeok Shin's blobby characters represent the internet's ugly tendencies
  37. 12b-pmgrotesque-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design 12b's new typeface is thoughtfully designed and full of tear-dropped charm
  38. Annaskeels-houses-houseandhedge-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Anna Skeels' uniquely beautiful and nostalgic drawings of British housing estates
  39. Its-nice-that-after-school-club-max-guther-list Miscellaneous A week at Eike König's female-led and thought-provoking After School Club
  40. Captured-tracks-friday-mixtape-itsnicethat Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Captured Tracks' founder Mike Sniper's mix of rarities that never made it
  41. Gregholland-mexico-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Greg Holland's photographic career spans from hardcore shows to shooting for NGO's
  42. Pentagram-abbottmiller-mahjongg-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Pentagram's Abbott Miller's book on the game of Mahjong gets a reissue
  43. Morgan-hill-murphy-photography-itsnicethat Photography Morgan Hill-Murphy's Italian summer: "a playground of incredible light and fantastic wrinkly old men"
  44. Potionpictures-loveisland2018-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design My typeface on paper: the makings of the Love Island logo
  45. Its_nice_that_adobe_stock_your_design_here_manshen_lo_list Found in Adobe Stock Your design here: a timeline exploring graphic design template trends
  46. Bexday-bodybuildersberlin-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bex Day photographs the beaming smiles and fading tans of Berlin's bodybuilders
  47. Ryanshorosky-timemagazine-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography How commissioned jobs have expanded Ryan Shorosky's creative practice
  48. Bodenworld-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Meet Boden World, the multi-faceted student design studio, clothing brand and publisher
  49. Clay-hickson Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Clay Hickson's mix of songs he wishes he could capture in his work
  50. Sharifhamza-youngamericans-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Sharif Hamza on how he photographed young America's gun culture
  51. Its_nice_that_adobe_stock_last_night_anton_gudim_list Found in Adobe Stock Last night a stock image saved my life: four scenarios where stock imagery saves the day
  52. Ryanskelton-landswalloe-publication-itsnicethat-may_copy Publication Ryan Skelton presents a series of self portraits taken in, and reflecting, each month
  53. Tintedwindow-regularpractice-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Tinted Window dives into one person, place, or object to the point of obsession
  54. Sacha-beeley-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Sacha Beeley makes toast, eggs and bacon sexy with her brilliant character design
  55. Badesaison-superframe-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design More envyingly good graphic design from Swiss studio Badesaison
  56. 180creativecamp-canal180-mediapartnership-events-itsnicethat-28 Events 180 Creative Camp: a week of making, chatting and exploring in the Portuguese countryside
  57. Caterina_ Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Caterina Bianchini's mix to listen to "In your pants! On the bus! Walking! Running!"
  58. Robinmellor-cliffrichard-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography “I’m a born again Cliff fan”: Photographer Robin Mellor on snapping avid Cliff Richard fans
  59. Kangheekim-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography KangHee Kim's images are as satisfying to create as they are to look at
  60. Nadineredlich-ihateyouyoujustdon'tknowityet-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Nadine Redlich’s new book illustrates the moment you realise you actually hate your partner
  61. Dixonbaxi-homeofcycling-eurosport-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design DixonBaxi designs identity for Eurosports’ Grand Tour cycling coverage
  62. Oscarhudson-joyinpeople-film-itsnicethat-list Film Oscar Hudson’s new film uses docu-fiction to explore nationalism and football
  63. Marionjdanoff-leopard_nuit-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Marion Jdanoff explores the historical context of the world's big cats in Léopard = Nuit
  64. Nadiasharifcohen-yonodialuz-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Nadia Shira Cohen wins Getty Images and Women Photograph award and grant
  65. N-e-x-bureaumirkobosche-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studios Bureau Mirko Borsche and Naranjo-Etxeberria collaborate on World Cup football scarf
  66. Lukeinsect-dali-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Luke Insect designs a "BMX break up album about teenage love and endless summers"
  67. Jamiehawkesworth-photography-and-sculptures-sculpture-itsnicethat-08 Sculpture Photographer Jamie Hawkesworth on expanding his creative practice to include sculpture
  68. Editorialmagazine-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Claire Milbrath shares her best bits of Editorial Magazine's new issue
  69. Suzannesaroff-fish-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Suzanne Saroff's meticulously arranged photographs alter perceptions
  70. Actualsource-shoplifters-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Need a guide to LA’s graphic design scene? Shoplifters’ new issue has got your back
  71. Mariaramos-picnic-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration María Ramos' illustrations turn picnic food into an assortment of cheeky characters
  72. Its-nice-that-caitlin-mccarthy_list Animation Meet Caitlin McCarthy and her cute (and sometimes gross) animations
  73. Moon-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication From magazine worshipper to publisher: a chat with Moon’s founder Verity Pemberton
  74. Chrisdorley-brown-anatolianpeoplescultura2010-thecorners-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Chris Dorley-Brown’s sharp images of East London are actually made up of many multiple shots
  75. Jim-stoten Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Jim Stoten's soundtrack to his solo summer holiday
  76. Its_nice_that_elcaf_supermarket_sweep_list-img Illustration It's Nice That stages a Supermarket Sweep game show, but with illustrators
  77. Holliefernando-12--photography-itsnicethat Photography An exclusive look at Hollie Fernando's series documenting her brother's pre-teenage years
  78. Gorillaz Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Gorillaz's mix to listen to in a Fiat Punto
  79. Theroyalstudio-thatcouldbe-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-lidy Graphic Design The Royal Studio renames as Degrau to reflect its growing graphic design personality
  80. Alicetye-gilbertandgeorge-printedpages-illustration-itsnicethat-list Printed Pages How Alice Tye tackled the daunting task of painting a portrait of Gilbert and George