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. Humanscale-manual-henry-dreyfuss-graphic-design-listitsnicethat Graphic Design Henry Dreyfuss’ Humanscale design manuals from 1974-81 to be reissued
  2. Emily-and-alice-stein-hold-me-closer-tiny-dancer-film-itsnicethat-list Film Hold Me Closer Tiny Dancer: the Stein sisters’ heart-warming film on child ballroom stars
  3. Rick_and_morty_art_director_james_mcdermott_sketchbook_illustration_animation_itsnicethat_list Animation “It’s a process of baby-making”: designing the horrific and hilarious multiverse of Rick and Morty
  4. Greg-barth-epic-fail-film-itsnicethat-list Film Greg Barth puts world peace to a public vote in satirical film, Epic Fail
  5. Courtesy-of-alice-cooper-andy-warhol-little-electric-chair Art Alice Cooper discovers original Andy Warhol silkscreen he’d forgotten about since the 70s
  6. Central-saint-martins Miscellaneous Applicants to UK arts and design university courses declines by over 14,000 this year
  7. Peter-judson-infection-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Peter Judson messes with depth perception in new personal project, Infection
  8. Createnyc-report-new-york-cultural-plan-news-itsnicethat Miscellaneous New York’s first “cultural plan” aims to make arts more diverse and affordable
  9. Josh-jones-pavement-licker-publication-itsnicethat-7-paulinsect_davidshrigley-list Publication David Shrigley, Banksy and Mr Bingo feature in Pavement Licker compendium
  10. Adam-wells-love-and-radio-itsnicethat-list Animation Adam Wells animates Love and Radio’s Dan Deacon interview through obtuse vignettes
  11. Jordy-van-den-nieuwendijk_colette_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Colette, the trailblazer: creatives pay tribute to the iconic Parisian store and its legacy
  12. Mr-clean-advert-2011-gender-stereotypes-in-advertising-itsnicethat Advertising “Harmful” gender stereotypes in UK advertising to be more closely regulated
  13. Sky-sports-rebrand-nomad-sky-creative-itsnicethat-list_copy Graphic Design The Sky Sports rebrand features bespoke type and refined logos across nine channels
  14. 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
  15. Petra_collins_selena_gomez_fetish_video_itsnicethat1 Film Petra Collins directs a soft focus Selena Gomez for Fetish video
  16. Citadel-festival-jennifer-heale-andrew-khosravani-artwork-animation-itsnicethat1 Animation How Citadel festival’s science and Redon-inspired artwork was made
  17. 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”
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Alice_mann_la_sape_photography_itsnicethat1 Photography Alice Mann photographs African men from London's La Sape
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. Int_the_graduates_2017_ben_hutchings_list The Graduates 2017 Graphic designer Ben Hutchings on interstellar signals and isometric pasta packaging
  25. Int_the_graduates_2017_katy_wang_list The Graduates 2017 Animator Katy Wang uses beautifully subtle texture and timing in her emotive films
  26. Don't_panic_greenpeace_spongebob_squarepants_advertising_itsnicethat1 Advertising Don’t Panic’s campaign for Greenpeace enlists Spongebob Squarepants as an eco activist
  27. _list- Photography David Vintiner and Gem Fletcher portray the “transhumans” evolving humanity with tech
  28. Facebook-list Animation Johnny Kelly and Nous Vous animate a motley crew of abstract characters for Facebook
  29. Abba-exhibition-southbank-centre-london-itsnicethat Events Abba exhibition at Southbank Centre will chart the band’s rise in 70s Britain
  30. 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”
  31. 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
  32. London-borough-of-culture-bob-and-roberta-smith-list-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Sadiq Khan launches London Borough of Culture initiative with £1 million prize
  33. Marrs-green-list Miscellaneous The World’s Favourite Colour winner announced as Marrs Green
  34. Alasdair_mclellan_raf_simons_the_xx_i_dare_you_music_video13 Film Raf Simons and Alasdair McLellan co-directed The xx’s new video
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. Annie-leibovitz-serena-williams-vanity-fair-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Annie Leibovitz photographs (almost) naked, pregnant Serena Williams for Vanity Fair cover
  38. Adham_faramawy-list_film_london_jarman_award_shortlist_2017_itsnicethat Film Shortlist announced for the Jarman Award, celebrating the UK’s moving image artists
  39. Mario_testino_vogue_netherlands_art_special_itsnicethat4 Photography Mario Testino guest edits Vogue Netherlands Art Special with Rijksmuseum archive
  40. Loyalkaspar-syfy_channel_rebrand_graphic_design_itsnicethat4 Graphic Design The Syfy channel rebrand by Loyalkaspar is tied together with bold, bespoke typography
  41. Pigalle-ill-studio-nike-duperre-basketball-court-2017-itsnicethat Miscellaneous Pigalle, Ill-Studio and Nike have redesigned the Paris Duperré basketball court
