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. John-morgan-adrien-vasquez-abyme-typography-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Graphic designer John Morgan launches type foundry and art platform, Abyme
  2. Brand_finance_plain_packaging_report-itsnicethat Graphic Design Plain packaging and health warnings on food and drink could cost companies hundreds of billions
  3. Hiyacar-brand-someone-graphic-design-itsnicethat Graphic Design SomeOne rebrands Hiyacar, the “Airbnb for cars”, inspired by movement
  4. California-sunday-teen-issue-publication-itsnicethat-cover Publication Behind California Sunday’s teen issue, made (mostly) by teenagers
  5. Pantone-colour-of-the-year-ultra-violet-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Pantone Colour of the Year 2018 has been announced
  6. Person-of-year-2017-time-magazine-cover-itsnicethat-list Publication Time magazine announces Person of the Year 2017, The Silence Breakers
  7. Working-not-working-2017-companies-creatives-want-to-work-for-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Working Not Working charts the top 50 companies creatives want to work for
  8. Lubaina_himid_navigation_charts_(2017)_installation_view__spike_island._courtesy_the_artist_and_hollybush_gardens-art-itsnicethat-list Art Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize 2017 for tackling “how racism persists today”
  9. Mutator-william-latham-vr-art-itsnicethat-list Digital The future of clubbing: Shoom 30 will feature VR artwork that responds to your dance moves
  10. Anish-kapoor-descension-itsnicethat Art Anish Kapoor’s first VR work will depict “the body falling into itself”
  11. Wes-anderson-isle-of-dogs-film-animation-itsnicethat-list-2 Animation Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs to premiere at Berlin Film Festival
  12. Elliot-dear-bbc-christmas-2017-the-supporting-act-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Elliot Dear directs BBC Christmas animation The Supporting Act, using stop frame with CGI faces
  13. Chermayeff-geismar-haviv_nbc-logo_itsnicethat Graphic Design Renowned graphic designer Ivan Chermayeff has died aged 85
  14. Benetton_scuola-oliviero_toscani-photography-advertising-itsnicethat_list Photography Controversial Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani returns to work with Benetton
  15. Gq-jeremy-corbyn-marco-grob-cover-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication GQ reveals Jeremy Corbyn cover, shot by Marco Grob
  16. Nadia-lee-cohen-dmb-represents-olivia-von-halle-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Nadia Lee Cohen depicts distorted suburbia inspired by Edward Scissorhands
  17. Sebaldo-illustration-itsnicethat-psymon-prawn-list Illustration Sebaldo’s airbrush-style is inspired by 90s bowling alley graphics and underwater worlds
  18. The-national-luke-hayman-album-cover-grammys-graphic-design-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Grammys 2018 nominees include Pentagram’s Luke Hayman, Ed Steed and Canada
  19. Fka-twigs-dream-warrior-avantgarden-issue-two-publication-itsnicethat-list Digital FKA twigs collaborates with 18-year-old David Ozochukwu on AVANTgarden issue two
  20. Dolly-parton-look-alike-competition.-phoenix_-1979-list Photography David Hurn’s trips to Arizona from 1979 – 2001 capture “ordinary people in ordinary pursuits”
  21. Django-django-in-your-beat-music-video-brodie-kaman-sophie-koko-gate-film-list Film Django Django’s In Your Beat video by Sophie Koko Gate and Brodie Kaman sees the band trapped in a poster world
  22. Phil-sharp-non-fictions-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Phil Sharp tells Londoners’ hidden narratives, and how they interlink, in [non]fictions
  23. Kickstarter-order-design-hamish-smyth-jesse-reed-graphic-design-itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Kickstarter grows up with rebrand by design studio Order
  24. Ok-go-obsession-music-video-film-itsnicethat-list Film OK Go release latest epic video featuring 567 printers, and a lot of paper
  25. European-union-flag-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Britain can no longer host the European Capital of Culture because of Brexit
  26. The-budget-cash-money-itsnicethat Miscellaneous How the UK Budget 2017 could affect the creative industries
  27. Lucky-strike-advert-smoking-itsnicethat Advertising US tobacco companies to release anti-smoking ads under court order
