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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. World_cup_list Miscellaneous We ask Nadine Redlich, Wieden+Kennedy and more to visualise their highlights of the World Cup
  2. Jordy-ringeling-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jordy Ringeling's designs reinterpret the obscure (and suggest we should stop breeding)
  3. Emily-stein-photography-itsnicethat-2 Photography Emily Stein's latest series tells the story of Akemi and her 100 Kimonos
  4. Jack-johnstone-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Photographer Jack Johnstone's dreamy images are so soft they're almost otherworldly
  5. Daniel-stier-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf "A bizarre mix of playfulness and seriousness": photographer Daniel Stier's Bookshelf
  6. Varv-varv-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Design studio Varv Varv's well-reasoned practice is an enquiry into "making things public"
  7. 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
  8. Catherine-losing-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Catherine Losing uses objects to tell stories referencing culture and history
  9. List Converse x JW Anderson Five creatives visually respond to the question: What makes something art, anyway?
  10. Jack-sachs-illustration-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Jack Sachs' solo show in Seoul, Soft Life, will reveal his process from sketch to final artwork
  11. Rudy-guedj-graphic-design-list-alt Graphic Design Rudy Guedj's design work sits between "figurative motifs and their abstracted representations"
  12. Will-cooper-mitchell-photography-itsnicethat-7 Photography "The power of the camera has always amazed me": Will Cooper-Mitchell's explorative photography
  13. Olivier-lescot-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Olivier Lescot's animated music video for Breakbot effortlessly merges from scene-to-scene
  14. Barbara-kruger-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Barbara Kruger's latest cover of New York Magazine explores Trump and Putin's relationship
  15. Pentagram-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Pentagram rebrands and renames Nashville's main museum as Frist Art Museum
  16. Turkina-faso-photography-itsnicethat-15 Photography Turkina Faso's cover story for Odiseo issue 12 explores our skin as a uniform
  17. Xiaopeng-yuan-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Photographer Xiaopeng Yuan draws on childhood memories of fruit markets in series for JNBY
  18. Hugh-kinsells-cunningham-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Hugh Kinsella Cunningham's photographs show the power and resilience of the Congo's Church
  19. Clifford-jago-bookshelf-itsnicethat-12 Bookshelf "Shout out to Hannah Montana's forward-thinking design": Clifford Jago's Bookshelf
  20. July-things-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things No balls, all books: it's July Things!
  21. Jane-stockdale-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Jane Stockdale's series Watching the World Cup released as book celebrating fans of the beautiful game
  22. Steve-smith-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Steve Smith's music video for Moaning references the chaotic energy of 90s MTV idents
  23. Paolina-russo-aidan-zamiri-fashion-film-itsnicethat-list Film Irony, sportswear and self-obsession: Paolina Russo and Aidan Zamiri's creative partnership
  24. Lucy-hardecastle-uniqlo-art-itsnicethat-10 Ones To Watch 2018 Glassblowing and focus stacking: Lucy Hardcastle's sculptural response to Uniqlo's AIRism
  25. Snezhana-von-budingen-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Snezhana von Büdingen uses photography to be a "director, journalist, and painter"
  26. Max-pinckers-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Private detectives and helium balloons: photographer Max Pinckers steps into five imagined realities
  27. List Ones To Watch 2018 Lucy Hardcastle’s sculptural forms poetically abstract Uniqlo’s AIRism range
  28. Sam-jayne-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Sam Jayne's abstract and psychedelic design portfolio is inspired by nature
  29. Parallel-practice-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Parallel Practice's Bookshelf provides insight into its thorough understanding of graphic design
  30. Jaap-smit-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Graphic designer Jaap Smit physicalises the web in his data-driven practice
  31. Grads2018_3 The Graduates 2018 "Don't drink and dance in front of your peers": ten creatives on their biggest mistakes
  32. Koln-studio-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Koln Studio designs artist's catalogue using improvisation and fun
  33. Nick-sethi-brian-paul-lamotte-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication Khichdi (Kitchari) brings together 846 photographs of India, and its people, taken over ten years
  34. Chris-harnan-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Chris Harnan's World Problem Solution Book is a diary, but not in the traditional sense
  35. Matter-space10-exhibition-itsnicethat-7 Exhibition Bráulio Amado, Builders Club and many more design flags for Mars in exhibition at Space10
  36. Max-miechowski-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Max Miechowski's adept observations of light create honest and intimate portraits
  37. Cecile-legnaghi-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Cécile Legnaghi questions the role of display and caption fonts in her practice
  38. Robert-darch-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Robert Darch explores identity and nostalgia through the fictitious town of Durlescombe
  39. Nexus-studios-fx-goby-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Nexus Studios' charming short for Google I/O animates what happens when pixels work together
  40. Daly-and-lyon-flavien-menu-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication Daly & Lyon designs binary graphic system for New Commons For Europe
  41. Wardour-news-publication-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous A final goodbye to London's Wardour News from i-D, Dazed, Fantastic Man and many more
  42. Onomatopee-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication A rundown of Onomatopee Projects' critically engaging (and good looking) publications
  43. Secret-7-dia-zach-lieberman-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-6 Digital Secret 7" is back and includes a web-based expressive typographic artwork generator
  44. Canada-creme-caramel-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication "A behind-the-scenes peep of the sweet adventure": Canada releases its first book, Crème Caramel
  45. Daragh-soden-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Daragh Soden’s portrait of Toulon captures its rich history as well as its modern personality
  46. Out-of-print-bookshelf-itsnicethat-42 Bookshelf A Bookshelf of out-of-print, hard-to-find and rare books from Callin Mackintosh
  47. Nano-illustration-itsnicethat-list-alt Illustration Illustrator Nano projects life into her paintings to counteract negative emotions
  48. Joseph-melhuish-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Joseph Melhuish animates what happens on a shoot with 30 venomous snakes
  49. June-things-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things Timely documentary photography and bilingual magazines: it's June Things!
