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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. Adam_higton_list Illustration Adam Higton turns his hand to rugs, music festivals and comics 
  2. Cindykutikova-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Cindy Kutikova creates a visual identity exploring fashion and artificial intelligence
  3. List_adrian_kay_wong Art Adrian Kay Wong mixes the simplistic and sentimental in his nostalgia filled paintings
  4. Bl%c3%a6ti-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Helga Dögg talks us through her design decisions for Blæti, a magazine about fetishes
  5. Thexx-copenhageninternationaldocumentaryfestival-events-itsnicethat-list Events The xx are curating a series of films for Copenhagen International Documentary Film festival 
  6. Jasonevans-photography-gardengateproject-itsnicethat-list Photography The Garden Gate Project: utilising photography to bring people together through visual literacy
  7. Jonnyisaacson-debateclub-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Meet graphic designer Jonathan Isaacson and his hybrid portfolio
  8. Msg-sphere-architecture-itsnicethat-list Architecture Giant orb music venue proposed for London’s Olympic Park
  9. Bureaubertrandcle%cc%81ment-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Bureau Bertrand Clément’s portfolio represents the importance of playful graphic design
  10. Ezra Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Ezra Furman's mix of driving love songs
  11. Abrahamdiaz-nausea-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Abraham Díaz uses a jaunty drawing style to illustrate life in Mexico city
  12. Amaliaulman-illustration-itsnicethat-list Publication Amalia Ulman’s new book defies and defends the negative opinions of pigeons
  13. Eikekonig-afterschoolclub-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Eike König wants to offer free design education, but needs your help!
  14. Robhornstra-mannextdoor-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Rob Hornstra investigates: "How well do you know the person who lives next door?"
  15. Michaelbierut-pentagram-theskirballcenter-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Michael Bierut designs new identity for The Skirball Center inspired by zines and handmade flyers
  16. Goatgirl-theman-ccwade-film-itsnicethat-list Film Goat Girl's new video turns the idea of band fandom on its screaming head
  17. Studioatlant-cc-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studio Atlant's graphic approach has the ability to be both conceptual and incisive
  18. Malikafavre-thenewyorker-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Malika Favre illustrates this year's edition of The New Yorker anniversary cover
  19. Teamthursday-disclosed-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Team Thursday's print work proves how implementing design rules can actually be fun
  20. Florina_lein%c3%9f-ersatzteillager-editiontaube-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Ersatzteillager explores the shapely visual language of artist Florina Leinß
  21. Knif_mono_list Graphic Design Knif Mono, a typeface presented how it will inevitably be used by other designers
  22. Mixtape_hookworms Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: A running mix of "exercise rock" from Hookworms
  23. Joegamble-slump-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Joe Gamble's latest series broke him out of an illustration slump
  24. Pussyriot-ustour-art-itsnicethat-list Art Pussy Riot announces first US tour of "live music performance art"
  25. Zhangqingyun-piaule-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Zhang Qingyun builds a narrative around simple objects for homeware brand, Piaule
  26. Stellamurphy-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Stella Murphy's psychedelic and Viz-inspired illustrations
  27. Universaleverything-film-itsnicethat-list Digital Universal Everything explores audiovisual synaesthetic experiences in new VR series
  28. Fumihomma-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Fumi Homma's photographs will make you long for your early teenage years
  29. Thegrammys-packageawards-2018-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous The Grammys 2018 best album design award ends in a tie
  30. Bureauborsche-rimowa-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Bureau Borsche and Commission studio create a new identity for Rimowa
  31. Simon_landrein Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Simon Landrein's mix of comfortably melancholic songs
  32. Paulwindle-surveillanceinchina-bloombergbusinessweek-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Paul Windle creates illustrations as if he's following a recipe
  33. Melanideluca-postbutt-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Butts, bums and booty: Melani de Luca explores the omnipresence of bums in the media (NSFW)
  34. Hato-d_ad2018-startwithamark-digital-list Digital D&AD reveals collaborative co-design festival identity by Hato
  35. Editiontaube-biencommun-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Edition Taube's latest book is an oblong sculpture of leaning pages
  36. Motherdesign-callenlorde-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-08 Graphic Design Mother Design creates an empowering identity for LGBTQ health organisation, Callen-Lorde
  37. Co%cc%81rdovacanillas-aoo-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Córdova Canillas seamlessly designs a multi-format furniture catalogue with seven photographers
  38. Studiofeixen-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design The year of the gif: Studio Feixen’s multitude of moving posters
  39. Wolffolins-bandtogether-printalloverme-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Wolff Olins invites creatives to design bandanas on the anniversary of Trump’s inauguration