  28. John-lasseter-pixar-disney-animation-itsnicethat Animation John Lasseter, Pixar founder and head of Disney Animation, takes leave of absence after misconduct claims
  29. Solange-calvin-klein-our-family-my-calvins-willy-vanderperre-advertising-itsnicethat-list Fashion Solange curated the latest Calvin Klein campaign, shot by Willy Vanderperre
  30. Buffalo-zine-stack-awards-2017-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication The year’s best independent magazines celebrated at The Stack Awards
  31. London-needs-you-alive-amv-bbdo-anti-knife-campaign-london-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising Anti-knife crime campaign sees affected kids involved in the creative process
  32. Marina-willer-pentagram-ferrari-under-the-skin-design-museum-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list3 Graphic Design Pentagram’s Marina Willer creates the graphic identity for Ferrari: Under the Skin
  33. Milton-glaser-sunglasses-classic-specs-foldo-boldo-product-design-itsnicethat Product Design Milton Glaser has designed sunglasses for Classic Specs
  34. Simon-landrein-dan-croll-tokyo-music-video-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Simon Landrein takes Dan Croll down the rabbit hole in his animated video for Tokyo
  35. Jesse_kanda_arca_album_cover_artwork_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Art Vinyl announces nominees for best record cover artwork of the year
  36. Ce%cc%81sar_dezfuli-amadou_sumalia-taylor_wessing_photographic_portrait_prize_winner_2017-photography-itsnicethat Photography César Dezfuli’s “striking and unsettling” portrait of Malian refugee wins Taylor Wessing prize
  37. Mary-reid-kelley-and-patrick-kelley_-torpedo-juice-2017-art-itsnicethat-list Art Mary Reid Kelley’s latest ghoulish, satirical film comments on the morality of nuclear weapons
  38. Greggs-advent-calendar-sausage-roll-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising Sausage Troll: Greggs apologises for its Christmas campaign after Twitter backlash
  39. Grand-matter-stickers_illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration “My body my choice” and other illustrated digital stickers aim to promote women’s empowerment
  40. Cards-against-humanity-saves-america-advertising-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Cards Against Humanity bought a plot of land on the US Mexico border
  41. Paper-magazine-break-the-internet-nicki-minaj-ellen-von-unwerth-itsnicethat-list Publication Paper reveals Break the Internet take two, with Nicki Minaj shot by Ellen von Unwerth
  42. Dan-wilton-crane-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Dan Wilton photographs a flock of Swedish birdwatchers for this serenely beautiful book
  43. Ibm-plex-typeface-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design IBM’s bespoke corporate typeface aims to convey ideas of “man and machine”
  44. Daniel-castro-garcia_foreigner_wgs-itsnicethat-list Photography The human stories behind the migrant crisis, captured by Daniel Castro Garcia
  45. Pirelli-calendar-2018-tim-walker-photography-itsnicethat-list-whoopi_goldberg_and_thando Photography Tim Walker’s all-black Pirelli calendar 2018 revealed
  46. Lupita-nyong%e2%80%99o-grazia-cover-dont-touch-my-hair-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Lupita Nyong’o tells Grazia #dtmh after it edits her cover photo to fit "Eurocentric notions" of beauty
  47. Postmodern-buildings-in-britain-architecture-publication-itsnicethat-list-2 Publication Britain’s most iconic postmodern buildings are a riot of colour and anti-function
  48. James-dyson-award-2017-skan-skin-cancer-detector-product-design-itsnicethat-3 Product Design Handheld skin cancer detector wins James Dyson engineering award
  49. The-future-dublin-design-innovation-festival-event-itsnicethat Events Back from The Future: ideas, tech and trends that will shape design in years to come
  50. Biplab-hazra_hell-is-here_sanctuary-wildlife-photographer-of-the-year-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Biplab Hazra’s photo of elephants being attacked by mob wins Sanctuary prize
  51. Britney-spears-painting-auction-robin-leach-_10_000-art-itsnicethat Art Britney Spears' painting auctioned for $10,000 to Robin Leach
  52. Vogue-edward-enninful-december-2017-cover-adwoa-aboah-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Edward Enninful talks about his first cover as Vogue editor-in-chief, starring Adwoa Aboah
  53. Zara-mango-next-inditex-unpaid-workers-secret-hidden-labels-workers-bravo-tekstil-itsnicethat Fashion Unpaid Zara, Mango and Next manufacturers leave hidden protest messages in clothes
