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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. Orchestra Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Grand Union Orchestra's founder curates us a mix on the theme of migration
  2. Studiofrith-lagrottaices-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Studio Frith designs Kitty Travers' La Grotta Ices into "a book you want to lick"
  3. Jiyekim-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jiye Kim's latest illustrations shed light on the details of ordinary life
  4. Its-nice-that-the-graduates-nathan-cutler-photography-list The Graduates 2018 Photographer Nathan Cutler adds a softer tone to the conversation of masculinity
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Higton Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Illustrator Adam Higton's mix of music for kids
  9. Junhyeokshin-art-itsnicethat-list Art RCA graduate Junhyeok Shin's blobby characters represent the internet's ugly tendencies
  10. 12b-pmgrotesque-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design 12b's new typeface is thoughtfully designed and full of tear-dropped charm
  11. Annaskeels-houses-houseandhedge-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Anna Skeels' uniquely beautiful and nostalgic drawings of British housing estates
  12. Its-nice-that-after-school-club-max-guther-list Miscellaneous A week at Eike König's female-led and thought-provoking After School Club
  13. Captured-tracks-friday-mixtape-itsnicethat Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Captured Tracks' founder Mike Sniper's mix of rarities that never made it
  14. Gregholland-mexico-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Greg Holland's photographic career spans from hardcore shows to shooting for NGO's
  15. Pentagram-abbottmiller-mahjongg-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Pentagram's Abbott Miller's book on the game of Mahjong gets a reissue
  16. Morgan-hill-murphy-photography-itsnicethat Photography Morgan Hill-Murphy's Italian summer: "a playground of incredible light and fantastic wrinkly old men"
  17. Potionpictures-loveisland2018-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design My typeface on paper: the makings of the Love Island logo
  18. 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
  19. Bexday-bodybuildersberlin-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bex Day photographs the beaming smiles and fading tans of Berlin's bodybuilders
  20. Ryanshorosky-timemagazine-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography How commissioned jobs have expanded Ryan Shorosky's creative practice
  21. Bodenworld-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Meet Boden World, the multi-faceted student design studio, clothing brand and publisher
  22. Clay-hickson Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Clay Hickson's mix of songs he wishes he could capture in his work
  23. Sharifhamza-youngamericans-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Sharif Hamza on how he photographed young America's gun culture
  24. 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
  25. Ryanskelton-landswalloe-publication-itsnicethat-may_copy Publication Ryan Skelton presents a series of self portraits taken in, and reflecting, each month
  26. Tintedwindow-regularpractice-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Tinted Window dives into one person, place, or object to the point of obsession
  27. Sacha-beeley-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Sacha Beeley makes toast, eggs and bacon sexy with her brilliant character design
  28. Badesaison-superframe-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design More envyingly good graphic design from Swiss studio Badesaison
  29. 180creativecamp-canal180-mediapartnership-events-itsnicethat-28 Events 180 Creative Camp: a week of making, chatting and exploring in the Portuguese countryside
  30. Caterina_ Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Caterina Bianchini's mix to listen to "In your pants! On the bus! Walking! Running!"
  31. Robinmellor-cliffrichard-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography “I’m a born again Cliff fan”: Photographer Robin Mellor on snapping avid Cliff Richard fans
  32. Kangheekim-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography KangHee Kim's images are as satisfying to create as they are to look at
  33. Nadineredlich-ihateyouyoujustdon'tknowityet-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Nadine Redlich’s new book illustrates the moment you realise you actually hate your partner
  34. Dixonbaxi-homeofcycling-eurosport-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design DixonBaxi designs identity for Eurosports’ Grand Tour cycling coverage
  35. Oscarhudson-joyinpeople-film-itsnicethat-list Film Oscar Hudson’s new film uses docu-fiction to explore nationalism and football
  36. Marionjdanoff-leopard_nuit-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Marion Jdanoff explores the historical context of the world's big cats in Léopard = Nuit
  37. Nadiasharifcohen-yonodialuz-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Nadia Shira Cohen wins Getty Images and Women Photograph award and grant
  38. N-e-x-bureaumirkobosche-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studios Bureau Mirko Borsche and Naranjo-Etxeberria collaborate on World Cup football scarf
  39. Lukeinsect-dali-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Luke Insect designs a "BMX break up album about teenage love and endless summers"
  40. Jamiehawkesworth-photography-and-sculptures-sculpture-itsnicethat-08 Sculpture Photographer Jamie Hawkesworth on expanding his creative practice to include sculpture
