The That's Nice team gathers around Saba Malik as she celebrates the completion of her internship.
That's Nice Celebrates Saba
Goodbye for Now, Saba
Saba Malik has finished up her internship and is now heading home to California. She worked very hard and fit in well with the accounts team - we hope to see her back in the fall!
The GranFondo Bicycle Race
First thing the next day, Brian and Lucas were at the start of the GranFondo bicycle race: a 150k loop around the middle of PEI stretching to the North coast, starting and ending in Charlottetown.
Sunset on the Other Side of Confederation Bridge
Pirelli Scorpion Tires
355 R21, 25 - a Pirelli tire with a screw in it, will replace both back tires on the beast/Lambo.
On the Way to PEI
First Day of School
It's Demba's first day of school and he's dressed to impressed. We can't believe how fast he's grown!
Nice New Friends
New friends at That’s Nice, Sakina and Misaki, enjoy an ice cream during lunch.
Jack’s Drive-In has been in this same location since before Lucas was born. They are famous for their sliders, which are hamburgers with a helping of caramelized onions. They start cooking the onions in the morning and you can smell the place a mile away. Lucas helped himself to two sliders with cheese and a chocolate shake.
The Pumpkin House
This is the house of Lucas' childhood friend, Seth. His father designed, came up with the process and built this house, which was known as "the pumpkin house." Lucas' father built the garage as an extension.
Lucas poses in front of Crystal Lake, a local swimming spot near his childhood home.
Memory Lane in Upstate NY
Taking a trip down memory lane, Lucas snaps a quick flick in front of his alma matter, Averill Park High School.
After the shoot at the Milford Rentschler site, Lucas Visser stopped by his hometown of Averill Park in Rensselaer County, upstate New York. Here is is posed in front of Poestenkill Elementary.
Future Design Director
Misaki Walker visits the office for some visual concept development work - look for her work in upcoming issues of Pharma's Almanac. Could we be looking at a future Design Director?
Rosa Mexicano Lunch
The That's Nice team enjoys lunch from Rosa Mexicano before heading into the long Labor Day weekend.
After a long day of a facility shoot, Brian Pierce and Lucas Visser sit down to enjoy another passion of theirs. Enjoy guys, you deserve it.
Shooting Rentschler Biopharma SE
It's a Wrap
The team poses after the a successful shoot on PEI at the Island Hill Farm is wrapped.
The goats at Island Hill Farm are officially part of the Nice Passion team.
Island Hill Farm Shoot
The Nice Passion team films on the Island Hill Farm surrounded by lovable goats.
Lucas looks for the drone, wondering why the drift is on with the runway from the sea. Nigel knows the answer - it's because of the wind!
Island Hill Farms
The Nice Passion team is filming at Island hill farms today, where they make soap and other products from goat milk.
Lucy Goes to Work
Lucy needs a nap after a long day at work with her Project Coordinator mom, Emilee.
International Dog Day
Project Coordinator, Emilee, brings her dog, Lucy, into work in celebration of International Dog Day.
Sakina takes in the beautiful English architecture in Westminster.
Sakina went to Laduree with friends while she was in London - she enjoyed the Ispahan dessert which included fresh lychee and raspberries!
London Highlights - Harrod's
Sakina made sure to stop by high-end Department Store, Harrod's while on vacation in London.
Candies from London
Accounts intern, Sakina, brought chocolates and candies to the office from her trip to London.
Arrived in PEI
Nigel has arrived on Prince Edward Island to shoot video for NicePassion. He joins Brian and Lucas, who have been there since last week.
The Manhattan skyline shimmers in the sun at 6.00pm on a Saturday night - notice the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge in the foreground.
Congrats, Aston Villa
Congratulations to Aston Villa for their first win in the premiership in three years. Up the Villa!
New Vision - Coming Soon
Five years ago our design team did an illustration of our building in New York, with a clear interpretation of Union Square - our new vision is coming soon...
Mint Condition Eldorado
A mint condition Cadillac Eldorado sits in a car museum in the south.
Saltire Foundation 2020
Congratulations to Saltire Foundation scholar, Nisha, who has officially completed finished her 2019 internship in the research dept. We look forward to greeting our next Saltire candidates in 2020.
