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. Wes-anderson-isle-of-dogs-list Animation Wes Anderson announces release date of stop motion film Isle of Dogs with official poster
  2. Brexit_opinion_its_nice_that_thought_and_speech_bubbles Miscellaneous The Creative Industries Federation manifesto for the UK’s upcoming general election
  3. Huffington_post_huffpost_rebrand_work-order_itsnicethat3 Graphic Design The Huffington Post rebrands to Huffpost, with dramatic new visual identity by Work-Order
  4. Epa_standards_manual_reissue_aiga_itsnicethat13 Graphic Design The US Environmental Protection Agency graphic standards manual from 1977 to be reissued
  5. Lad_bible_rebrand_ufo_its_nice_that1 Graphic Design Lad Bible rebrand by UFO's design director Ben Walker sees lad culture as a “positive force”
  6. Type-with-pride-gilbert-ogilvy-list-typewithpride-01 Graphic Design Typeface released to honour LGBT activist, artist and rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker
  7. Tree-of-codes-and-jenny-holzer-join-programme-for-european-capital-of-culture-aarhus-2017-list-tree-of-codes_pic-by-joel-chester Miscellaneous Tree of Codes and Jenny Holzer join programme for European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017
  8. Level_brand-union_list Graphic Design Behind the “geographically neutral” design of BA’s new sister airline, Level, by Brand Union
  9. Interbrand_el-salvador-list Graphic Design Rebranding a country: El Salvador's national identity by Interbrand
  10. Nick-ballon_avaunt_the-navy-without-a-sea_list_tiquinanaval_0895 Photography Nick Ballon’s rare photographic insight to the landlocked navy of Bolivia
  11. Quentin-blake_riddley-walker-the-folio-society_list Illustration Quentin Blake illustrates and contributes essay, Draw is an Intersting Word, to limited Riddley Walker edition
  12. Lance-wyman-mexico-portrait-aiga Miscellaneous Seven winners, including Lance Wyman, announced as recipients of AIGA Medal
  13. System-mag-9_juergen-teller_waiting-for-rihanna_it's-nice-that_list Photography The photos Juergen Teller took while waiting for Rihanna
  14. Lazarus_michael-c-hall-(newton)_jan-versweyveld_it's_nice_that_5_list Miscellaneous Watch David Bowie’s musical Lazarus in virtual reality at the V&A
  15. Jamie-reid_god-save-us-all_list Art God Save the USA: Jamie Reid creates two Trump-based artworks for Toby Mott’s NYC counterculture fair
  16. Autodraw-list3 Digital Google Creative Lab unveils Autodraw, an AI drawing tool to make your doodles better
  17. Edward-enninful Publication British Vogue appoints first male editor, Edward Enninful
  18. Graphic-means_list Graphic Design Graphic Means, a documentary on the evolution of graphic design production, premieres this week
  19. Swiss-grand-award-for-design-list Miscellaneous Swiss Grand Award for Design goes to Thomas Ott, Jean Widmer and David Bielander
  20. Joohee-yoon_etching1_list Illustration Joohee Yoon’s latest illustrations use etching, drypoint and coloured pencil
  21. Christoph-niemann-national-geographic-expeditions_list Illustration Christoph Niemann creates an illustrated travelogue for National Geographic charting his Arctic expedition
  22. Weapons-of-reason---power---digital-cover_list Publication Weapons of Reason releases issue four, Power, alongside interactive “global power map”
  23. School-for-justice-campaign-shot-list Advertising JWT opens law school for victims of child prostitution in India, because “a normal ad campaign won’t cut it”
  24. Cos-x-studio-swine-new-spring-list Miscellaneous Studio Swine’s installation for Cos emits bubbles you can catch with burst-resistant gloves
  25. Kinoteka_1 Animation British Sea Power play live soundtrack to iconic Polish animations for Kinoteka
