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. Brian-blomerth-iphone64-its-nice-that-list Illustration Brian Blomerth illustrates a “trippers guide” to the iPhone 64
  2. Dasha-chukhrova-lemon-resort-its-nice-that-list Animation Dasha Chukrova’s absurd animations inspired by Nickelodeon
  3. Fearless_girl_int_list Advertising Fearless Girl statue wins three Grand Prix awards during the first day of Cannes Lions
  4. Brian_lotti_int_list Art Brian Lotti celebrates the commonplace in his personable paintings
  5. Franci_virgili_int_list Graphic Design Fresh Yale grad Franci Virgili applies an academic approach to graphic design
  6. Jerkcurb_int_list Illustration Jerkcurb illustrates the world of the Voodoo Saloon in upcoming comic and single
  7. Safari_festival_int_list Illustration Breakdown Press announces the fourth edition of Safari Festival with global contributors
  8. Clay_hickson_int_list Publication Clay Hickson takes us through his ideas that never panned out within his book, In A Nutshell
  9. Mixtape_template_cb Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: From Coldplay to Avril Lavigne, Chastity Belt's driving mix
  10. Isaac_ruiz_int_list Graphic Design Isaac Ruiz investigates "suburban infrastructures and western culture of America” using design and typography
  11. Chau_long_int_list Illustration Chau Luong dips her toes in many a creative pursuit with vibrant illustrative results
  12. Le_gun_list_int Publication Le Gun returns with a new mag about “a world gone mad”
  13. Monotype_int_list Graphic Design Monotype release new typeface SST, originally designed for Sony
  14. Jacob_yarwood_int_list Art Jacob Yarwood’s paintings produce “moments rather than goals or agendas”
  15. Stephanie_hughes_int Illustration Steph Hughes on how her illustrated posters grew from being in a band
  16. Campbell_addy_getty_images_int_list Photography Campbell Addy partners with Getty Images to promote representative stock photography
  17. Old_school_trolls_int_list Publication Old School Trolls Zine illustrates boob-shaped bongs and wide-smiling trees
  18. Yunus_ak_int_list Graphic Design Yunus Ak explores and expands the form of the book through typography
  19. Fh2 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Father shares an ode to his second year of college
  20. Danielle_orchard_int_list Art Danielle Orchard’s paintings interpret the “anxiety around intimacy”
  21. Sophie_koko_gate_int_list Animation Sophie Koko Gate animates the confirmation bias encouraged by the internet
  22. Int_podcast_politics_list It's Nice That Podcast The It’s Nice That Podcast investigates the design and context of political messages
  23. Freya_int_list Graphic Design New Letters bends the rules of typography in contrasting font Freya
  24. David_brandon_geeting_int_list Photography David Brandon Geeting’s Neighbourhood Stroll sees the photographer Instagram posting on mass
  25. Fibda_int_list Graphic Design Adrien Godin and Baptiste Bernazeau “build an identity around laughter”
  26. Matthew_pettit_int_list Illustration Matthew Pettit conveys a personable narrative through illustration
  27. 00_aphex_twin_it's_nice_that_list Miscellaneous “It’s a psychological overload”: Weirdcore on creating Aphex Twin’s live visuals
  28. Mixtape_template_hh Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: H Hawkline's You're Not Alone In The Dark
  29. New_york_times_int_list Publication Exclusive interview with New York Times Magazine editor-in-chief on its comic strip New York issue
