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Founded in 2007, It’s Nice That is a publishing platform that encompasses several different online, print and events offerings as part of its mission of championing creativity across the art and design world.

Pedro MS’ illustrations are inspired by strange characters, sci-fi and video games

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Bombarded by the strange characters and fascinating world of video games as a child, Portuguese illustrator Pedro MS says this formed the initial foundations of his artistic pursuit: “At an early age that kept my imagination flowing,” he tells It’s Nice That. “It’s probably the main reason I decided later in life to become an illustrator.” These early interests were quickly followed by a fascination with comic books that led to Pedro choosing to study visual arts in high school and later graphic design at university.

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Thibaud Hérem on his technically perfect illustrations of buildings

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The Albus gallery in Seoul is Korea’s first and only exhibition space dedicated solely to illustration. Currently exhibiting across all four floors is the French illustrator Thibaud Hérem who expresses himself and his technical abilities in a new show, Detail filled with passion. “This show is a milestone in my career,” Thibaud tells It’s Nice That. He fills the gallery with wonderfully detailed illustrations of buildings from all over the world. A technical style of drawing that he has perfected over many years, each illustration relays a distinct moment of time and place through architecture.

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Rebecca Harper’s paintings are a “reflection of the time we are living in”

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“I believe that art and life are synchronised, that we learn about life and its events by discovering ourselves, and that equally we learn about ourselves after having endured life,” says London born and based painter Rebecca Harper. “My works are reactions to their life sources – a reflection of the time we are living in, and a strong desire to have an argument with it, for example.”

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