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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. Clairehuss-wuti-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Claire Huss’ branding for WUTI displays creative women as “wild and bold”
  2. Danielbrereton-weddingbells-metronomy-film-itsnicethat-list Film Daniel Brereton gets back together with Metronomy for their latest video
  3. Natashajen-svaseniorlibrary-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Publication Natasha Jen on returning to School of Visual Arts and confirming a love of book design
  4. Twopointsnet-espn-next-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Two Points.Net returns to the pages of ESPN's magazine with a bold new typeface
  5. Sophyhollington-fiskgallery-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration See Sophy Hollington's intricate works blown up to new heights
  6. Jodyhudsonpowell-lukepowell-plenaire-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jody Hudson Powell and Luke Powell define the visual language of new skincare brand, Plenaire
  7. Sachabeeley-adultswim-squidbillies-animation-list Animation Sacha Beeley transforms Adult Swim's Squidbillies into her own style with new idents
  8. Mailchimppresents-outermonologue-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Mailchimp Presents’ new animated series explores the minds of admirable creatives
  9. Anthroxstudio-blackmidi-illustration-animation-itsnicethat-list Illustration How Anthrox Studio designed a surreal habitat for the music of Black Midi to live within
  10. Bustergreyjung-theparadetonottinghill-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Buster Grey Jung documents the communities who build Notting Hill Carnival
  11. Anthonyburill-oxfam-secondhandseptember-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Anthony Burrill collaborates with Oxfam as part of Second Hand September
  12. Adobe Event Join It’s Nice That and Adobe XD for an evening of discussion on digital design
  13. Dropbox_call-for-collaboration_julian_glander_call-out_list Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Julian Glander is on the lookout for a collaborator to create a new set of emojis
  14. Bendenzer-catalogpress-15massmarketpaperbacks-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Catalog Press is questioning what a book can be (and maybe it's made of cheese)
  15. Jakegreen-kunywajoshlangu-coffeekenya-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jake Green's latest series encourages us to carefully consider our coffee consumption
  16. Noplanetnofun-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration No Planet No Fun: using illustration, positivity and a little irony to help save the planet
  17. Romainroucoules-photography-digital-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Romain Roucoules artistically comments on the environment, social media and politics – with food
  18. Justincarter-photography-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Photographer Justin Carter is constantly questioning the world around him
  19. Davidmassara-graphicdesign-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 ÉCAL graduate David Massara honours the rich history of graphic design in his research-led portfolio
  20. Tanyateibtner-illustrations-thegraduates2019-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Tanya Teibtner is adding a new tone of voice to the visual communicativeness of illustration
  21. Warp-hudsonmohawke-chimes-photography-itsnicethat-02 Photography Hudson Mohawke fans find Elbow’s new album cover suspiciously familiar
  22. Robert-radziejewski-boxinglessons-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Robert Radziejewski's book represents "the smooth in graphic design"
  23. Hubert_fischer-ninarikespringer-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Hubert & Fischer displays how graphic design can translate artistic works, not overpower them
  24. Karinayazylyan-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Karina Yazylyan wants typography to reach wider circles, rather than just designers
  25. List-img_(1) Animation Alexandre Louvenaz on making audiences awkward with his animation series, Jamir at Home
  26. Laurajaynehodkin-hotandtasty-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Laura Jayne Hodkin's new film depicts the tipsy ritual of heading to the chicken shop
  27. Listimage Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Mahaneela and Lunga Ntila photographically illustrate three facets of modern love
  28. Santafrance-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Santa France is fluent in the visual language of computer generated imagery
  29. Horrorvacui-daughter-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Horror Vacui combs through the design greats of the past to create interesting work for the future
  30. Florenttanet-aquariumhobby-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Florent Tanet explores the "excessive passion" of building an aquarium
  31. Poolsidefm-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Get in loser we're going Poolside: meet your new favourite website set in 1986
  32. Futureacademylondon-bauhaus2.0-events-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Is it time for Bauhaus round two? Future London Academy thinks so
  33. Nickdahlen-claire-art-illustration-itsnicethat-list Art Meet Nick Dahlen, the illustrative artist providing a new perspective on the classics
  34. Petermillard-thisispigmeat-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Peter Millard's new film confronts his guilt as a vegetarian turned meat eater
  35. Teresafreitas-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Teresa Freitas constructs a cinematic world through hue, saturation and light
  36. Carlosromo-meglar-johnphilipsage-lccshowdesign-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Can graphic design translate to performance? LCC's grad show identity shows us it can
  37. Hesterfinch-pregnantnudeonpinkwithpinkwall-pastelonpaper-art-itsnicethat-list Art Hester Finch's artworks portrays normal instances "rendered in a state of taut anxiety"
  38. 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
  39. Querida-palomawool-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Querida on art directing the brand everybody wants a piece of, Paloma Wool
