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. Central-saint-martins Miscellaneous Applicants to UK arts and design university courses declines by over 14,000 this year
  2. Peter-judson-infection-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Peter Judson messes with depth perception in new personal project, Infection
  3. Createnyc-report-new-york-cultural-plan-news-itsnicethat Miscellaneous New York’s first “cultural plan” aims to make arts more diverse and affordable
  4. Josh-jones-pavement-licker-publication-itsnicethat-7-paulinsect_davidshrigley-list Publication David Shrigley, Banksy and Mr Bingo feature in Pavement Licker compendium
  5. Adam-wells-love-and-radio-itsnicethat-list Animation Adam Wells animates Love and Radio’s Dan Deacon interview through obtuse vignettes
  6. Jordy-van-den-nieuwendijk_colette_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Colette, the trailblazer: creatives pay tribute to the iconic Parisian store and its legacy
  7. Mr-clean-advert-2011-gender-stereotypes-in-advertising-itsnicethat Advertising “Harmful” gender stereotypes in UK advertising to be more closely regulated
  8. Sky-sports-rebrand-nomad-sky-creative-itsnicethat-list_copy Graphic Design The Sky Sports rebrand features bespoke type and refined logos across nine channels
  9. Rick-and-morty-exquisite-corpse-trailer-itsnicethat-bendik-kaltenborn-list Animation Rick and Morty’s Exquisite Corpse trailer features 22 animators including Simon Landrein and Bendik Kaltenborn
  10. Petra_collins_selena_gomez_fetish_video_itsnicethat1 Film Petra Collins directs a soft focus Selena Gomez for Fetish video
  11. Citadel-festival-jennifer-heale-andrew-khosravani-artwork-animation-itsnicethat1 Animation How Citadel festival’s science and Redon-inspired artwork was made
  12. Andrew-rae-new-york-times-magazine-cover-trumplandia-itsnicethat-list Illustration Andrew Rae’s New York Times Mag brief was “Fear and Loathing in the time of Trump”
  13. Damien-weighill-daniel-cockrill-in-the-beginning-was-the-word-illustration-book-itsnicethat1 Illustration Poetry and illustration “ping pong” in Damien Weighill and Daniel Cockrill’s brilliant book
  14. Richard_russell_everything_is_recorded_close_but_not_quite_scott_wright_music_video_film_itsnicethat9 Film Behind the making of Richard Russell’s Close But Not Quite video
  15. Alice_mann_la_sape_photography_itsnicethat1 Photography Alice Mann photographs African men from London's La Sape
  16. Klaus_thymann_bjorn_borg_open_tennis_across_borders_us_mexico_film_itsnicethat3 Film Klaus Thymann films tennis match across the US / Mexico border for Bjorn Borg
  17. Nike_wieden_kennedy_knvb_netherlands_womens_football_team_lioness_crest_graphic_design_itsnicethat8 Graphic Design The Netherlands’ royal crest changes gender for national women’s football team kit by Nike
  18. Robert_beatty_brian_roettinger_olivia_bee_artwork_kesha_rainbow_graphic_design_itsnicethat Graphic Design Robert Beatty, Brian Roettinger and Olivia Bee created the artwork for Kesha’s new album, Rainbow
  19. Int_the_graduates_2017_ben_hutchings_list The Graduates 2017 Graphic designer Ben Hutchings on interstellar signals and isometric pasta packaging
  20. Int_the_graduates_2017_katy_wang_list The Graduates 2017 Animator Katy Wang uses beautifully subtle texture and timing in her emotive films
  21. Don't_panic_greenpeace_spongebob_squarepants_advertising_itsnicethat1 Advertising Don’t Panic’s campaign for Greenpeace enlists Spongebob Squarepants as an eco activist
  22. _list- Photography David Vintiner and Gem Fletcher portray the “transhumans” evolving humanity with tech
  23. Facebook-list Animation Johnny Kelly and Nous Vous animate a motley crew of abstract characters for Facebook
  24. Abba-exhibition-southbank-centre-london-itsnicethat Events Abba exhibition at Southbank Centre will chart the band’s rise in 70s Britain
  25. Daniel-buren-diamonds-and-circles-tottenham-court-road-hawkinsbrown-itsnicethat4 Art Daniel Buren says Tottenham Court Road tube station artwork is “a bubble of oxygen for the spirit”
  26. George_adams_elton_john_brand_visual_identity_graphic_design_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Sir Elton John's new visual identity by graphic designer George Adams
  27. London-borough-of-culture-bob-and-roberta-smith-list-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Sadiq Khan launches London Borough of Culture initiative with £1 million prize
