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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. Annasullivan-hillandaubrey-stiltwalkers-zeitmagazine-photography-list Photography Anna Sullivan creates a look back at the fascinating tradition of stilt walking shepherds
  2. Int-roty-sophyhollington-listimage Review of the Year 2018 Sophy Hollington on learning to be creatively fulfilled while earning a living in 2018
  3. Int-adobe-listimage_724x474 Found in Adobe Stock We ask Duncan Cowles to create the ultimate Christmas ad, using only Adobe Stock and some expert advice
  4. Vice-redesign-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Vice magazine's creative team talks us through its new and unexpectedly different redesign
  5. Mixtape_template_benediktluft_(1) Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Benedikt Luft's mix of tunes from his teenage years
  6. Annarhodes-absolut-setdesign-list Set Design Anna Rhodes on designing a time-travelling set for Oscar Hudson's new Absolut advert
  7. Alexjenkins-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Alex Gamsu Jenkins’ comics remind us of how gross we really are
  8. Riposte-exhibition-list Exhibition Riposte's line-up for exhibition with Amnesty International is ridiculously good
  9. Ieuanlewisgeorgewarren-uki-animation-itsnicethat-10 Animation The animated short giving Isle of Dogs a run for its money
  10. Tracy_ma_list_img Graphic Design Laughing at the world of graphic design with Tracy Ma
  11. Miriamjacobi-lucashesse-symbiosis-graphicdesign-illustration-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Miriam Jacobi and Lucas Hesse translate symbiosis using a myriad of visual processes
  12. Ruthvanbeek-howtodotheflowers-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Ruth Van Beek's latest book approaches her archive both abstractly and practically
  13. Hey-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Helvetica, pattern, shapes and more: Hey studio's book reflects on its practice
  14. Batterseaartscentre-posterarchive-muvverspride-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Scroll through 125 years of typographic styles in Battersea Arts Centre's poster archive
  15. Miwonyoon-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Miwon Yoon's delicate food illustrations are a treasure to zoom in on
  16. Felixsalut-galapagosgame-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Experimental designer Felix Salut launches typographic Galapagos Game
  17. Jordyvandennieuwendijk-there'sasnakeinmyboot-art-itsnicethat-list Art Jordy van den Nieuwendijk's first-ever UK solo show opens tomorrow
  18. Studioyukiko-sofamagazine-publication-itsnicethat-12 Ones To Watch 2018 Studio Yukiko flexes its aesthetic limbs for the latest issue of Sofa magazine
  19. Mixtape_template_bradley-2 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Australian designer Bradley Pinkerton's welcomes the summer
  20. Germesgang-list3 Illustration Anonymous illustrators Germes Gang “perceive everything related to contemporary life traumatic"
  21. Bradleykerl-art-itsnicethat-list Art Artist Bradley Kerl on swapping his Texan surroundings for Tuscany
  22. Thenewyorktimesmagazine-designandtechissue-publication-itsnicethat-list-1 Publication The New York Times Magazine's Ben Grandgenett takes us through its design and tech issue
  23. Ingoraschka-2012-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Ingo Raschka’s hand-painted cel animation explores the expectations of a Tinder date
  24. Kenkagami-bartworks-illustration-itsnicethat-list2 Illustration Works of Bart: Ken Kagami's multiple, slightly mad illustrations of Bart Simpson
  25. Paika-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Graphic design studio Pa-i-ka always purposefully changes its creative output
  26. Tbm Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Vanessa Carlton and Godflesh combine thanks to The Beautiful Meme
  27. Lukeboland-laiking-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Luke Boland communicates industrialisation through his expansive photographs
  28. Timothyseano'connell-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Timothy Sean O'Connell photographs Ireland through the eyes of a first generation Irish American
  29. Courtneybarnett-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Courtney Barnett discusses her love for illustrators, animators and her own creativity too
  30. Madethought-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Combining thoughtful design and big business: an interview with Made Thought
  31. Mollymatalon Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: photographer Molly Matalon's mix for wandering around New York in fall
  32. Jeanjulien-gib-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Jean Jullien's new exhibition plays with perception and we have no idea what's going on
  33. Patrickdoyle-max-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Makina releases an intimately warm photography book by the late Patrick Doyle
  34. Ditto-pcerotic-monsterratromina-publication-itsnicethat Publication "Oh how far we've cum!": PC Erotic magazine questions human sexuality and technology (NSFW)
  35. Wieden_kenndedy-rxbar-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-14 Graphic Design This is an article about Wieden+Kennedy’s clever ad campaign - No B.S
  36. Evelyndragan-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Evelyn Dragan’s joyfully ethereal photographs focus in on nonverbal details
  37. Davebell-kesselskramer-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Dave Bell's bookshelf provides unlikely sources of inspiration
  38. Modmag-nationalgeographic-publication-events-itsnicethat-list Publication Inventing and reinventing magazines: our highlights from this year's ModMag
  39. Superimpose-adidasoriginalsxtfl-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising Superimpose creates "hyper-local" campaign for Adidas Original and TFL collaboration
  40. Klauskremmerz-theswimmer-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Klaus Kremmerz illustrates his first book, The Swimmer
