July 2017

  1. Helmutlanglist Fashion Helmut Lang unveils new direction courtesy of Dazed editor-in-chief Isabella Burley
  2. Humanscale-manual-henry-dreyfuss-graphic-design-listitsnicethat Graphic Design Henry Dreyfuss’ Humanscale design manuals from 1974-81 to be reissued
  3. Gucci-glen-luchford-film-itsnicethat-list Film Gucci takes us on a journey through time and space with its AW17 campaign
  4. Peckham-levels-news-itsnicethat-4 Miscellaneous Peckham Levels announces first 100 members of new co-working initiative
  5. Emily-and-alice-stein-hold-me-closer-tiny-dancer-film-itsnicethat-list Film Hold Me Closer Tiny Dancer: the Stein sisters’ heart-warming film on child ballroom stars
  6. Alexandravoicu_alienation_7-mastered-itsnicethat-list Fashion Three female art directors on collaboration, competition and confidence
  7. Hassan-hajjaj-somersethouse-art-itsnicethat-list Art Somerset House will host season to celebrate African Art this autumn
  8. Poonehghana-pitchforkfestival-atmos-photography-list Photography Pooneh Ghana’s ambient crowd and artist portraits from Pitchfork Music Festival make you wish you were there 
  9. Mspaint-saved-miscellaneous-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Microsoft thankfully decides that “MS Paint is here to stay”
  10. Tracey-emin-benefit-itsnicethat-1 Art Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation launches benefit auction with limited edition artwork by Tracey Emin
  11. Rick_and_morty_art_director_james_mcdermott_sketchbook_illustration_animation_itsnicethat_list Animation “It’s a process of baby-making”: designing the horrific and hilarious multiverse of Rick and Morty
  12. Julian-glander-mit-technology-review-blockchain-explainer-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Julian Glander explains what a blockchain system is for MIT Technology Review
  13. Pussyriot-art-itsnicethat-list Art Pussy Riot are planning a new performance with Les Enfants Terribles
  14. Pouyaahmadi-festivalofpoetstheater-graphicdesign-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Pouya Ahmadi uses typography to “bridge the gap between poetry, performance and space"
  15. Gilles-de-brock-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Gilles de Brock’s bold poster designs use found imagery and psychedelic hues
  16. Nijournal-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Campbell Addy takes us inside the pages of Niijournal’s long-awaited second issue
  17. Scottgallagher-bandpractice-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Scott Gallagher photographs the youth of marching bands in Northern Ireland
  18. Lucas-dupuy-art-itsnicethat-1 Art South-London artist Lucas Dupuy explores dyslexia through blurred shapes and symbols
  19. Ari-marcopoulos-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography “Noise, exertion and rebellion”: Ari Marcopoulos’ latest exhibition, Machine
  20. 44flavours-festival-itsnicethat-list Art 44 Flavours designs floating stage at German festival Watt En Schlick Fest
  21. Lois-cohen-photography-itsnicethat-1 Photography Amsterdam-based photographer Lois Cohen’s "absurd" portraits
  22. Robert_boisen_like_minded_amnesty_international_copenhagen_its_nice_that_li Advertising Robert/Boisen & Like-minded bring the tanks of Syria to Copenhagen for Amnesty International campaign
  23. Greg-barth-epic-fail-film-itsnicethat-list Film Greg Barth puts world peace to a public vote in satirical film, Epic Fail
  24. Ms-paint-news-list Miscellaneous Microsoft Paint plans to be removed in upcoming Windows update
  25. Julia-petrova-illustrations-itsnicethat-list Illustration Julia Petrova conveys mystery and darkness in her landscape illustrations
  26. Reebok_floatride_space_boot_product_design_its_nice_that_li Product Design Reebok develops super-light footwear for astronauts in partnership with David Clark Company
  27. Deividasbuivydas-f(l)ight-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Deividas Buivydas documents Boston, Lincolnshire, a town known as “the face of Brexit"
  28. Justin-sloane-graphic-design-itsnicethat-1 Graphic Design Justin Sloane applies his blunt and nuanced ethos to multidisciplinary design
  29. Courtesy-of-alice-cooper-andy-warhol-little-electric-chair Art Alice Cooper discovers original Andy Warhol silkscreen he’d forgotten about since the 70s
  30. Philipe_starck_paris_olympic_medal_product_design_its_nice_that_3 Product Design Philippe Starck designs sharable medal for Paris Olympics
  31. Marcie-lacerte-summer-of-love-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Marcie LaCerte’s obscure animation follows the pursuit of some summer love
  32. Carlsberglist Graphic Design Kontrapunkt redesigns Carlsberg Black Gold Pilsner can
  33. V-a-b-graphic-design-itsnicethat-15 Graphic Design Twin brothers V/A/B on their “difficultly simple” approach to design
  34. Central-saint-martins Miscellaneous Applicants to UK arts and design university courses declines by over 14,000 this year
  35. Facebook_patent_modular_phone_technology_its_nice_that Product Design Facebook files patent for a modular phone design
  36. Botw_210717 Best of the Web The people’s choice, it’s Best of the Web!
  37. Larry-hallegua-pattaya-beach-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Larry Hallegua captures sun worshippers on Pattaya Beach in Thailand
  38. Jurgen-bay-misc-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous “The field is stretching itself bigger and bigger” - Jurgen Bey on design education and infinite possibility
  39. Lukaskorschan-dulwichhamlet-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Lukas Korshan photographs Dulwich Hamlet FC, where you can “drink beer, stand up, and let loose"
  40. Jack-davison-noon-magazine-photography-itsnicethat-15 Photography Jack Davison captures the “progress of time” for Noon magazine