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Ruby Boddington

One of our staff writers, 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. Richard-kovacs-vlore-tohimane-to-tirana-photography-itsnicethat-list-akt Photography Richard Kovacs’ experimental images of Albania reflect the ambiguity of the country
  2. Felicia-honkasalo-grey-colbalt-publication-list Publication Felicia Honkasalo uses objects, photos and notes to imagine who her grandfather was
  3. Diane-dal-pra-art-itsnicethat-list Art Diane Dal-Pra's paintings sit between the real and the abstract
  4. Mastercard-new-logo-graphic-design-04 Miscellaneous Hear all about it: Mastercard roll out new sonic brand
  5. David-rothenberg-landing-lights-park-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography David Rothenberg discusses his unique portraits of the passengers of planes
  6. Aatb-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Is robotics set to be the next creative trend for artists and designers?
  7. Laurent-malys-digital-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Digital Laurent Malys uses code to explore how processing can affect letterforms
  8. Alex-moy-idle-torrent-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Alex Moy's new animation provides a calming antidote to the anxiety of graduation
  9. Montague-llywelyn-graphic-design-itsnicehtat-list Graphic Design Montague Llywelyn combines playful elements with the traditions of graphic design
  10. Odiseo-the-last-supper-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Odiseo's unlucky 13th issue explores how betrayal is rife in today's political climate
  11. For-the-people-centre-for-public-christianity-graphic-design-tisnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design How For the People created an unbiased identity for a religious organisation
  12. Diary_february_724x474-copy Diary The must-see events and dates for your diary this February!
  13. Eugenie-frerichs-scorpio-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Photographer Eugénie Frerichs imagines an apocalyptic world where all the water has run out
  14. Koln-studio-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Koln Studio cleverly handles typography to create bold hierarchies of information
  15. Apartmento-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Apartamento's Bookshelf echoes “the spirit of the magazine”
  16. Beya-rebai-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Using a limited colour palette, Beya Rebaï draws abstract yet observational scenes
  17. Alexander-coggin-cooking-while-italian-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Alexander Coggin's latest series is a hyperreal recreation of an Italian-American kitchen
  18. Ana-leovy-illustration-art-itsnicethat-list Art Ana Leovy paints empowered characters in a celebration of diversity and equality
  19. Eliott-grunewald-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “Something illegible still has something to say”: Eliott Grunewald on his type designs
  20. Dylan-james-nelson-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Dylan James Nelson’s “virtual” works challenge our definition of photography
  21. Julia-rose-barnes-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Julia Rose Barnes' illustrations are perspective-skewing, intuitive and expressive
  22. Matt-asato-adam-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Find an angle and exhaust all possibilities: Matt Asato-Adams on his design process
  23. Emily-stein-homework-first-baseball-second-photography-itsnicethat-3 Photography Emily Stein documents the kids rebuilding their baseball league after Hurricane Irma
  24. Ori-studio-da-publication-itsnicethat-5 Publication Da大 by Beijing-based ori.studio reimagines the format of the interview
  25. Manshen-lo-its-nice-that-gla-animation-list-img Animation Illustrator Manshen Lo’s ability to capture an atmosphere is second to none
  26. John-edmonds-higher-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography John Edmonds explores identity and desire within black communities in his first monograph
  27. Bansky-seasons-greetings-art-itsnicethat-list Art Recent artwork by Banksy found in Wales sells for “six-figure sum”
  28. Fantastic-man-what-men-wear-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication Fantastic Man releases What Men Wear, an anthology of male dressing in the 21st Century
  29. Next-2-nothing-publication-film-itsnicethat5 Publication Next 2 Nothing is the how-to manual of tips and tricks for any aspiring filmmaker
  30. Omnigroup-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Genuine collaborations inform Swiss design studio Omnigroup's broad practice
  31. Jose-jajaja-grundfunken-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator José Ja Ja Ja is “fascinated with the possibilities of the medium”
  32. Regular-practice-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Regular Practice's Bookshelf helps inform its microscopic attention to type and print
  33. Haley-tippmann-illustration-itsnicethat-list-alt Illustration “I've just always liked drawing people”: Haley Tippmann on her observational illustrations
  34. Jose-castrellon-pimpineros-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography José Castrellón documents the workers smuggling fuel from Venezuela into Colombia
  35. Bandersnatch-black-mirror-netflix-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Netflix sued by Choose Your Own Adventure publisher over Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
  36. Betina-du-toit-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Betina Du Toit's naturally-beautiful images are “stripped back from the non-essential”
  37. Max-siedentopf-art-itsnicethat-list Art Max Siedentopf's latest work plays Toto's Africa for all eternity in the Namib desert
  38. Jessy-moussallem-agoria-embrace-film-itsnicethat-alt-list Film “I like to make things that are soulful”: Jessy Moussallem on her compelling filmmaking
  39. Carla-and-karlis-digital-graphic-design-itsnicethat-2 Digital Designers and programmers Carla and Karlis create “dynamic design systems”
  40. Samyoukilis-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Sam Youkilis uses scale, form and colour to challenge the tropes of travel photography
  41. Aleksandra-mir-pre-presidential-library-art-itsnicethat-list Art "Trump the Tease": Aleksandra Mir explores what 87 headlines say about our media consumption
  42. Samantha-cabera-friend-maiden-voyage-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Samantha Cabrera Friend documents her time aboard a 1,188 ft-long quinceañera cruise
