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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. Hesterfinch-pregnantnudeonpinkwithpinkwall-pastelonpaper-art-itsnicethat-list Art Hester Finch's artworks portrays normal instances "rendered in a state of taut anxiety"
  2. 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
  3. Querida-palomawool-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Querida on art directing the brand everybody wants a piece of, Paloma Wool
  4. Yejiyun-mamoo-roundhours-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Yeji Yun's new zine chronicles the adventures of her studio's cat, Mamoo
  5. Alexram-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Drawing bands like Joy Division but also courgettes, meet illustrator Alex Ram
  6. List-img Digital "My little niece and my grandmother like the game equally": how Playables made the simply addictive Kids
  7. Duanekeiser-avocadospoon-art-itsnicethat-list Art In being "open to possibilities" still life painter Duane Keiser paints the everyday joys of life
  8. Annaginsburg-ugly-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Taking up to 12 hours to create a second, Anna Ginsburg's "bonkers" process makes for beautiful work
  9. 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
  10. 4-deadlinearticlethumbnail The Graduates 2019 Why should you apply to The Graduates 2019? Three grads tell us how it helped their career
  11. 00_list_main Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Call for Collaboration: Mahaneela is looking for a mixed media creative to visualise modern love
  12. 1-advicearticlethumbnail_money The Graduates 2019 The essentials of handling your finances as a graduate, junior or freelance creative
  13. Janrobertdu%cc%88nnweller-planetauto-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jan Robert Dünnweller's uses varying styles of illustration to display personality and point of view
  14. Annaginsburg-melissakittyjarram-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Anna Ginsburg to premier new film at an event in support of Refugee Week
  15. Araestudio-allez!-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Ara Estudio and Todojunto Graphics show how a typeface can be the only visual component you need
  16. Alberttercero-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Albert Tercero on the development of his practice, defining his aesthetic and balancing projects
  17. Stefanmarx-macdemarco-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Stefan Marx talks us through his drawings from going on tour with Mac DeMarco
  18. Studiomoross-spicegirls-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design "That sweet spot between nostalgia and now": Kate Moross on designing the Spice Girls tour visuals
  19. Veronicaditting-inconversation-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list In Conversation "I will always ask a lot of questions": Veronica Ditting in conversation with It's Nice That
  20. Charliekwai-easterheads-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Charlie Kwai photographs Ghanaians buried in sand to avoid the heat – or just for a laugh
  21. Pictoplasma2018-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation The Glastonbury of moving image: It’s Nice That’s week at Pictoplasma
  22. Listimage Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Actual Source works with Margot Lévêque to co-create a series of graphic stamps
  23. Janhakonerichsen-art-itsnicethat-list Art Jan Hakon Erichsen is a balloon-destroying artist whose work you really shouldn't try at home
  24. Pellecass-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography How Pelle Cass creates his jarring “still time-lapse” images
  25. Cityeditionstudio-explainyourself-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design City Edition Studio creates projects with a soft, collaborative and kind tone of voice
  26. V_aillustrationawards2019-sophieburrows-crushing-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Meet this year's winners of the V&A's Illustration Awards
  27. Lacoste-icun-saveourpieces-fashion-itsnicethat-list Fashion Lacoste once again swaps its iconic crocodile logo for ten endangered species
  28. Southlondonreviewofhanddryers-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication “Impartial, independent and impractical at all times”: meet the South London Review of Hand Dryers
  29. Jimmysimpson-bodega-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jimmy Simpson illustrates the winding mazes of New York's bodegas
  30. True-camilleviver-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication True's sixth issue thoughtfully showcases emerging and established photographers
  31. Harrietlyall-illustration-itsnicethat-01_copy Illustration Illustrator Harriet Lyall draws the joy of "day-to-day environments"
  32. Torweibull-accidentsandaftermath-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-05 Graphic Design Tor Weibull’s latest project sees him design a typeface to mirror mishaps
  33. Melissaalcena-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography For Melissa Alcena taking portraits “has given me an insight into myself and others”
  34. Ellenevans-lifeinminiature-film-itsnicethat-list Film Ellen Evans' latest film zooms into the tiny world of miniaturism
  35. Truba-hbobackstories-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Truba Animation reimagines behind the scenes anecdotes from Game of Thrones
  36. Thewashingtonpost-climatechange-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication The Washington Post's climate change issue features 24 equally important covers
  37. Image_preview Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Call For Collaboration: your chance to work with Actual Source on a series of graphic stamps
  38. Interactionresearchstudio-sunglassesforpuffins-productdesign-itsnciethat-list Product Design Interaction Research Studio designs a pair of protective sunglasses... for puffins
  39. Marcoarguello-japanesefakefood-wetransfer-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Marco Arguello photographs the “artisanal craft” of making fake food in Gujo Hachiman
  40. Screen_shot_2019-04-08_at_13.20.21 Graphic Design NB Studio creates new identity for sustainable children's clothing brand Petit Pli
  41. Bernhardlang-fishfarms-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bernhard Lang's aerial view photographs shift perceptions of his subjects
