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. March Review of the Year 2017 Bake Off, legalising weed and Fanta's redesign: highlights from March 2017
  2. Mixtape_template_bu Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: celebrating 20 years of Bella Union
  3. Kokoko-film-itsnicethat-list Film Meet KOKOKO! the Kinshasa-based band made up of artists and inventors
  4. February Review of the Year 2017 La La Land or Moonlight: a recap of February 2017
  5. Vincentmoon-imarhan-childrenoftam-film-itsnicethat-list Film Vincent Moon announces new documentary following South Algerian band, Imarhan
  6. Nicetimeguaranteed_list Timex: Nice Time Guaranteed Time for type: Camelot on designing a typeface fit for a watch
  7. Jimstoten-onaflyingfrog-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jim Stoten releases his debut illustrated visual album, On A Flying Frog
  8. Therottenapples-digital-itsnicethat-list_copy Digital The Rotten Apples deciphers which films and TV shows are linked to a person accused of sexual misconduct
  9. Envisions-plymouthcollegeofart-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Envisions hold exhibition at Plymouth College of Art displaying "authenticity, professionalism and wit"
  10. Michaelspencerjones-(whats_the_story)morningglory-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Iconic photographer Michael Spencer Jones on cameras, Oasis, and all-nighters
  11. Johnnymarr-maxinepeake-thepriest-film-itsnicethat-list Film Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake release The Priest, a short film highlighting homelessness in Manchester
  12. Jordy_van_den_nieuwendijk-timeoutknockout-art-itsnicethat-list Art Jordy van den Nieuwendijk is back with his most colourful show to date
  13. Timex_visuals_list Timex: Nice Time Guaranteed Nice Time Guaranteed: Introducing the It's Nice That x Timex watch
  14. List_(3) Illustration Eike König’s students create a courageous calendar featuring a host of exciting illustrative talent
  15. Irinarozovsky-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Irina Rozovsky on how she captures considered moments across the globe
  16. 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"
  17. Fm_funhole Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Jake Chapman’s band, Funhole
  18. Hi-studio-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Hi Studio brings teletext back into our lives, in print
  19. Donotdesign-archifest-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Do Not Design uses illustration to create approachable branding for Singapore’s Archifest
  20. Annepomel-beforetherain-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Anne Pomel's tender illustrations document her move from Paris to Portland
  21. 12-b_vanguards-magazine_issue-02_itsnicethat-list Publication Vanguards magazine relaunches with a new visual language by studio 12—B
  22. Marina_lewandowska-centreofpolishsculpture-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Marina Lewandowska’s graduation project shows graphic design flair and function
  23. Tomgauld-thenewyorker-holidaytrack-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Tom Gauld’s latest New Yorker cover illustrates the annual Christmas tree purchase
  24. Christopherwilson-richardhollis-1980jewisheastend-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Christopher Wilson explores influential designer Richard Hollis’ work for Whitechapel Gallery
  25. Duncancowles-takingstock-film-itsnicethat-list Film Duncan Cowles' latest film uses stock footage to tackle freelance feelings with dry humour
  26. Jakeandoliver-laraaji-itsnicethat-film-list Film Laraaji’s joyous new music video sees the artist laugh and dance his way through New York
  27. Fmt_gn_list Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Geographic North picks 12 female artists who could have composed Blade Runner 2049
  28. Paulgorman-thestoryoftheface-sarfcoastindec1997-list Publication Loud, vibrant, evocative: Paul Gorman tells The Story of The Face
  29. Torweibull-badmono-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Tor Weibull's latest typeface replicates the game of badminton
  30. Montykaplan-photography-itsnicethat-30 Photography The suburban, Stranger Things-esque photography of Monty Kaplan
  31. Lanarkartefax-theabsentmaterialgateway-art-itsnicethat-list Art Lanark Artefax takes us behind his boundary-pushing installation, The Absent Material Gateway
  32. Garagisme-5-gourau_phong-solidwerk3d-publication-itsnicethat Publication Garagisme: the publication redefining the art of the car
  33. Carharttwip-lawmagazine-fayetoogood-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Carhartt WIP’s new store includes collaboration with Faye Toogood and LAW magazine
  34. Sophyhollington-mymind-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Sophy Hollington’s latest book illustrates folklore legends of asteroids and meteorites
  35. Xenoula Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: escape from the world with Xenoula's ethereal mix
  36. Res-towersofthanks-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Towers of Thanks: Res photographs their mother's life working for Donald Trump
  37. Rkikuojohnson-illustration-list Illustration R Kikuo Johnson on the importance of narrative in his illustrations
  38. Cordovacanillas-tunica-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Córdova Canillas commission photographers to create a spot the difference illusion for Tunica
  39. Hudsonchristie-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Hudson Christie’s illustration trickery uses depth to create textured, flat pieces
  40. Nguan-photography-singapore-itsnicethat-list Photography A rare interview with enigmatic and cherished photographer, Nguan
