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Ruby Boddington

One of our staff writers, Ruby initially joined the It’s Nice That team as an editorial assistant in September 2017 after graduating from the Graphic Communication Design course at Central Saint Martins. She has a particular interest in graphic design, photography, code and emerging technologies. Contact her about any of the above or with any suggestions for our biweekly Bookshelf feature.

  1. Diyala-muir-blue-hands-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Diyala Muir's animation Blue Hands mimics the surreal experience of grief
  2. Anna-katalin-lovrity-animation-illustration-itsnicethat-list Animation Animator and illustrator Anna Katalin Lovrity works with “brave and rough shapes”
  3. Erik-brandt-mark-gowing-ficciones-typografika-1642-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Erik Brandt releases his final Ficciones Typografika as a book documenting the project’s entirety
  4. Nest-magazine-leeds-arts-university-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication The 14th issue of Nest speaks to the myriad experiences of gender
  5. Cabeza-patata-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Cabeza Patata brings energy and vivacity to its portfolio of 2D and 3D illustrations
  6. Lars-hogstrom-graphic-design-list-alt Graphic Design Lars Högström's typographic choices are inspired by the hip-hop cassettes of the 90s and 00s
  7. Michal-solarski-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Photographer Michal Solarski replicates memories and experiences from his youth
  8. Nikita-teryoshin-ahoi-from-zhuhai-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Nikita Teryoshin's Ahoi from Zhuhai mirrors the confusion and joy of visiting a new country
  9. Feminist-library-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design The Feminist Library's new visual identity is inspired by its archive of protest banners
  10. Jan-klos-queens-at-home-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Queens at Home by photographer Jan Klos blurs the realities and fantasies of drag
  11. Adam-ridgeway-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Adam Ridgeway showcases restraint in his considered graphic design portfolio
  12. Jiri-mocek-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Jiri Mocek continues to produce inventive and expressive posters
  13. Elizabeth-bick-every-god-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Elizabeth Bick photographs the drama of The Pantheon every year on 21 June
  14. Studio-lowrie-ing-essays-on-the-blurred-edges-of-the-built-environment-publication-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Publication Studio Lowrie's design of essays on the built environment is playful, serious and intellectual
  15. Keith-rankin-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Keith Rankin mixes realism with “otherworldly fantasy or horror” in his illustrations
  16. Jahn-koutrios-graphic-design-itsnicethat-lisalt Graphic Design Jahn Koutrios' designs are inspired by the “bold self-drawn letters” of graffiti
  17. Jamie-wolfe-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Jamie Wolfe's Bookshelf focusses on the process and thinking behind filmmaking
  18. Ryan-duffin-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Ryan Duffin embraces the quirks of his subjects and the outtakes of life
  19. Raman-djafari-vacationer-magnetism-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Raman Djafari's latest animation visualises the sensation of falling in love
  20. Migrate-art-auction-art-itsnicethat-05 Art Anish Kapoor, Jeremy Deller, Rachel Whiteread and others auction off work for charity, Migrate Art
  21. Ewoudt-boonstra-the-afsluitdijk-film-itsnicethat-list Film With (mostly false) tennis-related Easter eggs, Ewoudt Boonstra tells the tale of the Afsluitdijk
  22. Hannah-buckman-illustration-itsnicethat-list International Women's Day Hannah Buckman creates “feelings of self-acceptance and belonging” in her illustrations
  23. Cristina-banban-art-itsnicethat-list International Women's Day Cristina BanBan combines anime and neoclassicism in her depictions of the female figure
  24. Iwd_whatsapp_list-img International Women's Day Natasha Jen, Liza Enebeis, Rachel Dalton and Hezin O discuss the state of graphic design – over WhatsApp
  25. Sawako-kabuki-takoyaki-story-animation-international-womens-day-itsnicethat-1 International Women's Day Sawako Kabuki's latest nonsensical animation tells the tale of one girl addicted to octopus balls
  26. Divino-nino-camilo-medina-thami-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation The animated video for Divino Niño's latest single is a morphing journey through colour
  27. Catalogue-studio-website-update-digital-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Digital Catalogue studio explains why websites are still important in the Instagram portfolio age
  28. Philotheus-nitsch-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Get to know the compelling and confusing work of photographer Philotheus Nisch
  29. Kellybeeman-art-itsnicethat-list Art Kelly Beeman's peculiar paintings are “windows inside of some distant place”
  30. Ryanharding-oldpeopleinparks-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Ryan's Harding series Old People in Parks is as heartwarming as it sounds
  31. Miguel-brusch-the-black-pool-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography German photographer Miguel Brusch documents Blackpool like you've never seen it before
  32. Next-eleven-paper-giacomo-bastianelli-graphic-design-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Next Eleven Paper explores how we can consume digital and analogue music simultaneously
  33. Salvatore-di-gregorio-san-berillo-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Salvatore Di Gregorio documents diversity and colour in Sicily's red light district
  34. Its-freezing-in-la-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication It's Freezing in LA!: A new independent publication tackling climate change
  35. Never-now-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Never Now's graphic design projects are fun, they make sense, and they look great too
  36. Fantastic-man-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf The Fantastic Man team gives us a run-down of its favourite books
  37. Ruangrupa-documenta-15-art-itsnicethat-list Art For its 15th edition, an Asian art collective will curate Documenta for first time ever
