Lucy Bourton

Lucy joined It’s Nice That as an editorial assistant in July 2016 and became a staff writer in October 2016. She graduated from Chelsea College of art with a degree in Graphic Design Communication and has previously worked at Rough Trade. Lucy is particularly interested in graphic design, typography and illustration. Contact her if you have a suggestion for the It’s Nice That Friday Mixtape.

  1. Fantalist Graphic Design Fanta reveals rebrand by Koto and "industry first" asymmetrical bottle redesign
  2. Tinariwen Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Grammy award-winning Tinariwen curates a genre-crossing mix
  3. Avauntlistint Photography Christoffer Rudquist captures the epic inner workings of Tokyo’s drains for Avaunt
  4. List_720 Publication A creative composite of illustration: ten years of Christoph Ruckhäberle’s Lubok
  5. Paulascheruniteditionsint Publication Unit Editions’ upcoming book on the unparalleled work of Paula Scher
  6. Carlindiazlistint Illustration Carlín Díaz expands his practice to psychedelic paintings and animations
  7. Anothermanss17int Publication Another Man reveals Sonic Universe covers by Elizabeth Peyton and Alasdair McLellan
  8. Atelierbrendaintlist Graphic Design Atelier Brenda: the alter ego of three female designers you need to get to know
  9. Archivio_garghetti_-_warhol_andy_-_ultima_cena_-_palazzo_delle_stelline_-_1987_-_021 Exhibition Andy Warhol’s final work revisits Milan 30 years since its debut
  10. Me_eulist Graphic Design Me & EU project will send creative postcards across Europe on trigger date of Article 50
  11. Macguffin-edenspiekermannintlist Publication MacGuffin announces collaboration with Erik Spiekermann's creative agency
  12. List-img00 Animation Antonio Vicentini’s School of Life animation displays the result of emailing a creative you admire
  13. 02-33 Graphic Design Benoit Canaud’s sophisticated, experimental and conceptual graphic design
  14. Mixtape_template_s-p-day Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Club Céilí spins surprise gems from Ireland for St. Patrick's day
  15. Rj_subway_2016_02 Graphic Design Studio Michael Satter’s sophisticatedly simple graphic design portfolio
  16. Profile Film Barbara Anastacio, the enviable director behind the lens of My Apartamento
  17. Isabellefeliuintlist Illustration Isabelle Feliu's illustrations show "the fun and easy-going side of fashion"
  18. Villalobos Publication Graphic design gems: Chicago gang business cards from the 1970s and 80s
  19. I-dswipecastawardslistint Publication i-D and Fucking Young! win magazine covers of the year at Swipecast awards
  20. Willsandersintlist Photography Take a break from the grey news with Will Sanders' new book, Full Colour
  21. Atozakka_charlottetrounce_z_small Illustration Charlotte Trounce champions everyday objects and design classics in new book, A to Zakka
  22. Hadrienlopezintlist Graphic Design Hadrien Lopez's graphic design spans the influence of art and architecture
  23. Andyrementerlist Illustration Good Morning: Andy Rementer’s got a brand new zine
  24. 10 Photography Alba Yruela's natural photography full of light and female forms (NSFW-ish)
  25. Unnamed Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: So Young magazine curates a playlist inspired by the south London scene
  26. Carolinetompkinsintlist Photography “A beautiful day for butts”: Caroline Tompkins on her new series for The Fader (NSFW)
  27. Marialist Illustration Maria Ramos’ illustrations will have you smiling ear to ear
  28. Hero2 International Women's Day “They trust us on the art desk”: Buzzfeed’s prolific in-house illustrator Rebecca Hendin
  29. Mixtape_iwd International Women's Day International Women's Day Mixtape: Deep Throat Choir
  30. Bot_party_(c)_phoenix_perry International Women's Day Games designer Phoenix Perry on coding in a male dominated industry
  31. Abphoto International Women's Day Gung-ho women: Visual Editions discuss sisterhood and motherhood in creativity
  32. Seblist Illustration Discover the tactile and tangible quality of Seb Ikso Agresti's illustrations
  33. Lamppost Graphic Design Graphic designer Jacob Grønbech Jensen’s portfolio of tasty accuracy
  34. Tsijissmilist Illustration Tsjisse Talsma's stylistically swift illustrations inspired by his travels
  35. Velvetyne_720 Graphic Design Velvetyne creates first open-source font between a type designer and band
  36. Studiofeixenlist Graphic Design Studio Feixen creates an interactive, digital poster of musical surprise
  37. Bob_and_roberta_smith__folkestone_is_an_art_school__2017 Art David Shrigley, Antony Gormley and Bob and Roberta Smith to take part in Folkestone Triennial
  38. Unnamed-1 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Illustrator Bendik Kaltenborn takes us back to the 80s