  28. Marrs-green-list Miscellaneous The World’s Favourite Colour winner announced as Marrs Green
  29. Alasdair_mclellan_raf_simons_the_xx_i_dare_you_music_video13 Film Raf Simons and Alasdair McLellan co-directed The xx’s new video
  30. Fx-goby-nexus-google-i-o-conference-idea-animation_listitsnicethat Animation Behind Fx Goby's opening animation for Google I/O, telling the cinematic journey of an idea
  31. Patrick-savile-v_a-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Patrick Savile’s dreamy designs draw from 70s airbrush art, Roger Dean and Turing patterns
  32. Annie-leibovitz-serena-williams-vanity-fair-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Annie Leibovitz photographs (almost) naked, pregnant Serena Williams for Vanity Fair cover
  33. Adham_faramawy-list_film_london_jarman_award_shortlist_2017_itsnicethat Film Shortlist announced for the Jarman Award, celebrating the UK’s moving image artists
  34. Mario_testino_vogue_netherlands_art_special_itsnicethat4 Photography Mario Testino guest edits Vogue Netherlands Art Special with Rijksmuseum archive
  35. Loyalkaspar-syfy_channel_rebrand_graphic_design_itsnicethat4 Graphic Design The Syfy channel rebrand by Loyalkaspar is tied together with bold, bespoke typography
  36. Pigalle-ill-studio-nike-duperre-basketball-court-2017-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Pigalle, Ill-Studio and Nike have redesigned the Paris Duperré basketball court
  37. Counter_press-bibendum-visual-identity-graphic_design-itsnicethat4 Graphic Design The Counter Press rebrands Conran’s restaurant Bibendum based on its art nouveau home
  38. Hollie-fernando-list Photography From Lemon Twigs to Laura Marling: Hollie Fernando’s painterly photography folio
  39. Noma_bar_biker_mercedes-benz_animation_itsnicethat_list Animation Noma Bar animates a tongue twister for Mercedes-Benz’ series on road safety
  40. James-joyce-shangri-la-glastonbury-truth-smile_list-illustration-itsnicethat Graphic Design James Joyce’s political billboards for Glastonbury’s Shangri-La Truth stage
  41. Tom_bunker_pete_sharp_nike_china_badge_of_honour_animation_illustration_itsnicethat3 Animation High octane Nike China animation gets kids to wear their bandages as a “badge of honour”
  42. Wcrs-pride-in-london-love-happens-here_list Illustration Pride in London launches mammoth campaign by WCRS, Love Happens Here
  43. Rca_itsnicethat Fashion Burberry Foundation awards £3 million to RCA for material futures research
  44. Erin-aniker-we-are-here-bme-women-we-are-here-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous We Are Here exhibition explores “what it means to be a British BME woman today”
  45. Josh-mckenna-instagram-sticker-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger on how to stand out
  46. Phyllida-barlow-folly-british-pavilion-venice-2017-ruth-clark-itsnicethat Art Women outnumber men at art school, yet underrepresented in industry, finds report
  47. Part-of-a-bigger-plan-artis-animation-itsnicethat-list2 Animation Part of a Bigger Plan’s animation for Amsterdam Zoo celebrates the circle of life
  48. Sam-lyon_itsnicethat Illustration Weird, slimy faces and a mosquito man for Maynards, from Sam Lyon
  49. Buzzfeed_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous The Buzzfeed redesign: UK art director Tim Lane talks us through his seven-month overhaul
  50. 02_north_southbankcentre_logo_02-list Graphic Design Southbank Centre visual identity redesigned by North, to be a “confident masthead” for the institution
  51. Akvile-magicdust-elcaf-wetransfer-itsnicethat Illustration Comics illustrator Akvile Magicdust wins the ELCAF x WeTransfer award
  52. Christabel-forbes---standby_list-itsnicethat Art Christabel Forbes depicts the community, colours and bustle of Modinagar, India
  53. Khadija_saye_grenfell_tower_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Photographer Khadija Saye has died in the Grenfell Tower fire, her family confirm
  54. Bloomberg-businessweek-redesign-rob-vargas-june-2017_itsnicethat-list Publication “Evolve or die”: Bloomberg Businessweek creative director Rob Vargas on the magazine’s redesign
  55. Edvard-munch-the-scream-itsnicethat-list Art Adobe has digitally recreated Edvard Munch’s paintbrushes – but can they mirror the real thing?
