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Jenny Brewer

Jenny joined the editorial team as It’s Nice That’s first news editor in April 2016. Having studied 3D Design, she has spent the last seven years working in design journalism. Contact her with news stories relating to the creative industries.

  1. Tom-fisher-catherine-prowse-the-need-to-be-alone-the-school-of-life-film-itsnicethat-list Film Rod puppets in intricate felt sets profess The Need to Be Alone for Alain de Botton
  2. Art-of-shinkansen-furze-chan-japan-rail-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation The Art of Shinkansen animated gif series celebrates the Japanese bullet train
  3. Ikea-place-app-magic-flatpack-portal-augmented-reality-digital-itsnicethat Digital Ikea included a Narnia-like secret portal in its augmented reality app
  4. Lovers_greenpeace_end-ocean-plastics_graphic-design_itsnicethat_typeface Graphic Design Lovers’ campaign for Greenpeace borrowed from the “grotesque brand soup” found in our oceans
  5. World-press-photo-2018-ronaldo-schemidt-photography-itsnicethat_list Photography World Press Photo of the Year 2018 winner Ronaldo Schemidt depicts a Venezuelan protestor ablaze
  6. Pentagram-battersea-dogs-and-cats-home-rebrand-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Pentagram rebrands Battersea dogs and cats home to visualise "personality over sentiment"
  7. Diesel-make-love-not-walls-david-lachapelle-list Miscellaneous Only wise designers and bold clients can survive our seismic cultural changes, says D&AD report
  8. Gillian-ayres-ra-itsnicethat_list Art British abstract artist Gillian Ayres has died aged 88
  9. I_heart_ny_milton-glaser_film_itsnicethat-list Film Milton Glaser stars in I Heart NY documentary premiering at Tribeca film festival
  10. Alex-bertulis-fernandes_dial-down-the-feminism_opinion-advertising-art-itsnicethat-list Opinion "Dial down the feminism" creator Alex Bertulis-Fernandes on the aftermath of going viral
  11. Patrick-thomas-rapid-response-unit-24-hours-news-art-itsnicethat Art Patrick Thomas to produce real-time graphic response to real and fake news for Rapid Response Unit
  12. Bex-day_transgender_adobe-stock_photography_itsnicethat-list Photography Bex Day brings the UK’s under-represented transgender community to stock photography
  13. Pollution-pods-render-somerset-house_michael-pinsky-art-itsnicethat Art Visitors will breathe in the pollution of different cities in upcoming Michael Pinsky installation
  14. Eurolab-forum-european-culture-wolfgang-tillmans-rem-koolhaas-eu-rebrand-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Wolfgang Tillmans and Rem Koolhaas call on European creatives to rebrand the EU
  15. David-bowie-statue-andrew-sinclair-sculpture-itsnicethat_list Sculpture Statue of David Bowie unveiled in Aylesbury
  16. Baron-harley-weir-jamie-reid-function-publication-itsnicethat-7 Publication Harley Weir and Jamie Reid explore the functions of the female body for Baron
  17. March-for-our-lives-amplifier-gun-reform-protest-posters_graphic-design_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design March for our Lives: artists including Shepard Fairey donate protest posters for the gun reform rallies
  18. Marina-willer_red-trees_film_itsnicethat-list Film Pentagram’s Marina Willer releases first feature film Red Trees on Netflix
  19. Willo-perron_thirty-seconds-to-mars_album-cover_graphic-design_itsnicethat-apple-list Graphic Design Brian Roettinger's album cover for Thirty Seconds To Mars’ America can be customised via online generator
  20. Have-heart-will-anderson-animation-itsnicethat Animation Will Anderson’s Bafta-nominated animation Have Heart follows a gif stuck in an infinite loop
  21. Netflix-sans-typeface-dalton-maag-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Netflix unveils Netflix Sans, a new custom typeface developed with Dalton Maag
  22. Malcolm-garrett-love-battery-buzzcocks-poster-graphic-design-g-f-smith-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Malcolm Garrett on his first ever Buzzcocks artwork, and his advice to emerging graphic designers
  23. Wes-anderson-isle-of-dogs-exhibition-london-set-design-itsnicethat-list-2 Set Design Original sets and puppets from Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs to be exhibited in London
  24. Mark-shaw_kennedys_proud-galleries_photography_itsnicethat_-list-a-portrait-of-jackie-and-jfk-_-white-house_-1961 Exhibition Mark Shaw’s intimate portraits of the Kennedys go on display 55 years after JFK’s assassination