Must Be Kentucky
Horse + Racing + USA? Must be Kentucky.
Both Nigel and President Trump are visiting Louisville today, but there's no need to meet up there - they both permanently reside in New York.
It's a Wrap
The Nice Passion team pictured with the film's star, Sean (middle). This is the 4th short film complete by That's Nice - a record for Brian for a 5 minute piece. All we're wondering is, Lucas, where’s the drone?
Summer Reading List
We're reading, "Built to Last" Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins.
NIsha's Last Day
That's Nice will miss Research intern, Nisha as she goes back home to Scotland.
Precision on Show
It’s a privilege to watch the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
Rolling Out the Big Guns
Violet learns from big data – 6 tons used to sent a 330 pound ball over 2 miles.
Strategy Director, Mark Allen, admires the fortress that is Edinburgh Castle. Strong foundations last a very long time, even though there has been numerous ‘owners’ over the years.
“Nature of Science” - 5 Minutes
Confusion on Location
Out on location, Brian and Lucas are obviously confused.
Gone Fishing in Westchester
Luke Walker is out fishing this weekend in Westchester - it's his first time out on the lake.
Weekend Bike Ride
Lucas and Nigel went for a 60 mile bicycle ride over 6 hours, burning over 4000 calories as they traveled from Westchester to Garrison, NY, 8 miles past Bear Mountain.
Bubbles in Union Square
Project Coordinator Emilee captures some mid-day fun at Union Square.
Happy Birthday, Mark Allen
The That's Nice team celebrates Strategy Director Mark Allen's birthday with pizza and cake.
We're Looking for Fish
Exploring the Microbiome
Accounts Welcomes Andrea
The Accounts Team went to dinner to welcome new project manager, Andrea.
That's Nice is excited to unveil a new brand identity for one our favorite clients, and introduce ArrantaBio.
Lost in the Woods
Don't take a wrong turn! Lucas gets lost in the woods looking for bears.
In the Catskills
Out in the Catskills, Nigel, Lucas Visser and Sean (featured in the Nature of Science video) are finishing up a film for the next Nice Passion Video.
Nigel notices a 30’ American flag in upstate New York, a beautiful sight on his weekend hike.
Christofle Essential Purchase
Nigel made a Christofle silver flatware egg purchase this weekend - it's a beautiful example of fine French dinnerware.
Drinks at 230 Fifth
The That's Nice team enjoyed drinks after work on the rooftop of flatiron go-to 230 Fifth.
Grifols Recombinant Protein CDMO Pop Up Booth
The Grifols Recombinant Protein CDMO business gets a new, high-tech pop up booth.
Nigel isn't crying over spilled snacks, which, unfortunately, blend into the hardwood floor.
The Iconic Flatiron
Sakina finds the iconic Flatiron building to be one of her favorite architecture buildings in the world!
The accounts and web development teams unwind after work at yoga.
500 Knots Across Paris
It was just about 12 months ago that Nigel and Brian were flying at 500 knots across the south of Paris. Notice the "Rescue" sign with two yellow arrows, because they needed it.
Le District for Dinner
After work, Sakina and her friends take pictures by the marina during the sunset just before they head to Le District for dinner!
Dark clouds are amassing over New York as an 18 hour rain front moves in.
An Eye for Design
Sakina loves looking at beautiful architecture that the city has to offer -architecture is just one of Sakina’s many areas that she finds aesthetically pleasing!
On Top of the World
Saba Malik takes a trip downtown after work and is amazed by the breathtaking city views.
Nights with a View
While learning and gaining valuable experience as an intern, Sakina enjoys the New York City nightlife - which entails eating at posh & swanky rooftop restaurants/lounges overlooking the city’s bright beautiful skyline.
Lunch at Ribalta
The That's Nice intern team joins the Web Development and Research teams for a pizza lunch at Ribalta.
1971 Miura SV
A new toy arrived last weekend, the 1971 Miura SV. Albeit, it's a model and not a real car, it's nevertheless one step closer.
Lucas is staying at Nigel's this week while his wife is traveling - the two managed to cook up a nutritious dinner that their wives are no doubt proud of!
Saba and Sakina enjoy dinner together after work and chat about all they’ve been learning during their internship experience this summer.
