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. Wcrs-pride-in-london-love-happens-here_list Illustration Pride in London launches mammoth campaign by WCRS, Love Happens Here
  2. Rca_itsnicethat Fashion Burberry Foundation awards £3 million to RCA for material futures research
  3. 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”
  4. Josh-mckenna-instagram-sticker-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger on how to stand out
  5. Phyllida-barlow-folly-british-pavilion-venice-2017-ruth-clark-itsnicethat Art Women outnumber men at art school, yet underrepresented in industry, finds report
  6. 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
  7. Sam-lyon_itsnicethat Illustration Weird, slimy faces and a mosquito man for Maynards, from Sam Lyon
  8. Buzzfeed_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous The Buzzfeed redesign: UK art director Tim Lane talks us through his seven-month overhaul
  9. 02_north_southbankcentre_logo_02-list Graphic Design Southbank Centre visual identity redesigned by North, to be a “confident masthead” for the institution
  10. Akvile-magicdust-elcaf-wetransfer-itsnicethat Illustration Comics illustrator Akvile Magicdust wins the ELCAF x WeTransfer award
  11. Christabel-forbes---standby_list-itsnicethat Art Christabel Forbes depicts the community, colours and bustle of Modinagar, India
  12. Khadija_saye_grenfell_tower_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Photographer Khadija Saye has died in the Grenfell Tower fire, her family confirm
  13. Bloomberg-businessweek-redesign-rob-vargas-june-2017_itsnicethat-list Publication “Evolve or die”: Bloomberg Businessweek creative director Rob Vargas on the magazine’s redesign
  14. Edvard-munch-the-scream-itsnicethat-list Art Adobe has digitally recreated Edvard Munch’s paintbrushes – but can they mirror the real thing?
  15. Chris-ofili_itsnicethat_list Art Charity Mind will hold its first art auction, with pieces by Damien Hirst, Chris Ofili and others
  16. Chen-winner---cnn-econundrum__itsnicethat-list Illustration World Illustration Awards 2017 announces category winners for professional and new talent prizes
  17. David-shrigley-skip-gallery_itsnicethat-list Art David Shrigley chats about his latest public artwork in a skip in Hoxton Square
  18. Hato-hongkongvenicebiennale_samson-young_itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Behind Hato’s identity for Samson Young's Venice Biennale pavilion
  19. Uber_bbh-london_itsnicethat-list Advertising Uber works with top creatives including director Kim Gehrig and illustrator Jack Hudson on ad campaign
  20. Andre%cc%81s-lozano_itsnicethat_list Illustration Andrés Lozano’s story-packed scenes “appear” in his sketchbooks like visual improv
  21. Old-man's-journey-game_itsnicethat Digital Apple Design Awards 2017 winners announced at WWDC
  22. Nex-architecture_sandcastle_intransit_itsnicethat-list Architecture A subterranean sandcastle by Asif Khan among the sand constructions to pop up in London
  23. Tfl-list Art Artist Pio Abad delves into the vast TfL Lost Property archive: “a real-time portrait of London”
  24. David-hockney-andy-warhol-polaroid-list Photography Unpublished Andy Warhol polaroids of David Hockney released for artist’s 80th birthday
  25. Monument-valley_ustwo-games_itsnicethat_list Digital Ustwo launches Monument Valley 2, a sequel to the hit puzzle game
  26. 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
  27. Pali_uniform_itsnicethat-list Product Design Uniform launches internet-enabled football goalpost Pali to get people away from their screens
  28. 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
  29. Spin_corpsreviver_lheureducocktail_05_itsnicethat_list Publication Spin designs abstract, painterly interpretation of 20s book, L’Heure du Cocktail / The Cocktail Hour