  25. Reallivingwagepledge-itsnicethat Advertising The Real Living Wage Pledge aims to ensure fair pay for everyone, including interns
  26. David-wilson-arcade-fire-money-and-love-film-itsnicethat-list-2 Film David Wilson creates short film for Arcade Fire co-starring Toni Collette
  27. Future-london-rebrand-graphic-design-itsnicethat-logo-list_3 Graphic Design ONY rebrands the Future London Academy, with help from Michael Wolff, to reflect the city's architecture
  28. Taylor-swift-delicate-video-joseph-kahn-spike-jonze-kenzo-world-ad-film-itsnicethat Film Director of Taylor Swift's Delicate video accused of copying Spike Jonze’s Kenzo advert
  29. Times-up-advertising-itsnicethat Advertising Time’s Up takes on sexual harassment in ad land with Time’s Up, Advertising
  30. Lucy-alex-mac-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Lucy Alex Mac’s bizarre, comedic portrait photography avoids “pretty for pretty’s sake”
  31. Vimeo-staff-picks-decade-sxsw-kirsten-lepore-hi-stranger-film-animation-itsnicethat-list Film Vimeo Staff Picks team selects its top 100 films in a decade for SXSW
  32. Studio-mm-getty-creative-in-focus-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Studio MM on designing Getty’s Creative in Focus magazine, and the power of branded content
  33. Joana-choumali-ca-va-aller-it-will-be-fine-photography-itsnicethat-list International Women's Day Joana Choumali’s beautifully embroidered photographs tackle the melancholy of a community in shock
  34. Pregnant_in_the_creative_industry_opinion_international_womens_day_itsnicethat2 International Women's Day What I learned, and worried about, as a pregnant woman in the creative industry
  35. Anna-ginsburg_animation_itsnicethat_list International Women's Day Why is there a lack of women in animation, and what can we do about it?
  36. Anna-ginsburg-what-is-beauty-cnn-animation-itsnicethat-internationalwomensday-list International Women's Day From Venus de Milo to Kim Kardashian: Anna Ginsburg and CNN examine beauty through the ages
  37. Working-not-working-acquires-the-backscratchers-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Creative freelancer network Working Not Working acquires The Backscratchers
  38. Jon-hopkins-emerald-rush-elliot-dear-robert-hunter-music-video-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Jon Hopkins’ Emerald Rush video by Elliot Dear and Robert Hunter merges animation and lo-tech chemistry experiments
  39. Stanley-kubrick-napoleon-the-greatest-movie-never-made-taschen-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Behind Stanley Kubrick’s Napoleon, “the greatest movie never made”
  40. Brewdog-pink-ipa-beer-for-girls-advertising-itsnicethat Advertising Brewdog launches Pink IPA “beer for girls” ahead of International Women’s Day, to Twitter backlash
  41. Justice-4-grenfell-three-billboards-outside-grenfell-london-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Frances McDormand backs Grenfell billboards campaign following Oscars win
  42. Made-in-the-royal-navy-engine-wcrs-greg-hackett-louises-story-advertising-itsnicethat Advertising Royal Navy recruitment ad takes aim at old fashioned views on gender in the military
  43. Oh-yeah-studio-nike-oslo-typeface-graphic-design-itsnicethat-2 Graphic Design Oh Yeah Studio’s custom typeface for Nike, Oslo draws from the city's famous running track
  44. Bbc-civilisations-ar-app-nexus-itsnicethat-list Digital BBC launches Civilisations AR, its first augmented reality app
  45. Rca-royal-college-of-art-battersea-herzog-and-de-meuron Miscellaneous RCA tops world university rankings for art and design, above MIT, Parsons and RISD
  46. Carsten-holler-the-florence-experiment-art-itsnicethat-list Art Carsten Höller’s new installation will give visitors a plant to take with them on the slide
  47. Manual-cca-architecture-division-rebrand-graphic-design-itsnicethat Graphic Design Manual rebrands CCA’s Architecture Division to reflect its own building
  48. Secret-7-event-2018-itsnicethat Events Secret 7” returns, inviting creatives to design sleeve artwork for Eurythmics and Jimi Hendrix
  49. Caterina-bianchini-room-for-rebellion-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Caterina Bianchini creates empowering posters for Irish abortion rights group Room for Rebellion
  50. Fred-rowson-rodney-film-itsnicethat-list Film Fred Rowson’s comedy horror film Rodney draws on true crime and suburbia
  51. Max_gunther Ones To Watch 2018 Ones to Watch 2018: illustrator Max Guther
