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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. George-etheridge-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photojournalist George Etheredge on the influence of visual documentation and reportage
  2. 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
  3. Maxwell-granger-photography-itsnicethat-22 Photography Maxwell Granger captures irony and authenticity in portraits of his friends in their rooms
  4. David-benski-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer David Benski modifies typographic visual systems to tell stories
  5. Carmen-triana-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography "Photography is a mirror": Carmen Triana's naturally explorative photographic practice
  6. Mariano-pascual-digital-list Digital Illustrator Mariano Pascual's new website is an interactive and playful portal into his world
  7. 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
  8. Roxy-rezvany-film-itsnicethat-list Film Little Pyongyang asks you to "leave behind everything you think you know" about North Korea
  9. 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
  10. Richard-kovacs-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Richard Kovacs uses experimental lighting to showcase Lagos' fashion scene
  11. Laurence-stephens-photography-itsnicethat-list Publication Laurence Stephens documents weary holiday-makers and stuffy museums in his book Bored Tourists
  12. Brodie-kaman-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Designer Brodie Kaman on how creative outlets can help control mental illness and addiction
  13. Laura-coombs-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design The typographically focused, conceptually-minded practice of designer Laura Coombs
  14. Alex-lockett-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Alex Lockett explores familial dynamics and experiences in his narrative-driven photography
  15. Matthew-connors-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Matthew Connors examines the realities of North Korea, challenging its kitschy visual tropes
  16. George-douglas-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication George Douglas' latest book Events in the Year of the Family examines the falsification of memory
  17. Johan-elmehag-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Johan Elmehag’s typeface Coastline warns of the dangers of our melting ice caps
  18. Jackson-bowley-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Xerox by Jackson Bowley juxtaposes glossy beauty portraits with gritty texture and tone
  19. Igor-pjorrt-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Igor Pjörrt’s intimate portraiture is rooted in astronomy and celestial ideas (NSFW)
  20. Sepus-noordmans-graphic-design-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Sepus Noordmans experiments within flexible formats and parameters
  21. Felix-geen-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Half-Life, The Matrix and Alien: meet the sci-fi inspired motion designer, Felix Geen
  22. Giulia-mangoine-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Giulia Mangione explores why Danes are the happiest people in the world (NSFW)
  23. World_cup_list Miscellaneous We ask Nadine Redlich, Wieden+Kennedy and more to visualise their highlights of the World Cup
  24. Jordy-ringeling-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Jordy Ringeling's designs reinterpret the obscure (and suggest we should stop breeding)
  25. Emily-stein-photography-itsnicethat-2 Photography Emily Stein's latest series tells the story of Akemi and her 100 Kimonos
  26. Jack-johnstone-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Photographer Jack Johnstone's dreamy images are so soft they're almost otherworldly
  27. Daniel-stier-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf "A bizarre mix of playfulness and seriousness": photographer Daniel Stier's Bookshelf
  28. Varv-varv-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Design studio Varv Varv's well-reasoned practice is an enquiry into "making things public"
  29. 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
  30. Catherine-losing-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Catherine Losing uses objects to tell stories referencing culture and history
  31. List Converse x JW Anderson Five creatives visually respond to the question: What makes something art, anyway?
  32. Jack-sachs-illustration-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Jack Sachs' solo show in Seoul, Soft Life, will reveal his process from sketch to final artwork
  33. Rudy-guedj-graphic-design-list-alt Graphic Design Rudy Guedj's design work sits between "figurative motifs and their abstracted representations"
  34. Will-cooper-mitchell-photography-itsnicethat-7 Photography "The power of the camera has always amazed me": Will Cooper-Mitchell's explorative photography
  35. Olivier-lescot-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Olivier Lescot's animated music video for Breakbot effortlessly merges from scene-to-scene
  36. Barbara-kruger-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Barbara Kruger's latest cover of New York Magazine explores Trump and Putin's relationship
  37. Pentagram-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Pentagram rebrands and renames Nashville's main museum as Frist Art Museum
  38. Turkina-faso-photography-itsnicethat-15 Photography Turkina Faso's cover story for Odiseo issue 12 explores our skin as a uniform
  39. Xiaopeng-yuan-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Photographer Xiaopeng Yuan draws on childhood memories of fruit markets in series for JNBY
  40. Hugh-kinsells-cunningham-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Hugh Kinsella Cunningham's photographs show the power and resilience of the Congo's Church
  41. Clifford-jago-bookshelf-itsnicethat-12 Bookshelf "Shout out to Hannah Montana's forward-thinking design": Clifford Jago's Bookshelf
