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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. Niceshit_bose_ar_animation_itsnicethat6 Animation Bose’s first animated campaign by Niceshit demonstrates its “audio-first” AR range
  2. Johnson_banks_pink_floyd_later_years_graphic_design_itsnicethat1 Graphic Design Johnson Banks designs "suitably surreal" Pink Floyd album cover for The Later Years
  3. Pantone-colour-of-the-year-2020-classic-blue-19-4052-itsnicethat Miscellaneous The Pantone Colour of the Year 2020 makes a statement about peace and communication
  4. Jones_knowles_ritchie-the-national-lottery-rebrand-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design JKR rebrands The National Lottery to restore its “sense of joyful purpose”
  5. Apple_apps_and_games_of_the_year_digital_itsnicethat_flow-moleskine Digital Moleskine’s digital notebook and a visual inventory of Earth win Apple's Apps of the Year
  6. Turner-prize-2019-winners-credit-stuart-wilson-getty-images-art-itsnicethat Art Turner Prize nominees form a collective so they all win
  7. Dutch_digital_design_website_digital_itsnicethat1 Digital There's now one website to see all the best Dutch digital design
  8. Benjamin-davies_london_itsnicethat Miscellaneous The top European countries and cities to be an art student, according to new report
  9. Christoph_niemann_traffic_pong_video_art_itsnicethat1 Art Christoph Niemann’s video art, Traffic Pong, made available to collectors for $3,000
  10. David_hockney_my_window_ipad_paintings_art_itsnicethat_list Art David Hockney’s My Window charts his iPad paintings of a very British view
  11. Chiquita_banana_stickers_ricardo_cavolo_illustration_itsnicethat2 Illustration Chiquita releases special edition of its banana stickers with illustrator Ricardo Cavolo
  12. The-long-wait-john-lewis-christmas-ad-dougal-wilson-itsnicethat Opinion The best Christmas ads of the decade, according to Dougal Wilson, Mother, W+K and more
  13. Brody-associates-website_homepage_digital_itsnicethat Digital Brody Associates returns from website hiatus with cleaner and more serendipitous online presence
  14. Noah_harris_uncommon_wwf_christmas_ad_adopt_a_better_future_advertising_animation_itsnicethat_5 Animation Noah Harris explains his dark and purposely uncute stop frame Christmas ad for WWF
  15. Wetransfer_ideas_report_2019_creative_survey_itsnicethat_illustration_neil_dvorak2 Miscellaneous More ideas means better ideas, says WeTransfer’s Ideas Report
  16. Bbc_code_computerlove_own_it_app_digital_itsnicethat7 Digital The BBC’s Own It app aims to support children’s emotional wellbeing and resilience online
  17. Dnco_geffrye_museum_of_the_home_rebrand_graphic_design_itsnicethat17 Graphic Design The Geffrye Museum rebrand by dn&co is inspired by shadows and light
  18. Hildur_gu%c3%b0nado%cc%81ttir_harlan_coben_betc_runaway_book_soundtrack_itsnicethat2 Miscellaneous Joker composer Hildur Guðnadóttir created a soundtrack to a Harlan Coben book
  19. Quid_pro_sans_rick_banks_f37_jkr_trump_typeface_graphic_design_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Quid Pro Sans lets you type in Donald Trump’s giant felt tip handwriting, with some surprises
  20. Hetain_patel_film_london_jarman_award_2019_film_art_itsnicethat4 Film Hetain Patel’s personal takes on action movies win £10,000 Jarman Award
  21. Ram-han-list Advertising Ram Han, Toiletpaper and Ryan Heffington contribute to SK-II artist campaign
  22. Fieeld_havas_spain_now_santander_football_can_product_design_itsnicethat7 Product Design Fieeld is a touch-based device for blind people to follow a football match play by play
  23. Aardman_asa_lucander_coldplay_daddy_video_animation_itsnicethat10 Animation Aardman combines live action puppetry, digital sets and 2D elements for Coldplay video
  24. Kasia_bojanowska_dribbble_global_survey Miscellaneous Remote workers in design earn more than on-site workers, says Dribbble's global survey
  25. Right_runner_unicef_nexus_game_animation_digital_itsnicethat1 Digital In Unicef and Nexus' animated platform game Right Runner, children fight to find their voice
  26. Sergio_pablos_klaus_netflix_animation_itsnicethat2 Animation How Netflix's Klaus is bringing hand drawn 2D animation back to the big screen this Christmas
