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. Boladebanjo-theythinkbrighterthanyouthink-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Bolade Banjo photographs the perseverance of Detroit’s student athletes
  2. Omni Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Omni create us a mix in celebration of their second record, Multi-task
  3. Charlottegainsbourg-deadlyvalentine-film-itsnicethat-list Film Charlotte Gainsbourg stars and directs her latest video, featuring Dev Hynes
  4. Marikanstadjohnsen-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Mari Kanstad Johnson's wonderful work picks apart complex narratives
  5. Rodionkitaev-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Rodion Kitaev illustrates the goings on of an office party in mammoth detail
  6. Henrygorse-hermes-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Henry Gorse photographs his mum in a thoughtful Hermes shoot for Petrie magazine
  7. Lennartsendebruijn-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Lennarts & de Bruijn’s “hot as hell” campaign for Utrecht club, Ekko
  8. Bendikkaltenborn-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Bendik Kaltenborn talks us through his retrospective book, collating ten years worth of work
  9. Jamaicandancehall-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Serious Things a Go Happen: exploring Jamaican dancehall through graphic design
  10. Martinparr-louislittle-martinparrfoundation-itsnicethat-list Photography Martin Parr Foundation to open in Bristol this October
  11. Zakgroup_cab_signage_photo_zakgroup_list Graphic Design Zak Group art direct the second edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial
  12. Robinlaananen-usthen-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Robin Laananen's photographs of Warpaint are a warm documentation of friendship and touring
  13. Mixtape_template_troubleinmind Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Trouble in Mind pick us some choice tunes from their releases
  14. Neoneo-labatie-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design “We enjoy using nonsense to communicate”: Neo Neo design another great identity for La Bâtie
  15. Universaleverything-iphonewallpaper-itsnicethat-list Digital Universal Everything animate emotive wallpapers for new iPhone devices
  16. Infringe-redheaddays-itsnicethat-list Photography Infringe documents Redhead Days, an annual festival celebrating the hair colour
  17. Oscarhudson-radiohead-lift-film-itsnicethat-list Film Oscar Hudson on channeling the polite awkwardness of lifts for Radiohead's latest video
  18. Otobongnkanga--artesmundi-art-itsnicethat-list Art Artes Mundi announce the shortlist for its eighth edition, including five internationally celebrated artists
  19. Orlandoweeks-publication-list Publication Maccabees frontman Orlando Weeks returns to illustration in new book and album
  20. Vinnalaudico-nearstranger-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Vinna Laudico creates alternative personas with the same character in Near Stranger
  21. Mixtape_template_burgerman Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Jon Burgerman's music to doodle to
  22. Aleia_alex-escapistbathtub31-photography-itsnicethat-list.jpg Photography Aleia and Alex: a surreally stylish pair of photographers
  23. Bjork-thegate-film-itsnicethat-list Film Björk announces new film and single to be screened in a free public event
  24. Lennardkok-apartamentoxapc-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Lennard Kok illustrates his fear of snakes in a colouring book for Apartamento x A.P.C
  25. Jonathanchapline-constructedobjectsonaflatplaneii-art-itsnicethat-list Art Artist Jonathan Chapline’s new works blur the boundary between the rendered and painted
  26. Kevinbergquist-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Kevin Bergquist talks us through the process of his jiggling drawings
  27. Jimmarshall-peace-publishing-itsnicethat-list Publication Jim Marshall’s unseen photographs of the CND Peace symbol document the graphic icon at 60s rallies
  28. Abbietraylersmith-nationalportraitprize-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography National Portrait Gallery announces the shortlisted photographers for the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize
  29. Jonathanrosen-cones-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Jonathan Rosen on his latest animation of a hippie who lives in a lava lamp
  30. Timlindacher-graphicdesign--itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Tim Lindacher embraces the communicative ethos of graphic design
  31. Thenational-pentagramlukehayman-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design The National talk us through their latest record, designed by Pentagram’s Luke Hayman
  32. Mixtape_template_jordan Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Jordan Rakei curates a mixtape to wind down the week to
  33. Roshanadhihetty-nacktwanderer-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Roshan Adhihetty photographs the naked hikers of Europe
  34. Goodtype-agentur-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Good Type: An Oslo-based foundry producing typefaces of a quality its name suggests
  35. Aureliapeter-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer Aurelia Peter is continuing the Swiss skill for typography
  36. Agiopenparis-borders-jose%cc%81_albergaria-event-itsnicethat-list Events AGI Open Paris uses the theme of borders to "redefine what design could offer the world"
  37. Danielreed-plunk-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Daniel Reed launches DR Foundry, an online platform for his experimental typefaces
  38. Charlotterutherford-backstreetboys-paper-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Charlotte Rutherford on achieving her life goal: photographing the Backstreet Boys
  39. Rca-secret-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition RCA announces annual Secret exhibition, making art affordable for all
