Nice Magazine: A plan (already behind), the selection of objects and the slow move in a positive direction

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every good project starts with a well-laid plan. Team Nicework set out with a collaborative, agile planning session. We broke the project down into epics and task. You can even see the original publish date of February 2018. “Everyone has a plan until you get punched in the face” — Mike Tyson 2018 has already […]

Nice Magazine: An open archaeological design exploration

Reading Time: 3 minutes Having been in the design world for nearly two decades, I have identified a few simple signs that a creative company has been around for a while. The first, a collection of ageing or dead Macintoshs, usually accompanied by some sort of grumble that “they don’t make these like they used to.”. The second is […]

Typography Experiment by Carlos de Toro

Reading Time: 2 minutes Carlos de Toro is a Spanish graphic & type designer currently based between Barcelona & Logroño. He’s deeply interested in type, branding, and editorial design. Recently he shared a quite interesting project on his Behance page –  he played with the idea of overlapping different designs to create a new typography style from it. The […]

Pretty Interes-ting Magazine Exploration

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is a personal project by Mohamed Samir was created to start a series of magazines under “Ting studio” name. The series starts visually with the exploration of the living creatures motion and the relation between it and the human behaviour. Both graphical interpretation and photography are being used in all the magazine versions. It will include also […]

A Monday Smile in the form of a Rabbit

Reading Time: 2 minutes This Monday, let us think of the simple things that make us feel warm and fuzzy inside… like a hot cup of tea, a good book, a comfy duvet and  series, or a fluffy rabbit. I would like to introduce you to the brilliance that is Miffy Chen. Her simple illustrations come to life through […]

Throwback Thursday: Renate van Rensburg

Reading Time: 2 minutes We featured the talented Renate van Rensburg in NICE Magazine: Contrast & Contradiction. Her illustrations are intricate and full of life, and this can be seen with the work exhibited in her editorial. We’ve showed you her old work but what is she doing now? Here are a couple of her more recent illustrations which we feel […]

Article Summary: Sean Tucker

Reading Time: 2 minutes For NICE Magazine: Contrast & Contradiction we embarked on a journey with the hope of creating a photography feature in which we could showcase the work of old school purists and new school adventurers. To our delight we came across Sean Tucker, who appears to be a bit of both. Sean is a photographer living and working […]

The Best Thing: Pope John Paw

Reading Time: < 1 minute As part of their interviews in the latest issue of NICE Magazine, we asked our contributors what the best thing they had seen online was. This week our featured contributor is Candice Bondi. Candice said that the best thing she’s seen online in recent times is a picture of a little dog that must think […]

Article Summary: Beverage Showdown

Reading Time: < 1 minute Apart from the cats versus dogs conundrum, nothing has caused more bloody conflict over the years than the question of “tea or coffee?” Johannesburg’s café culture has seen exponential growth over the last few years, which makes it the perfect battleground for settling the score once and for all. We dispatched Nice Magazine representatives all […]