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