  40. Solange-seventystates-tatemodern-interactive-itsnicethat-list Interactive Solange creates an interactive piece exploring black identity for Tate Modern
  41. Emilystein-stellakids-photography-advertising-list Photography Emily Stein's nostalgia-filled photographs of a Hackney music class for Stella Kids
  42. Goatgirl_fridaymixtape Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Goat Girl make us a mix for long, monotonous journeys
  43. Braulioamado-boilerroom-nottinghillcarnival-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Boiler Room enlist Bráulio Amado to champion the significant culture of Notting Hill Carnival
  44. Einsprung-ivansneed-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation What if scarfs were breasts? Eisprung's enjoyably silly and well-crafted animation
  45. Jonb-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation French animator Jon Boutin's quick-witted shorts will have you creasing
  46. Gemmamahoney-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-lisg Graphic Design Gemma Mahoney, a graphic design student producing professional work
  47. Deepthroatstudio-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Deep Throat Studio, a graphic design practice with a name and portfolio to grab your attention
  48. Fridaymixtape-ghostpoet-itsnicethat-list Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Ghostpoet’s “drum worship mix” for all your percussive needs
  49. Int_ms_paint_seb_agresti_list Illustration Viva MS Paint: illustrators pay tribute to (the now saved) program
  50. Patrickkyle-illustration-nightdoor-itsnicethat-list Illustration A sneak peak into Patrick Kyle’s new comic, Night Door
  51. Studiofrith-alexachung-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studio Frith on designing Alexa Chung's "formal but playful" fashion label
  52. Ikeaasmradvert-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising Ikea uses ASMR technology in 25-minute, tingle inducing advert
  53. Gretathorkles-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Greta Thorkels: a graphic designer creating Gilmore Girls zines and record sleeves
  54. Gilleamtrapenberg-bigpapi-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Gilleam Trapenberg explores macho culture against rose-tinted skies in Big Papi
  55. Jamilawoods-lsd-film-itsnicethat-list Film Watch Jamila Woods' new video, created by a high school graduate
  56. Yayoikusama-museumopenings-art-itsnicethat-list Art Yayoi Kusama is opening her own museum in Tokyo
  57. Tiagomajuelos-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Tiago Majuelo’s vibrantly illustrates ancient greek gods with contemporary objects
  58. Nadiasablin-togetherandalone-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Nadia Sablin’s photographs blur the boundaries between “documentary and fictional storytelling”
  59. Pepaprietopuy-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Illustrator Pepa Prieto Puy’s translates her grandfather’s haikus into four panel comics
  60. Vickiking-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Life through the lens of enchanting photographer Vicki King
  61. Bbcreith-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design BBC’s new typeface BBC Reith is designed to improve legibility on screen
  62. Greenmanfesitval-fridaymixtape-list Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Green Man's mix to get you on your feet, even if you can’t be arsed
  63. Rubyetc-list Illustration We get to know hilarious and thoughtful illustrator, Ruby Etc
  64. Chrisshepherd-yoursfaithfullyednawelthorpe(mrs)-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Chris Shepherd’s new animation celebrates playwright Joe Orton with star studded line up
  65. Jasonreblando-newdealutopias-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Jason Reblando combines sociology and photography in New Deal Utopias
  66. Jsaurelius-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Designer JS Aurelius proves that collaboration is king
  67. Celiajacobs-hellofromthehorizontalcity-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Celia Jacobs’ portrait of Los Angeles illustrates the idiosyncrasies of the sunny city
  68. Editorialmag-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication An exclusive first peek at the adventurous new issue of Editorial Magazine
  69. Inkeewang-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Step into the wonderfully weird illustration world of Inkee Wang
  70. Things-itsnicethat-list Things Things: promising graduate work, iconic illustrators and zines zines zines
  71. Trevorkey-omd-geneticengineering-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Retrospective of Tubular Bells’ sleeve photographer Trevor Key to take place in Hull
  72. Mixtape_template_chad Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Chad VanGaalen, a very talented musician, illustrator and animator!
  73. Chrishopewell-fatherjohnmisty-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Radiohead collaborator Chris Hopewell creates stop-motion video for Father John Misty
  74. Jemimakirke-alexcameron-strangerskiss-film-itsnicethat-list Film Jemima Kirke directs and stars in the video for Alex Cameron’s Strangers Kiss
  75. Allenlaseter-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Allen Laseter’s animations combine working instinctively with having a lot of fun
  76. Markmothersbaugh-art-itsnicethat-list Art “Whip It was an accident”: Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh on his life as a visual artist
  77. Studiodumbar-nemosciencemuseum-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-04 Graphic Design Studio Dumbar creates a new identity for NEMO science museum, which “functions like a beacon”
  78. Loicmovellan-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Loïc Movellan’s hilariously digestible four panel comic strips
  79. Henrygorse-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Henry Gorse’s photography balances trashy pop and tastefulness
  80. Nilsclauss-plasticgirls-film-itsnicethat-list Film Nils Clauss gives a voice to Seoul’s shop mannequins in Plastic Girls