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Ruby Boddington

Ruby 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. In April 2018, she became a staff writer and in August 2019, she was made associate editor. Get in contact with Ruby about ideas you may have for long-form stories on the site.

  1. Double-click-september-2019-digital-itsnicethat Double Click Satellite photography, drawing tools and interactive logotypes feature in Double Click September
  2. Wang-zhi-hong-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Wang Zhi-Hong on his shifting approach of “hiding information” in graphic design
  3. Caterina-bianchini-studio-pick-and-cheese-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Caterina Bianchini Studio designs a dog-themed identity for a conveyer belt cheese restaurant
  4. Ieva-raudsepa-cruise-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Relive the excitement of your first trip with friends in Ieva Raudsepa's series, Cruise
  5. Andrew-kung-the-all-american-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Andrew Kung’s photography series challenges the stereotypes of Asian American men
  6. Oliver-macdonald-oulds-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Oliver Macdonald Oulds tells us why he’s currently fixating on wire fences
  7. Choque-le-goff-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design No matter what the output, graphic design studio Choque Le Goff finds the fun in every project
  8. Angela-stempel-rick-and-morty-adult-swim-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Angela Stempel animates what would happen if Rick and Morty entered Master Chef
  9. Goal-click-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Goal Click lets communities tell their stories through disposable cameras and football
  10. Daan-rietbergen-graphic-design-itsnicethat-12 Graphic Design Daan Rietbergen on combining graffiti and his years at Studio Dumbar into a typeface
  11. Ross-mantle-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Using documentary photography, Ross Mantle engages with the world – and questions it
  12. Rebecca-stephany-200-sisters-souvenirs-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Through a multidisciplinary approach, Rebecca Stephany is a feminist design activist
  13. Leonardo-pelligrino-elisa-carassi-sali-e-tabacchi-publication-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Publication Sali e Tabacchi is a new publication subverting traditional expectations of Italy
  14. Alice-schoolcraft-schoolcraft-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list Photography Alice Schoolcraft documents getting to know her distant American family
  15. Johanna-lundberg-graphic-design-itsnicethat-2 Graphic Design Graphic designer Johanna Lundberg values constant collaboration over the latest trends
  16. Ben-cullen-williams-living-archive-digital-itsnicethat-1 Digital Ben Cullen Williams' installation repurposes the code from Wayne McGregor's Living Archive
  17. Arina-shabanova-the-trembling-giant-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Arina Shabanova’s animation tells the story of humankind’s attempt to burn down a forest
  18. 00-list-image-jeff-wall In Conversation “Photography is still just evolving”: Jeff Wall discusses his career and the role of artifice
  19. Jasonroman-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jason Roman documents a humanitarian group searching for missing migrants in the Arizona desert
  20. Max-siedentopf-passport-photos-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Max Siedentopf's new series injects some excitement back into the humble passport photo
  21. David-rindlisbacher-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer David Rindlisbacher disrupts his typography-heavy designs with technology
  22. Greo-ito-art-illustration-itsnicethat-list Art Greg Ito’s meticulous portfolio of paintings explores “time, love, loss, hope, and tragedy”
  23. Revue-tintamarre-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Revue Tintamarre is a free publication showcasing the work of one student every month
  24. Nologo Double Click Double Click August is full of playful designs that prompt user interaction
  25. Typelab-graphic-design-digital-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Floriane Rousselot's digital platform Typelab supports and champions the work of young designers
  26. Theo-cottle-neapolitan-youth-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Theo Cottle tries to “keep an element of truth” in everything he shoots
  27. Olya-oleinic-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Traditional fashion photography, fine art and 3D renders combine in Olya Oleinic's portfolio
  28. Dr.me-art-simpsons-ii-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication DR.ME's latest zine sees The Simpsons cleverly collaged with renaissance paintings
  29. Sebastian-curi-venmo-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Sebastian Curi's recent work for Venmo celebrates friendship in all its diverse forms
  30. Walter-chandoha-taschen-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Taschen’s recent release celebrates “the greatest cat photographer of the 20th Century”
  31. Teresa-eng-elephant-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Teresa Eng's ten-year project documents the regeneration of Elephant and Castle and its impact on communities
  32. Listimage In Conversation How do you cater to 6 million art lovers a year? Tate Modern’s director Frances Morris shares a few lessons
  33. Rydel-cerezo-the-graduates-2019-photography-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Religion, race and queerness collide in Vancouver-based photographer Rydel Cerezo's portfolio
  34. Jack-wedge-the-graduates-2019-animation-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Join us on the confusing, surreal acid trip that is Jack Wedge's animation Goodbye Mommy
  35. Thumbnails_laura The Graduates 2019 Laura Csocsán's typefaces are the product of rational thinking, executed with personality
  36. Lamas-burgariotti-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Lamas Burgariotti questions “the limits between design and art”
  37. Hugh-kinsella-cunningham-save-the-children-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Hugh Kinsella Cunningham documents those at the heart of the Ebola crisis in DRC
  38. Juliana-chomova-illustration-itsnicethat-10 Illustration “I need evolution and challenge”: Juliána Chomova on her expressive illustrations
  39. Club-sandwich-magazine-the-pickle-publication-itsnicethat-4 Publication Club Sandwich magazine's latest issue is dedicated to... the pickle!