  30. 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
  31. Arcade-fire-everything-now-video-sacred-egg_itsnicethat-list Film Arcade Fire unveils dystopian video for Everything Now directed by The Sacred Egg
  32. Sheila-levrant-de-bretteville-eyebolt-women-in-design_list Opinion Sheila Levrant de Bretteville on designing for community, and strength in numbers
  33. 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
  34. Kahlil-joseph_maad_itsnicethat_list Film Kahlil Joseph to screen new short film inspired by Roy DeCarava at Tate Modern and New Museum
  35. Michael-driver_vintage-minis_itsnicethat_list Animation Michael Driver’s animation for Vintage Penguin Random House summarises 20 books
  36. Cao-fei_bmw-art-car_18_2017_itsnicethat Art Chinese artist Cao Fei follows Warhol, Lichtenstein and Hockney in designing BMW Art Car
  37. The-visitors-from-sirius-b-2-paolo-del-toro_-k.-scott-kreiderlistitsnicethat Sculpture The unnerving felt heads of sculptor Paolo Del Toro
  38. Eon_gorillaz_noah-harris_wcrs_itsnicethat_list Advertising Noah Harris directs 1000 solar-powered toys, and Gorillaz, in epic new ad for E.On
  39. Sebastian-curi_illustration_steppingintotheweekend Illustration Sebastian Curi creates messy, “imperfect” characters everyone can empathise with
  40. Michael-dudok-de-wit_red-turtle_studio-ghibli_list Animation Michaël Dudok de Wit on being Studio Ghibli’s first non-Japanese director for The Red Turtle
  41. Olimpia-zagnoli_-how-to-eat-spaghetti-like-a-lady_-2017_list Illustration Olimpia Zagnoli illustrates How to Eat Spaghetti Like a Lady
  42. Martin-parr_beach-therapy_rocket-gallery_list Photography Martin Parr zooms out for new series Beach Therapy
  43. Jony-ive_apple_rca_itsnicethat Miscellaneous Jony Ive replaces James Dyson as chancellor of the Royal College of Art
  44. Anime_architecture_house_of_illustration_itsnicethat_list Illustration Anime Architecture: the epic illustrated backdrops of Ghost in the Shell, Akira and Metropolis
  45. Nice-threads-mate-itsnicethat-list Art Nice Threads, Mate embroiders throwaway British culture in incredible detail
  46. Christoph-niemann_obama-foundation_itsnicethat-6list Animation Christoph Niemann’s animations for the Obama Foundation celebrate civic commitment
  47. Ian-dury-walthamstow-school-of-art Art Before the Blockheads: Ian Dury’s art school work, made under the tutelage of Peter Blake
  48. Hato_jean_jullien_under_dogs_itsnicethat14 Illustration Hato launches Jean Jullien’s latest book Under Dogs, an homage to our furry friends
  49. Susan-kare_courtesy-of-kareprints.com_california_design-museum_itsnicethat Graphic Design Inside Susan Kare’s sketchbooks are the makings of Mac’s graphic interfaces
  50. Elton-john-the-cut-rocket-man Film Winners for Elton John’s The Cut music video competition revealed
  51. Real-estate_craig-allen_stained-glass_colour-in-music-video_itsnicethat_list Animation Try out Real Estate’s colour-in music video for Stained Glass, directed by W+K's Craig Allen
  52. Robot-and-scarecrow_kibwe-tavares_itsnicethat_list Film Kibwe Tavares unveils short film Robot & Scarecrow produced by Michael Fassbender’s DMC Film
  53. Anna-ginsburg-dazed-get-registered-itsnicethat_list Animation Anna Ginsburg animates young Brits’ opinions on British politics for Dazed
  54. Parterre-de-rois-05_black_itsnicethat_black_cover_list Publication Parterre de Rois: the Black issue features Anish Kapoor and Nina Chanel Abney
  55. Reo_dron_beautyproject_stefan-sagmeister_itsnicethat Art Stefan Sagmeister speaks to It's Nice That about The Beauty Project
  56. Youtube-sans_bold Graphic Design YouTube releases its first own-brand font, YouTube Sans, inspired by the play button
