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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. Jan-klos-queens-at-home-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Queens at Home by photographer Jan Klos blurs the realities and fantasies of drag
  2. Adam-ridgeway-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Adam Ridgeway showcases restraint in his considered graphic design portfolio
  3. Jiri-mocek-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Jiri Mocek continues to produce inventive and expressive posters
  4. Elizabeth-bick-every-god-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Elizabeth Bick photographs the drama of The Pantheon every year on 21 June
  5. Studio-lowrie-ing-essays-on-the-blurred-edges-of-the-built-environment-publication-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Publication Studio Lowrie's design of essays on the built environment is playful, serious and intellectual
  6. Keith-rankin-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Keith Rankin mixes realism with “otherworldly fantasy or horror” in his illustrations
  7. Jahn-koutrios-graphic-design-itsnicethat-lisalt Graphic Design Jahn Koutrios' designs are inspired by the “bold self-drawn letters” of graffiti
  8. Jamie-wolfe-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Jamie Wolfe's Bookshelf focusses on the process and thinking behind filmmaking
  9. Ryan-duffin-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Ryan Duffin embraces the quirks of his subjects and the outtakes of life
  10. Raman-djafari-vacationer-magnetism-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Raman Djafari's latest animation visualises the sensation of falling in love
  11. Migrate-art-auction-art-itsnicethat-05 Art Anish Kapoor, Jeremy Deller, Rachel Whiteread and others auction off work for charity, Migrate Art
  12. Ewoudt-boonstra-the-afsluitdijk-film-itsnicethat-list Film With (mostly false) tennis-related Easter eggs, Ewoudt Boonstra tells the tale of the Afsluitdijk
  13. Hannah-buckman-illustration-itsnicethat-list International Women's Day Hannah Buckman creates “feelings of self-acceptance and belonging” in her illustrations
  14. Cristina-banban-art-itsnicethat-list International Women's Day Cristina BanBan combines anime and neoclassicism in her depictions of the female figure
  15. Iwd_whatsapp_list-img International Women's Day Natasha Jen, Liza Enebeis, Rachel Dalton and Hezin O discuss the state of graphic design – over WhatsApp
  16. Sawako-kabuki-takoyaki-story-animation-international-womens-day-itsnicethat-1 International Women's Day Sawako Kabuki's latest nonsensical animation tells the tale of one girl addicted to octopus balls
  17. Divino-nino-camilo-medina-thami-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation The animated video for Divino Niño's latest single is a morphing journey through colour
  18. Catalogue-studio-website-update-digital-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Digital Catalogue studio explains why websites are still important in the Instagram portfolio age
  19. Philotheus-nitsch-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Get to know the compelling and confusing work of photographer Philotheus Nisch
  20. Kellybeeman-art-itsnicethat-list Art Kelly Beeman's peculiar paintings are “windows inside of some distant place”
  21. Ryanharding-oldpeopleinparks-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Ryan's Harding series Old People in Parks is as heartwarming as it sounds
  22. Miguel-brusch-the-black-pool-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography German photographer Miguel Brusch documents Blackpool like you've never seen it before
  23. Next-eleven-paper-giacomo-bastianelli-graphic-design-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Next Eleven Paper explores how we can consume digital and analogue music simultaneously
  24. Salvatore-di-gregorio-san-berillo-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Salvatore Di Gregorio documents diversity and colour in Sicily's red light district
  25. Its-freezing-in-la-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication It's Freezing in LA!: A new independent publication tackling climate change
  26. Never-now-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Never Now's graphic design projects are fun, they make sense, and they look great too
  27. Fantastic-man-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf The Fantastic Man team gives us a run-down of its favourite books
  28. Ruangrupa-documenta-15-art-itsnicethat-list Art For its 15th edition, an Asian art collective will curate Documenta for first time ever
  29. Zoo-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Content, concepts and collaborations form the basis of design studio Zoo's projects
  30. Int-otw-yukomohri-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 What does gravity look like? Artist Yuko Mohri’s installations make the intangible visible
  31. Int-otw-jacobwise-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Jacob Wise on legibility, expressive typography and referencing in graphic design
  32. Int-otw-gossamer-listimage Ones to Watch 2019 Funny, thoughtful and educational, Gossamer is about much more than just cannabis
  33. Ignasi-monreal-art-itsnicethat-list Art Spanish artist Ignasi Monreal firmly places classical painting in the now
  34. Tim-schutsky-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Tim Schutsky turns snow globes and scuffed-up trainers into scenes worth a second glance
  35. Tomorrow-bureau-kenzo-ss19-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Tomorrow Bureau's visuals for Kenzo SS19 are inspired by ritual and communion
  36. Giovanni-corabi-roberto-ortu-sardinia-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Giovanni Corabi and Roberto Ortu document the new rebellious youth of Sardinia
  37. Gourau-and-phong-ville-les-bains-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Gourau and Phong stretches reality by combining photography with new technologies
  38. List-img Animation “All I could see was puppets”: Johnny Kelly on his series of sweet shorts for Cheerios
  39. Sam-gregg-blighty-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Sam Gregg's latest work uses photography to rediscover his hometown of London
  40. Joel-evey-gap-editions-graphic-design-publication-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Joel Evey tests the visual boundaries of Gap through his “under-the-radar” work
  41. David-loy-heat-graphic-design-publication-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Heat by David Loy uses coding and thermochromic ink to educate on climate change
  42. Querida-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Which books inspire the beautifully considered work of Querida studio?
