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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. Kangheekim-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography KangHee Kim's images are as satisfying to create as they are to look at
  2. Nadineredlich-ihateyouyoujustdon'tknowityet-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Nadine Redlich’s new book illustrates the moment you realise you actually hate your partner
  3. Dixonbaxi-homeofcycling-eurosport-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design DixonBaxi designs identity for Eurosports’ Grand Tour cycling coverage
  4. Oscarhudson-joyinpeople-film-itsnicethat-list Film Oscar Hudson’s new film uses docu-fiction to explore nationalism and football
  5. Marionjdanoff-leopard_nuit-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Marion Jdanoff explores the historical context of the world's big cats in Léopard = Nuit
  6. Nadiasharifcohen-yonodialuz-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Nadia Shira Cohen wins Getty Images and Women Photograph award and grant
  7. N-e-x-bureaumirkobosche-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studios Bureau Mirko Borsche and Naranjo-Etxeberria collaborate on World Cup football scarf
  8. Lukeinsect-dali-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Luke Insect designs a "BMX break up album about teenage love and endless summers"
  9. Jamiehawkesworth-photography-and-sculptures-sculpture-itsnicethat-08 Sculpture Photographer Jamie Hawkesworth on expanding his creative practice to include sculpture
  10. Editorialmagazine-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Claire Milbrath shares her best bits of Editorial Magazine's new issue
  11. Suzannesaroff-fish-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Suzanne Saroff's meticulously arranged photographs alter perceptions
  12. Actualsource-shoplifters-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Need a guide to LA’s graphic design scene? Shoplifters’ new issue has got your back
  13. Mariaramos-picnic-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration María Ramos' illustrations turn picnic food into an assortment of cheeky characters
  14. Its-nice-that-caitlin-mccarthy_list Animation Meet Caitlin McCarthy and her cute (and sometimes gross) animations
  15. Moon-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication From magazine worshipper to publisher: a chat with Moon’s founder Verity Pemberton
  16. 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
  17. Jim-stoten Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Jim Stoten's soundtrack to his solo summer holiday
  18. Its_nice_that_elcaf_supermarket_sweep_list-img Illustration It's Nice That stages a Supermarket Sweep game show, but with illustrators
  19. Holliefernando-12--photography-itsnicethat Photography An exclusive look at Hollie Fernando's series documenting her brother's pre-teenage years
  20. Gorillaz Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Gorillaz's mix to listen to in a Fiat Punto
  21. Theroyalstudio-thatcouldbe-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-lidy Graphic Design The Royal Studio renames as Degrau to reflect its growing graphic design personality
  22. Alicetye-gilbertandgeorge-printedpages-illustration-itsnicethat-list Printed Pages How Alice Tye tackled the daunting task of painting a portrait of Gilbert and George
  23. Afterschoolclub-2018-events-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Events Eike König's 2018 After School Club will discuss gender equality within the design industry
  24. Jordy Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: the songs stuck in Jordy van den Nieuwendijk's head
  25. Viktorhachmang-fragments-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Landfill Editions show us a bunch of its brilliant new illustration titles
  26. 100clubstories-dittopress-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Ditto publish 100 Club Stories in celebration of the iconic London venue
  27. Grads2018_4 The Graduates 2018 "Even if you cover a shit in glitter it’s still a shit": top creatives show us their CVs
  28. Charlottetrounce-japan-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Catching up with Charlotte Trounce while on a residency in Japan
  29. Alexprager-compulsion-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography How Alex Prager made the world stop and stare
  30. Tsto-flowfestival-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Tsto returns to design Flow Festival's identity, pushing and playing with its typography
  31. Patrickkyle-elcaf-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Patrick Kyle's helpful advice on how to start out at illustration fairs
  32. Lost-art Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: a collection of hits from music focused design studio Lost Art
  33. Onionlabs-drpepper-crackthatpepper-film-itsnicethat-list Film "I knew it was a banger right away": Onion Labs creates rapping advert for Diet Dr Pepper
  34. Hunnybee-1 Animation Greg Sharp animates a video that builds in momentum for the catchiest song of the year
  35. Pabloorrego-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Take a trip inside the cutely sinister world of illustrator Pablo Orrego
  36. Craigoldham-roughtradebooks-publication-itsnicethat-08 Publication Why counter-culture matters: Rough Trade launches publishing venture designed by Craig Oldham
  37. Wimbledon-mccann-smith_foulkes-nexus-animation-itsnicethat-02_copy Animation Smith & Foulkes depicts an animated history of tennis for Wimbledon
  38. Polinavasilyeva-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Yale graduate and communications designer Polina Vasilyeva is a conductor of content
  39. Querida-thewheel-film-itsnicethat-list Film Querida create a feminine fashion film by utilising the incredible architecture in an artist's house
  40. Wooden_shjips Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Ripley Johnson of Wooden Shjips picks his summer jams
  41. Seasonzine-religion-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Season zine explores religion within football in its biggest issue yet
  42. List4 Illustration Joey Yu illustrates the busy, messy fun of Field Day
  43. Sarahpiegayespenson-humanisesomethingfreeoferror-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication A document of weather modification through terrifying but incredible archival photography
  44. Pentagram-emilyoberman-noman'sland-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-06 Publication Pentagram's Emily Oberman designs No Man's Land – a magazine for all kinds of women, "not just one"
  45. Liamcobb-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Liam Cobb plays with architecture in a bunch of new sigh-inducing illustrations
  46. Chrismaggio-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Chris Maggio's oxymoronic series The New Age of The New Age in Arizona
  47. Jamiehewlett-gorrilaz-humility-animation-itsnicethat Animation What links Jack Black and Jamie Hewlett? It's the new Gorillaz video!