  57. Turn-up_jon-burgerman_bite-the-ballot_jelly-london Miscellaneous Jon Burgerman and Adam Higton among artists to submit to #TurnUp voting campaign
  58. Sampha-shylight_list Publication Sampha works with Grace Wales Bonner, Jamie Reid and the Durimel twins on zine, Shy Light
  59. Rize-up-studio-output-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studio Output’s identity for voting campaign Rize Up “speaks from the language of resistance”
  60. Ibm-graphic-standards-manual-paul-rand-empire-editions_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Paul Rand’s IBM Graphic Standards Manual to be reissued
  61. Martin-parr-paul-smith_itsnicethat_list Fashion Martin Parr and Paul Smith collaborate on product range
  62. Vanda-illustration-awards-editorial_a_richard_allen_trump_wave_itsnicethat_list Illustration V&A Illustration Awards 2017 winners announced, with top prize going to Trump Wave
  63. Sutherland-studio_theartssociety_booklets_list Graphic Design Studio Sutherl& rebrands UK’s largest arts education charity, The Arts Society
  64. Miranda-tacchia-list Illustration After Disney, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network, Miranda Tacchia’s characters found life on Instagram
  65. Guardian-university-guide_adam-avery_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous The Guardian UK University Guide 2018 is out, with illustrations by Adam Avery
  66. Deflat-kleiburg_nl-architects_xvw-architectuur_itsnicethat_list Architecture Amsterdam affordable residential “megablock” wins Mies van der Rohe prize for architecture
  67. 2.-count-musicstephen-chambers_heong-gallery-at-downing-college_-cambridge_itsnicethat_list2 Art Stephen Chambers’ portraits of the legendary Court of Redonda hint at a Brexit subtext
  68. Luke-scott_alien-covenant_itsnicethat_list Film Director Luke Scott, Ridley Scott’s son, on reinventing the movie trailer for Alien: Covenant
  69. Grand-matter_chris-clarke_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design The Guardian’s Chris Clarke on designing an expressive identity for agency Grand Matter
  70. J-w-anderson-disobedient-bodies-film-itsnicethat-list Film Disobedient Bodies short film reveals J. W. Anderson’s ideas for Hepworth Wakefield show
  71. Bankside_itsnicethat5 Illustration Peter Judson among five artists decorating London HQ of AMV BBDO, TBWA and others
  72. Tishk-barzanji-_solitude_list Illustration Kurdish illustrator Tishk Barzanji explores isolation and anxiety in his surrealist urban landscapes
  73. Paperstorm-moniker-mozilla-itsnicethat Digital Mozilla and Studio Moniker campaign for EU copyright law via digital “leaflet bomb”
  74. Pi-studios_i-was-there-when-house-took-over-the-world_itsnicethat_list Film Former i-D and Channel 4 exec launches documentary series on house music, directed by Jake Sumner
  75. Creative-circle-foundation-logo-itsnicethat Advertising The Creative Circle Foundation launches free advertising school to tackle industry’s diversity issue
  76. Tw_wmagmexico_itsnicethat_list Photography Tim Walker to shoot the Pirelli Calendar 2018 next week in London
  77. Richard-mosse-idomeni_heat-maps_itsnicethat_list Photography Richard Mosse awarded Prix Pictet by Kofi Annan, for photo series heat mapping refugee camps
  78. Frieze-new-york_amy-preston_joe-cole-porter_itsnicethat_list_josef-and-anni-albers Photography Frieze New York campaign reveals artefacts from studios of Haring, Pollock, Albers, Rauschenberg and Judd
  79. Tate-etc-magazine-redesign Publication Tate Etc magazine redesign ditches Tate logo, to herald its “maverick position”
  80. Wired_uk_redesign2017_russia_itsnicethatlist Graphic Design Exclusive: Wired UK's magazine redesign, with custom type by Sawdust