  43. Richard-kovacs-vlore-tohimane-to-tirana-photography-itsnicethat-list-akt Photography Richard Kovacs’ experimental images of Albania reflect the ambiguity of the country
  44. Felicia-honkasalo-grey-colbalt-publication-list Publication Felicia Honkasalo uses objects, photos and notes to imagine who her grandfather was
  45. Diane-dal-pra-art-itsnicethat-list Art Diane Dal-Pra's paintings sit between the real and the abstract
  46. Mastercard-new-logo-graphic-design-04 Miscellaneous Hear all about it: Mastercard roll out new sonic brand
  47. David-rothenberg-landing-lights-park-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography David Rothenberg discusses his unique portraits of the passengers of planes
  48. Aatb-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Is robotics set to be the next creative trend for artists and designers?
  49. Laurent-malys-digital-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Digital Laurent Malys uses code to explore how processing can affect letterforms
  50. Alex-moy-idle-torrent-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Alex Moy's new animation provides a calming antidote to the anxiety of graduation
  51. Montague-llywelyn-graphic-design-itsnicehtat-list Graphic Design Montague Llywelyn combines playful elements with the traditions of graphic design
  52. Odiseo-the-last-supper-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Odiseo's unlucky 13th issue explores how betrayal is rife in today's political climate
  53. 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
  54. Diary_february_724x474-copy Diary The must-see events and dates for your diary this February!
  55. Eugenie-frerichs-scorpio-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Photographer Eugénie Frerichs imagines an apocalyptic world where all the water has run out
  56. Koln-studio-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Koln Studio cleverly handles typography to create bold hierarchies of information
  57. Apartmento-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Apartamento's Bookshelf echoes “the spirit of the magazine”
  58. Beya-rebai-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Using a limited colour palette, Beya Rebaï draws abstract yet observational scenes
  59. Alexander-coggin-cooking-while-italian-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Alexander Coggin's latest series is a hyperreal recreation of an Italian-American kitchen
  60. Ana-leovy-illustration-art-itsnicethat-list Art Ana Leovy paints empowered characters in a celebration of diversity and equality
  61. Eliott-grunewald-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “Something illegible still has something to say”: Eliott Grunewald on his type designs
  62. Dylan-james-nelson-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Dylan James Nelson’s “virtual” works challenge our definition of photography
  63. Julia-rose-barnes-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Julia Rose Barnes' illustrations are perspective-skewing, intuitive and expressive
  64. Matt-asato-adam-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Find an angle and exhaust all possibilities: Matt Asato-Adams on his design process
  65. Emily-stein-homework-first-baseball-second-photography-itsnicethat-3 Photography Emily Stein documents the kids rebuilding their baseball league after Hurricane Irma
  66. Ori-studio-da-publication-itsnicethat-5 Publication Da大 by Beijing-based ori.studio reimagines the format of the interview
  67. Manshen-lo-its-nice-that-gla-animation-list-img Animation Illustrator Manshen Lo’s ability to capture an atmosphere is second to none
  68. John-edmonds-higher-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography John Edmonds explores identity and desire within black communities in his first monograph
  69. Bansky-seasons-greetings-art-itsnicethat-list Art Recent artwork by Banksy found in Wales sells for “six-figure sum”
  70. 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
  71. Next-2-nothing-publication-film-itsnicethat5 Publication Next 2 Nothing is the how-to manual of tips and tricks for any aspiring filmmaker
  72. Omnigroup-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Genuine collaborations inform Swiss design studio Omnigroup's broad practice
  73. Jose-jajaja-grundfunken-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator José Ja Ja Ja is “fascinated with the possibilities of the medium”
  74. Regular-practice-bookshelf-regulars-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Regular Practice's Bookshelf helps inform its microscopic attention to type and print
  75. Haley-tippmann-illustration-itsnicethat-list-alt Illustration “I've just always liked drawing people”: Haley Tippmann on her observational illustrations
  76. Jose-castrellon-pimpineros-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography José Castrellón documents the workers smuggling fuel from Venezuela into Colombia
  77. Bandersnatch-black-mirror-netflix-film-itsnicethat-01 Film Netflix sued by Choose Your Own Adventure publisher over Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
  78. Betina-du-toit-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Betina Du Toit's naturally-beautiful images are “stripped back from the non-essential”
  79. Max-siedentopf-art-itsnicethat-list Art Max Siedentopf's latest work plays Toto's Africa for all eternity in the Namib desert
  80. Jessy-moussallem-agoria-embrace-film-itsnicethat-alt-list Film “I like to make things that are soulful”: Jessy Moussallem on her compelling filmmaking