  42. Dimashiryaev-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Dima Shiryaev's varied portfolio shows the benefits of having a client who trusts the designer
  43. Matthewhodson-don'thugthepug-illustration-publication-itsnicethat-list Illustration Matthew the Horse illustrates the sweetest story of a child desperate to hug a pug
  44. Neoneo-nof-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Neo Neo's identity for NOF is a cheeky wink to that classic Swiss graphic design style
  45. Riposte-issue11-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Riposte's latest issue introduces some new tweaks amongst its always brilliant mix of female voices
  46. Joancornella-deeb-imgoodthanks-exhibition-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Joan Cornellá's new exhibition “holds a mirror up to the depraved nature of society”
  47. Katepeters-gemfletcher-imilchil-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Kate Peters photographs the tribes looking for love in the foothills of the Atlas mountains
  48. Pictoplasma-lauracallaghan-animation-illustration-list Animation This year's edition of Pictoplasma will look at virtual characters and emotion
  49. Jihyunyu-wherearemyglasses-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Where are my glasses? Illustrator Ji Hyun Yu encourages you to find her lost specs
  50. Kellyannazinelistimage Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Kelly Anna and Josie Tucker create an empowering zine to celebrate female strength
  51. Amandabaldwin-art-itsnicethat-list Art Amanda Baldwin translates everyday objects into fine art reflections of society
  52. Amandabonaiuto-toughestman-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Experimental animator Amanda Bonaiuto on building her own worlds
  53. Victoriavincent-dogmask-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation A tiny pink dog in jail? Victoria Vincent’s latest animation is an absurd tale
  54. Aysengerlach-justlookin-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Just Lookin': Aysen Gerlach's publication explores queer aesthetics in mainstream media
  55. Bentheillustrator-illustrator'ssurvey-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrators are gaining more work but still not earning enough: Ben the Illustrator releases his annual survey
  56. Patrickfry-brickindex-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Patrick Fry unearths our new favourite design gem: bricks!
  57. Sundancefilmfestival-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Sundance Film Festival's creative director talks us through its recent identity led by “team humility”
  58. Its-nice-that_jody_quon_new-york_iwd_list-img International Women's Day Learning to trust journalistic and humanistic instinct with New York magazine's Jody Quon
  59. Laylahamirchih-illustration-itsnicethat-list International Women's Day Illustrator Laylah Amarchih keeps inspired by setting herself a brief each week
  60. Philippejarrigeon-klarna-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography How do you advertise a Swedish bank? With Snoop Dogg and Afghan hounds
  61. Vimeo_alex_prager_its-nice-that Film Vimeo launches its first ever brand campaign shot by Alex Prager
  62. Filthymedia-brightonandhovefootballclub-filthyseagulldisplay-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Brighton and Hove Albion has a new typeface: Filthy Seagull Display
  63. Cynthiaalfonso-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Cynthia Alfonso's work bridges the gap between comics illustrations and animation
  64. Alicetye-mononoaware-art-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Alice Tye's new exhibition presents the everyday details from a trip to Japan
  65. Esdevlin-londondesignbienalle-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Es Devlin announced as artistic director of London Design Biennale 2020
  66. Williamlyall-freelandsfoundation-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design William Lyall combines the contemporary graphic design landscape with historical references
  67. Int-otw-andreaartemisiolistimage Ones to Watch 2019 “The character is already there”: Andrea Artemisio builds narrative, attitude and tone in his photographs
  68. Int-otw-natsaichieza-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 How two RCA graduates formed one design mind as Regular Practice
  69. Chrisbrooks-thebrookspressofwirksworth-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Chris Brooks has spent a decade rediscovering his family's 100-year-old printing press
  70. Tomiungerer-nadineredlich-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration In memory of Tomi Ungerer, eight illustrators share their thoughts on his endlessly inspiring legacy
  71. Bobbydoherty-seabird-loosejoints-photography-itsnicethat Photography Bobby Doherty shows how zooming in can reveal the “fun, gross, beautiful or cute”
  72. Its-nice-that-dropbox-call-for-collaboration-kelly-anna_list_(1) Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Call for Collaboration: your chance to collaborate with Kelly Anna on a limited edition zine
  73. Its-nice-that_a_pint_in_london_list-img Digital A Pint in London: a new game where the quest is for the perfect tipple
  74. Spin-mubi-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “There is no value in change for change’s sake”: an exclusive look at Spin's update of Mubi’s visual language
  75. Caitlyn-mccarthy-coldsore-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Caitlin McCarthy's new film features coldsores, boner humour and a new female hero
  76. Hiejinyoo-art-itsnicethat-list Art Hiejin Yoo's paintings are reflections on the details of daily life
  77. Connordickson-dotmatrix-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Connor Dickson's typeface is inspired by the grid system of a digital roadside information board
  78. Liisakruusma%cc%88gi-reader-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Liisa Kruusmagi’s new works encourage viewers to take some time out on the couch
  79. Paulascher-seriousplay-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Serious Play: a new exhibition celebrating the “epoch-making” work of Paula Scher
  80. Naranjo-etxeberria-palomacanizares-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Naranjo-Etxeberria designs an identity aiming to cause impact at first glance