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The British Nigeran artist's massive book-based exploration of identity is now open to the public at the UK's most-visited museum.

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Monotype's type director and lead designer on the new Helvetica Now discusses the design process behind the new typeface and sheds light on the cultural phenomenon that is Helvetica.

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Photographer Marco Arguello travels to Gujo Hachiman in Japan to document the “artisanal craft” of designing and making fake food.

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You can’t have failed to notice that Brexit hasn’t gone as smoothly as many of us would have liked. Back in June 2016 – when the world was young and it felt like we had our entire lives ahead of us – leavers and remainers alike hoped the situation would resolve itself quickly, effectively, and amicably.

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Paris-based designer Mathilde Gaussen celebrates those who changed the face of criminology with new investigative methods.

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Director and graphic artist Nicolas Ménard has done it again. And this time it comes in the form of a one-minute stop-motion animation, shot entirely in-camera featuring hundreds of miniatures for Mexican beer brand Corona. Arguably one of Mexico’s most recognisable brands, the film is narrated by Gael García Bernal and shows how Corona is intertwined in Mexico’s history.

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Swiss art direction and graphic design studio Neo Neo, made up of Thuy-An Hoang and Xavier Erni, has recently updated its website and with it, the pair reveals several new projects displaying their systematically precise approach to graphic design.

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Collletttivo is self-described by its members as “something we haven’t yet been able to define.” A type foundry built on an open source philosophy — where designs can be modified online by others — the collective is “an aggregation of people doing a variety of things that revolve around typography.” Established in 2017, Collletttivo started as an online type portfolio where its early members could share their design experiments. Since then, the group has condensed into a smaller but more active collective of seven Milan-based creatives working on projects, workshops and talks, not to mention several other designers who have released their typefaces on the website which are available to download for free!

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The city of Venice has been blessed with its first ever permanent art quarter, thanks in part to London-based female art group October! Collective.

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From 2013-2018, Erik Brandt exhibited the work of well-known and up and coming designers on a piece of cedar board attached, by himself, to the side of his garage in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The self-initiated exhibition space, titled “_Ficciones Typografika_”:https://www.itsnicethat.com/articles/ficciones-typografika-behind-the-scenes, began as an invite-only project before being opened to submissions and rapidly grew into a “who’s who” of experimental typographic practice within the global design community.

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Even the most ardent and hardened of southerners has to admit that Manchester is one of the UK’s great cities. Blessed with an amazing cathedral, an abundance of brilliant pubs and an immense cultural history, we’re always looking for an excuse to hop on the Pendolino from Euston on a Friday evening. Now we have another one.

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When most of us think of family photography, we think of images imbued with nostalgic memories of warm childhood houses and an age of innocence. Photographer Charles-Henry Bédué uses this concept as a starting point for his ongoing series _The House of Happiness_, but instead of capturing the happy connotations of domestic life, he photographs the darker, somewhat disturbing corners of the family home.

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“Yishu Wang’s”:https://www.instagram.com/yishuwang/ photography is bound to make you stop, look, look again and finally admit that you have no clue what’s going on. From overview shots of hundreds of uniformed men dressed in red suits to Orwellian CCTV structures, Yishu’s portfolio is wonderfully disorientating. Based in Wuzhen, a scenic town near Shanghai, Yishu has worked as a top photojournalist in Chinese media for the past 15 years. His job has offered Yishu endless opportunities to travel extensively across China from large metropolises to remote villages, documenting what he sees as he goes. “Many viewers have told me that my photography is similar to literature in that the images seem to have plots. But when I was taking the photos, I wasn’t thinking about narratives. I was just relaxed and receptive to any scenario that came my way,” Yishu tells It’s Nice That.

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_Amalgam_ is an ad-hoc transdisciplinary journal that explores the intersection of type, language and the visual arts: a perfect combination of subjects for anyone who, like us, obsesses over design and typography. With a graphically bold cover and equally intriguing name, _Amalgam_ is the latest project from Swiss graphic designer Pouya Ahmadi.

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Gucci and Frieze have teamed up on a major new video project, “_The Second Summer of Love_”:https://frieze.com/secondsummeroflove-exclusive-screening. The four part video series will feature films conceptualised and directed by the likes of Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller, Jay-Z collaborator Arthur Jafa and emerging video artist Josh Blaaberg. The films are to be released at various points throughout this year.

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Over 100 renowned artist have signed an open letter in “The Guardian”:https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2018/may/08/british-artists-ebacc-will-damage-creativity-and-self-expression, deploring the new English baccalaureate (Ebacc) qualification for sidelining creative subjects. The protesting artists include Tracey Emin, Grayson Perry, Rachel Whiteread, Jeremy Deller, Rose Wylie, David Shrigley, Bob and Roberta Smith, Gillian Wearing and Anish Kapoor.

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’€œI focus on landscapes that have been heavily transformed by human intervention and document the marks that we have left on the earth’€™s surface in order to meet our daily needs,’€ says Munich-based photographer Tom Hegen of the environmental agenda behind his incredible abstract landscapes. Tom has been creating aerial photographs for the past four years, scaling the skies with a self-built quadrocopter (or drone) but also using hot air balloons, helicopters and planes.

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Apple Music has released a campaign film titled Apple Music Anthem, which sees the platform’s note icon appear in dozens of recognisable musical visuals to take on the identity of various genres. Transfiguring at high speed constantly across the 38-second spot, the icon pops up alongside the likes of FKA twigs, Drake, Dr Dre, Kendrick Lamar, Demi Lovato, Sia and Eminem, and camouflaging into well-known album artworks for Bob Dylan, Kesha, Fleetwood Mac and Queens of the Stone Age.

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Graphic designer David Wise has always been involved in the creative world. He studied a bachelor’s in Fine Arts in Painting and Digital Media but it wasn’t until the summer before his senior year that he was formally introduced to graphic design. “I became instantly fascinated with the sort of divergent, but complimentary history design has with other disciplines like architecture and fine art,” David tells It’s Nice That. He went on to spend the rest of his senior year “getting up to speed,” taking as many tangentially related courses as he could. This helped him develop a portfolio that eventually led him to Cranbrook Academy of Art where he received his master’s in Fine Arts.
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The Wines of Gala is Salvador Dalí’s take on the “pleasures of the grape” and sets out to organise wines “according to the sensations they create in our very depths”. Published by Taschen, the reprinted book is a follow-up to the best-selling Les Dîners de Gala, which was a gastronomic romp through the feasts he used to prepare during the 70s.
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