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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. List_image Double Click From 3D in-browser games to cinematic portfolios: it's November’s Double Click
  2. Sebastian-wyss-graphic-design-digital-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Sebastian Wyss seamlessly integrates technology into his design process
  3. Maximage-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic design studio Maximage’s motto is “emotions and technology”
  4. Briton-smith-universal-sans-graphic-design-digital-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Universal Sans is a customisable variable typeface system by Family Type
  5. Arnaud-lin-visions-of-qinghai-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography In Visions of Qinghai, Arnaud Lin depicts a diverse and rapidly changing Chinese province
  6. Sophie-perrins-captain-beany-film-itsnicethat-list Film Captain Beany is a short about Barry Kirk, the 64-year-old who’s dedicated his life to baked beans
  7. October_student_list_image Double Click Double Click's back-to-school edition provides inspiration for anyone prepping a degree show
  8. Fed-and-watered-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Fed & Watered is a new studio with a specific output: all things food, drink and hospitality
  9. Mike-osborne-federal-triangle-photography-publication-itsnicethat-4 Photography Mike Osborne’s images of Washington DC are a darkly comedic glimpse at American power
  10. Eric-chakeen-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Eric Chakeen on his “pragmatic” commercial process versus his personal work
  11. October_list_image Double Click Double Click October is all about the humble portfolio site
  12. Simone-giertz-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list2 Miscellaneous Meet Simone Giertz, the self-proclaimed Queen of Shitty Robots
  13. Tal-shub-greta-grotesk-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Greta Grotesk is a typeface in homage to the teenage activist’s handwriting
  14. Amateur-rocks-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Amateur(dot)rocks on the power of graphic design to incite political, social and cultural changes
  15. Arcades-magazine-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Arcades Magazine honestly reflects the culture and lifestyle of the suburbs
  16. Jack-latham-sugar-paper-theories-publication-photography-itsnicethat-list Publication Jack Latham’s Sugar Paper Theories explores Iceland’s most infamous double murder
  17. Basile-fournier-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Basile Fournier speculates on how technology will affect the role of the future designer
  18. Sometimes-always-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Sometimes Always’ identity for São Paulo bar Caracol has over 10 billion compositions
  19. Johanna-burai-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Johanna Burai on perfectly balancing her graphic design and illustration commissions
  20. Dorothee-daehler-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Zurich-based Dorothee Dähler is a research-focused designer who strives for “little to no hierarchy”
  21. Random-studio-fred-perry-raf-simons-digital-fashion-itsnicethat-list Digital Random Studio creates an interactive house party for Fred Perry x Raf Simons’ lookbook
  22. Enda-bowe-clapton-blossom-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Enda Bowe documents the inhabitants of one east London housing estate
  23. Tommy-keith-success-strategies-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Tommy Keith examines familial life, having been conceived via sperm donation
  24. Rick-schatzberg-the-boys-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography In The Boys, Rick Schatzberg photographs his group in their 66th year of friendship
  25. Double-click-september-2019-digital-itsnicethat Double Click Satellite photography, drawing tools and interactive logotypes feature in Double Click September
  26. Wang-zhi-hong-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Wang Zhi-Hong on his shifting approach of “hiding information” in graphic design
  27. 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
  28. Ieva-raudsepa-cruise-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Relive the excitement of your first trip with friends in Ieva Raudsepa's series, Cruise
  29. Andrew-kung-the-all-american-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Andrew Kung’s photography series challenges the stereotypes of Asian American men
  30. Oliver-macdonald-oulds-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Oliver Macdonald Oulds tells us why he’s currently fixating on wire fences
  31. 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
  32. Angela-stempel-rick-and-morty-adult-swim-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Angela Stempel animates what would happen if Rick and Morty entered Master Chef
  33. Goal-click-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Goal Click lets communities tell their stories through disposable cameras and football
  34. Daan-rietbergen-graphic-design-itsnicethat-12 Graphic Design Daan Rietbergen on combining graffiti and his years at Studio Dumbar into a typeface
  35. Ross-mantle-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Using documentary photography, Ross Mantle engages with the world – and questions it
  36. Rebecca-stephany-200-sisters-souvenirs-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Through a multidisciplinary approach, Rebecca Stephany is a feminist design activist
  37. 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
  38. Alice-schoolcraft-schoolcraft-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list Photography Alice Schoolcraft documents getting to know her distant American family
  39. Johanna-lundberg-graphic-design-itsnicethat-2 Graphic Design Graphic designer Johanna Lundberg values constant collaboration over the latest trends
  40. Ben-cullen-williams-living-archive-digital-itsnicethat-1 Digital Ben Cullen Williams' installation repurposes the code from Wayne McGregor's Living Archive