Fun in the Sun
Enjoying the nice weather and beautiful views while relaxing in Central Park.
That's Nice is inspired by the stock exchange "Fearless girl" who symbolizes the gender equality movement and the power of women in leadership.
230 Fifth Tasting
Nisha samples the food and drinks at rooftop hangout 230 Fifth, ahead of company drinks at the same venue next Thursday. The frose gets the thumbs up!
Wei's puppy Ahsoka visited the office this morning!
Immersed in Marketing
Accounts intern, Saba Malik, explores Times Square, the epicenter of marketing and advertising!
NYC or Dubai?
While getting dinner at Rosa Mexicano, Sakina is reminded of the Floating Man Wall in the Dubai Mall - and it's easy to see why!
Working Hard in Research
Gabriela Estupiñán and Nisha Middleton, our Research interns, working diligently on our upcoming CDMO Biologics Report.
Along with That’s Nice being part of Sakina’s “extended family,” Sakina had a lovely visit from her uncle in the office today who is the CEO and founder of Yourway - one of That’s Nice's high profile clients!
Farmer's Market Lunch
Gabriela and Nisha grab veggies from the Union Square Farmer's Market, located right outside the That's Nice NYC office, during lunch.
Halfway through her internship with That's Nice, Nisha has already learned so much already in the Research Dept. Although she's missing Scotland a lot, she's excited to see what the next month in NYC brings.
Nigel is heading back north after a little stop off in the wilderness.
Natural Bone Yard
Nigel takes a dramatic shot near a run-off of river logs, reminiscent of a bone yard for nature.
Northway Biotechpharma Celebrates 15 Years
Congratulations to Northway Biotechpharma, the company is celebrating 15 years in the CDMO space.
Project Coordinator, Emilee and Graphic Designer, Nina, are twinning in denim dresses.
After Work Yoga
Interactive Developers Parth and Jaren unwind after work with a relaxing yoga class.
Happy Birthday, Nigel!
The That's Nice team wishes Nigel the best of birthdays!
Down the River
Nigel has journeyed a few hundred miles downstream, leaving Colombia and moving into Peru. Pictured here are the overhead leaves above the new boat that he has moved to.
The That's Nice interns are treated by That’s Nice to Sakina’s favorite Italian chocolate dessert spot, Venchi!
It was a great sunset last night on the Amazon River - Nigel is heading west today.
England Wins World Cricket Cup
England wins the World Cricket Cup by the tiniest of margins, beating New Zealand on the final ball of the final in overtime.
Lewis Hamilton Wins at Silverstone
Congratulations to Lewis Hamilton, who has won the British F1 Race at Silverstone Race track, for a record 6th win at this track.
Nigel rents a boat in Cincinnati, while spending the weekend with his Lamborghini friend; pontoon boats are not fast, but fun? Yes, they are.
New Mexico River Trip
Nigel is in New Mexico on a trip on the river during a beautiful, hot, 100 degree day.
Cincinnati Airport Exhibit
Nigel is leaving Cincinnati after seeing customers, before a long weekend break. The Cincinnati airport currently has a beautiful dinosaur exhibit on view.
A Familiar Hummingbird
Nigel captures a humming bird at a sugar water feeder at the boat launch Cincinnati and remembers the Capsugel branding project That's Nice completed in 2016.
Sweltering Hot Europe
Nigel is returning from a sweltering hot Europe - the heat peaked at 113 degrees in southern France.
On-Site at SPI Pharma
Events Director YiYi Liu and Accounts Director, Partner, Wei Gao are on-site at SPI Pharma.
Guess the Branding
Can you guess which brand is this?
Lewis Hamilton Comes Home
Lewis Hamilton will be in his hometown this weekend; the Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England located next to the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury, close to where Nigel grew up.
W Hotel Barcelona
The W Hotel in Barcelona brings back memories for Nigel of CPhI World Wide, when he missed the Alcami event after trying to fix a client booth, after another fabricator walked off the job. That’s Nice will be back in Barcelona in September.
Nigel leaves our wonderful customer, Grifols, in Barcelona as we start to discuss the business strategy for 2020.
Fireworks From Above
The entire That's Nice team agrees - we love the creative work that has been developed for the Grifols Recombinant Protein CDMO business. It's even one of Nigel's favorites in 2019!