  27. Public_works_school_live_stream_inside_studios_digital_itsnicethat1 Digital Public Works broadcasts monthly live streams from inside top creative studios
  28. Whale-meme-creator-app-facebook-digital-itsnicethat Digital Facebook's experimental team launches meme-creator app, Whale
  29. Studio_dumbar_d_and_ad_festival_2020_identity_imagine_everything_graphic_design_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Studio Dumbar’s D&AD Festival 2020 identity asks us to “imagine everything”
  30. Wolff_olins_vonage_rebrand_graphic_design_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Wolff Olins rebrands Vonage, bringing “quirk” to boring B2B branding
  31. Kehinde_wiley_the_yellow_wallpaper_art_itsnicethat3 Art Kehinde Wiley portraits of Dalston women to show at William Morris Gallery
  32. Mother_kfc_christmas_good_luck_animation_advertising_itsnicethat7 Advertising KFC’s animated Christmas ads tell horror stories of “the lesser poultry”
  33. Atlantic-redesign-publication-itsnicethat6 Publication The Atlantic redesign is “bold but classical, beautiful but spare”
  34. Space10_delhi_india_ikea_design_research_lab_itsnicethat_5_photo-by-athul-prasad Miscellaneous Ikea’s research lab Space10 opens second outpost in Delhi, India
  35. Michel_gondry_hp_christmas_print_the_holidays_advertising_itsnicethat7 Advertising Michel Gondry’s Christmas ad for HP says printing can bring the family together
  36. Superimpose_permaflux_report_itsnicethat4 Miscellaneous Why, and how, society ended up in a state of Perma-Flux – according to Superimpose
  37. Voice_of_the_wall_heimat_berlin_typeface_graphic_design_itsnicethat_2 Graphic Design Berlin Wall graffiti is made into a typeface to warn how "division is freedom's biggest threat"
  38. Merky_books_pop_up_events_itsnicethat4 Events Stormzy’s #Merky Books pop-up features an illustrator workshop and writing clinics
  39. Wpp_boots_christmas_gift_like_you_get_them_advertising_itsnicethat9 Advertising Boots’ Christmas campaign centres on personalisation as research says buyers want to give fewer, better presents
  40. Giorgia_lupi_pentagram___other_stories_collection_graphic_design_fashion_itsnicethat31 Graphic Design Pentagram’s Giorgia Lupi on her data-driven designs for & Other Stories
  41. People_of_colour_creative_pocc_generations_of_greatness_advertising_itsnicethat3 Advertising Generations of Greatness celebrates the achievements of BAME creatives in Britain
  42. End_of_the_f***ing_world_series_2_4creative_ricardo_bessa_comic_book_illustration_animation_advertising_itsnicethat12 Illustration 4Creative brings to life The End of the F***ing World fan theories in comic-style animations and book
  43. Grace_jones_meltdown-festival-curator-2020-events-itsnicethat Events "It’s about time I was asked”: Grace Jones to curate Meltdown festival
  44. Pat-martin-goldie-mother-taylor-wessing-prize-winner-2019-photography-itsnicethat_list Photography Taylor Wessing Prize winner Pat Martin used photography to reconnect with his “misunderstood” mother
  45. Nuffield_health_rebrand_someone-graphic_design_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Nuffield rebrand by SomeOne features motion graphics built on “sensations”
  46. Mark-neville_-parade-_28_-2019_photography-itsnicethat.jpg_list Photography Secret supermarket shows and portraits of provincial Brittany nominated for Deutsche Börse prize
  47. Young-guns-17-logo-hey-studio-graphic-design-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Alva Skog and Caitlin McCarthy feature on this year’s list of Young Guns winners
  48. Asda_lets_make_christmas_extra_special_amv_bbdo_tom_green_stink_advertising_itsnicethat6 Advertising A jar of Santa’s leftover magic transforms Tyldsley in Asda’s Christmas ad
  49. Steve_mcqueen_year_3_tyssen-community-primary-school-%c2%a9steve-mcqueen-_-tate-listphotography_itsnicethat Photography Steve McQueen billboards showing Year 3 class photos document a childhood milestone
  50. Rankin_jordan_rossi_richard_curtis_extinction_rebellion_one_lifetime_where_is_your_plan_film_itsnicethat9 Film Rankin, Richard Curtis and Extinction Rebellion ask governments, #WhereIsYourPlan?