  40. Yejiyun-mamoo-roundhours-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Yeji Yun's new zine chronicles the adventures of her studio's cat, Mamoo
  41. Alexram-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Drawing bands like Joy Division but also courgettes, meet illustrator Alex Ram
  42. List-img Digital "My little niece and my grandmother like the game equally": how Playables made the simply addictive Kids
  43. Duanekeiser-avocadospoon-art-itsnicethat-list Art In being "open to possibilities" still life painter Duane Keiser paints the everyday joys of life
  44. Annaginsburg-ugly-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Taking up to 12 hours to create a second, Anna Ginsburg's "bonkers" process makes for beautiful work
  45. 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
  46. 4-deadlinearticlethumbnail The Graduates 2019 Why should you apply to The Graduates 2019? Three grads tell us how it helped their career
  47. 00_list_main Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Call for Collaboration: Mahaneela is looking for a mixed media creative to visualise modern love
  48. 1-advicearticlethumbnail_money The Graduates 2019 The essentials of handling your finances as a graduate, junior or freelance creative
  49. Janrobertdu%cc%88nnweller-planetauto-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jan Robert Dünnweller's uses varying styles of illustration to display personality and point of view
  50. Annaginsburg-melissakittyjarram-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Anna Ginsburg to premier new film at an event in support of Refugee Week
  51. Araestudio-allez!-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Ara Estudio and Todojunto Graphics show how a typeface can be the only visual component you need
  52. Alberttercero-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Albert Tercero on the development of his practice, defining his aesthetic and balancing projects
  53. Stefanmarx-macdemarco-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Stefan Marx talks us through his drawings from going on tour with Mac DeMarco
  54. Studiomoross-spicegirls-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design "That sweet spot between nostalgia and now": Kate Moross on designing the Spice Girls tour visuals
  55. Veronicaditting-inconversation-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list In Conversation "I will always ask a lot of questions": Veronica Ditting in conversation with It's Nice That
  56. Charliekwai-easterheads-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Charlie Kwai photographs Ghanaians buried in sand to avoid the heat – or just for a laugh
  57. Pictoplasma2018-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation The Glastonbury of moving image: It’s Nice That’s week at Pictoplasma
  58. Listimage Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Actual Source works with Margot Lévêque to co-create a series of graphic stamps
  59. Janhakonerichsen-art-itsnicethat-list Art Jan Hakon Erichsen is a balloon-destroying artist whose work you really shouldn't try at home
  60. Pellecass-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography How Pelle Cass creates his jarring “still time-lapse” images
  61. Cityeditionstudio-explainyourself-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design City Edition Studio creates projects with a soft, collaborative and kind tone of voice
  62. V_aillustrationawards2019-sophieburrows-crushing-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Meet this year's winners of the V&A's Illustration Awards
  63. Lacoste-icun-saveourpieces-fashion-itsnicethat-list Fashion Lacoste once again swaps its iconic crocodile logo for ten endangered species
  64. Southlondonreviewofhanddryers-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication “Impartial, independent and impractical at all times”: meet the South London Review of Hand Dryers
  65. Jimmysimpson-bodega-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jimmy Simpson illustrates the winding mazes of New York's bodegas
  66. True-camilleviver-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication True's sixth issue thoughtfully showcases emerging and established photographers
  67. Harrietlyall-illustration-itsnicethat-01_copy Illustration Illustrator Harriet Lyall draws the joy of "day-to-day environments"
  68. Torweibull-accidentsandaftermath-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-05 Graphic Design Tor Weibull’s latest project sees him design a typeface to mirror mishaps
  69. Melissaalcena-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography For Melissa Alcena taking portraits “has given me an insight into myself and others”
  70. Ellenevans-lifeinminiature-film-itsnicethat-list Film Ellen Evans' latest film zooms into the tiny world of miniaturism
  71. Truba-hbobackstories-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Truba Animation reimagines behind the scenes anecdotes from Game of Thrones
  72. Thewashingtonpost-climatechange-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication The Washington Post's climate change issue features 24 equally important covers
  73. Image_preview Dropbox: Call for Collaboration Call For Collaboration: your chance to work with Actual Source on a series of graphic stamps
  74. Interactionresearchstudio-sunglassesforpuffins-productdesign-itsnciethat-list Product Design Interaction Research Studio designs a pair of protective sunglasses... for puffins
  75. Marcoarguello-japanesefakefood-wetransfer-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Marco Arguello photographs the “artisanal craft” of making fake food in Gujo Hachiman
  76. Screen_shot_2019-04-08_at_13.20.21 Graphic Design NB Studio creates new identity for sustainable children's clothing brand Petit Pli
  77. Bernhardlang-fishfarms-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bernhard Lang's aerial view photographs shift perceptions of his subjects
  78. Dimashiryaev-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Dima Shiryaev's varied portfolio shows the benefits of having a client who trusts the designer
  79. Matthewhodson-don'thugthepug-illustration-publication-itsnicethat-list Illustration Matthew the Horse illustrates the sweetest story of a child desperate to hug a pug
  80. Neoneo-nof-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Neo Neo's identity for NOF is a cheeky wink to that classic Swiss graphic design style