  43. Diary-january-2019-regulars-itsnicethat-list Diary All the exhibition dates to add to your diary this January!
  44. Hui-yeon-hwang-graphic-design-itsnicethat-alt-list Graphic Design Hui Yeon Hwang combines textures, materials and ridiculous ideas in her designs
  45. Yehwan-song-img Interactive Website designs by Yehwan Song feature a code to be cracked or a puzzle to solve
  46. Juan-brenner-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Juan Brenner documents the 500-year-old scars of war and colonisation in Guatemala
  47. Chloe-dewe-mathews-caspian-the-elements-photography-itsnicethat-list Publication Oil, gas and fire: Chloe Dewe Mathews photographs human relationships to the elements
  48. Andres-manon-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Andrés Mañon documents Mexico City's queer creative scene through ornate portraiture
  49. Julia-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Design studio Julia on a decade of turning complex ideas into graphic symbols
  50. Same-paper-kanghee-kim-publication-itsnicethat-list Ones To Watch 2018 Same Paper and KangHee Kim's latest book is a golden journey from dawn to dusk
  51. Catalogue-library-library-paper-09-publication-itsnicethat-list2 Publication Tony Hawk, 90s graphics, surfing and a whole lot more in new issue of Library Paper
  52. Int-roty-ezramiller-list Review of the Year 2018 2018 was the year Ezra Miller learned to take care of his brain
  53. Dante-zaballa-my-trip-to-japan-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Dante Zaballa's animation of Japan morphs through bullet trains and karaoke bars
  54. Mohamad-abdouni-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Photography Mohamad Abdouni on documenting an “important time in Arab queer culture”
  55. Julia-falkner-lorena-hydeman-photography-film-itsnicethat-10 Photography Julia Falkner and Lorena Hydeman document boys playing with gender for the first time
  56. Max-miechowski-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Max Miechowski’s sun-drenched photos reveal the strength of diverse communities
  57. Robert-darch-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Robert Darch's series The Moor argues that we are already living in dystopia
  58. Hart-leshkina-out-of-you-publication-photography-list2 Publication Hart Lëshkina builds a surreal version of reality in its photographs
  59. Caleb-halter-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Caleb Halter's instinctual design practice produces considered and refined work
  60. Thomas-traum-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Thomas Traum's Bookshelf provides a glimpse into his thoughtful and pragmatic practice
  61. Then-there-was-us-world-cup-2018-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication Then There Was Us' look-back at the World Cup is fond, celebratory and democratic
  62. Dia-squarespace-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design DIA channels NYC and gives Squarespace its signature kinetic treatment in brand refresh
  63. Diary_december_724x474 Diary December diary: where to go and what to see before Christmas!
  64. Entercourse-of-the-new-age-exhibition-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Entercourse Of The New Age asks artists to create visuals for beloved Chicago House tracks
  65. California-sunday-magazine-publication-photography-itsnicethat-list2 Publication California Sunday Magazine attempts to define what, and where, home is in its latest issue
  66. Kris-andrew-small-graphic-design-itsnicethat-6 Graphic Design Kinetic type, collages and abstract pieces combine in Kris Andrew Small's portfolio
  67. Kenneth-vanoverbeke-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design “Expressionism but in typography”: Kenneth Vanoverbeke on his recent experiments
  68. Catherine-hyland-rise-of-the-mongolians-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Film Catherine Hyland tells the unlikely story of Mongolian sumo wrestlers in her latest project
  69. Poster-tribune-publication-graphic-design-itsnicethat-6 Publication Poster Tribune offers a second life to one beloved but short-lived design object
  70. Craig-oldham-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Craig Oldham's Bookshelf brings together Dracula and Louis Theroux's brother
  71. Lola-and-pani-northern-rivers-photography-itsnicethat-4 Photography Relive your heady teenage holidays with Lola & Pani’s latest series, Northern Rivers
  72. Kristyna-kulikova-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design 3D renders, heavy metal type and maximalist graphics fill Kristyna Kulíková's portfolio
  73. Mico-toledo-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Mico Toledo's Velho Chico, illustrated by Sophy Hollington, augments Brazilian folklore
  74. Rhea-dillon-photography-itsnicethat-list Film Rhea Dillon explores black existence and politics in her art as a “means of bringing about change”
  75. Azeema-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication Azeema – the magazine empowering women of colour – is bolder and more beautiful than ever
  76. Left-alone-zine-issue-two-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Music, experimental typesetting and Buckfast: Left Alone Zine returns
  77. Pablo-di-prima-colobia-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Pablo Di Prima thoughtfully documents Colombian teenagers in an exploration of identity and beauty
  78. November_diary Diary November's must-see events and exhibitions from around the world!
  79. The-photographers-gallery-katrina-sluis-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition The Photographers’ Gallery’s digital curator on the impact of the internet on photography
  80. Charlie-fox-bookshelf-itsnicethat-1 Bookshelf "I just wanna be hit with something extreme that bewilders me": writer Charlie Fox's Bookshelf