  39. Thirstlist Graphic Design Studio Thirst visualises taste for American brewery Commonwealth
  40. Brutalistmaplist Photography The brilliant brutalist architecture of Paris celebrated in new map
  41. Robertottolist Art Robert Otto Epstein's paintings of celebrity Google image search results
  42. Designcanadalist Film Canada’s untold design history to be celebrated in Design Canada documentary
  43. Billrebholzlist Illustration Bill Rebholz’s lengthy illustrations full of shapely narratives
  44. Thingslist Things Illustration galore: it's February's Things!
  45. Podcastlist It's Nice That Podcast The past, present and future of gaming on The It’s Nice That Podcast
  46. Newyorktimestruthlist Advertising The New York Times launches The Truth Is Hard advertising campaign at the Oscars
  47. Hkwnodelist Graphic Design Node Berlin Oslo talks through its redesign of Haus der Kulturen der Welt
  48. Mixtape_template_because Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Because Music's Jane Third creates a lo-fi electronic mix
  49. Magicpartyplacelist Publication Magic Party Place: CJ Clarke photographs Basildon, Essex over ten years
  50. Francoishalardlist Publication Vogue interior photographer François Halard’s personal polaroids
  51. Norasturgeslist Art Nora Sturges’ clean and simple paintings using the unusual medium of eggs
  52. Audreyweberlist Illustration Audrey Weber’s eccentrically enlarged figurative illustrations
  53. Thesmudgelist Publication The Smudge: Clay Hickson and Liana Jegers launch publication in reaction to US presidential result
  54. Universal-everything-screens-of-the-future-prototype-7-950x534 Miscellaneous Universal Everything releases more visionary prototypes in Screens of the Future
  55. Lemontwigslist Film Director Nick Roney on taking The Lemon Twigs to his grandparents’ house
  56. Kahliljosephlist Film Lemonade director Kahlil Joseph creates short film for Kenzo’s SS17 campaign
  57. Summerhouselist Illustration Varied, playful and slightly odd drawings from Japanese illustrator Summer House
  58. Amnestylist Publication Amnesty International launches campaign to stop censorship of publications in China
  59. Cg-watkins-list Photography CG Watkins’ narratively driven photography conveys mystery and escapism
  60. Fm_rita Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Rita Ray on curating the Malick Sidibé exhibition soundtrack
  61. Janaglattlist Illustration Jana Glatt's children’s book-style illustrations are packed with colour and expression
  62. Dominikthiemelist Graphic Design Dominik Thieme typographically juxtaposes the past and present in Nouveau Grotesque
  63. Gavinbondlist Photography Exclusive: Gavin Bond's behind-the-scenes shots of the BAFTAs
  64. Ryanmcginleylist Exhibition Ryan McGinley’s “unstaged and unedited” photographs on display for the first time
  65. Camilohuinicalist Illustration Chilean illustrator Camilo Huinca’s stylised portraits of “real moments”
  66. Miumiulist Film Chloë Sevigny directs the 13th instalment of Miu Miu’s Women Tales
  67. 00_fs_image_template_list Fontsmith: Local Characters Local Characters: Fontsmith founder Jason Smith on collaboration through typography
  68. Mtvlist Animation Mrzyk & Moriceau animates Dick the Dog, championing safe sex awareness for MTV
  69. 00_lh_web_list Miscellaneous It's Nice That celebrates the craft of the lonely hearts column
  70. Erlandlist Illustration Norwegian illustrator Erlend Peder Kvam embodies distinctive silliness
  71. Karenledererlist Art Karen Lederer's charming monoprints interpret contemporary everyday objects
  72. Liannenixonlist Illustration Lianne Nixon’s Eames-inspired interior illustrations
  73. Cover Publication Nicolas Jaar releases Network, a book inspired by radio
  74. Unnamed Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: An after-show mix from The Flaming Lips
  75. Santafrancelist Illustration Santa France, the multimedia artist illustrating a futuristic interior frenzy
  76. Francescamaisielist Exhibition Francesca Allen and Maisie Cousins exhibition “celebrates sex, pleasure and freedom" (NSFW)
  77. Daftpunklist Miscellaneous Daft Punk announces archival merchandise pop-up shop for one week only
  78. Dougmillerlist Illustration Doug Miller’s atmospheric architectural illustrations
  79. Casaverdilist Photography Eric Bachmann photographs a retirement home for penniless musicians
  80. Typehighlist Exhibition Type High, sculptural letterforms by winners of the Rhoda Lubalin Fellowship opens in New York