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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. Julia-and-vincent-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography From cows drinking to Maison Margiela bags full of eggs: Julia et Vincent's dreamlike photography
  2. Grilli-type-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design GT Super: the typeface inspired by the lowercase "a" in a newspaper clipping
  3. Hagen-verlerger-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Meet the graphic designer who officially renamed a university and its labs after influential women
  4. Golgotha-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Golgotha studio's loud and impressive visuals feel straight out of a Saturday morning cartoon
  5. A2z-alphabets-and-signs-publication-itsnicethat-lis-alt Publication Ten examples of rare letterings, from 19th-century alphabets to preliminary drawings of Futura
  6. Richard-turley-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Richard Turley creates a characteristically hilarious cover inspired by Jonathan Ive
  7. Egle-zvirblyte-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Egle Zvirblyte's identity for restaurant Gogo Daddy includes dogs with hats and bananas with glasses
  8. We-sow-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication We Sow is the alternative publication of gleaned texts born from Paris' Nuit Debout protests
  9. Philipp-gallon-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Over several years, Philipp Gallon charts the social changes in the US through random encounters
  10. Nouvelle-noire-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Rektorat: a type family adapted from letterings discovered during a renovation
  11. Carol-may-art-itsnicethat-1 Art Bad week for art world as Jeff Koons piece is smashed and imitation Happy Meal thrown away
  12. Marek-nedelka-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication Collaborative book What We Discovered imagines fictional worlds, their signage systems and artefacts
  13. Tea-uglow-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Google’s Tea Uglow’s Bookshelf includes “Second-wave cyberpunk” and “print wizardry”
  14. Margot-leveque-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design The elegant, science-inspired graphic design practice of Margot Lévêque
  15. Vivien-hoffmann-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Vivien Hoffmann mixes Swiss design with drop shadows, metallic effects and touches of humour
  16. American-express-graphic-design-list Graphic Design Pentagram refreshes American Express' visual identity for first time in 37 years
  17. Michela-zoppi-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication Michela Zoppi's conceptual approach to graphic design explores the social role of the designer
  18. One-shot-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography One Shot: the gallery offering "the most limited, limited edition photos ever" from top photographers
  19. Ronnie-fueglister-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Designer Ronnie Fueglister explores “dramaturgy, reading habits, binding and the book as an object”
  20. Vicki-king-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography Photographer Vicki King’s latest work is as dreamy and otherworldly as ever
  21. Lucas-foglia-photography-itsnicethat-list-alt Photography “Go outside. It’s good for you”: Lucas Foglia’s breathtaking and challenging series Human Nature
  22. Laura-csocsan-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Laura Csocsan's monochromatic portfolio of conceptual yet methodical and logical designs
  23. Its-nice-that-green-bank-list Photography Green Bank: an American community of astro physicists, bear hunters and “wifi-refugees”
  24. Eli%cc%81n-edda-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Elín Edda's "elegant reverse-contrast" typeface Kimi is named after her mother's design studio
  25. Antoine-elsensohn-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Designer Antoine Elsensohn uses simple graphic elements to allow "fonts to express themselves"
  26. March-things-regulars-itsnicethat-list Things From guidebooks to t-shirts to type specimens: it's March Things!
  27. Revue-faire-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication The bi-weekly magazine analysing graphic design as "a meeting point of many disciplines"
  28. Richard-dowker-list3 Photography “I like to work on projects that have an aspect of reality”: Richard Dowker's pink-toned photography
  29. Parker-day-polaroid-photogaphy-itsnicethat-list Photography Parker Day celebrates several generations of characters for the launch of Polaroid's 96 Cam
  30. Nadia-lee-cohen-film-itsnicethat-list Film Nadia Lee Cohen's glamorous cult of misfits for GCDS' campaign stars Pamela Anderson
  31. Luke-powell-jody-hudson-powell-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list-alt Bookshelf Pentagram's Luke Powell and Jody Hudson-Powell's Bookshelf from their teenage years
  32. Giovanni-corabi-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography The succinct, calm and intimate portraiture of London-based photographer Giovanni Corabi
  33. Press-and-fold-publication-itsnicethat-list-alt Publication Deconstructed Air Max '95s and white t-shirts: Press & Fold launches its first issue
  34. Virgil-abloh-fashion-itsnicethat-list Fashion Virgil Abloh to replace Kim Jones as artistic director of menswear at Louis Vuitton
  35. Old-street-roundabout-architecture-itsnicethat-list Architecture Winning proposals for regeneration of Old Street Roundabout announced
  36. Paw-poulsen-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Designer Paw Poulsen turns celebrities such as Bill Gates and Elton John into typefaces
  37. Non-verbal-club-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Non-Verbal Club's typography-heavy, sleek identity for Teatro Nacional de São Carlos
  38. Emergent-magazine-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Émergent Magazine's pages function like the walls of a gallery to showcase contemporary painters
  39. Si-weon-kim-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list-alt Graphic Design Graphic designer Si Weon Kim's side projects explore her culture, creating historical homages
