Championing creativity

AdvertisingAnimationFilmGraphic DesignIllustrationPhotography

View all categories

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. Have-heart-will-anderson-animation-itsnicethat Animation Will Anderson’s Bafta-nominated animation Have Heart follows a gif stuck in an infinite loop
  2. Netflix-sans-typeface-dalton-maag-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Netflix unveils Netflix Sans, a new custom typeface developed with Dalton Maag
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Reallivingwagepledge-itsnicethat Advertising The Real Living Wage Pledge aims to ensure fair pay for everyone, including interns
  7. David-wilson-arcade-fire-money-and-love-film-itsnicethat-list-2 Film David Wilson creates short film for Arcade Fire co-starring Toni Collette
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Times-up-advertising-itsnicethat Advertising Time’s Up takes on sexual harassment in ad land with Time’s Up, Advertising
  11. Lucy-alex-mac-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Lucy Alex Mac’s bizarre, comedic portrait photography avoids “pretty for pretty’s sake”
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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?
  17. 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
  18. Working-not-working-acquires-the-backscratchers-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Creative freelancer network Working Not Working acquires The Backscratchers
  19. 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
  20. Stanley-kubrick-napoleon-the-greatest-movie-never-made-taschen-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication Behind Stanley Kubrick’s Napoleon, “the greatest movie never made”
  21. 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
  22. Justice-4-grenfell-three-billboards-outside-grenfell-london-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Frances McDormand backs Grenfell billboards campaign following Oscars win
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Bbc-civilisations-ar-app-nexus-itsnicethat-list Digital BBC launches Civilisations AR, its first augmented reality app
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. Manual-cca-architecture-division-rebrand-graphic-design-itsnicethat Graphic Design Manual rebrands CCA’s Architecture Division to reflect its own building
  29. Secret-7-event-2018-itsnicethat Events Secret 7” returns, inviting creatives to design sleeve artwork for Eurythmics and Jimi Hendrix
  30. Caterina-bianchini-room-for-rebellion-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Caterina Bianchini creates empowering posters for Irish abortion rights group Room for Rebellion
  31. Fred-rowson-rodney-film-itsnicethat-list Film Fred Rowson’s comedy horror film Rodney draws on true crime and suburbia
  32. Max_gunther Ones To Watch 2018 Ones to Watch 2018: illustrator Max Guther
  33. Jonathan_nkondo Ones To Watch 2018 Ones to Watch 2018: animator Jonathan Djob Nkondo
  34. Piuarch-gucci-headquarters-milan-architecture-itsnicethat-list Architecture Gucci’s new Milan headquarters transforms an abandoned aircraft factory
  35. Eric-hu-list-itsnicethat Graphic Design Eric Hu joins Nike as global design director on sportswear
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. Anthony-burrill-jealous-graphic-design-itsnicethat-4 Graphic Design Anthony Burrill supersizes his “positive propaganda” for new show
  39. 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
  40. University-of-portsmouth-logo-graphic-design-itsnicethat_list Graphic Design University of Portsmouth receives backlash over costs of its rebrand
  41. Judy-blame Fashion Designer and art director Judy Blame has died aged 58
  42. Paloma-baeza-poles-apart-animation-bafta-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Bafta award winners to watch: Paloma Baeza and Colin O’Toole
  43. Windsock_bara_prasilova-hasselblad-ikea-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Ikea partners with Hasselblad to offer more “inspiring” prints for its frames
  44. Bleed-list Publication Humans’ impact on Earth inspired Bleed’s custom typefaces for Anthopros
  45. 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
  46. Single-atom-in-an-ion-trap-david-nadlinger-photography-itsnicethat_list Photography Photo of a single atom wins science photography prize
  47. Crack-stevens-mason-london-franc-moody-pheromones-video-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Crack Stevens and Mason London’s unlikely heroine returns in Pheromones video
  48. 5pointz-new-york-graffiti-art-nigel-morris-itsnicethat Art Property developer fined $6.7 million for “whitewashing” New York graffiti haven, 5Pointz