  41. Editorialmagazine-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Claire Milbrath shares her best bits of Editorial Magazine's new issue
  42. Suzannesaroff-fish-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Suzanne Saroff's meticulously arranged photographs alter perceptions
  43. Actualsource-shoplifters-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Need a guide to LA’s graphic design scene? Shoplifters’ new issue has got your back
  44. Mariaramos-picnic-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration María Ramos' illustrations turn picnic food into an assortment of cheeky characters
  45. Its-nice-that-caitlin-mccarthy_list Animation Meet Caitlin McCarthy and her cute (and sometimes gross) animations
  46. Moon-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication From magazine worshipper to publisher: a chat with Moon’s founder Verity Pemberton
  47. 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
  48. Jim-stoten Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Jim Stoten's soundtrack to his solo summer holiday
  49. Its_nice_that_elcaf_supermarket_sweep_list-img Illustration It's Nice That stages a Supermarket Sweep game show, but with illustrators
  50. Holliefernando-12--photography-itsnicethat Photography An exclusive look at Hollie Fernando's series documenting her brother's pre-teenage years
  51. Gorillaz Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Gorillaz's mix to listen to in a Fiat Punto
  52. Theroyalstudio-thatcouldbe-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-lidy Graphic Design The Royal Studio renames as Degrau to reflect its growing graphic design personality
  53. Alicetye-gilbertandgeorge-printedpages-illustration-itsnicethat-list Printed Pages How Alice Tye tackled the daunting task of painting a portrait of Gilbert and George
  54. Afterschoolclub-2018-events-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Events Eike König's 2018 After School Club will discuss gender equality within the design industry
  55. Jordy Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: the songs stuck in Jordy van den Nieuwendijk's head
  56. Viktorhachmang-fragments-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Landfill Editions show us a bunch of its brilliant new illustration titles
  57. 100clubstories-dittopress-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Ditto publish 100 Club Stories in celebration of the iconic London venue
  58. Grads2018_4 The Graduates 2018 "Even if you cover a shit in glitter it’s still a shit": top creatives show us their CVs
  59. Charlottetrounce-japan-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Catching up with Charlotte Trounce while on a residency in Japan
  60. Alexprager-compulsion-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography How Alex Prager made the world stop and stare
  61. Tsto-flowfestival-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Tsto returns to design Flow Festival's identity, pushing and playing with its typography
  62. Patrickkyle-elcaf-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Patrick Kyle's helpful advice on how to start out at illustration fairs
  63. Lost-art Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: a collection of hits from music focused design studio Lost Art
  64. Onionlabs-drpepper-crackthatpepper-film-itsnicethat-list Film "I knew it was a banger right away": Onion Labs creates rapping advert for Diet Dr Pepper
  65. Hunnybee-1 Animation Greg Sharp animates a video that builds in momentum for the catchiest song of the year
  66. Pabloorrego-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Take a trip inside the cutely sinister world of illustrator Pablo Orrego
  67. Craigoldham-roughtradebooks-publication-itsnicethat-08 Publication Why counter-culture matters: Rough Trade launches publishing venture designed by Craig Oldham
  68. Wimbledon-mccann-smith_foulkes-nexus-animation-itsnicethat-02_copy Animation Smith & Foulkes depicts an animated history of tennis for Wimbledon
  69. Polinavasilyeva-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Yale graduate and communications designer Polina Vasilyeva is a conductor of content
  70. Querida-thewheel-film-itsnicethat-list Film Querida create a feminine fashion film by utilising the incredible architecture in an artist's house
  71. Wooden_shjips Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Ripley Johnson of Wooden Shjips picks his summer jams
  72. Seasonzine-religion-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Season zine explores religion within football in its biggest issue yet
  73. List4 Illustration Joey Yu illustrates the busy, messy fun of Field Day
  74. Sarahpiegayespenson-humanisesomethingfreeoferror-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication A document of weather modification through terrifying but incredible archival photography
  75. 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"
  76. Liamcobb-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Liam Cobb plays with architecture in a bunch of new sigh-inducing illustrations
  77. Chrismaggio-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Chris Maggio's oxymoronic series The New Age of The New Age in Arizona
  78. Jamiehewlett-gorrilaz-humility-animation-itsnicethat Animation What links Jack Black and Jamie Hewlett? It's the new Gorillaz video!
  79. Bradley_kerl Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Texan artist Bradley Kerl's mix to ease you into a hot humid summer
  80. Jonathancastro-sanapp-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic design as “a colourful depiction of living spirit”: new work from Jonathan Castro