  42. Counter_press-bibendum-visual-identity-graphic_design-itsnicethat4 Graphic Design The Counter Press rebrands Conran’s restaurant Bibendum based on its art nouveau home
  43. Hollie-fernando-list Photography From Lemon Twigs to Laura Marling: Hollie Fernando’s painterly photography folio
  44. Noma_bar_biker_mercedes-benz_animation_itsnicethat_list Animation Noma Bar animates a tongue twister for Mercedes-Benz’ series on road safety
  45. James-joyce-shangri-la-glastonbury-truth-smile_list-illustration-itsnicethat Graphic Design James Joyce’s political billboards for Glastonbury’s Shangri-La Truth stage
  46. 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”
  47. Wcrs-pride-in-london-love-happens-here_list Illustration Pride in London launches mammoth campaign by WCRS, Love Happens Here
  48. Rca_itsnicethat Fashion Burberry Foundation awards £3 million to RCA for material futures research
  49. 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”
  50. Josh-mckenna-instagram-sticker-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger on how to stand out
  51. Phyllida-barlow-folly-british-pavilion-venice-2017-ruth-clark-itsnicethat Art Women outnumber men at art school, yet underrepresented in industry, finds report
  52. 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
  53. Sam-lyon_itsnicethat Illustration Weird, slimy faces and a mosquito man for Maynards, from Sam Lyon
  54. Buzzfeed_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous The Buzzfeed redesign: UK art director Tim Lane talks us through his seven-month overhaul
  55. 02_north_southbankcentre_logo_02-list Graphic Design Southbank Centre visual identity redesigned by North, to be a “confident masthead” for the institution
  56. Akvile-magicdust-elcaf-wetransfer-itsnicethat Illustration Comics illustrator Akvile Magicdust wins the ELCAF x WeTransfer award
  57. Christabel-forbes---standby_list-itsnicethat Art Christabel Forbes depicts the community, colours and bustle of Modinagar, India
  58. Khadija_saye_grenfell_tower_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Photographer Khadija Saye has died in the Grenfell Tower fire, her family confirm
  59. Bloomberg-businessweek-redesign-rob-vargas-june-2017_itsnicethat-list Publication “Evolve or die”: Bloomberg Businessweek creative director Rob Vargas on the magazine’s redesign
  60. Edvard-munch-the-scream-itsnicethat-list Art Adobe has digitally recreated Edvard Munch’s paintbrushes – but can they mirror the real thing?
  61. Chris-ofili_itsnicethat_list Art Charity Mind will hold its first art auction, with pieces by Damien Hirst, Chris Ofili and others
  62. Chen-winner---cnn-econundrum__itsnicethat-list Illustration World Illustration Awards 2017 announces category winners for professional and new talent prizes
  63. David-shrigley-skip-gallery_itsnicethat-list Art David Shrigley chats about his latest public artwork in a skip in Hoxton Square
  64. Hato-hongkongvenicebiennale_samson-young_itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Behind Hato’s identity for Samson Young's Venice Biennale pavilion
  65. Uber_bbh-london_itsnicethat-list Advertising Uber works with top creatives including director Kim Gehrig and illustrator Jack Hudson on ad campaign
  66. Andre%cc%81s-lozano_itsnicethat_list Illustration Andrés Lozano’s story-packed scenes “appear” in his sketchbooks like visual improv
  67. Old-man's-journey-game_itsnicethat Digital Apple Design Awards 2017 winners announced at WWDC
  68. Nex-architecture_sandcastle_intransit_itsnicethat-list Architecture A subterranean sandcastle by Asif Khan among the sand constructions to pop up in London
  69. Tfl-list Art Artist Pio Abad delves into the vast TfL Lost Property archive: “a real-time portrait of London”
  70. David-hockney-andy-warhol-polaroid-list Photography Unpublished Andy Warhol polaroids of David Hockney released for artist’s 80th birthday
  71. Monument-valley_ustwo-games_itsnicethat_list Digital Ustwo launches Monument Valley 2, a sequel to the hit puzzle game
  72. 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
  73. Pali_uniform_itsnicethat-list Product Design Uniform launches internet-enabled football goalpost Pali to get people away from their screens
  74. 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
  75. Spin_corpsreviver_lheureducocktail_05_itsnicethat_list Publication Spin designs abstract, painterly interpretation of 20s book, L’Heure du Cocktail / The Cocktail Hour
  76. 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
  77. Arcade-fire-everything-now-video-sacred-egg_itsnicethat-list Film Arcade Fire unveils dystopian video for Everything Now directed by The Sacred Egg
  78. Sheila-levrant-de-bretteville-eyebolt-women-in-design_list Opinion Sheila Levrant de Bretteville on designing for community, and strength in numbers
  79. 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
  80. Kahlil-joseph_maad_itsnicethat_list Film Kahlil Joseph to screen new short film inspired by Roy DeCarava at Tate Modern and New Museum