  49. 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
  50. Tim-moore-dumb-fun-ar-collage-app-digital-itsnicethat-list Digital Fill your AR world with collage, courtesy of app Dumb Fun
  51. 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
  52. Spin-bbc-reith-typeface-campaign-graphic-design-itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Spin releases animated poster campaign for BBC Reith typeface
  53. 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
  54. Florence-game-mountains-ken-wong-digital-itsnicethat Digital Monument Valley designer Ken Wong releases interactive comic mobile game, Florence
  55. Braulio_amado_bobby-mckenna_mosaic_steven-soderbergh_hbo_itsnicethat-list Illustration Meet the star creative team behind Steven Soderbergh’s HBO series/app, Mosaic
  56. England-football-kit-2018-world-cup-nike-fashion-itsnicethat-list Fashion Nike reveals England 2018 football kit, with custom type and classic icons
  57. Wes_anderson_juman_malouf_curate_exhibition_kunsthistorisches-museum_events_itsnicethat Events Wes Anderson and partner Juman Malouf to curate exhibition in Vienna
  58. Alex-chinneck-onwards-_-upwards-knot-2-art-itsnicethat-list-2 Art Alex Chinneck ties architecture in knots with latest works
  59. 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
  60. 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
  61. Facebook-headquarters-cupertino-itsnicethat Architecture Facebook plans a huge new headquarters in London’s King’s Cross
  62. 20th-century-alcohol-_-tobacco-ads-taschen-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication A compendium of 20th century alcohol and tobacco ads charts an era of lavish propaganda
  63. Super-bowl-ad-doritos-peter-dinklage-tyrion-advertising-itsnicethat Advertising Super Bowl 52: we round up the best ads from this year
  64. Tom-dixon-ikea-delaktig-product-design-itsnicethat-list-2 Product Design Ikea launches Tom Dixon collaboration, a modular, hackable furniture range
  65. Raman-djafari_fjaak_snow_animation_itsnicethat-5 Animation Raman Djafari’s unpredictable approach to animation makes for a hypnotic and emotive film
  66. Blade-runner-secret-cinema-events-itsnicethat_2 Events Secret Cinema to take on Blade Runner for biggest ever immersive event
  67. Stevie_gee_stella_mccartney_illustration_itsnicethat_list Illustration Stevie Gee adorns Stella McCartney Kids packaging with mix-and-match “hybrid weirdos”
  68. Bfi-animated-britain-archive-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation BFI launches vast free online archive of animation, exploring a century of British cartoons
  69. Ikea-founder-ingvar-kamprad-itsnicethat Product Design Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad has died aged 91
  70. Nice-and-serious-touch-yourself-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation “Humour is more effective than fear”: Nice and Serious says Touch Yourself for World Cancer Day
  71. Maurizio-cattelan-america-gold-toilet-art-itsnicethat Art Trump asked to borrow a Van Gogh, and the Guggenheim offered him a gold toilet
  72. David-adjaye-smithsonian-national-museum-of-african-american-history-and-culture-designs-of-the-year-2017-itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Adjaye’s Museum of African American History and Culture wins Design of the Year 2017
  73. David-shrigley-sketch-the-gallery-restaurant-art-itsnicethat-list Art David Shrigley covers the walls of Sketch with 91 colourful new works
  74. Timo-lenzen_graphic-design_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Timo Lenzen dabbles in monochrome shadows and animation for his latest graphics
  75. Oscar-nominees-animated-short-garden-party-animation_itsnicethat Animation Oscar nominations 2018: find out more about the lesser-known talent up for best animated short
  76. Superunion_the-partners_rebrand_graphic-design_itsnicethat_logo3 Graphic Design Superunion – the new global, mega brand agency – unveils its identity
  77. Prophet_formulae_rebrand_graphic-design_itsnicethat-list2 Graphic Design Prophet rebrands Formula E, while DixonBaxi brings it to life on screen
  78. William-kentridge---the-head-and-the-load-14-18-now-art-itsnicethat-list Art Danny Boyle, Rachel Whiteread and Gillian Wearing part of vast WW1 centenary programme, 14-18 Now
  79. U2-broken-fingaz-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Anonymous Israeli art collective Broken Fingaz directs highly political animation for U2
  80. Patternity-john-lewis-product-design-itsnicethat-list Product Design Patternity designs John Lewis’ first combined homeware and apparel collection