  26. Martin_parr_abandoned_morris_minors_of_the_west_of_ireland_cafe-royal Photography Martin Parr releases new book documenting abandoned old bangers in Ireland
  27. James-lavelle-schoerner_unkle_still Film Exclusive: James Lavelle and Norbert Schoerner collaborate on “post-apocalyptic” Unkle video
  28. Sampha-kahlil-joseph-process-still_list Film Kahlil Joseph creates cinematic portrait of Sampha for new film, Process
  29. Arket-paper-logo Graphic Design H&M group launches Arket, a new brand based on “a blank sheet of paper”
  30. Google-boiler-room_vr-dancefloors Digital Boiler Room launches virtual reality club night with Google, featuring FJAAK
  31. Merk-list-3d Animation Parallel Teeth's cheery world of egg eyes, animated cut-outs and weird illustrated characters
  32. Centro-boti%cc%81n-bele%cc%81n-de-benito Miscellaneous Spain’s major new arts hub Centro Botín to open with show dedicated to artist Carsten Höller
  33. Mark-denton-i-newspaper-idents-list Advertising Mark Denton directs i newspaper idents parodying Trump, Brexit and Kim Jong-un
  34. Big-issue_keith-tyson-4th-july-2008-invited-to-a-summer-ball-at-the-derivatives-palace_list Art Charming Baker guest edits The Big Issue Art edition featuring Paul Smith, Tim & Sue and more
  35. Honey-monster-puffs-rebrand-animation-peepshow_hm_011-list Animation Honey Monster Puffs rebrand launches with animation by Peepshow
  36. Handmaid's-tale_book_the-folio-society_list Illustration The Handmaid’s Tale reissue illustrations by Anna and Elena Balbusso are “beacons to a new generation”
  37. Jean-jullien-ikea-illustration Illustration Ikea commissions Jean Jullien and 11 other illustrators for Art Event print series
  38. Tate-modern-designs-of-the-year_switch-house-herzog-and-de-meuron_list Miscellaneous Visitor figures are up for Tate Modern and Kew Gardens, but down for the V&A and Tate Britain
  39. Gallery-of-everything_ion-barladeanu_barl-063 Art 71-year-old, formerly homeless Romanian collage artist Ion Bârlādeanu opens first UK show
  40. Kristopher-ho-draws-air-ink-art-for-shaftesbury-avenue-in-london Product Design Billboard illustrated using recycled pollution Air-Ink goes up in London
  41. Romain-mader-foam-paul-huf-list Photography Foam Paul Huf Award jury responds to petition against its winner Romain Mader
  42. On-tyranny-list Graphic Design Vintage publishes entire book On Tyranny as a series of posters, designed with Kingston students
  43. Romain-mader-ekaterina_list Photography Petition launched against winner of Foam Paul Huf photography award for “stereotyping and sexism”
  44. Cornelius-de-bill-baboul-peelosophies-zine-nieves_list-schopenhauer_2 Illustration Cornelius de Bill Baboul’s Peelosophies is toilet humour at its finest
  45. Water-day-font-of-life-line_lowercase_list Graphic Design Font of Life: a typeface-led fundraising campaign for World Water Day by Azul Recreo
  46. Grey-london-creative-circle_list Graphic Design Grey London unveils “angry” identity for The Creative Circle with defaced and torn pages
  47. Annie-leibovitz-theresa-may-list Photography Vogue reveals Annie Leibovitz photoshoot with Theresa May
  48. Fourth-plinth-list Art Fourth Plinth winners announced as Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson
  49. Wrestling-posters-zoran-lucic%cc%81-list Graphic Design Zoran Lucić’s posters for Lucha Libre visualise the stars of Mexican wrestling
  50. Wednesdaywithgoddard_nicolas-menard_list Animation We speak to Nicolas Ménard about his award-winning animation, Wednesday With Goddard
  51. Frances-grow_refuge_list Animation Clay Kaytis, Le Cube and BBH collaborate on animated music video for Refuge and Frances
  52. Disobedient-bodies-book-cover-list Publication Disobedient Bodies: a book by OK-RM, JW Anderson, Jamie Hawkesworth and Hepworth Wakefield
