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Matt Alagiah

Matt joined It’s Nice That as editor in October 2018. He was previously executive editor at Monocle magazine and before that studied English and German at university. Drop him a line with ideas and suggestions, or simply to say hello.

  1. Fergus-thomas-bird-of-dreams-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Fergus Thomas turns his lens on the pigeon-breeding community of South Wales
  2. Jee-ook-choi-uniqlo-airism-illustration-itsnicethat-list Ones to Watch 2019 Jee-ook Choi turns Uniqlo’s AIRism range into a series of ethereal illustrations
  3. 1-advicearticlethumbnail_interview_list The Graduates 2019 Job interviews: Pentagram, Wieden+Kennedy and Bureau Borsche on how to get them and what to say
  4. Rottingdean-bazaar-paul-smith-book-photo-london-publication-photography-itsnicethat-list Publication Rottingdean Bazaar creates a book for Paul Smith, starring people named Paul Smith
  5. Giorgia-lupi-pentagram-new-york-partner-announcement-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Giorgia Lupi becomes first Pentagram partner in New York for seven years
  6. The-gourmand-issue-12-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Say cheese! Meet The Gourmand’s latest cover star
  7. Max-siedentopf-ordinary-magazine-toilet-paper-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication The latest issue of Ordinary magazine asks us to look again at loo roll
  8. Richard-turley-7x7-exploded-magazine-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Wieden+Kennedy New York plasters Manhattan with “an exploded magazine”
  9. Designstudio-the-collective-new-identity-rebrand-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design DesignStudio unveils new identity for co-living brand The Collective
  10. Turkina-faso-alice-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Turkina Faso on shooting her younger sister Alice for over a decade
  11. Oleg-tolstoy-silicon-beach-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Photographer Oleg Tolstoy captures the tech-obsessed crowds on Silicon Beach
  12. Micaiah-carter-uniqlo-linen-photography-itsnicethat-list Ones to Watch 2019 Micaiah Carter interprets Uniqlo’s linen range with a sultry sun-drenched shoot
  13. Elena-heatherwick-yola-irc-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Shot in Nigeria, Elena Heatherwick's photographic story for the IRC is one of tragedy and resilience
  14. Mirko-borsche-zeit-international-cover-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication “A small twist with a big impact”: New ZeitMagazin International cover reflects topsy-turvy Europe
  15. Bex-day-hen-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bex Day’s new series looks to raise awareness for the older transgender community
  16. Marie-larrivee-lucas-malbrun-saba-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Directors Marie Larrivé and Lucas Malbrun on their psychedelic new music video
  17. Int-otw-natsaichieza-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Natsai Audrey Chieza rethinks how designers and scientists can solve the world’s toughest problems
  18. Int-otw-michiahcarter-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Micaiah Carter's had a meteoric rise but there’s far more to come from this prolific photographer
  19. Michael-craig-martin-present-sense-art-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Art “More famous than famous”: Michael Craig-Martin on the changing nature of “ordinariness”
  20. Nick-turpin-autos-photography-itsnicethat-01 Photography Photographer Nick Turpin captures cars bathed in the lights of Piccadilly Circus
  21. Charlotte-keates-racquet-club-art-itsnicethat-04 Art Charlotte Keates' paintings invite us into an all-American “dreamscape”
  22. Nicole-ginelli-seahawks-eyes-of-the-moon-music-video-itsnicethat-list Animation Nicole Ginelli creates captivating 360-degree music video for Seahawks track
  23. Charlotte-mei-kirsten-lepore-sectordub-pikuniku-game-itsnicethat-01 Illustration Charlotte Mei and Kirsten Lepore collaborate on playful new game Pikuniku
  24. Studio-swine-wave-particle-duplex-exhibition-itsnicethat-01 Art A new Studio Swine exhibition in Brooklyn shines a light on – light
  25. Slack_launch_animation-list! Graphic Design Pentagram’s Michael Bierut talks us through his Slack brand reboot
  26. Stefanie-leinhos-colophon-foundry-bespoke-catalogue-3-itsnicethat-06 Graphic Design Colophon Foundry's latest catalogue features sharp illustrations by Stefanie Leinhos
  27. David-ryle-gem-fletcher-fire-school-film-itsnicethat-01 Film New film by David Ryle and Gem Fletcher reveals the poetry of playing with fire
  28. Emily-oberman-wizarding-world-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design Pentagram's Emily Oberman talks us through her identities for the Harry Potter universe
  29. Geoff-mcfetridge-coming-back-is-half-the-trip-publication-itsnicethat-02 Publication “I’m a believer in form”: Geoff McFetridge on his new book of introspective drawings
  30. Int-roty-mattalagiah-listimage Review of the Year 2018 Don't worry, be angry: how politics and creativity collided in 2018
  31. Create-jobs-magnum-your-london-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Create Jobs teams up with Magnum and the HudsonBec Group for photography project
  32. Christoph-niemann-wannsee-station-art-itsnicethat-01 Art “The beauty of abstraction”: Christoph Niemann on his new mural for a Berlin train station
  33. Rosie-kay-mk-ultra-dance-itsnicethat-01 Miscellaneous “People get the jokes now”: Rosie Kay discusses the return of her contemporary dance performance MK Ultra
  34. Ace-and-tate-new-london-shop-itsnicethat-06 Design Ace & Tate teams up with Anyways and Assemble’s Granby Workshop for new London shop
  35. Mark-wallinger-one-world-art-itsnicethat-01 Art Turner Prize winner Mark Wallinger turns 2,000 footballs into his canvas
  36. Yuri-suzuki-pentagram-partner-itsnicethat-01 Interactive “Even the other partners ask me, ‘How can I categorise you as a designer?’”: Yuri Suzuki joins Pentagram
  37. Mr-bingo-advent-calendar-illustration-itsnicethat-03 Film New film documents the making of Mr Bingo’s alternative 2018 advent calendar
  38. Cubitts-spectacles-product-design-itsnicethat-01 Product Design Glasses brand Cubitts fashions a pair of specs from 600 years of London detritus
  39. Hamish-makgill-beautifully-simple-exhibition-itsnicethat-01 Exhibition Studio Makgill present ten objects that capture the beauty of simplicity
  40. Gabriel-gabriel-garble-vacuum-animation-itsnicethat-07 Animation Gabriel Gabriel Garble's new animated film sees perfume as pure escapism