  54. Period-piece-science-gallery-blood-exhibition-art-itsnicethat Art Audio-visual installation Period Piece explores the changing taboos around menstruation
  55. Anna-liber-lewis-griffin-art-prize-winner-2017-itsnicethat-list Art Meet Anna Liber Lewis, the fiercely feminist winner of the Griffin Art Prize 2017
  56. Apple-music-anthem-campaign-film-advertising-itsnicethat-list Film Apple Music Anthem film shows the iconic note travel through musical genres
  57. Secret-life-of-the-pencil-alex-hammond-mike-tinney-laurence-king-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication What pencils do the world’s greatest creatives use, and why? The Secret Life of the Pencil finds out
  58. Richard-hambleton-shadowman-itsnicethat Art Seminal 80s street artist Richard Hambleton, the Shadowman, has died
  59. Drmm-hastings-pier-stirling-prize-2017-winner-list Architecture Hastings Pier, nicknamed The Plank, wins Stirling Prize for UK’s best new building
  60. Channel4_idents_dougal-wilson_film_itsnicethat-list Film Dougal Wilson’s Channel 4 idents follow a giant causing mischief around the British Isles
  61. Burberry-christopher-bailey-itsnicethat Fashion Christopher Bailey to leave Burberry after 17 years
  62. Andy_warhol_7_illustrated_books_taschen_publication_itsnicethat-list Publication Warhol’s early illustrated books show the artist’s personality before he was famous
  63. Jenny-holzer Art Artists including Cindy Sherman and Jenny Holzer call out sexual harassment in the art world
  64. Mvrdv-winy-maas-the-why-factory-wego-the-future-city-is-flexible-architecture-itsnicethat-list Architecture MVRDV builds a Tetris-like, adaptable and inhabitable installation to envisage future homes
  65. Goldie-chelone-wolf-turner-prize-presenter-2017-itsnicethat Art Goldie to present the Turner Prize in Hull
  66. Alicja-dobrucka-i-like-you-i-like-you-a-lot-kali-books-photography-publication-itsnicethat7 Photography Photographer Alicja Dobrucka documents tragedy and Polish identity in new book
  67. Ivana-bobic-siri-johansen-anni-albers-explorers-film-itsnicethat-list-2 Film Ivana Bobic and Siri Johansen’s filmic portrait of Senegal, posthumously narrated by Anni Albers
  68. Paul-stephenson-after-warhol-art-itsnicethat-list Art Artist Paul Stephenson poses contentious questions of authorship with After Warhol series
  69. Rob-flowers-edible-posters-amv-bbdo-vanda-museum-of-childhood-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Edible posters by Rob Flowers and culinary installations by Bompas & Parr feature in new show
  70. Bloomberg-olafur-eliasson-art-itsnicethat-list Art Olafur Eliasson sculpture for Bloomberg depicts the economy as rippled ocean waters
  71. Snohetta-underwater-restaurant-norway-architecture-itsnicethat-list Architecture Snøhetta creates concrete shipwreck for Europe’s first underwater restaurant
  72. Manshen-lo-illustration-self-portrait-itsnicethat-list Illustration Manshen Lo creates surreal, comic-inspired observational illustrations
  73. Solange-evening-standard-dont-touch-my-hair-publication-itsnicethat-3 Publication Solange tells Evening Standard magazine “dtmh” after it removes braids from cover shot
  74. Jellyfish_pictures-creative_industries_federation-global_talent_report-itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous “Plans to end freedom of movement following Brexit imperil the creative industries” says report
  75. Ben-kopp-david-lynch-twin-peaks-beer-mikkeller-itsnicethat-illustration-list Illustration We talk to the illustrators who collaborated with David Lynch on Mikkeller's Twin Peaks beer
  76. Luckyme-dominic-flannigan-peter-marsden-lunice-ono-apple-music-itsnicethat-list Film LuckyMe’s Lunice film for Apple Music is a theatrical trip through 90s hip hop videos
  77. Les_inrockuptibles_bertrand_cantat_marie_trintignant_cover_publication_itsnicethat_list Publication Les Inrockuptibles explains decision to feature convicted murderer Bertrand Cantat on its cover
  78. Bodyform-blood-normal-amv-bbdo-daniel-wolfe-advertising-itsnicethat-list Advertising AMV BBDO ad for Bodyform ditches the mysterious blue fluid for #Bloodnormal
  79. Dougie-wallace_institute_well-heeled_photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Photographer Dougie Wallace turns his lens on pampered pups in Well Heeled
  80. Layzell-bros-sarah-silverman-i-love-you-america-animation-itsnicethat_list Animation The Layzell Bros embody America as a destructive but lovable toddler for Sarah Silverman show