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. Wolffolins-bandtogether-printalloverme-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Wolff Olins invites creatives to design bandanas on the anniversary of Trump’s inauguration
  2. Annahofmann-illustration-cybersexhidden-itsnicethat-list Illustration Anna Hofmann's slightly grotesque but very, very funny characters
  3. Philippeweisbecker-adirondacks-nieves-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Renowned illustrator Philippe Weisbecker's delicate drawings of Adirondack furniture
  4. Maxsiedentopf-instructionsforworldpiece-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Max Siedentopf offers silly but significant advice in his latest series, Instructions for World Peace
  5. Shopping Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Shopping pick a mix of bands to be excited to be about
  6. Bridgetriley-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Bridget Riley shares recent work in new London exhibition
  7. Alexanderanufriev-russiacloseup-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Alexander Anufriev captures culture cliches in Russia Close-Up
  8. Stephwilson-oystermagazine-itsnicethat-list Photography Steph Wilson shoots Marques Almeida alongside a goat, a greyhound, a ferret, a turkey and more
  9. Wang_soderstrom-transitionalspeculation-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Wang & Söderström create digital art you want to reach out and touch in new exhibition
  10. Lukaskorschan-cruiseship-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Lukas Korschan got on the wrong boat, but made a great series out of it
  11. Briemoreno-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Brie Moreno's back with more felt tip-filled, curvy illustrations
  12. Monkeytype-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Meet Monkey Type, an international collective bananas about fonts
  13. Molly_fairhurst_friday_mixtape_itsnicethat Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Molly Fairhurst's mix for illustrators having a fight with the page
  14. Mayaangelou-jeanmichelbasquiat-lifedoesn'tfrightenme-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Maya Angelou and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Life Doesn’t Frighten Me republished for 25th anniversary
  15. Alicezoo-swimmers-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Alice Zoo sensitively photographs the shivering swimmers of Hampstead's ladies pond
  16. Nico_krijno-setdesign-itsnicethat-list Set Design Nico Krijno's new work steps into energetic and chaotic set design
  17. Allycapellino-ss18-davidlane-agneslloyd-branding-itsnicethat-list Advertising David Lane and Agnes Lloyd Platt head outdoors for Ally Capellino's SS18 campaign
  18. Geraldinelay-improptus-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Géraldine Lay's new book is comfortingly therapeutic in its pedestrian point of view
  19. Damienhirst-reasuresfromthewreckoftheunbelievable-film-itsnicethat-list Film Damien Hirst releases mockumentary on Netflix
  20. 07 Graphic Design Daniel Reed’s latest typeface Bulk is designed for “no nonsense, in-your-face usage”
  21. Filippofontana-void-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Filippo Fontana illustrates a satirical take on Italian pop culture
  22. Masonlondon-dreamwife-heyheartbreaker-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Mason London reimagines Dream Wife as dystopian robots in new animated video
  23. Apartamento-10years-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Apartamento at ten: a decade of celebrating the everyday home
  24. Pentagram-thirdrailwithozy-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Pentagram designs brand identity and motion graphics for unconventional American debate show
  25. Mixtape_template_jag Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Jagjaguwar curate a mix of dark and mystical songs
  26. Henrygorse-womansrsly-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Woman Srsly: a new community platform to celebrate dance and performance
  27. Darinshuler-eyescream-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Darin Shuler’s sweet but sinister zine, created while his newborn baby kept him awake
  28. Briangalderisi-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Get to know Brian Galderisi's freakishly funny photographs
  29. Romancejournal-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Romance Journal uses feelings as a device to express social responsibility 
  30. Highlights-list Review of the Year 2017 Creatives around the world share the personal highlights and lowlights of their year
  31. Gilbertandgeorge-thebeardpicturesandtheirfuckosophy-art-itsnicethat-list Art 50 years of Gilbert and George: the artist duo tell us the meaning of life
  32. Alexismark-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Design studio Alexis Mark utilises "linguistic systems" to push and merge art and design
  33. Gabrielalcala-suspendedanimation-itsnicethat-list Illustration Gabriel Alcala's new book explores the nature of objects with giggle-inducing results
  34. Seanvegezzi-dmycc-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Go underneath Manhattan in Sean Vegezzi’s decade-long photography project, DMYCC 
  35. Katywang-mamama-animation-itsnicethat-03 Animation Katy Wang creates a dreamy and surreally sweet animation for Toto Bona Lokua
  36. March Review of the Year 2017 Bake Off, legalising weed and Fanta's redesign: highlights from March 2017
  37. Mixtape_template_bu Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: celebrating 20 years of Bella Union
  38. Kokoko-film-itsnicethat-list Film Meet KOKOKO! the Kinshasa-based band made up of artists and inventors
  39. February Review of the Year 2017 La La Land or Moonlight: a recap of February 2017
  40. Vincentmoon-imarhan-childrenoftam-film-itsnicethat-list Film Vincent Moon announces new documentary following South Algerian band, Imarhan