  53. Mcbess-guiness-st-patricks-day_list Illustration McBess captures the characters of St Patrick’s Day for Guinness campaign
  54. Okcupid_jaydanielwright_total-catch_list Illustration Dating app OkCupid rebrands with illustrated icons by Jay Daniel Wright
  55. Bientot-soon-from-the-series-ekaterina-2012-c-romain-mader-ecal Photography Romain Mader wins Foam Paul Huf young photographers award for “naive and absurd” work
  56. We-are-the-superhumans_list_4creative Advertising “A force for good”: We're the Superhumans follows Peace for Paris as second winner of ADCE prize
  57. Army-of-artists-landor-artupia-signatures-typeface1 Graphic Design An open-source typeface based on artists’ signatures, by Landor for Artupia
  58. Stephanie-wunderlich_list_empowering-women Illustration German illustrator Stephanie Wunderlich’s ode to papercut collage
  59. Nicolas-menard-wednesday-with-goddard-sxsw-festival-film-awards Film The SXSW Film Awards for best music video, animation, poster and title design
  60. Russian-posters-list Graphic Design Archival propaganda posters spotlight the graphic design of post-revolution Russia
  61. Sideways-dictionary_list Digital Google’s think tank Jigsaw and The Washington Post launch Sideways Dictionary
  62. Zimoun-2017-aarhus-denmark-05_list Art Zimoun's largest installation yet uses 2,030 cardboard boxes to create a rhythmically reverberating wall
  63. David-magnus_unseen-george-and-john-grabbing-a-cup-of-tea_list Photography Unseen photos of The Beatles by David Magnus show the band getting a cuppa in the Abbey Road canteen
  64. Petra-collins-list Photography Petra Collins to curate night at the MoMA “confronting how the female body is represented”
  65. Andrew-telling-rapha-cicerone-list Film Andrew Telling’s honest and beautifully composed road trip film for Rapha
  66. Manchester-international-festival_slater-bradley_factory-ikon_ian-curtis_list Miscellaneous New Order and Joy Division exhibition announced for Manchester International Festival
  67. V-festival-rebrand-list Graphic Design V Festival rebrand by Form uses “circus-inspired” custom type by signwriter Archie Proudfoot
  68. Museum-of-gif-art-list-loop-dreams Digital Giphy Arts launches VR app, the Museum of Gif Art
  69. Howard-hodgkin_list Art British painter Howard Hodgkin has died aged 84
  70. Rca Miscellaneous World’s top universities for art and design announced
  71. Nadia-lee-cohen-shoots-a-creepy-coven-of-rubber-faced-ladies-for-a-guide-to-indulgence_list Photography Nadia Lee Cohen shoots a creepy coven of rubber-faced ladies for A Guide to Indulgence
  72. Monotype_masqualero_list Graphic Design Monotype’s Masqualero typeface is inspired by Miles Davis
  73. Women's-march_-washington-dc_-21-january-2017.-photograph---brian-allen-courtesy-of-voice-of-america-list Miscellaneous The V&A acquires a Pussyhat on International Women’s Day
  74. La-johnson_women-who-draw-itsnicethat-gender-imbalance International Women's Day “Visuals are political”: the Women Who Draw founders on diversity and empowerment
  75. Jing-wei_int_-list International Women's Day Step into illustrator Jing Wei's wobbly parallel universe
  76. Amna-asghar_touchmeminto(halo)-list International Women's Day “What if Warhol was Pakistani?”: artist Amna Asghar explores her Muslim American identity
  77. I-am-nora-emily-alice-stein-film-list International Women's Day Sisters Emily and Alice Stein release “I Am Nora”, a film about beauty in later years
  78. Laura-coulson---the-xx-3-list Miscellaneous The xx hosts series of events curated by Jeremy Deller, Romain Gavras, Gurls Talk and more
  79. London-regeneration-creative-tensions-report Miscellaneous Regeneration will cause 30% of London artists to lose their studios, says report
  80. Uncertain_ewan_mcnicol_2 Film Uncertain: a spellbinding documentary conflicting epic scenery and societal devastation in Texas