  40. Chermayeff-geismar-haviv-us_open-logo-graphic-design-list Graphic Design Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv celebrate 50 years of the US Open with updated logo
  41. Two-points-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design TwoPoints.Net design a typeface for ESPN The Magazine's Winter Olympics 2018 issue
  42. Dasha-chuckrova-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Dasha Chukhrova's hypnotic animation through air, water and space for Akwuar
  43. Dixonbaxi-eurosport-pyeongchang-winter-olympics-branding-graphic-design-itsnicethat Graphic Design DixonBaxi creates hyper-neon, K-Pop-inspired identity for Eurosport's PyeongChang 2018 coverage
  44. Nice-magazine-publication-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Nice Magazine nurtures and honestly represents young talent from the African continent
  45. Canvas_turner_contemporary_rose_pilkington_list-alt Canvas Ways of Seeing Ways of Seeing: Rose Pilkington’s hyper-realistic journey from Turner Contemporary to the sea
  46. Johanna-burai-graphic-design-itsnicethat-2 Graphic Design Graphic designer Johanna Burai's work is as critical and politically charged as ever
  47. Zach-lieberman-molmol-kuo-digital-itsnicethat-list Design Indaba Zach Lieberman and Molmol Kuo's AR app Weird Type lets you paint with type in space
  48. Angel-stempel-list-03 Animation Heart Chakra by Angela Stempel comedically explores LA's crystal culture
  49. Lubalin-100-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Lubalin 100 honours the life and work of renowned graphic designer Herb Lubalin
  50. Good-sport-magazine-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Good Sport Magazine: sport-focussed content, through the lens of much broader reaching interests
  51. Virginie-gauthier-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design The emblematic and metaphorical work of graphic designer Virginie Gauthier
  52. Uncanny-valley-studio-interactive-itsnicethat-list Interactive Uncanny Valley Studio employs interaction design to share its love of music, visual arts and technology
  53. Charlie-engman-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list2 Bookshelf Charlie Engman's eclectic bookshelf includes Japanese display design, London barber shops and bugs
  54. Random-studio-interactive-itsnicethat-list Interactive Random Studio creates interactive installations that spark curiosity and invite dialogue
  55. Things-february-itsnicethat-list Things Care Bears on fire, Letraset and upside down headlines: it's February Things!
  56. Lili-des-bellons-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Lili Des Bellons' half-human, half-animal Chimeras are inspired by medieval iconography
  57. Props-paper-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Props Paper surveys the parallels between artists and scientists, designers and lawyers
  58. Anne_lund_smiling_sun_list International Women's Day "I'm not a designer – I was just an activist": how The Smiling Sun became one of history's most iconic logos
  59. Frederique-gagnon-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list International Women's Day Graphic designer Frédérique Gagnon relies on chance, exploiting dysfunction within her process
  60. Azeema-publication-itsnicethat-list International Women's Day The ambitious trio behind Azeema Magazine on empowering Middle Eastern and North African women
  61. Biel-capllonch-photography-itsnicethat-10 Photography Elaborate scenes brimming with narrative from photographer Biel Capllonch
  62. Ben-el-halawany-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration A comic and playful stream of consciousness from illustrator Ben El Halawany
  63. Filip-custic-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography "Science, maths, astrology and history" inspire Filip Custic's surreal portfolio
  64. Aisha-franz-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Mobile Treatments by Aisha Franz is an "unforgettable and affordable spa journey"
  65. Kevin-bray-film-itsnicethat-list Film Kévin Bray pushes tools to unexpected places in his experimental music videos
  66. It's_nice_that_dancer Animation Arina Shabanova's jovial, geometric world of playful animation
  67. Danny-north-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography "Eigg is magic": Danny North's beautiful portrayal of an isolated, self-sufficient community
  68. Nikita-teryoshin-photography-itsnicethat-4 Photography Nikita Teryoshin documents diehard carnival fan Horst Schwiperich and his corps of Blue Sparks
  69. Enlarge-your-memories-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jamie Allan Shaw offers an alternative to the one-sided relationship between creatives and magazines
  70. Laura-jouan-publication-itsnicethat-8 Publication "I love to manipulate books": Graphic designer Laura Jouan's experimental projects
  71. Max-siedentopf-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Max Siedentopf shares the books that have influenced his downright hilarious work
  72. Jonathan-higbee-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jonathan Higbee captures "random but absolutely beautiful moments" on the streets of New York
  73. Offshore_studio Ones To Watch 2018 Ones to Watch 2018: graphic designers Offshore Studio
  74. Same_paper Ones To Watch 2018 Ones to Watch 2018: publisher Same Paper
  75. Even-magazine-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Even magazine challenges the “elitist, opaque and unapproachable” discussion around art
  76. Daniel_vojtisek Graphic Design Daniel Vojtíšek disrupts his design process using small, distinctive details
  77. Steve-smith-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Steve Smith's slick yet absurd animations induce uncomfortable laughs and ASMR
  78. Lily-kong-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Lily Kong's vibrant world of marshmallow babies, greenery and cats
  79. Nasa_steffenknoell_book_01 Publication Steffen Knöll's mammoth 496-page tribute to an "amazing, world-changing mission"
  80. Angela-stempel-animator-itsnicethat-list Animation Angela Stempel animates the "harmless mind control" of a chant-heavy yoga class