As the curtain falls on 2015 it’s time to take stock and reflect on the incredible work we have had the pleasure and privilege to publish this year. We have gathered and sorted the most popular content from across the site and spoken to ten creatives who have made an impact with beautiful, provocative and inspiring work over the last 12 months. Thanks to everyone that made 2015 a year to remember. We can’t wait to see what 2016 has in store. Supported by Squarespace.
As 2015 draws to a close we will be providing exclusive interviews with ten creatives whose work has stood out and made an impact over the past 12 months. First up, we speak to illustrator Jean Jullien about his remarkable year.
The It’s Nice That Review of the Year concludes with a round up of the best and most popular content we have published this year. We kick things off with the definitive list of the most read articles in 2015. From number one to number 100, this is a mix of the brilliant, provocative, inspiring and sometimes just plain weird projects we have written about and you have read.
Industry legend Neville Brody tells us about his massive, even by his standards, year that saw the delivery of a new visual identity for Channel 4 and a reorganisation of the School of Communications at the RCA
This year has seen some massive rebrands – Google, Channel 4 and the New York Times to name but a few of the successes featured on this list. Some of the failures and rejections got you reading too though, you cynical bunch.
In the fourth interview as part of our review of the year, Mr Bingo shares his thoughts on the campaign behind his new book and new found skills as a rapper.
“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still,” said Dorothea Lange. Our top 25 is a rich mix of editorial, documentary and urban photography.
We caught up with Deutsche Börse Prize nominated photographer Viviane Sassen to find out more about her fantastic year.
From documentaries to stop motion animation, the hard-hitting to the totally trivial and filthy – this is what you were watching in 2015.
A look back at 2015’s illustration stories proves the power of the discipline to delight, to titillate and to delineate some of the world’s most distressing, incomprehensible events. So from the lewd and rude to the erotic to the hard-hitting, we present the illustration work that made It’s Nice That sit up and look in the last year.
Our review of the year continues with an interview with the team behind Google’s in-house rebrand.
We catch up with ManvsMachine after a year that has seen it deliver some of the most attention grabbing rebranding projects of 2015 and take some massive steps towards its goal of “infiltrating the mainstream.”
“It’s Hip to be Square” sang Huey Lewis and the News. That’s why we wanted to celebrate the posts you enjoyed most on the photo-friendly social media channel this year. Here’s what you enjoyed looking at through the square window throughout 2015.
h3. 1. Animade, frankenSim
In the second of our interviews with ten creatives whose have had a remarkable 2015, Kim Gehrig reflects on her work and hopes for next year.
Across Nicer Tuesdays and Here more than 2,400 people have attended our events this year. Gathered here are some of the highlights with presentations from some of the most charismatic, celebrated and entertaining personalities in the industry.
h3. 1. Annie Atkins, Here 2015
Our review of the year continues with an interview with architecture, art and design collective Assemble, winners of the UK’s most prestigious art prize.
Re-read all about it! From classic design manual reissues to walkouts, rows and controversies – these are the stories that got you talking in 2015.
In the fifth interview for review of the year we speak to Hattie Stewart about gut instinct and where she looked to for inspiration in 2015
Including a day with Pentagram, a long conversation with an angry McBess and a journey into the world of tranny boxing – these are the long reads that grabbed your attention.
The Review of the Year has given the It’s Nice That team a chance to reflect on the great work that we have discovered and had the privilege to share with our readers over past 12 months. When we launched the Review at a party last Friday, we were able to meet and celebrate with many of the individuals that make our jobs so varied and interesting. Here, we present ten articles selected by the whole editorial team as our personal highlights of the year. Thanks to everyone that made 2015 so memorable. We look forward to bringing you even more great stories and projects in 2016.
In our seventh review of the year article we catch up with Michael Driver who, fresh out of university, has had a year to remember.
‘Tis the season to say thank you. As another year draws to a close and we reflect on 2015, celebrating the most read articles as well as interviewing some of the people that made the year so memorable, we’d like to take this opportunity for a roll call of thanks…