  52. Jonathan_nkondo Ones To Watch 2018 Ones to Watch 2018: animator Jonathan Djob Nkondo
  53. Piuarch-gucci-headquarters-milan-architecture-itsnicethat-list Architecture Gucci’s new Milan headquarters transforms an abandoned aircraft factory
  54. Eric-hu-list-itsnicethat Graphic Design Eric Hu joins Nike as global design director on sportswear
  55. Altos-odyssey-snowman-game-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Alto’s Odyssey, the sequel to Alto’s Adventure, sees its snowboarding star glide through the desert
  56. Allan-ahlberg-bruce-ingman_my-worst-book-ever_thames-and-hudson_publication_illustration_itsnicethat-list Publication Allan Ahlberg and Bruce Ingman’s My Worst Book Ever takes a meta look at picture books
  57. Anthony-burrill-jealous-graphic-design-itsnicethat-4 Graphic Design Anthony Burrill supersizes his “positive propaganda” for new show
  58. Isle-of-dogs-wes-anderson-review-film-itsnicethat-list Film Isle of Dogs review: Wes Anderson’s homage to man’s best friend is spot on
  59. University-of-portsmouth-logo-graphic-design-itsnicethat_list Graphic Design University of Portsmouth receives backlash over costs of its rebrand
  60. Judy-blame Fashion Designer and art director Judy Blame has died aged 58
  61. Paloma-baeza-poles-apart-animation-bafta-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Bafta award winners to watch: Paloma Baeza and Colin O’Toole
  62. Windsock_bara_prasilova-hasselblad-ikea-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Ikea partners with Hasselblad to offer more “inspiring” prints for its frames
  63. Bleed-list Publication Humans’ impact on Earth inspired Bleed’s custom typefaces for Anthopros
  64. Hackney-arts-centre-village-underground-dalston-savoy-cinema-luke-hayes-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Village Underground owners to create £3 million, 2,500-capacity arts centre in London’s Dalston
  65. Single-atom-in-an-ion-trap-david-nadlinger-photography-itsnicethat_list Photography Photo of a single atom wins science photography prize
  66. Crack-stevens-mason-london-franc-moody-pheromones-video-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Crack Stevens and Mason London’s unlikely heroine returns in Pheromones video
  67. 5pointz-new-york-graffiti-art-nigel-morris-itsnicethat Art Property developer fined $6.7 million for “whitewashing” New York graffiti haven, 5Pointz
  68. Marvel-studios-matthew-josephs-david-uzochukwu_wakanda-zine_list-itsnicethat Publication Marvel, Matthew Josephs and David Uzochukwu imagine the street style of Black Panther’s home, Wakanda
  69. Tim-moore-dumb-fun-ar-collage-app-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Fill your AR world with collage, courtesy of app Dumb Fun
  70. Kendrick-lamar-sza-all-the-stars-lina-iris-viktor-art-itsnicethat-list Art Artist claims Kendrick Lamar video for Black Panther song used her work without permission
  71. Spin-bbc-reith-typeface-campaign-graphic-design-itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Spin releases animated poster campaign for BBC Reith typeface
  72. Jr_unframed_installation_new_york_ellis_island_art_itsnicethat_list Art JR to create 25-foot installation in New York, depicting a line of immigrants
  73. Florence-game-mountains-ken-wong-digital-itsnicethat Digital Monument Valley designer Ken Wong releases interactive comic mobile game, Florence
  74. Braulio_amado_bobby-mckenna_mosaic_steven-soderbergh_hbo_itsnicethat-list Illustration Meet the star creative team behind Steven Soderbergh’s HBO series/app, Mosaic
  75. England-football-kit-2018-world-cup-nike-fashion-itsnicethat-list Fashion Nike reveals England 2018 football kit, with custom type and classic icons
  76. Wes_anderson_juman_malouf_curate_exhibition_kunsthistorisches-museum_events_itsnicethat Events Wes Anderson and partner Juman Malouf to curate exhibition in Vienna
  77. Alex-chinneck-onwards-_-upwards-knot-2-art-itsnicethat-list-2 Art Alex Chinneck ties architecture in knots with latest works
  78. Womens-suffrage-posters-cambridge-university-library-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design 100-year-old protest posters for women’s suffrage seen for the first time since 1918
  79. Studio-blvd-river-island-labels-are-for-clothes-ss18-richard-burbridge-lacey-fashion-itsnicethat Advertising Richard Burbridge and Lacey behind River Island’s campaign against social labels
  80. Facebook-headquarters-cupertino-itsnicethat Architecture Facebook plans a huge new headquarters in London’s King’s Cross