  40. Leo-macdonald-oulds-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Leo Macdonald Oulds' drawings are a spontaneous expression of an experience
  41. Anyways-creative-sonos-google-assistant-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-8 Miscellaneous Anyways Creative’s installation with Sonos and Google Assistant turns music inside out
  42. Alice-zoo-fat-activists-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Alice Zoo tells us about her latest series documenting the UK’s fat activists
  43. Vaulte-magazine-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Vaulte: a magazine poking fun at the world of design while critically analysing it
  44. Tatiana-egoshina-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Tatiana Egoshina uses “plain forms, bright colours and clear metaphors”
  45. Jules-slutsky-do-you-speak-russian-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jules Slütsky searches for identity and home in her series, So You Speak Russian?
  46. Make-running-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Make Running's first issue focusses on an unsanctioned, 340-mile race from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
  47. Hannah-jacobs-illustration-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Hannah Jacobs on how signing to Strange Beast has catapulted her career
  48. Jamie-e-murray-folly-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jamie Earle Murray's series Folly tells the experience ex-prisoners reintegrating into society
  49. Martin-wecke-design-code-lab-digital-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Digital Martin Wecke's work sits in the sweet spot between thoughtful design and surprising interactions
  50. Cool-3d-world-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Cool 3D World on its bizarre, downright disturbing animations
  51. Joy-miessi-art-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Art Joy Miessi's new solo show looks at dreams as “memories of things that haven’t happened”
  52. Virgile-flores-syncope-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Syncope by Virgile Flores explores the duality between graphic design and music
  53. Golgotha-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “3D and eye candy CG imagery”: Golgotha chats through some of its recent projects
  54. Margot-leveque-mysterium-conjunctionis-publication-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Publication Margot Lévêque examines the historical, emotional and philosophical connotations of the collar
  55. Andy-price-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Toilet rolls and sat navs: Photographer Andy Price will make you look twice at everyday objects
  56. Jade-palace-yat-pit-publication-itsnicethat-1list Publication Ugly beauty and challenging established norms feature in Jade Palace's collaboration with Yat Pit
  57. Response-and-responsibility-grafik_program-shame-plane-digital-itsnicethat-1 Response and Responsibility Shame Plane confronts our continued involvement in climate-destroying activities
  58. Double-click-july-2019-digital-itsnicethat-list Double Click Simple, experimental and sophisticated websites all feature in Double Click July
  59. Anshika-khullar-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Anshika Khullar creates snapshots of the lives of underrepresented people
  60. In-conversation-holly-herndon-digital-itsnicethat-list In Conversation “AI felt like the next frontier”: Holly Herndon in conversation with It’s Nice That
  61. Clifford-jago-and-the-sunflower-children-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Clifford Jago returns with a bizarre, confusing but altogether joyful trip through Ukraine
  62. Marco-land-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Impressive technical ability and humour combine in Marco Land's portfolio of websites and apps
  63. Marcus-armitage-that-yorkshire-sound-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Marcus Armitages' animation celebrates Yorkshire's colours and landscapes
  64. Prix-pictet-hope-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Prix Pictet, the award harnessing photography to highlight environmental issues, announces its shortlist
  65. Nikita-teryoshin-grannies-strike-back-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography A chat with Nikita Teryoshin about his time spent with the Boxing Grannies of Johannesburg
  66. Studio-moniker-do-not-draw-a-penis-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Studio Moniker's latest project encourages you to draw as many penises as possible
  67. Chris-hoare-i'll-be-here-with-a-smile-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Chris Hoare documents one street and the rapid changes it’s undergone
  68. Anna-ridler-digital-art-itsnicethat-2 Digital Anna Ridler uses AI to turn 10,000 tulips into a video controlled by bitcoin
  69. Marie-ducrocq-graphic-design-itsnicethat-7 Graphic Design Graphic designer Marie Ducrocq's future-facing aesthetics are supported by thorough research
  70. Tom-guilmard-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Sport, depression and Milton Keynes remain steadfast themes in illustrator Tom Guilmard's work
  71. Antonia-terhedebrugge-mado-klumper-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Antonia Terhedebrügge and Mado Klümper’s identity for Sehsüchte Festival combines “soft forms and edgy lines”
  72. Womens-world-cup-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration A “minute-by-minute” illustrated guide to the 2019 Women's World Cup: The semifinals and the final!
  73. Holly-st-clair-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Holly St Clair uses the rhythm of a joke in her portfolio of sculptures, textiles and prints
  74. Alice-franchetti-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design For Alice Franchetti, graphic design is the sweet spot where maths and intuition meet
  75. Elaine-song-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “Nothing should stand still”: Elaine Song on her dynamic, abstract illustrations
  76. Marco-kesseler-rocket-war-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Marco Kesseler documents an annual tradition that sees two churches battling with 100,000 rockets
  77. Jacob-pardoe-afyx-new-genres-lecture-series-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Jacob Pardoe on collaborating with a neural network and the surprises it produces
  78. Double-click-june-2019-digital-itsnicethat-list2 Double Click June's Double Click features real-time user interaction, infinite scrolls and lo-fi aesthetics
  79. Philotheus-nisch-die-epilog-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Office supplies sweat, struggle and stress in Philotheus Nisch’s recent series for Die Epilog
  80. Jackson-bowly-athena-paginton-this-fan-girl-nike-itsnicethat-list Photography This Fan Girl and Jackson Bowley document today’s authentic female football fan