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. Pirellicalendar-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography The 2018 Pirelli calendar features an all-black cast, photographed by Tim Walker
  2. Hai-hsinhaung-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Hai-Hsin Huang’s detailed and delicate illustrations present “the lightness of being”
  3. Dergreif-issue10-publication-itsnicethat-01 Publication Der Greif dives into the archives to celebrate ten years and ten issues of the magazine
  4. Thomasalbdorf-generalview-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Thomas Albdorf is “shifting perceptions” of contemporary photography
  5. Joaofazenda-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration João Fazenda’s playful portfolio of New York Times and New Yorker illustrations
  6. Derekman-closetohome-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Derek Man photographs the social housing tension in his native home, Hong Kong 
  7. Favouritemusicvideos-it'snicethatpodcast-itsnicethat-list It's Nice That Podcast Creatives' favourite music videos: Metronomy on Weezer and Hollie Fernando on Radiohead
  8. Nexus-felixmassie-mrbenn-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Nexus studio director Felix Massie recreates Mr Benn in hand-drawn advert
  9. Ninamanandhar-wimbledon-vogue-photography-list Photography Flying ants and strawberries and cream: Nina Manandhar shoots Wimbledon for Vogue
  10. Tomguilmard-miltonkeynes-illustration-list Illustration Tom Guilmard illustrates the need for cultural growth in Milton Keynes
  11. Kendricklamar-damn-miscellaneous-02 Miscellaneous Kendrick Lamar’s infamous Damn. album artwork turned into a sculpture and snapchat filter
  12. Allweare-fridaymixtape-itsnicethat-list Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: All We Are's festival driving mix
  13. Theheavycollective-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication The Heavy Collective “illuminate the practice of image making”
  14. Edcheverton-toys-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Ed Cheverton is giving his characters a new lease of animated life
  15. Things-june-itsnicethat-list Things Things, Things, Things: the best creative bits and bobs delivered to the studio
  16. Eldonguillermo-bernadette-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration The very funny and flirty illustrations of El Don Guillermo
  17. Javiercastan-omarsouleyman-crackmagazine-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Javier Castán's film portraits evoke personality
  18. Ryanpeltier-illustration-list Illustration Keep it positive and think big: Ryan Peltier’s illustration philosophy
  19. Joancornella%cc%81-zonzo-exhibition-list Exhibition Joan Cornellá announces first solo exhibition in New York
  20. Itsnicethatpodcast-musicvideos-itsnicethat-list It's Nice That Podcast The It’s Nice That Podcast evaluates the art of making a brilliant music video
  21. Regularpractice-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design RCA graphic design graduates launch collaborative studio, Regular Practice
  22. Sarahhaug-rabbits-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Sarah Haug illustrates a monthly newsletter drawing her obsession with rabbits
  23. Mixtape_template_wesley Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Wesley Gonzalez' hot and summery mix
  24. Int_the_graduates_2017_tom_baber_list The Graduates 2017 Graphic designer Tom Baber adopts a hands-on approach to typography
  25. Int_the_graduates_2017_jiye_kim_list The Graduates 2017 Kingston graduate Jiye Kim creates minuscule illustrations with maximum effect
  26. Stefan-glerum-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Stefan Glerum applies his retro sci-fi illustration style to record sleeves
  27. Petersaville-unknownpleasures-truefaith-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition “It’s pop culture that has educated this country”: Peter Saville on Manchester’s True Faith exhibition
  28. Macguffin-thesink-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication MacGuffin explores the mysterious life of The Kitchen Sink
  29. Timlaha-fillings-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Tim Lahan’s new works reduce recognisable shapes to create “tension and movement”
  30. Torbrandt-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Tor Brandt’s minimalistic illustrations inspired by underground comics
  31. Erasedtapes Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: ten songs you'll hear on the Erased Tapes sound gallery stereo
  32. Maxbaitinger-birgit-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Max Baitinger’s comic Birgit illustrates the ballsy decision to quit your job
  33. Leahgordon-freemasonsinhaiti-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Leah Gordon photographs the Freemasons of contemporary Haiti
  34. Nathaliedupasquier-fromtimetotime-pacegallery-exhibition-itsnicethat-list_ Exhibition Nathalie du Pasquier opens first solo show in UK for almost 25 years
  35. Bureauborsche-laurelhalo-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list_copy Graphic Design Bureau Borsche talks us through its album artwork for Laurel Halo