Haig and Nigel in London
Nigel and Haig have been visiting a tea house garden in Central London, a great start to any week
Flowers in England
Nigel enjoys the flowers on beautiful English summer day.
A Bubble in a Bubble
Here's how to make a bubble within a bubble, whilst inserting you face into the larger bubble.
Wedding in Hampshire
Nigel fulfills his Best Man duties at a friend's wedding over the weekend, enjoying good times in Hampshire, England. Congratulation to Charlotte and Mike!
July 4th in England
Nigel celebrates 4th of July in England with one sparkler - it's not really a celebration, but more for his America friends who rag on him every year.
Camp Exhibit at the Met
Accounts Director, Wei Gao visits the Camp Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum where inspiration is everywhere.
World Pride 2019
Project Manager Lucas Visser snaps some shots from the That's Nice window during the World Pride parade.
Wimbledon, is heading into it first full weekend and the weather has been perfect for upsets.
Rentschler at Home
That’s Nice is visiting Rentschler at home.
The ceiling of the company will be changing in coming months, what do we expect?
Patrick Keegan Headshot Update
Patrick is the Owner of Punch Fabrication, which is where all the booths for That's Nice get made.
John Wells Headshot Update
John Wells, Operations Manager for Punch Fabrication Inc. smiles for the camera in his new headshot!
Josh Dunn Headshot Update
Josh was introduced to That's Nice through Haig Armaghanian and specializes in consulting.
Tonia Becker Headshot Update
Tonia is based in Chicago and works on client scientific content.
Steve Phillips Headshot Update
Steve is the Principal of Punch Visual Concepts, which is our North American affiliate for booth fabrication and installation. His new headshot will appear on the That's Nice website.
Nigel is just leaving Paris after seeing Servier, continuing the long term relationship with a great French Innovator company.
Servier CDMO Outside Paris
Servier CDMO is based on the outskirts of Paris - it's a great campus for collaboration.
Nigel is visiting our client Cenexi, just outside of Paris.
Intern Introduction: Gabriela Estupiñán
This is Gabriela's second year interning at That's Nice, in the Research Dept. Gabriela is currently attending
Intern Introduction: Nisha Middleton
Nisha is interning at That's Nice through the Saltire Scholarship Program in the Research Dept. Nisha is currently attending the University of Strathclyde, studying Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. She expects to graduate in June 2020.
Intern Introduction: Saba Malik
Saba is interning on the Accounts team for the summer. Saba graduated in May 2019 with a bachelors degree in Marketing from San Diego State University.
Intern Introduction: Sakina Hudda
Sakina is interning on the Accounts team for the summer. Sakina attended Muhlenberg College and graduated in May 2018 with a double major in Business Administration and Finance.
The Top of HQ
Office Manager, Albert Bruan poses on the roof with the intern staff.
The That's Nice team celebrates July 4th in New York office with a pizza party.
Nigel is leaving München, Germany and heading over to Paris. With each vist, Nigel appreciates München more. Pictured here, a delightful exhibit in the airport using green sponge.
Longtime friend, Bernardo is surfing in Munich, in the English Gardens.
Smart Car Food Delivery
Nigel has arrived in Munich, Germany and the smart cars are in full force on food delivery.
Prime Day Design
The TN team is loving the graphic banner for Amazon's Prime Day, coming July 15-16.
Meeting GSK in London
Nigel makes a brief stop over in London to see long term customer GSK.
Old Friends in London
Nigel spends time with his old friend Phill in London.
England v. India in Cricket
Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, located in the center of Trafalgar Square, London. Nigel is flying through London to watch England beat India at cricket (this one is for TJ, Market Research Director and Indian cricket fan).
Nigel is sight-seeing around Krakow, which is as modern city as any other in Europe. Are you surprised? He was!
Interesting advert in the window of a deli in Krakow, Poland. How do they evenly apply the tomato and mustard?
Ride for the Living Reception
Congrats, Brammer Bio!
Congratulations to he winners for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 New England Award, Mark Bamforth for BrammerBio.
Racing Through Poland
Nigel has a delightful day in Poland, attending an awards ceremony celebrating the Kadis' family’s commitment to the JCC in Krakow.
