Specialising in art, photography and culture, Ayla regularly writes profiles, features and investigative stories on both emerging and established names within the creative industry. Alongside her freelance projects, she is also currently an online writer at Port magazine.

With over seven years' experience across print and digital, Ayla has written hundreds of articles for It's Nice That, and has contributed to titles including AnOther, Elephant, Feature Shoot, Creative Lives in Progress, Sixteen Journal, Coeval, Exit, Whynow among others.


She has a reputation for scouting out new and exciting talent, and has interviewed leading names such as Martin Parr, Marina Abramović and Chris Killip. Commercial clients include Adobe, Chanel and Wix, and she was also the editor of Icon's Design Guide 2019.