  38. Zoo-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Content, concepts and collaborations form the basis of design studio Zoo's projects
  39. Int-otw-yukomohri-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 What does gravity look like? Artist Yuko Mohri’s installations make the intangible visible
  40. Int-otw-jacobwise-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Jacob Wise on legibility, expressive typography and referencing in graphic design
  41. Int-otw-gossamer-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Funny, thoughtful and educational, Gossamer is about much more than just cannabis
  42. Ignasi-monreal-art-itsnicethat-list Art Spanish artist Ignasi Monreal firmly places classical painting in the now
  43. Tim-schutsky-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Tim Schutsky turns snow globes and scuffed-up trainers into scenes worth a second glance
  44. Tomorrow-bureau-kenzo-ss19-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Tomorrow Bureau's visuals for Kenzo SS19 are inspired by ritual and communion
  45. Giovanni-corabi-roberto-ortu-sardinia-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Giovanni Corabi and Roberto Ortu document the new rebellious youth of Sardinia
  46. Gourau-and-phong-ville-les-bains-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Gourau and Phong stretches reality by combining photography with new technologies
  47. List-img Animation “All I could see was puppets”: Johnny Kelly on his series of sweet shorts for Cheerios
  48. Sam-gregg-blighty-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Sam Gregg's latest work uses photography to rediscover his hometown of London
  49. Joel-evey-gap-editions-graphic-design-publication-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Joel Evey tests the visual boundaries of Gap through his “under-the-radar” work
  50. David-loy-heat-graphic-design-publication-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Heat by David Loy uses coding and thermochromic ink to educate on climate change
  51. Querida-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Which books inspire the beautifully considered work of Querida studio?
  52. Richard-kovacs-vlore-tohimane-to-tirana-photography-itsnicethat-list-akt Photography Richard Kovacs’ experimental images of Albania reflect the ambiguity of the country
  53. Felicia-honkasalo-grey-colbalt-publication-list Publication Felicia Honkasalo uses objects, photos and notes to imagine who her grandfather was
  54. Diane-dal-pra-art-itsnicethat-list Art Diane Dal-Pra's paintings sit between the real and the abstract
  55. Mastercard-new-logo-graphic-design-04 Miscellaneous Hear all about it: Mastercard roll out new sonic brand
  56. David-rothenberg-landing-lights-park-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography David Rothenberg discusses his unique portraits of the passengers of planes
  57. Aatb-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Is robotics set to be the next creative trend for artists and designers?
  58. Laurent-malys-digital-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Digital Laurent Malys uses code to explore how processing can affect letterforms
  59. Alex-moy-idle-torrent-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Alex Moy's new animation provides a calming antidote to the anxiety of graduation
  60. Montague-llywelyn-graphic-design-itsnicehtat-list Graphic Design Montague Llywelyn combines playful elements with the traditions of graphic design
  61. Odiseo-the-last-supper-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Odiseo's unlucky 13th issue explores how betrayal is rife in today's political climate
  62. For-the-people-centre-for-public-christianity-graphic-design-tisnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design How For the People created an unbiased identity for a religious organisation
  63. Diary_february_724x474-copy Diary The must-see events and dates for your diary this February!
  64. Eugenie-frerichs-scorpio-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Photographer Eugénie Frerichs imagines an apocalyptic world where all the water has run out
  65. Koln-studio-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Koln Studio cleverly handles typography to create bold hierarchies of information
  66. Apartmento-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Apartamento's Bookshelf echoes “the spirit of the magazine”
  67. Beya-rebai-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Using a limited colour palette, Beya Rebaï draws abstract yet observational scenes
  68. Alexander-coggin-cooking-while-italian-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Alexander Coggin's latest series is a hyperreal recreation of an Italian-American kitchen
  69. Ana-leovy-illustration-art-itsnicethat-list Art Ana Leovy paints empowered characters in a celebration of diversity and equality
  70. Eliott-grunewald-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “Something illegible still has something to say”: Eliott Grunewald on his type designs
  71. Dylan-james-nelson-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Dylan James Nelson’s “virtual” works challenge our definition of photography
  72. Julia-rose-barnes-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Julia Rose Barnes' illustrations are perspective-skewing, intuitive and expressive
  73. Matt-asato-adam-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Find an angle and exhaust all possibilities: Matt Asato-Adams on his design process
  74. Emily-stein-homework-first-baseball-second-photography-itsnicethat-3 Photography Emily Stein documents the kids rebuilding their baseball league after Hurricane Irma
  75. Ori-studio-da-publication-itsnicethat-5 Publication Da大 by Beijing-based ori.studio reimagines the format of the interview
  76. Manshen-lo-its-nice-that-gla-animation-list-img Animation Illustrator Manshen Lo’s ability to capture an atmosphere is second to none
  77. John-edmonds-higher-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography John Edmonds explores identity and desire within black communities in his first monograph
  78. Bansky-seasons-greetings-art-itsnicethat-list Art Recent artwork by Banksy found in Wales sells for “six-figure sum”
  79. Fantastic-man-what-men-wear-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication Fantastic Man releases What Men Wear, an anthology of male dressing in the 21st Century
  80. Next-2-nothing-publication-film-itsnicethat5 Publication Next 2 Nothing is the how-to manual of tips and tricks for any aspiring filmmaker