  41. 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
  42. 00-list-image-jeff-wall In Conversation “Photography is still just evolving”: Jeff Wall discusses his career and the role of artifice
  43. Jasonroman-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jason Roman documents a humanitarian group searching for missing migrants in the Arizona desert
  44. Max-siedentopf-passport-photos-work-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Max Siedentopf's new series injects some excitement back into the humble passport photo
  45. David-rindlisbacher-work-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer David Rindlisbacher disrupts his typography-heavy designs with technology
  46. Greo-ito-art-illustration-itsnicethat-list Art Greg Ito’s meticulous portfolio of paintings explores “time, love, loss, hope, and tragedy”
  47. Revue-tintamarre-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Revue Tintamarre is a free publication showcasing the work of one student every month
  48. Nologo Double Click Double Click August is full of playful designs that prompt user interaction
  49. Typelab-graphic-design-digital-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Floriane Rousselot's digital platform Typelab supports and champions the work of young designers
  50. Theo-cottle-neapolitan-youth-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Theo Cottle tries to “keep an element of truth” in everything he shoots
  51. Olya-oleinic-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Traditional fashion photography, fine art and 3D renders combine in Olya Oleinic's portfolio
  52. Dr.me-art-simpsons-ii-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication DR.ME's latest zine sees The Simpsons cleverly collaged with renaissance paintings
  53. Sebastian-curi-venmo-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Sebastian Curi's recent work for Venmo celebrates friendship in all its diverse forms
  54. Walter-chandoha-taschen-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Taschen’s recent release celebrates “the greatest cat photographer of the 20th Century”
  55. 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
  56. Listimage In Conversation How do you cater to 6 million art lovers a year? Tate Modern’s director Frances Morris shares a few lessons
  57. Rydel-cerezo-the-graduates-2019-photography-itsnicethat-list The Graduates 2019 Religion, race and queerness collide in Vancouver-based photographer Rydel Cerezo's portfolio
  58. 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
  59. Thumbnails_laura The Graduates 2019 Laura Csocsán's typefaces are the product of rational thinking, executed with personality
  60. Lamas-burgariotti-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Lamas Burgariotti questions “the limits between design and art”
  61. Hugh-kinsella-cunningham-save-the-children-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Hugh Kinsella Cunningham documents those at the heart of the Ebola crisis in DRC
  62. Juliana-chomova-illustration-itsnicethat-10 Illustration “I need evolution and challenge”: Juliána Chomova on her expressive illustrations
  63. Club-sandwich-magazine-the-pickle-publication-itsnicethat-4 Publication Club Sandwich magazine's latest issue is dedicated to... the pickle!
  64. Leo-macdonald-oulds-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Leo Macdonald Oulds' drawings are a spontaneous expression of an experience
  65. Anyways-creative-sonos-google-assistant-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-8 Miscellaneous Anyways Creative’s installation with Sonos and Google Assistant turns music inside out
  66. Alice-zoo-fat-activists-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Alice Zoo tells us about her latest series documenting the UK’s fat activists
  67. Vaulte-magazine-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Vaulte: a magazine poking fun at the world of design while critically analysing it
  68. Tatiana-egoshina-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Tatiana Egoshina uses “plain forms, bright colours and clear metaphors”
  69. Jules-slutsky-do-you-speak-russian-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jules Slütsky searches for identity and home in her series, So You Speak Russian?
  70. Make-running-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Make Running's first issue focusses on an unsanctioned, 340-mile race from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
  71. Hannah-jacobs-illustration-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Hannah Jacobs on how signing to Strange Beast has catapulted her career
  72. Jamie-e-murray-folly-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jamie Earle Murray's series Folly tells the experience ex-prisoners reintegrating into society
  73. 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
  74. Cool-3d-world-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Cool 3D World on its bizarre, downright disturbing animations
  75. Joy-miessi-art-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Art Joy Miessi's new solo show looks at dreams as “memories of things that haven’t happened”
  76. Virgile-flores-syncope-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Syncope by Virgile Flores explores the duality between graphic design and music
  77. Golgotha-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “3D and eye candy CG imagery”: Golgotha chats through some of its recent projects
  78. Margot-leveque-mysterium-conjunctionis-publication-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Publication Margot Lévêque examines the historical, emotional and philosophical connotations of the collar
  79. Andy-price-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Toilet rolls and sat navs: Photographer Andy Price will make you look twice at everyday objects
  80. Jade-palace-yat-pit-publication-itsnicethat-1list Publication Ugly beauty and challenging established norms feature in Jade Palace's collaboration with Yat Pit