  51. Fontsmith_variable_fonts_graphic_design_itsnicethat Graphic Design Fontsmith launches nine variable fonts, marking a turning point in digital typography
  52. Game_chronicle_ana_engin_japan_digital_itsnicethat5 Digital Game Chronicle charts Japan's video game history via... a game
  53. Hellvetica_typeface_zack_roif_and_matthew_woodward_rga_graphic_design_itsnicethat6 Graphic Design Hellvetica typeface terrifies graphic designers with blood-curdling kerning
  54. Wallace-and-gromit-50p-coin-royal-mint-nick-park-aardman-animation-itsnicethat Animation Wallace and Gromit celebrated with commemorative 50p coin
  55. Joseph_mann_engine_transpennine_express_puppets_advertising_itsnicethat5 Advertising A human-sized family of socks actually got the train for Joseph Mann's live action TransPennine Express ad
  56. Women_in_design_charlotte_clementine_fiell_publication_itsnicethat_list Publication Why do we need a book about women in design?
  57. The-goldblum-variations-helen-mcclory-publication-itsnicethat_2 Publication The Goldblum Variations is a book of stories, musings and puzzles about Jeff Goldblum
  58. Lucrecia-taormina-ashnikko-hi-it's-me-music-video-awards-film-itsnicethat Film Henry Scholfield and Michel Gondry win big at UK MVAs – but just two female directors among winners
  59. Creative-industries-policy-and-evidence-centre-creative-and-digital-skills-study-itsnicethat_adobe-stock Miscellaneous Digital and creative skills should no longer be considered separate, says report
  60. List-2art_technology_itsnicethat Art Refik Anadol to take over Kraftwerk with LED paintings
  61. Paula_scher_pentagram_the_bush_2020_flamingo_mons_mist_graphic_design_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Paula Scher designs The Bush 2020 campaign for pubic hair conditioning spray
  62. Counterpoint-yuri-suzuki-welcome-chorus-turner-contemporary-sound-design-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Holly Herndon, Yuri Suzuki, and more share their favourite emerging audio creators
  63. Paris_2024_olympic_paralympic_logo_marianne_graphic_design_itsnicethat5 Graphic Design The Paris 2024 Olympics logo depicts Marianne, the Olympic flame and a gold medal, all in one
  64. Adobe-inspiration-engine Digital Adobe and Amazon launch Alexa skill aimed at creatives, the Inspiration Engine
  65. Fix-me-spark-ar-filter-instagram-daniel-mooney-itsnicethat Digital Facebook removes all Spark AR effects related to plastic surgery after wellbeing concerns
  66. Nick_knight_kanye_west_jesus_is_king_documentary_film_itsnicethat9 Film Nick Knight directs Kanye West IMAX documentary Jesus is King
  67. Tokyo_fyre_festival_digital_design_itsnicethat22 Digital Fyre Festival’s digital designer Tokyo tells its story, two years on
  68. Guardian_daily_app_redesign_digital_itsnicethat5 Digital The Guardian reveals redesigned Daily news app for interruption-free reading
  69. Giphy_arcade_gaming_digital_itsnicethat6 Digital Giphy Arcade lets you create and customise retro microgames with gifs
  70. Ikea_sagoskatt_toys_based_on_kids_drawings_illustration_product_design_itsnicethat8 Product Design Ikea unveils its latest toy creatures based on kids drawings
  71. Arthur_jafa_video_art_itsnicethat_list Film Arthur Jafa wins €75,000 PIAC art prize for film tracing African American history
  72. Richard-prince-katz-dogg-cannabis-range-medmen-art-itsnicethat Art Richard Prince’s marijuana brand Katz + Dogg to be distributed by MedMen
  73. Amo_in_colour_sony_music_bring_me_the_horizon_4th_floor_creative_digital_itsnicethat_list Digital Sony uses Spotify data to personalise band merch in new online service
  74. Peckham_portraits_franklyn_rodgers_fraser_james_underexposed_arts_photography_itsnicethat8 Photography Peckham Portraits series returns home as part of Black History Month
  75. Aida_robot_artist_technology_art_itnicethat3 Art Humanoid robot artist Ai-Da to co-host workshops at Tate Exchange
  76. San-diego-film-festival-graphic-design-itsnicethat-01 Graphic Design San Diego Film Festival’s cubist rebrand aims to “abstract individualism”
  77. Martin-parr-early-works-release-photography-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Previously unseen early Martin Parr photographs published in new book
  78. Wim-crouwel-new-alphabet-stedelijk-museum-amsterdam-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Wim Crouwel remembered, in the words of friend and collaborator Carolien Glazenburg
  79. Care_sewn_in_calm_topshop_topman_havas_fashion_itsnicethat_list_grey Fashion Clothing care labels reimagined for wellbeing in Topshop x Calm’s Care Sewn In range
  80. Museum_of_lost_and_found_potential_speak_your_mind_exhibition_world_mental_health_day_itsnicethat2 World Mental Health Day The Museum of Lost and Found Potential uses interactive portraits to explore how mental health impacts lives