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Ruby Boddington

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. Unseen-amsterdam-2018-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Unseen Amsterdam's artistic director on how its richest line-up yet inspires and informs
  2. Seetal-solanki-our-place-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Why Materials Matter: Seetal Solanki's accessible proposal for the future of materials, designed by Our Place
  3. Its-nice-that-dia-studio-list-img-724x474 Graphic Design “Go, go, go”: how DIA messed with design theory, only to improve it
  4. 03_list-img-template-2-up-portrait Animation Watch the trailer for the Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, the television show
  5. Leonardo-pellegrino-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Leonardo Pellegrino's soft and delicate graphic designs are inspired by his Italian roots
  6. Studio-hyte-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Studio Hyte's identity for iiii Magazine examines the characteristics of type, code and interaction on the web
  7. Freitag-happiness-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-2 Miscellaneous Applications are now open for Freitag's executive vice pleasident for global happiness!
  8. Studio-eaude-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Eaude Studio's research-based practice produces considered and confident graphic design
  9. Francois-prost-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Alarm clocks, pillows, toothpaste and penises: François Prost's Bookshelf (NSFW)
  10. Garrett-grove-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Garrett Grove documents and reflects a confused American identity in Journey to the Interior
  11. Swim-magazine-issue-two-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Unfinished paintings and forgotten photographs: Swim magazine showcases exclusively unseen work
  12. Romke-hoogwaerts-photography-itsnicethat-lisalt Photography The Hague ablaze – the story of the world's greatest bonfire rivalry
  13. Ezra-miller-digital-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Digital Meet the multi-talented New York-based art director, artist and web developer Ezra Miller
  14. Quentin-lacombe-event-horizon-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Quentin Lacombe constructs a personal cosmology blurring the boundaries of science and metaphor in Event Horizon
  15. Sammie-purulak-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design "I'm really focused on small details": Sammie Purulak's fervent design portfolio
  16. Dazed-beauty-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Dazed announces new platform, Dazed Beauty, to celebrate creativity and self-expression
  17. Andreas-pappamikail-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Andreas Pappamikail's intricate design portfolio merges his technological, political and philosophical interests
  18. September-things-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things An eclectic range of zines, books and prints: it's September Things!
  19. Diary_sep_724x474 Diary September diary: this month's must-see events and exhibitions
  20. Timo-durst-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Timo Durst's designs latch onto interesting topics to exploit unique and unexpected contexts
  21. Adventure-time-list Animation What the lump?! Adventure Time's ten-season run draws to an end, today
  22. Isobel-guy-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Isobel Guy's research-led portfolio of deceptively simple typographic treatments
  23. Mikedemspey-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Design legend Mike Dempsey shares the treasured books of his career
  24. Jane-stockdale-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jane Stockdale's humble and honest reportage series shows football as a unifying sport
  25. Fanatic-wilderness-festival-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Sian Davey, Danny North, Max Miechowski and Jenna Foxton's beautiful joint series of Wilderness Festival
  26. Egle-zvirblyte-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Egle Zvirblyte illustrates worldwide superstitions for Compare the Market
  27. Carl-ander-oliver-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Carl Oliver Ander examines "the false relationship to reality that the medium has"
  28. George-fletcher-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design George Fletcher's typeface Hinault, inspired by 1980s cycling, is full of character and detail
  29. Alexander-coggin-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Remember the pre-stage nerves and backstage stress in Alexander Coggin's photos of children's theatre
  30. Books-from-the-future-staging-disaster-events-list Events Books From the Future talk us through its workshop on disaster in contemporary culture
  31. Studio-above-_-below-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Studio Above&Below uses code and emerging tech to improve our planet's wellbeing
  32. Propland-royal-college-of-art-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication RCA students respond to sharing a space with the BBC Television Centre in Propland
  33. Stefan-sagmeister-bookshelf-itsnicethat-1 Bookshelf Stefan Sagmeister's Bookshelf includes the survivors of years of clear outs
  34. Harry-butt-nicole-ginelli-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Opposites attract in Harry Butt and Nicole Ginelli's collaborative video, animated in two halves
  35. Jan-van-der-kleijn-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design How aimless walks and observations inform Jan van der Kleijn's design practice
  36. Its-nice-that-the-graduates-alex-sizemore-product-design-list The Graduates 2018 Alex Sizemore is the industrial designer pushing our world towards meaningful physical futures
  37. Its-nice-that-the-graduates-paolina-russo-fashion-list The Graduates 2018 Rollerblade hats and crocheted football ballgowns: meet fashion design graduate Paolina Russo
  38. Its-nice-that-the-graduates-james-aspey-graphic-design-list The Graduates 2018 "What is my opinion?": Graphic designer James Aspey's research-focused, typographic practice
  39. George-etheridge-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photojournalist George Etheredge on the influence of visual documentation and reportage