  56. Chris-ofili_itsnicethat_list Art Charity Mind will hold its first art auction, with pieces by Damien Hirst, Chris Ofili and others
  57. Chen-winner---cnn-econundrum__itsnicethat-list Illustration World Illustration Awards 2017 announces category winners for professional and new talent prizes
  58. David-shrigley-skip-gallery_itsnicethat-list Art David Shrigley chats about his latest public artwork in a skip in Hoxton Square
  59. Hato-hongkongvenicebiennale_samson-young_itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Behind Hato’s identity for Samson Young's Venice Biennale pavilion
  60. Uber_bbh-london_itsnicethat-list Advertising Uber works with top creatives including director Kim Gehrig and illustrator Jack Hudson on ad campaign
  61. Andre%cc%81s-lozano_itsnicethat_list Illustration Andrés Lozano’s story-packed scenes “appear” in his sketchbooks like visual improv
  62. Old-man's-journey-game_itsnicethat Digital Apple Design Awards 2017 winners announced at WWDC
  63. Nex-architecture_sandcastle_intransit_itsnicethat-list Architecture A subterranean sandcastle by Asif Khan among the sand constructions to pop up in London
  64. Tfl-list Art Artist Pio Abad delves into the vast TfL Lost Property archive: “a real-time portrait of London”
  65. David-hockney-andy-warhol-polaroid-list Photography Unpublished Andy Warhol polaroids of David Hockney released for artist’s 80th birthday
  66. Monument-valley_ustwo-games_itsnicethat_list Digital Ustwo launches Monument Valley 2, a sequel to the hit puzzle game
  67. Edward-enninful_bridging_the_gap_itsnicethat_list Film Edward Enninful, incoming UK Vogue editor-in-chief, directs Gap film Bridging the Gap celebrating diversity and unity
  68. Pali_uniform_itsnicethat-list Product Design Uniform launches internet-enabled football goalpost Pali to get people away from their screens
  69. Do-the-green-thing_brexitmeansohshit-poster_craig-oldham_itsnicethat Graphic Design Do The Green Thing attacks the Tories with Craig Oldham poster, Brexit means Oh Shit
  70. Spin_corpsreviver_lheureducocktail_05_itsnicethat_list Publication Spin designs abstract, painterly interpretation of 20s book, L’Heure du Cocktail / The Cocktail Hour
  71. Nicos-livesey_stevie-gee_adidas_here-to-create_itsnicethat-list Animation Adidas film by Nicos Livesey and Stevie Gee turns football match into high energy, "He-Man" inspired cartoon
  72. Arcade-fire-everything-now-video-sacred-egg_itsnicethat-list Film Arcade Fire unveils dystopian video for Everything Now directed by The Sacred Egg
  73. Sheila-levrant-de-bretteville-eyebolt-women-in-design_list Opinion Sheila Levrant de Bretteville on designing for community, and strength in numbers
  74. Jeremy-deller-installation-003-photo-credit-gareth-jones-gareth-jones_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Liverpool marks 50 years since Sgt. Pepper with major commissions by Jeremy Deller and Judy Chicago
  75. Kahlil-joseph_maad_itsnicethat_list Film Kahlil Joseph to screen new short film inspired by Roy DeCarava at Tate Modern and New Museum
  76. Michael-driver_vintage-minis_itsnicethat_list Animation Michael Driver’s animation for Vintage Penguin Random House summarises 20 books
  77. Cao-fei_bmw-art-car_18_2017_itsnicethat Art Chinese artist Cao Fei follows Warhol, Lichtenstein and Hockney in designing BMW Art Car
  78. The-visitors-from-sirius-b-2-paolo-del-toro_-k.-scott-kreiderlistitsnicethat Sculpture The unnerving felt heads of sculptor Paolo Del Toro
  79. Eon_gorillaz_noah-harris_wcrs_itsnicethat_list Advertising Noah Harris directs 1000 solar-powered toys, and Gorillaz, in epic new ad for E.On
  80. Sebastian-curi_illustration_steppingintotheweekend Illustration Sebastian Curi creates messy, “imperfect” characters everyone can empathise with