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“Design a planet saving piece of junk mail”

It’s easy to forget about our responsibility to the planet in these dire times, which is why, on Monday, climate club Adapt set you all an environmental-focussed challenge: “design a planet saving piece of junk mail”.  The wonderfully bad puns and Microsoft Word-esque designs have rolled in over the week and it was a treat […]

Our creative and cultural recommendations for the long weekend ahead

Ruby Boddington, Associate Editorclass=”sans”> Terrace Houseclass=”sans”> If you’re a fan of Love Island, Big Brother or Masterchef – even better if, like me, you’re a fan of all three – then you have to stop what you’re doing and go and watch Terrace House. I know most of you have probably already binged your way […]

“Create an illustration showing a fun activity you can do by yourself” – Joseph Melhuish’s Weekly Brief

Last Monday we launched It’s Nice That’s Weekly Brief, which, (you guessed it) involves a brief (no surprises here) set weekly. Sam Bailey kicked things off by asking you all to create a digital collage using objects found in your home, and not only were we impressed with the creativity, we loved looking through all […]

“Make a digital collage using objects in your home” – Introducing the It’s Nice That Weekly Brief

For those regular It’s Nice That readers, you may well remember our Monthly Brief from a year or so ago – a host of of creatives challenging you to “recreate a famous design in crayon” or to“design a bootleg T-shirt for your favourite band”, alongside many other odd, interesting and fun ideas. As our editor Matt […]

Studio Lowrie creates Sundance Film Festival’s latest identity from a shipping container

Despite initially forgetting its own name, Studio Lowrie’s talk at February’s Nicer Tuesdays went rather well, explaining its impressive new identity for the Sundance Film Festival. “It was an incredible project for us,” said Michael White, creative director and founder. “It’s been a year in the making.” The studio had to produce over 1500 applications, […]

Patternity to run a Mindful Marbling workshop at Beat Hotel Marrakech

The workshop promises to be a welcome balm to our hectic and hyper-connected lives, what Grace describes as the “age of disconnect” we’re living through. “In our increasingly digitised lives, there is something so powerful about switching off our devices and making something with our hands,” says Anna. “Our workshops have been designed to help […]

Jobs of the week from Broadwick Live, Forty Eight Point One and gpstudio!

Here’s this week’s edit of jobs posted on our sister recruitment site If You Could Jobs – a creative jobs board that works for everyone. Built by creatives, for creatives, it’s a quick and easy way to browse hundreds of opportunities across the industry. Whether you’re taking your first step or making your next move, […]

Jobs of the week from Lazy Oaf, Made.com and Gifted Communications!

Here’s this week’s edit of jobs posted on our sister recruitment site If You Could Jobs – a creative jobs board that works for everyone. Built by creatives, for creatives, it’s a quick and easy way to browse hundreds of opportunities across the industry. Whether you’re taking your first step or making your next move, […]

New year, new job? It’s Nice That is hiring a middleweight creative

It’s Nice That is looking for the next member of its creative team, a middleweight-level creative to work across in-house projects and external brand partnerships, from our east London studio. Head straight over to the job ad here or read on for more information about the role and what you could find yourself working on. […]

What’s your creative resolution? A round-up of entries to our Insta brief

At the end of last year, we asked you to think about your creative New Year’s resolution and then incorporate your 2020 plans into an artwork to share with the world via Instagram. With over 500 entries spanning illustration, graphic design, photography and animation, picking out our favourite pieces was very tricky indeed. Below are […]