Nicer Tuesdays is a monthly event curated by It’s Nice That bringing together a selection of speakers for short, sharp insights on new and timely projects. A big thanks to our sponsor Park Communications for supporting us this year.
Maisie Willoughby showcases her recently exhibited photography series Girl on Girl – a set of 10 shots which open up the discussion around both the male and female gaze in photography.
Photographer Jess Bonham and set designer Anna Lomax talk us through their long list of creative collaborations, leading up to their most recent work, She Said.
Wallace Henning takes us on a whirlwind tour of his year-long passion project: republishing the original 1965 British Rail Corporate Identity Manual in its entirety.
Editor of UK Vice.com Jamie Clifton gives intriguing insight to the workings of this renowned media outlet, and how it collaborates with illustrators and photographers to visualise stories.
Photography director Madeleine Penny talks us through her work on Avaunt and Eureka magazines, and her tips for making a great shoot come together.
Gemma Germains explains the thoughts behind her It’s Nice That article Work Hard, Be Nice to People and Have Rich Parents, addressing privilege in the creative industry.
Jack Hudson explores the fascinating process behind illustrating everything from cosmology to quantum physics for The Earth and I, a book by scientific visionary James Lovelock.
Director Greg Barth takes us behind the scenes of his mind-bending and crazy films, including the recent music video for Red Axes with Jack Sachs, which shows the silly side of VR technology.
Roberto Rosolin has been art director of nightclub Fabric for 17 years. Here he gives fascinating insight to his work on all its posters, which use minimal resources to great visual effect.
Liv Siddall, editor of Rough Trade Magazine, tells the brilliant story of creating the mag from scratch, aiming to add some irreverence to music publishing.
Rob Flowers shares his enviable collection of retro toys and McDonalds ephemera, which have inspired his trippy illustration and animation work for the likes of Maynards Bassetts and Google.
Director Sam Pilling gives us some fascinating insights to his latest music video for Nobody Speak by DJ Shadow featuring Run the Jewels.
Kit Caless shares the story behind his book Spoon’s Carpets – a project based on documenting the rich tapestries underfoot at Wetherspoons pubs around the UK.
Photographer Phil Sharp discusses the moral implications of street photography whilst flicking through his Ermine Street series, for which he photographed people who roamed no further than 100 yards from his front door.
Set designer Hattie Newman talks us through her incredible paper cut creations, ending with the process behind the “ultimate town” – a paper city representing architecture from around the world.
Photographer and filmmaker Benedict Redgrove gives incredible insights to his Tennis Ball film for ESPN, capturing the beauty and precision of the manufacturing process at the Wilson tennis ball factory in Thailand.
Otegha Uwagba explains the foundations of Women Who, her initiative to connect, support and inspire creative working women, while offering practical, real-life advice.
Mark Edwards, one half of design studio DR.ME, talks about personal project 365 days of Collage and how it became Cut That Out, a book on avant-garde contemporary collage.
Photographer Steph Wilson chats about the use of humour in her provocative work, such as Emoji, a witty and risque series tackling social media censorship.
Supermundane talks us through the work from his recent solo show Everything Connects, and treats us to a rare performance of his Kerning song.
Malou Verlomme, senior designer at Monotype, talks us through the fascinating process behind reviving TfL’s Johnston typeface.
Music and sound design studio Zelig Sound shares the intricate process hidden behind its slick compositions.
Hayley Louisa Brown, founder of hip hop magazine Brick, explains how a multitude of inspirational factors brought her to where she is now.
Sound artist and designer Yuri Suzuki explains and demonstrates his AR Music Kit, which allows anything from a tennis racket to a cardboard box to become a musical instrument.
Jimmy Turrell shares behind-the-scenes insights into his surreal and psychedelic animated collage video for Beck’s latest single, Wow, which he created in just eight days.
Anna Ginsburg talks us through her cheeky film Private Parts for Channel 4’s Random Acts series, commissioned by It’s Nice That, for which she interviewed people about female pleasure and animated them as talking genitals.
Builders Club reveals the big secret behind its documentary Robert Rushkin — The Artist and how to twist reality in the internet age.
Erik Kessels, founding partner of KesselsKramer, explains his obsession with finding the beauty in failure.
Mushpit founders Bertie Brandes and Charlotte Roberts take us through the creation of their feminist magazine and how to maintain creative freedom.
Kathryn Ferguson discusses her beautiful fashion films for Selfridges which challenge perceptions and equality in the industry.
Amanda Gore explains how and why her agency The Liminal Space made a fake brand to raise awareness about women’s fertility and egg-freezing.
Pentagram partner Naresh Ramchandani, the agency’s first ever communications and advertising partner, champions the power of words.
Gavin Lucas enlightens us on the phenomenon and history of emoji and how they’ve transformed the way we communicate.
Photographer Jane Stockdale tells the fascinating tale of her project, Go Go Kosovo which documents the Kosovan Olympic team’s first Games.
Design Studio’s creative director Tim Williams talks us through the rebranding of the Premier League.
Elly Ward from Ordinary Architecture proves that there’s a wealth of beauty to be found in ordinary things.
Robert Hunter takes us through the fascinating journey of reinventing The Jungle Book in his new children’s book.
Dispelling the myth that minimal design is easy, founder of graphic design agency Transmission Stuart Tolley runs us through a couple of his stunning books.
Fraser Muggeridge delivers an impassioned talk about why being a good graphic designer and specifically, a technique that he painstakingly revived that involves a lot of hand engraving.
Juno Calypso runs us through her cheeky, quirky and intricately staged images, which see her trawling through unusual locations and strange character designs.
A simple, but very effective demonstration of how type design affects the way we read, the way we respond to commands and even our moods from Sarah Hyndman.
Cultural commentator Paul Gorman talks us through his map that’s been created for this year’s celebrations of the 40th anniversary of punk.
We heard from Marina Willer, partner at Pentagram. Marina told us about her project Red Trees, a documentary about her family surviving the Nazi occupation of Prague and fleeing to Brazil.
Photographer Charlie Kwai joined us, who had recently returned from Ghana where he has spent time photographing the country’s street culture.
Featured on our Ones to Watch list for 2016, Isabel + Helen described their recent projects for the likes of Selfridges and London Design Festival.
We heard from Kevin King co-founder of Secret 7”, who described the project that takes some of the best-known songs and asks creatives to design record sleeves.