  41. Oreetashery-film-itsnicethat-list Film Oreet Ashery wins the Film London Jarman Award for her risky and fearless work
  42. Colinpantall-allquiet-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Colin Pantall's warm depiction of childhood and fatherhood taken over 12 years
  43. Sunshine-7inchescollective-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Shepard Fairey and Margaret Atwood contribute to 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood campaign
  44. Cleonpeterson-art-itsnicethat-list Art Cleon Peterson's works continue to investigate the evil side of humanity
  45. Calypsomahieu-promenade-nouvellevague-itsnicethat-04 Photography Calypso Mahieu’s photography makes the simplest things sexy (some NSFW)
  46. Kinggizzard-jasongalea-polygondwanaland-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design King Gizzard give away their record, Polygondwanaland for free, including Jason Galea’s artwork templates
  47. Mixtape_template_43 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: a mix from semi-fictional and ever changing band, The Moonlandingz
  48. Anjasalonen-newdimensionsinrecreation-art-itsnicethat-list Art Anja Salonen's latest works question what shape an exhibition should take
  49. Listimage Dropbox: The Dream Team “Four heads are better than one”: The Dropbox Dream Team on the art of creative collaboration
  50. Lil-kool-list Illustration Move into Lil Kool’s nostalgic and psychedelic suburban neighbourhood
  51. Ps_list Graphic Design One Step Ahead: we meet Paula Scher, the trailblazing Pentagram Partner
  52. Beadigiacomo-lineaalba-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bea de Giacomo photographs the wonders of pregnancy
  53. Artsygucci-artists_for_gender_equality-film-itsnicethat-list Film Artsy and Gucci create a series of films for gender equality with past, present and future female artists
  54. Listimage Dropbox: The Dream Team The Dream Team: JP Bonino's photographs visualise rhyming words with humour and character 
  55. Hubertusdesign-mostbeautifulswissbooks-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Hubertus Design on the daunting task of designing a book of The Most Beautiful Swiss Books
  56. Manifesto-julianrosefeldt-film-itsnicethat-list Film Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto, starring Cate Blanchett in 13 roles, comes to Tate Modern
  57. Hannahbuckman-indiaisnotmyhome-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Get to know the bold and charming work of illustrator Hannah Buckman
  58. Fm_42 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Protomartyr’s Joe Casey on his striking and poignant DIY artwork
  59. Suzieandleo-strangers-yunglean-film-itsnicethat-list Film Yung Lean releases a “spaghetti western” teaser film for his upcoming record
  60. Listimage3 Dropbox: The Dream Team Max Siedentopf curates a creative dream team with Dropbox Paper
  61. Uncleginger-bipolardisorder-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Uncle Ginger uses hypnotic shapes to animate the facts and feelings of bipolar disorder
  62. Anyahindmarch-studiofrith-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Anya Hindmarch works with Studio Frith and Anyways to launch candle range, Anya Smells
  63. Hato-newcontemporaries-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Hato co-creates a font with the 45 selected artists for New Contemporaries
  64. Malikafavre-lecrazyhorse-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Malika Favre’s upcoming exhibition is inspired by Parisian cabaret, Le Crazy
  65. Pylot-doordie-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Do or Die: Pylot magazine on the photography talent inside its latest issue
  66. Studioyukiko-wieden_kennedy-nike-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Wieden+Kennedy commissions local creatives for Berlin-based Nike campaign
  67. Jorencull-abriefhistoryofradiohead-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Joren Cull talks through his animated history of Radiohead for Pitchfork
  68. Stinalo%cc%88fgren-first-aid-kit-for-sorrow-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Stina Löfgren illustrates a first aid kit for those experiencing sorrow
  69. Winstonhacking-flyinglotus-postrequiste-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Winston Hacking creates a collaged portal for Flying Lotus' first video in two years
  70. Fm_41 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Blue Hawaii curate a 70s and 80s disco mix
  71. Jamiehewlett-taschen-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Tank Girl, Gorillaz and Bafta awards: Taschen release Jamie Hewlett's first major monograph
  72. Franklebon-mountkimbie-film-itsnicethat-list Film Mount Kimbie’s latest video continues their ongoing collaboration with Frank Lebon
  73. Flobrooks-nww-art-itsnicethat-list Art Flo Brooks' paintings of liminality are those "almost everyone can relate with"
  74. Sony-aibo-digital-itsnicethat-list Product Design Sony brings back its robodog, Aibo
  75. Eric-oglander-craiglistmirrors-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Eric Oglander reflects on his internet sensation, Craiglist Mirrors
  76. Katescott-happyhalloween-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Kate Isobel Scott's shorts display the painstaking joy of stop-motion animation
  77. Holliefernando-halloween-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Hollie Fernando photographs the trick or treaters knocking on her front door
  78. Momoenarazaki-cuckoonest-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Momoe Narazaki’s distinctively cheeky and sweet illustrations
  79. Uk-musicvideoawards-film-itsnicethat-list Film Directors Ryan Staake and Oscar Hudson win big at UK Music Video Awards
  80. Anthonyvelen-dronetype-graphicdesign-list Graphic Design Anthony Velen uses drones to build an alphabet from Swiss architecture