  40. Gal-dam-guardian-weekend-takeover-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Gal-dem's Guardian Weekend takeover exclusively features, and is created by, women and non-binary people of colour
  41. Maxwell-granger-photography-itsnicethat-22 Photography Maxwell Granger captures irony and authenticity in portraits of his friends in their rooms
  42. David-benski-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer David Benski modifies typographic visual systems to tell stories
  43. Carmen-triana-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography "Photography is a mirror": Carmen Triana's naturally explorative photographic practice
  44. Mariano-pascual-digital-list Digital Illustrator Mariano Pascual's new website is an interactive and playful portal into his world
  45. Max-siedentopf-jp-bonino-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Bananas and “a whole lot of the bad luck”: Max Siedentopf and JP Bonino's latest collaboration
  46. Roxy-rezvany-film-itsnicethat-list Film Little Pyongyang asks you to "leave behind everything you think you know" about North Korea
  47. Graphic-design-festival-2018-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic Design Festival Scotland's fifth birthday identity toes the line between serious and silly
  48. Richard-kovacs-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Richard Kovacs uses experimental lighting to showcase Lagos' fashion scene
  49. Laurence-stephens-photography-itsnicethat-list Publication Laurence Stephens documents weary holiday-makers and stuffy museums in his book Bored Tourists
  50. Brodie-kaman-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Designer Brodie Kaman on how creative outlets can help control mental illness and addiction
  51. Laura-coombs-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design The typographically focused, conceptually-minded practice of designer Laura Coombs
  52. Alex-lockett-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Alex Lockett explores familial dynamics and experiences in his narrative-driven photography
  53. Matthew-connors-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Matthew Connors examines the realities of North Korea, challenging its kitschy visual tropes
  54. George-douglas-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication George Douglas' latest book Events in the Year of the Family examines the falsification of memory
  55. Johan-elmehag-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Johan Elmehag’s typeface Coastline warns of the dangers of our melting ice caps
  56. Jackson-bowley-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Xerox by Jackson Bowley juxtaposes glossy beauty portraits with gritty texture and tone
  57. Igor-pjorrt-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Igor Pjörrt’s intimate portraiture is rooted in astronomy and celestial ideas (NSFW)
  58. Sepus-noordmans-graphic-design-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Sepus Noordmans experiments within flexible formats and parameters
  59. Felix-geen-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Half-Life, The Matrix and Alien: meet the sci-fi inspired motion designer, Felix Geen
  60. Giulia-mangoine-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Giulia Mangione explores why Danes are the happiest people in the world (NSFW)
  61. World_cup_list Miscellaneous We ask Nadine Redlich, Wieden+Kennedy and more to visualise their highlights of the World Cup
  62. Jordy-ringeling-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jordy Ringeling's designs reinterpret the obscure (and suggest we should stop breeding)
  63. Emily-stein-photography-itsnicethat-2 Photography Emily Stein's latest series tells the story of Akemi and her 100 Kimonos
  64. Jack-johnstone-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Photographer Jack Johnstone's dreamy images are so soft they're almost otherworldly
  65. Daniel-stier-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf "A bizarre mix of playfulness and seriousness": photographer Daniel Stier's Bookshelf
  66. Varv-varv-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Design studio Varv Varv's well-reasoned practice is an enquiry into "making things public"
  67. Louis-jack-kenny-emson-pavilion-housework-press-graphic-design-list Graphic Design Petrichor: a short film about snooker and mental health, beautifully packaged by Housework Press
  68. Catherine-losing-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Catherine Losing uses objects to tell stories referencing culture and history
  69. List Converse x JW Anderson Five creatives visually respond to the question: What makes something art, anyway?
  70. Jack-sachs-illustration-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Jack Sachs' solo show in Seoul, Soft Life, will reveal his process from sketch to final artwork
  71. Rudy-guedj-graphic-design-list-alt Graphic Design Rudy Guedj's design work sits between "figurative motifs and their abstracted representations"
  72. Will-cooper-mitchell-photography-itsnicethat-7 Photography "The power of the camera has always amazed me": Will Cooper-Mitchell's explorative photography
  73. Olivier-lescot-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Olivier Lescot's animated music video for Breakbot effortlessly merges from scene-to-scene
  74. Barbara-kruger-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Barbara Kruger's latest cover of New York Magazine explores Trump and Putin's relationship
  75. Pentagram-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Pentagram rebrands and renames Nashville's main museum as Frist Art Museum
  76. Turkina-faso-photography-itsnicethat-15 Photography Turkina Faso's cover story for Odiseo issue 12 explores our skin as a uniform
  77. Xiaopeng-yuan-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Photographer Xiaopeng Yuan draws on childhood memories of fruit markets in series for JNBY
  78. Hugh-kinsells-cunningham-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Hugh Kinsella Cunningham's photographs show the power and resilience of the Congo's Church
  79. Clifford-jago-bookshelf-itsnicethat-12 Bookshelf "Shout out to Hannah Montana's forward-thinking design": Clifford Jago's Bookshelf
  80. July-things-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things No balls, all books: it's July Things!