  41. Groupeccc-novembre-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Groupe CCC add a graphic design edge to Novembre Magazine
  42. Timothe%cc%81echalamet-harrystyles-i-d-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Timothée Chalamet interviewed by Harry Styles? i-D magazine breaks the internet
  43. Manvsmachine-eyebuydirect-animation-itsnicethat-list Advertising ManvsMachine adds a character design string to its bow in new campaign
  44. Caitoppermann-rapha-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Cait Oppermann's shoot for Rapha shows how beneficial creative freedom from brands can be
  45. Andydixon-alchemy-patronshomelondon-art-itsnicethat-list Art Andy Dixon's paintings portray luxury, despite their ubiquitous subjects
  46. Carolinetompkins-missamerica-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Caroline Tompkins photographs the madness of Miss America
  47. Olimpiazagnoli-barilla-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Olimpia Zagnoli discusses her work with Barilla, a brand she previously boycotted
  48. Pauliinaholma Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: illustrator Pauliina Holma's comfy mix to curl up to
  49. Beatriceminger-hieersasser-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Why are people in the press always pointing at things? This book explores the matter
  50. Laurakuusk-popupbook-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Artist Laura Kuusk creates a pop-up book using Google image search
  51. Toroymoi-freelance-photogbyjeffleedscohn-film-itsnicethat-list Film Behind the scenes of Harry Israelson's latest video for Toro Y Moi
  52. Tishmurtha-elswickkids-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Tish Murtha's Elswick Kids portrays "the joy and freedom of childhood"
  53. Micaiahcarter-personal-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Micaiah Carter is a photographer with purpose and a great portfolio to boot
  54. Lindsay-issuetwo-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication A look inside the new issue of Lindsay, made by a publishing polymath
  55. Lauralewis Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Photographer Laura Lewis makes us a soundtrack for Japanese love hotels
  56. Annukilpela%cc%88inen-oceanontheright-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Annu Kilpeläinen intricately illustrates everything from dick pics to car interiors
  57. Theworldofapartamento-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication A peek inside Apartamento magazine’s new blockbuster book
  58. Oscarhudson-ottolenghi-loylecarner-film-itsnicethat-list Film Oscar Hudson reveals (some) of the secrets behind his video for Loyle Carner
  59. Janetdelaney-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography “Staying vocal is essential”: Janet Delaney's empowering photographs of 1980s marches
  60. Charliekwai-truelove-photography-itsnicethat-12_copy Photography Charlie Kwai's latest series "flirts with a seductive facade of Chinatown"
  61. Jpbonino-louta-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography More insane – and insanely good – work from photographer JP Bonino
  62. Matthoughton-handsupchindown-film-itsnicethat-list Film Matt Houghton's latest film explores the wild combination of brutality and care in boxing
  63. Stephwilson-photography-itsnicethat-list World Mental Health Day 2018 Steph Wilson speaks honestly about her relationship with mental health and photography
  64. Janbuchzik-illustration-worldmentalhealthday-itsnicethat-list World Mental Health Day 2018 Jan Buchczik on how illustration helped him be at ease with himself
  65. Wmhd-list-img World Mental Health Day An illustrator and designer anonymously explain how to tackle a brief infringing on your mental health
  66. Astridstavro-pentagram-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design An interview with Pentagram's latest partner, Astrid Stavro
  67. Camilo_medina_article Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Illustrator Camilo Medina is on the decks this week
  68. Jessicaantola-circadianlandscape-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jessica Antola's photography personably documents the world with character
  69. Richardayoade-film-itsnicethat-list Film Richard Ayoade directs new video for The Breeders
  70. Octoberdiary-itsnicethat-list Diary The must see dates for your diary across the globe this October
  71. Sebagresti-sternmagazine-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Seb Agresti on his first year as a full time illustrator and learning to balance that freelance work load
  72. Michaelmarcelle-redstrawberryii-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Michael Marcelle uses photography to build a "strange new kingdom"
  73. Frasermuggeridge-crayonograph-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Fraser Muggeridge Studio releases not a monograph featuring 160 works, but a Crayonograph
  74. Pedroajo-nofuture-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Pedro Ajo graphically translates Brazillian pixação into a publication
  75. Steve_smith Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Animator Steve Smith takes us from Kate Bush to Oneohtrix Point Never
  76. Kateisobelscott-knickerbocker-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Master of plasticine Kate Isobel Scott is back with a new animation
  77. Jaycover-walls-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Jay Cover and Brad Holdgrafer visually tackle the concept of walls through "playschool politics"
  78. Fm_the_honey_hahs Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: The Honey Hahs' mix of songs to get ready to, or if you're just feeling dancey
  79. Its-nice-that-michael-marczewski-adobe-stock-list Found in Adobe Stock Michael Marczewski transforms household objects into animated hybrid creatures
  80. Its-nice-that-sophie-koko-gate-list-adult-swim Animation You know that great feeling of popping a spot? You'll get that from Sophie Koko Gate's new animation