Today is Lina Ma's last day of work at That's Nice as Project Manager. We wish her the best of luck!
Biking With the JCC in Poland
Nigel is in Poland, biking in support of the Jewish Community Center (JCC). “Ride for the living 66 miles from Auschwitz Birkenau to Krakow."
Photoshoot with Brian
Brian snaps a photos of Steve Phillips, from the tradeshow booth construction company Punch, for our website.
Last Day at DIA
Brian Pierce poses in front of the DIA sign on the tradeshow's last day.
Yourway Booth Setup at DIA
Wei Gao and Patrick from Punch pose in front of the Yourway booth at DIA.
Brian and Wei enjoy dinner ahead of DIA with clients Leandro and Duncan from Yourway, and a blast from the past, former Media Manager, Mimi Chen!!
A Pre-DIA Selfie
Accounts Director, Wei Gao and Brian Pierce, Director of Digital Capture take a selfie in front of the Yourway booth ahead of the DIA show in San Diego.
The DIA Yourway Booth
Wei Gao, Accounts Director, completes the finishing touches on the Yourway booth at DIA.
DIA Pre-Show Setup
The That's Nice team gets ready for DIA ahead of show time at the Marken booth.
Misaki Walker celebrated her 8th grade graduation on Friday, June 21st. It was a wonderful day out to celebrate the journey to entering High School.
Accounts Team Nails
The Accounts team shows off their manicures, courtesy of Project Manager (and nail artist) Lina Ma.
Manicures After Hours
Lina Ma, Project Manager, treated the That's Nice staff to manicures after hours. Guy Tiene was first in line!
Clouds Over Carolina
When the clouds are rumbling over the Carolinas you know change is around the corner.
Guess for a Gift
Think you know the address of these NYC doors? Call us at 212-366-4455, and we will send you a gift for getting it right!
Chrome Barney's Branding
Pharma Father's Day
Happy Father's Day to all the dads in pharma!
Tea & Sympathy Table
Tea & Sympathy, our favorite restaurant in New York City, was back on the table on Saturday! Needless to say, we enjoyed the food and afters.
Thank You, MSKCC
Nigel is celebrating the fine work of the medical staff at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center this week. While supporting a friend during a difficult time, the staff from the state-of-the-art, recently completed new treatment facility in New York City were not only caring but professional in every way.
Flight of Freedom Launch
iBio’s Successful BIO
NicePassion, That’s Nice Booth #4201
PA TV With EBSI
PA TV Captures AGC
Olon at BIO
Fareva Interview for PA TV
iBio Video Interview at BIO
TriRx Pharmaceutical Services #Walking the floor
AGC Biologics Booth #3109
Nice Passion Everyday Exotic – Booth #4201
Rentschler Biopharma’s Updated Brand Image – Booth #2719
Northway Biotechpharma Brand Image - Booth #4203
Nice Passion Road to BIO – Booth #4201
Nice Passion launches “Road to BIO” after 18 months of editing our first production - you can see for yourself, this 51-minute short film was some ride for the crew.
Grifols Recombinant Protein CDMO Booth #3949
Vetter Booth #3127
That’s Nice supports Vetter at BIO International.
21159 Pharma #Walking the floor
Dalton Pharma Services #Walking the floor
Peter Pekos will be attending BIO this year, representing Dalton Pharma Services.
Yourway Website - Booth #4209
Yourway is launching a new website: www.yourway.com.
Grifols Partnership Booth #3949
iBIO Booth – New Messaging #3059
Therapure BioPharma Booth #3348
Seqens #Walking the floor
This is the first time the newly named Seqens is attending BIO, having changed their company association after the Q1 DCAT launch.
SGS Life Sciences Booth #3915
Rentschler Biopharma's New Vision - Booth #2719
Northway Biotechpharma Booth #4203
NicePassion is Looking for Scientists – Booth #4201
Piramal Pharma Solution Booth #3005
Polpharma Biologics Booth #2909
i.e. Advising #Walking the floor
Come visit Tom Isett and the i.e Advising team at BIO International.
Lonza Booth #3615
GSK Booth #526
Brian ready for BIO International
Grifols BioSupplies Booth #3949
Grifols BioSupplies is one of many Grifols business units! Come over and meet the team at BIO.