  50. Folch-braulio-amado-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Folch and Bráulio Amado's identity for Barcelona Design Week sheds light on issues of consumption
  51. Matthieu-lavanchy-photography-mcdonalds-itsnicethat-list Photography Matthieu Lavanchy shoots "irl" emojis for McDonald's Germany
  52. Pentagram-cytora-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Pentagram designs dynamic illustrative identity for AI company Cytora
  53. Tommy-cash-film-itsnicethat-4_copy Film Tommy Cash is back, superimposing his face in many disturbing ways for latest video
  54. Daniel-wenzel-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Daniel Wenzel's interactive type specimen for Ginto reacts to sound, movement and mouse position
  55. Osheyi-adebayo-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Osheyi Adebayo's daily designs utilise unusual colour palettes and an “aged digital sentimentality”
  56. Xiaoxiao-xu-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Xiaoxiao Xu's tranquil and intimate photographs explore her immigration from China to The Netherlands
  57. Heavyweight-foundry-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Heavyweight Foundry on its pragmatic yet inventive approach to typography
  58. Tim-lahan-kiosk-publication-itsnicethat-lis-alt Publication Illustrator Tim Lahan’s latest zine is an “ode to being self-destructive”
  59. Studio-moniker-digital-itsnicethat-10 Digital Studio Moniker’s collaborative painting tool turns the Earth’s surface into a giant canvas
  60. Cause-and-effect-graphic-deisgn-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Cause & Effect's identity for Gi2018 embodies the character and presence of Glasgow
  61. Chloe-dewe-mathews-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography In Search of Frankenstein by Chloe Dewe Mathews embodies Mary Shelley's "nightmarish vision" 200 years on
  62. Michael-beirut-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-4 Bookshelf Michael Bierut shares the second-hand books which have "truly influenced" his practice
  63. Robert-indiana-art-itsnicethat-list Art Famed American pop artist and creator of Love, Robert Indiana, dies aged 89
  64. Laura-jayne-hodkin-animation-itsnicethat-list-alt Animation Boys and beer: animator Laura Jayne Hodkin's hilariously unapologetic depiction of female friendship
  65. Gq-comedy-issue-2018-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication GQ cheekily mocks Vanity Fair for its 2018 comedy issue cover featuring a series of phantom limbs
  66. Moma-art-itsnicethat-list Art MoMA acquires 324 works of early 20th-century avant-garde art and graphic design
  67. Bonjour-garcon-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Bonjour Garçon combines photography and graphic design to make "strong and delicate" work
  68. Anton-gottlob-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography The spontaneous, saturated and energetic portfolio of photographer Anton Gottlob
  69. Nxs-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication NXS magazine builds a network of contributors who reflect on "the self" in the digital era
  70. Subin-yang-illustration-itsnicethat-list-alt Illustration Subin Yang's joyful illustrations capture the fleeting and unobtainable moments in life
  71. Hattie-stewart-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Now Gallery commissions Hattie Stewart to create large scale artwork of characters and patterns
  72. Practica-interactive-itsnicethat-list Interactive Gravient's adaptive typographic identity changes depending on where you look at it from
  73. Projecttrumpmore-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Activists are raising awareness of global warming with a 35m-high ice sculpture of Donald Trump
  74. Corentin-corneau-graphic-design-itsnicethat-3 Graphic Design Corentin Corneau gives "strength and substance to images and text" through editorial design
  75. Pouya-ahmadi-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Pouya Ahmadi’s publication Amalgam is “a somewhat contradictory situation”
  76. Googlepixel2-anyways-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Google Creative Lab's animated series tells the story of iPhone users who tried the Pixel 2
  77. 2001-a-space-odyssesy-film-itsnicethat-list Film "Something bold, something pure" – the 50-year long legacy of 2001: A Space Odyssey
  78. Chantal-jahchan-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Chantal Jahchan explores the Arabic type design landscape and concepts of modernity in En Route
  79. Department-of-new-realities-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list-alt Bookshelf A 3D-rendered Bookshelf from Wieden and Kennedy's Department of New Realities
  80. Sagmesiter-and-walsh-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Design Museum Holon to host first retrospective of Sagmeister and Walsh's "humour and imagination"