  41. Nicetimeguaranteed_list Timex: Nice Time Guaranteed Time for type: Camelot on designing a typeface fit for a watch
  42. Jimstoten-onaflyingfrog-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jim Stoten releases his debut illustrated visual album, On A Flying Frog
  43. Therottenapples-digital-itsnicethat-list_copy Digital The Rotten Apples deciphers which films and TV shows are linked to a person accused of sexual misconduct
  44. Envisions-plymouthcollegeofart-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Envisions hold exhibition at Plymouth College of Art displaying "authenticity, professionalism and wit"
  45. Michaelspencerjones-(whats_the_story)morningglory-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Iconic photographer Michael Spencer Jones on cameras, Oasis, and all-nighters
  46. Johnnymarr-maxinepeake-thepriest-film-itsnicethat-list Film Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake release The Priest, a short film highlighting homelessness in Manchester
  47. Jordy_van_den_nieuwendijk-timeoutknockout-art-itsnicethat-list Art Jordy van den Nieuwendijk is back with his most colourful show to date
  48. Timex_visuals_list Timex: Nice Time Guaranteed Nice Time Guaranteed: Introducing the It's Nice That x Timex watch
  49. List_(3) Illustration Eike König’s students create a courageous calendar featuring a host of exciting illustrative talent
  50. Irinarozovsky-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Irina Rozovsky on how she captures considered moments across the globe
  51. Coventry-cityofculture2021-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-01 Miscellaneous Coventry wins bid for UK City of Culture, a chance “to show the world what we are made of"
  52. Fm_funhole Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Jake Chapman’s band, Funhole
  53. Hi-studio-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Hi Studio brings teletext back into our lives, in print
  54. Donotdesign-archifest-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Do Not Design uses illustration to create approachable branding for Singapore’s Archifest
  55. Annepomel-beforetherain-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Anne Pomel's tender illustrations document her move from Paris to Portland
  56. 12-b_vanguards-magazine_issue-02_itsnicethat-list Publication Vanguards magazine relaunches with a new visual language by studio 12—B
  57. Marina_lewandowska-centreofpolishsculpture-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Marina Lewandowska’s graduation project shows graphic design flair and function
  58. Tomgauld-thenewyorker-holidaytrack-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Tom Gauld’s latest New Yorker cover illustrates the annual Christmas tree purchase
  59. Christopherwilson-richardhollis-1980jewisheastend-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Christopher Wilson explores influential designer Richard Hollis’ work for Whitechapel Gallery
  60. Duncancowles-takingstock-film-itsnicethat-list Film Duncan Cowles' latest film uses stock footage to tackle freelance feelings with dry humour
  61. Jakeandoliver-laraaji-itsnicethat-film-list Film Laraaji’s joyous new music video sees the artist laugh and dance his way through New York
  62. Fmt_gn_list Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Geographic North picks 12 female artists who could have composed Blade Runner 2049
  63. Paulgorman-thestoryoftheface-sarfcoastindec1997-list Publication Loud, vibrant, evocative: Paul Gorman tells The Story of The Face
  64. Torweibull-badmono-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Tor Weibull's latest typeface replicates the game of badminton
  65. Montykaplan-photography-itsnicethat-30 Photography The suburban, Stranger Things-esque photography of Monty Kaplan
  66. Lanarkartefax-theabsentmaterialgateway-art-itsnicethat-list Art Lanark Artefax takes us behind his boundary-pushing installation, The Absent Material Gateway
  67. Garagisme-5-gourau_phong-solidwerk3d-publication-itsnicethat Publication Garagisme: the publication redefining the art of the car
  68. Carharttwip-lawmagazine-fayetoogood-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Carhartt WIP’s new store includes collaboration with Faye Toogood and LAW magazine
  69. Sophyhollington-mymind-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Sophy Hollington’s latest book illustrates folklore legends of asteroids and meteorites
  70. Xenoula Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: escape from the world with Xenoula's ethereal mix
  71. Res-towersofthanks-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Towers of Thanks: Res photographs their mother's life working for Donald Trump
  72. Rkikuojohnson-illustration-list Illustration R Kikuo Johnson on the importance of narrative in his illustrations
  73. Cordovacanillas-tunica-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Córdova Canillas commission photographers to create a spot the difference illusion for Tunica
  74. Hudsonchristie-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Hudson Christie’s illustration trickery uses depth to create textured, flat pieces
  75. Nguan-photography-singapore-itsnicethat-list Photography A rare interview with enigmatic and cherished photographer, Nguan
  76. Oreetashery-film-itsnicethat-list Film Oreet Ashery wins the Film London Jarman Award for her risky and fearless work
  77. Colinpantall-allquiet-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Colin Pantall's warm depiction of childhood and fatherhood taken over 12 years
  78. Sunshine-7inchescollective-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Shepard Fairey and Margaret Atwood contribute to 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood campaign
  79. Cleonpeterson-art-itsnicethat-list Art Cleon Peterson's works continue to investigate the evil side of humanity
  80. Calypsomahieu-promenade-nouvellevague-itsnicethat-04 Photography Calypso Mahieu’s photography makes the simplest things sexy (some NSFW)