  40. Annahofmann-illustration-cybersexhidden-itsnicethat-list Illustration Anna Hofmann's slightly grotesque but very, very funny characters
  41. Philippeweisbecker-adirondacks-nieves-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Renowned illustrator Philippe Weisbecker's delicate drawings of Adirondack furniture
  42. Maxsiedentopf-instructionsforworldpiece-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Max Siedentopf offers silly but significant advice in his latest series, Instructions for World Peace
  43. Shopping Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Shopping pick a mix of bands to be excited to be about
  44. Bridgetriley-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Bridget Riley shares recent work in new London exhibition
  45. Alexanderanufriev-russiacloseup-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Alexander Anufriev captures culture cliches in Russia Close-Up
  46. Stephwilson-oystermagazine-itsnicethat-list Photography Steph Wilson shoots Marques Almeida alongside a goat, a greyhound, a ferret, a turkey and more
  47. Wang_soderstrom-transitionalspeculation-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Wang & Söderström create digital art you want to reach out and touch in new exhibition
  48. Lukaskorschan-cruiseship-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Lukas Korschan got on the wrong boat, but made a great series out of it
  49. Briemoreno-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Brie Moreno's back with more felt tip-filled, curvy illustrations
  50. Monkeytype-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Meet Monkey Type, an international collective bananas about fonts
  51. Molly_fairhurst_friday_mixtape_itsnicethat Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Molly Fairhurst's mix for illustrators having a fight with the page
  52. Mayaangelou-jeanmichelbasquiat-lifedoesn'tfrightenme-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Maya Angelou and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Life Doesn’t Frighten Me republished for 25th anniversary
  53. Alicezoo-swimmers-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Alice Zoo sensitively photographs the shivering swimmers of Hampstead's ladies pond
  54. Nico_krijno-setdesign-itsnicethat-list Set Design Nico Krijno's new work steps into energetic and chaotic set design
  55. Allycapellino-ss18-davidlane-agneslloyd-branding-itsnicethat-list Advertising David Lane and Agnes Lloyd Platt head outdoors for Ally Capellino's SS18 campaign
  56. Geraldinelay-improptus-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Géraldine Lay's new book is comfortingly therapeutic in its pedestrian point of view
  57. Damienhirst-reasuresfromthewreckoftheunbelievable-film-itsnicethat-list Film Damien Hirst releases mockumentary on Netflix
  58. 07 Graphic Design Daniel Reed’s latest typeface Bulk is designed for “no nonsense, in-your-face usage”
  59. Filippofontana-void-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Filippo Fontana illustrates a satirical take on Italian pop culture
  60. Masonlondon-dreamwife-heyheartbreaker-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Mason London reimagines Dream Wife as dystopian robots in new animated video
  61. Apartamento-10years-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Apartamento at ten: a decade of celebrating the everyday home
  62. Pentagram-thirdrailwithozy-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Pentagram designs brand identity and motion graphics for unconventional American debate show
  63. Mixtape_template_jag Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Jagjaguwar curate a mix of dark and mystical songs
  64. Henrygorse-womansrsly-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Woman Srsly: a new community platform to celebrate dance and performance
  65. Darinshuler-eyescream-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Darin Shuler’s sweet but sinister zine, created while his newborn baby kept him awake
  66. Briangalderisi-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Get to know Brian Galderisi's freakishly funny photographs
  67. Romancejournal-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Romance Journal uses feelings as a device to express social responsibility 
  68. Highlights-list Review of the Year 2017 Creatives around the world share the personal highlights and lowlights of their year
  69. Gilbertandgeorge-thebeardpicturesandtheirfuckosophy-art-itsnicethat-list Art 50 years of Gilbert and George: the artist duo tell us the meaning of life
  70. Alexismark-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Design studio Alexis Mark utilises "linguistic systems" to push and merge art and design
  71. Gabrielalcala-suspendedanimation-itsnicethat-list Illustration Gabriel Alcala's new book explores the nature of objects with giggle-inducing results
  72. Seanvegezzi-dmycc-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Go underneath Manhattan in Sean Vegezzi’s decade-long photography project, DMYCC 
  73. Katywang-mamama-animation-itsnicethat-03 Animation Katy Wang creates a dreamy and surreally sweet animation for Toto Bona Lokua
  74. March Review of the Year 2017 Bake Off, legalising weed and Fanta's redesign: highlights from March 2017
  75. Mixtape_template_bu Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: celebrating 20 years of Bella Union
  76. Kokoko-film-itsnicethat-list Film Meet KOKOKO! the Kinshasa-based band made up of artists and inventors
  77. February Review of the Year 2017 La La Land or Moonlight: a recap of February 2017
  78. Vincentmoon-imarhan-childrenoftam-film-itsnicethat-list Film Vincent Moon announces new documentary following South Algerian band, Imarhan
  79. Nicetimeguaranteed_list Timex: Nice Time Guaranteed Time for type: Camelot on designing a typeface fit for a watch
  80. Jimstoten-onaflyingfrog-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jim Stoten releases his debut illustrated visual album, On A Flying Frog