  36. Peopleshistorymuseum-fleshflyers-queernoise-exhibition-itsnicethat-list Exhibition Haçienda club night “Flesh” flyers and other archival works to feature in Queer Noise show
  37. Annahaifisch-drifter-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Anna Haifisch bends the rules of comics in new floppy and oversized book, Drifter
  38. Mixtape_warpaint2 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Warpaint's Glastonbury picks
  39. Brian-blomerth-iphone64-its-nice-that-list Illustration Brian Blomerth illustrates a “trippers guide” to the iPhone 64
  40. Dasha-chukhrova-lemon-resort-its-nice-that-list Animation Dasha Chukrova’s absurd animations inspired by Nickelodeon
  41. Fearless_girl_int_list Advertising Fearless Girl statue wins three Grand Prix awards during the first day of Cannes Lions
  42. Brian_lotti_int_list Art Brian Lotti celebrates the commonplace in his personable paintings
  43. Franci_virgili_int_list Graphic Design Fresh Yale grad Franci Virgili applies an academic approach to graphic design
  44. Jerkcurb_int_list Illustration Jerkcurb illustrates the world of the Voodoo Saloon in upcoming comic and single
  45. Safari_festival_int_list Illustration Breakdown Press announces the fourth edition of Safari Festival with global contributors
  46. Clay_hickson_int_list Publication Clay Hickson takes us through his ideas that never panned out within his book, In A Nutshell
  47. Mixtape_template_cb Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: From Coldplay to Avril Lavigne, Chastity Belt's driving mix
  48. Isaac_ruiz_int_list Graphic Design Isaac Ruiz investigates "suburban infrastructures and western culture of America” using design and typography
  49. Chau_long_int_list Illustration Chau Luong dips her toes in many a creative pursuit with vibrant illustrative results
  50. Le_gun_list_int Publication Le Gun returns with a new mag about “a world gone mad”
  51. Monotype_int_list Graphic Design Monotype release new typeface SST, originally designed for Sony
  52. Jacob_yarwood_int_list Art Jacob Yarwood’s paintings produce “moments rather than goals or agendas”
  53. Stephanie_hughes_int Illustration Steph Hughes on how her illustrated posters grew from being in a band
  54. Campbell_addy_getty_images_int_list Photography Campbell Addy partners with Getty Images to promote representative stock photography
  55. Old_school_trolls_int_list Publication Old School Trolls Zine illustrates boob-shaped bongs and wide-smiling trees
  56. Yunus_ak_int_list Graphic Design Yunus Ak explores and expands the form of the book through typography
  57. Fh2 Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: Father shares an ode to his second year of college
  58. Danielle_orchard_int_list Art Danielle Orchard’s paintings interpret the “anxiety around intimacy”
  59. Sophie_koko_gate_int_list Animation Sophie Koko Gate animates the confirmation bias encouraged by the internet
  60. Int_podcast_politics_list It's Nice That Podcast The It’s Nice That Podcast investigates the design and context of political messages
  61. Freya_int_list Graphic Design New Letters bends the rules of typography in contrasting font Freya
  62. David_brandon_geeting_int_list Photography David Brandon Geeting’s Neighbourhood Stroll sees the photographer Instagram posting on mass
  63. Fibda_int_list Graphic Design Adrien Godin and Baptiste Bernazeau “build an identity around laughter”
  64. Matthew_pettit_int_list Illustration Matthew Pettit conveys a personable narrative through illustration
  65. 00_aphex_twin_it's_nice_that_list Miscellaneous “It’s a psychological overload”: Weirdcore on creating Aphex Twin’s live visuals
  66. Mixtape_template_hh Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: H Hawkline's You're Not Alone In The Dark
  67. New_york_times_int_list Publication Exclusive interview with New York Times Magazine editor-in-chief on its comic strip New York issue
  68. Clark_int_list Film Behind the scenes of Sander Houtkruijer’s topsy turvy video for Clark
  69. Img_9462 Things May's Things: a publication special!
  70. William_eggleston_int_list Photography “Things just happen, as things do”: the world through the eyes of William Eggleston
  71. Nous-vous-list Illustration Three Men In A Boat: Nous Vous’ drawing machine explores the collaborative illustration process
  72. Matthew_the_horse_int_list Publication Matthew the Horse combines poetry and illustration “borne from being a wally,” in new book
  73. Frederike_helwig_int_list Photography Frederike Helwig’s snapshot of Nicaragua from 2004 now published
  74. Fm_fd Friday Mixtape Friday Mixtape: top picks from ten years of Field Day
  75. Dead_beat_club_int_list Photography Cost-effective, beautiful shit: an interview with the Deadbeat Club
  76. Florence_nicolas_int_list Photography The high-powered fashion photography of duo Florence & Nicolas
  77. Bold_decisions_int_list Graphic Design Bold Decisions tests a type specimen’s form in personable font, Lars
  78. Cecilia_int_list Graphic Design Graphic designer Cecilia Serafini uses typography with vibrant panache
  79. Jeremy_deller_int_list Art Jeremy Deller behind “strong and stable my arse” posters 
  80. Tristan_pigott_int_list Art Tristan Pigott paints “real contemporaries” in upcoming solo exhibition, Juicy Bits