  48. Bradley_kerl Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Texan artist Bradley Kerl's mix to ease you into a hot humid summer
  49. Jonathancastro-sanapp-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic design as “a colourful depiction of living spirit”: new work from Jonathan Castro
  50. Steffen_hoteltim_lindacher-1220-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-16 Publication Tim Lindacher and Steffen Hotel create a magazine for Yung Hurn in just four days
  51. Lantruong-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Get ready to fall in love with witty, weird and wonderful illustrator Lan Truong
  52. 5050-adamtickle-liamhodges-everpress-amnestyinternational-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Amnesty International and Everpress collaborate with 50 artists to visualise censorship
  53. Deepthroatstudio-o%cc%81cuka-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Deep Throat Studio create a visual identity unbound by time for Ócuka
  54. Oscarmitchell-illustration-dog-itsnicethat-list Illustration "It feels a bit like knowing languages": Oscar Mitchell on his varied illustration practice
  55. Olivierdegorce-fridgefoodsoul-editionpatrickfrey-publication-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Olivier Degorce's new book lets you snoop in strangers' fridges
  56. Robertrubbish-spiritussoho-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Robert Rubbish takes us on a hazy, illustrated day of the places and people of Soho
  57. Regularpractice-rcashow2018-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design Regular Practice return to design the RCA's show identity just a year after graduating
  58. Fourcorners-posterworkshop19681971-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication "Excitement, change and hope": a poster workshop in a Camden basement from 1968 to 1971
  59. Jyanku-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Get to know Jyan Ku's lovely hybrid of "friendly art, not difficult art"
  60. Iview_cover Publication Interview magazine has folded after almost 50 years
  61. Atelier_baudelaire-generalpublic-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-04 Graphic Design Salon de Montrouge's identity sees deep reds and pale pinks sweep through the gallery
  62. Londonembroiderystudiolist2 Animation "Football's Bayeux Tapestry": behind the scenes of the embroidered BBC World Cup trailer animation
  63. Lukewillisthompson-autoportait2017-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Luke Willis Thompson wins The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize
  64. Thomas_pratt Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Thomas Pratt curates a mix for a night out in the Bahamas
  65. Wang_so%cc%88derstro%cc%88m-timewarp-setdesign-itsnicethat-photobymishaelphillip-list Set Design Wang and Söderström stop time in new Selfridges window display
  66. Elenaheatherwick-liberianmidwives-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Elena Heatherwick captures the spirit of hope and happiness embodied by Liberian midwives
  67. Benediktluft-lazy-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Benedikt Luft's identity for Lazy represents the joyful nature of a drunken outdoor party
  68. Listimage2 Art Sound and vision: Parquet Courts' A. Savage on life as an artist and musician
  69. Daynacasey-studiumgenerale-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Dayna Casey's book of university talks is derived from the act of sitting in the lecture theatre
  70. Steviegee-cancerbats-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Egg bombs, witches and gnarly goblins: Stevie Gee directs Cancer Bats' new video
  71. Kwes-songsformidi-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design A chat with Kwes and his three-year-old niece Midi on the record sleeve they've made together
  72. Hinds Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: a collection of bangers from Spanish band Hinds
  73. Seungwhankim-illustration-itsnicethat-08 Illustration Seungwhan Kim's sweet illustrations delve into inner emotions
  74. Cordovacanillas-with-publication-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Córdova Canillas' latest project manipulates the traditional design grid with characteristic flair
  75. Matthewkramer-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Matthew Kramer's endearing illustrations made from swift line marks
  76. Putput-electricalappliances-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Putput continues its ability to create images that are "both perfectly natural and out of place"
  77. Mrzykmoriceau-justice-stop-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Mrzyk & Moriceau create a neon lit animated world for Justice's new video
  78. List Fontsmith: Local Characters Local Characters: Anna Kulachek, Astrid Stavro and Jimmy Turrell create bespoke posters based on their tailored typefaces
  79. Awesometapesfromafrica-itsnicethat-list2 Miscellaneous "You have to hear this": Brian Shimkovitz tells us the story of Awesome Tapes From Africa
  80. Andrewgarn-thenewyorkpigeon-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Andrew Garn's brilliant photographs of pigeons, the "gateway drug to nature" for city dwellers