  30. Clark_int_list Film Behind the scenes of Sander Houtkruijer’s topsy turvy video for Clark
  31. Img_9462 Things May's Things: a publication special!
  32. William_eggleston_int_list Photography “Things just happen, as things do”: the world through the eyes of William Eggleston
  33. Nous-vous-list Illustration Three Men In A Boat: Nous Vous’ drawing machine explores the collaborative illustration process
  34. Matthew_the_horse_int_list Publication Matthew the Horse combines poetry and illustration “borne from being a wally,” in new book
  35. Frederike_helwig_int_list Photography Frederike Helwig’s snapshot of Nicaragua from 2004 now published
  36. Fm_fd Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: top picks from ten years of Field Day
  37. Dead_beat_club_int_list Photography Cost-effective, beautiful shit: an interview with the Deadbeat Club
  38. Florence_nicolas_int_list Photography The high-powered fashion photography of duo Florence & Nicolas
  39. Bold_decisions_int_list Graphic Design Bold Decisions tests a type specimen’s form in personable font, Lars
  40. Cecilia_int_list Graphic Design Graphic designer Cecilia Serafini uses typography with vibrant panache
  41. Jeremy_deller_int_list Art Jeremy Deller behind “strong and stable my arse” posters 
  42. Tristan_pigott_int_list Art Tristan Pigott paints “real contemporaries” in upcoming solo exhibition, Juicy Bits
  43. Llewellyn_mejia_new Art Llewellyn Mejia's paintings created in between commercial projects
  44. Robert_nicol_int_list Illustration Robert Nicol’s brutish but spirited illustrations spanning artistic mediums
  45. Talya_modlin_int_list Illustration Talya Modlin shares illustrated gems from her sketchbook
  46. Out_of_the_dark_int_list Graphic Design The exploratory and exciting typefaces of Out of the Dark
  47. Fm_nm Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Nina Manandhar's London soundtrack
  48. Eat_magazine2 Illustration Illustrator David McMillan's busy but balanced editorial work
  49. Ines Graphic Design An update from multidisciplinary graphic designer Ines Cox
  50. Jan_buchczik_int_list Illustration Jan Buchczik illustrates the effects of jetlag in new zine, Of Coursica
  51. Dominik_junker_int_list Graphic Design Swiss undergrad Dominik Junker's portfolio of minimal graphic design
  52. Alexander_kilian_int_list Photography The composed and colour driven photography of Alexander Kilian
  53. Lily_hodgson_int_list Graphic Design Lily Hodgson’s communicative portfolio represents a clear design message
  54. Marlena_synchsyn_list Illustration Marlena Synchyshyn’s illustrations of multiplicity, duality and female archetypes
  55. Joy_miessi_int_list2 Art Joy Miessi’s self-documentation artworks communicate the feeling of displacement 
  56. Peter_mitchell_int_list Photography Peter Mitchell’s photographs of Leeds from 1979 published for the first time
  57. Nanna_prieler_int_list Illustration Nanna Prieler’s tangible illustrations developed from an organic process 
  58. Mixtape_template_ap Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Metronomy’s Anna Prior’s female-focused mix
  59. I_voted_list Graphic Design Winner of the NYC ‘I Voted’ sticker competition announced
  60. David_williams_int_list Photography David Williams photographs the vivacious style of Mexico’s Pachucos and Pachucas
  61. Bob's_burgers_int_list Animation Between the buns: an interview with Bob’s Burgers creator Loren Bouchard
  62. Into_the_unknown_barbican_its_nice_that_1 Exhibition Into the Unknown: Patrick Gyger on curating the Barbican’s sci-fi summer spectacular
  63. Peter-anderson-list Photography From Ozzy Osborne to David Byrne: through the lens of photographer Peter Anderson
  64. Laurakeninslist Illustration Laura Ķeniņš' illustrations of thoughtful narrative
  65. New_hero Graphic Design Darren Oorloff’s record sleeves are art directing the future
  66. Jennifer_heuer_int_list Graphic Design From sketch to shelf: book cover designer and illustrator, Jennifer Heuer
  67. Nelly_chevaillier_int_list Art Nelly Chevaillier’s expressive paintings made using her iPhone
  68. Alan_fears_list_int Art “The pointlessness in life is the point to life”: Alan Fears’ 80s inspired paintings
  69. Fm_pond Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Pond’s mix of “powerful and cool as hell” songs
  70. Velvetyne_int_list Graphic Design Velvetyne opens typography workshop and worldwide submission for ampersand designs
  71. Int Illustration Illustrator Benedikt Luft ignores his tutors creating gridded typographic experiments
  72. Int_ep6_colour_ It's Nice That Podcast The It’s Nice That Podcast: What is colour?
  73. Querida_list_int Graphic Design A catch up with multitasking Spanish creative studio, Querida
  74. Cornelia_parker_int_list Art Cornelia Parker appointed first female and conceptual general election artist
  75. Mixtape_template_sophy_final Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Illustrator and guitarist Sophy Hollington's *feels* mixtape
  76. Things_list Things Things: The post full of positivity we received this April
  77. Hay_catalogs_all Graphic Design Clara von Zweigbergk talks us through her art direction for Danish brand Hay
  78. Record_store_day_john_mlesworth_its_nice_that_02_list Illustration John Molesworth illustrates the hustle and bustle of Record Store Day 2017
  79. 4ad_mixtape12 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Legendary record label, 4AD
  80. Sharp_type_list Graphic Design Sharp Type releases new charitable font Respira for Earth Day