  42. July-things-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things No balls, all books: it's July Things!
  43. Jane-stockdale-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Jane Stockdale's series Watching the World Cup released as book celebrating fans of the beautiful game
  44. Steve-smith-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Steve Smith's music video for Moaning references the chaotic energy of 90s MTV idents
  45. Paolina-russo-aidan-zamiri-fashion-film-itsnicethat-list Film Irony, sportswear and self-obsession: Paolina Russo and Aidan Zamiri's creative partnership
  46. Lucy-hardecastle-uniqlo-art-itsnicethat-10 Ones To Watch 2018 Glassblowing and focus stacking: Lucy Hardcastle's sculptural response to Uniqlo's AIRism
  47. Snezhana-von-budingen-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Snezhana von Büdingen uses photography to be a "director, journalist, and painter"
  48. Max-pinckers-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Private detectives and helium balloons: photographer Max Pinckers steps into five imagined realities
  49. List Ones To Watch 2018 Lucy Hardcastle’s sculptural forms poetically abstract Uniqlo’s AIRism range
  50. Sam-jayne-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Sam Jayne's abstract and psychedelic design portfolio is inspired by nature
  51. Parallel-practice-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Parallel Practice's Bookshelf provides insight into its thorough understanding of graphic design
  52. Jaap-smit-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Graphic designer Jaap Smit physicalises the web in his data-driven practice
  53. Grads2018_3 The Graduates 2018 "Don't drink and dance in front of your peers": ten creatives on their biggest mistakes
  54. Koln-studio-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Koln Studio designs artist's catalogue using improvisation and fun
  55. 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
  56. Chris-harnan-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Chris Harnan's World Problem Solution Book is a diary, but not in the traditional sense
  57. Matter-space10-exhibition-itsnicethat-7 Exhibition Bráulio Amado, Builders Club and many more design flags for Mars in exhibition at Space10
  58. Max-miechowski-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Max Miechowski's adept observations of light create honest and intimate portraits
  59. Cecile-legnaghi-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Cécile Legnaghi questions the role of display and caption fonts in her practice
  60. Robert-darch-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Robert Darch explores identity and nostalgia through the fictitious town of Durlescombe
  61. Nexus-studios-fx-goby-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Nexus Studios' charming short for Google I/O animates what happens when pixels work together
  62. Daly-and-lyon-flavien-menu-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication Daly & Lyon designs binary graphic system for New Commons For Europe
  63. Wardour-news-publication-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous A final goodbye to London's Wardour News from i-D, Dazed, Fantastic Man and many more
  64. Onomatopee-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication A rundown of Onomatopee Projects' critically engaging (and good looking) publications
  65. Secret-7-dia-zach-lieberman-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-6 Digital Secret 7" is back and includes a web-based expressive typographic artwork generator
  66. Canada-creme-caramel-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication "A behind-the-scenes peep of the sweet adventure": Canada releases its first book, Crème Caramel
  67. Daragh-soden-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Daragh Soden’s portrait of Toulon captures its rich history as well as its modern personality
  68. Out-of-print-bookshelf-itsnicethat-42 Bookshelf A Bookshelf of out-of-print, hard-to-find and rare books from Callin Mackintosh
  69. Nano-illustration-itsnicethat-list-alt Illustration Illustrator Nano projects life into her paintings to counteract negative emotions
  70. Joseph-melhuish-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Joseph Melhuish animates what happens on a shoot with 30 venomous snakes
  71. June-things-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things Timely documentary photography and bilingual magazines: it's June Things!
  72. 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
  73. Matthieu-lavanchy-photography-mcdonalds-itsnicethat-list Photography Matthieu Lavanchy shoots "irl" emojis for McDonald's Germany
  74. Pentagram-cytora-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Pentagram designs dynamic illustrative identity for AI company Cytora
  75. Tommy-cash-film-itsnicethat-4_copy Film Tommy Cash is back, superimposing his face in many disturbing ways for latest video
  76. Daniel-wenzel-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Daniel Wenzel's interactive type specimen for Ginto reacts to sound, movement and mouse position
  77. Osheyi-adebayo-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Osheyi Adebayo's daily designs utilise unusual colour palettes and an “aged digital sentimentality”
  78. Xiaoxiao-xu-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Xiaoxiao Xu's tranquil and intimate photographs explore her immigration from China to The Netherlands
  79. Heavyweight-foundry-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Heavyweight Foundry on its pragmatic yet inventive approach to typography
  80. Tim-lahan-kiosk-publication-itsnicethat-lis-alt Publication Illustrator Tim Lahan’s latest zine is an “ode to being self-destructive”