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. 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
  2. Olimpia-zagnoli_-how-to-eat-spaghetti-like-a-lady_-2017_list Illustration Olimpia Zagnoli illustrates How to Eat Spaghetti Like a Lady
  3. Martin-parr_beach-therapy_rocket-gallery_list Photography Martin Parr zooms out for new series Beach Therapy
  4. Jony-ive_apple_rca_itsnicethat Miscellaneous Jony Ive replaces James Dyson as chancellor of the Royal College of Art
  5. Anime_architecture_house_of_illustration_itsnicethat_list Illustration Anime Architecture: the epic illustrated backdrops of Ghost in the Shell, Akira and Metropolis
  6. Nice-threads-mate-itsnicethat-list Art Nice Threads, Mate embroiders throwaway British culture in incredible detail
  7. Christoph-niemann_obama-foundation_itsnicethat-6list Animation Christoph Niemann’s animations for the Obama Foundation celebrate civic commitment
  8. Ian-dury-walthamstow-school-of-art Art Before the Blockheads: Ian Dury’s art school work, made under the tutelage of Peter Blake
  9. Hato_jean_jullien_under_dogs_itsnicethat14 Illustration Hato launches Jean Jullien’s latest book Under Dogs, an homage to our furry friends
  10. 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
  11. Elton-john-the-cut-rocket-man Film Winners for Elton John’s The Cut music video competition revealed
  12. 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
  13. Robot-and-scarecrow_kibwe-tavares_itsnicethat_list Film Kibwe Tavares unveils short film Robot & Scarecrow produced by Michael Fassbender’s DMC Film
  14. Anna-ginsburg-dazed-get-registered-itsnicethat_list Animation Anna Ginsburg animates young Brits’ opinions on British politics for Dazed
  15. Parterre-de-rois-05_black_itsnicethat_black_cover_list Publication Parterre de Rois: the Black issue features Anish Kapoor and Nina Chanel Abney
  16. Reo_dron_beautyproject_stefan-sagmeister_itsnicethat Art Stefan Sagmeister speaks to It's Nice That about The Beauty Project
  17. Youtube-sans_bold Graphic Design YouTube releases its first own-brand font, YouTube Sans, inspired by the play button
  18. Turn-up_jon-burgerman_bite-the-ballot_jelly-london Miscellaneous Jon Burgerman and Adam Higton among artists to submit to #TurnUp voting campaign
  19. Sampha-shylight_list Publication Sampha works with Grace Wales Bonner, Jamie Reid and the Durimel twins on zine, Shy Light
  20. Rize-up-studio-output-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Studio Output’s identity for voting campaign Rize Up “speaks from the language of resistance”
  21. Ibm-graphic-standards-manual-paul-rand-empire-editions_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Paul Rand’s IBM Graphic Standards Manual to be reissued
  22. Martin-parr-paul-smith_itsnicethat_list Fashion Martin Parr and Paul Smith collaborate on product range
  23. 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
  24. Sutherland-studio_theartssociety_booklets_list Graphic Design Studio Sutherl& rebrands UK’s largest arts education charity, The Arts Society
  25. Miranda-tacchia-list Illustration After Disney, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network, Miranda Tacchia’s characters found life on Instagram
  26. Guardian-university-guide_adam-avery_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous The Guardian UK University Guide 2018 is out, with illustrations by Adam Avery
  27. Deflat-kleiburg_nl-architects_xvw-architectuur_itsnicethat_list Architecture Amsterdam affordable residential “megablock” wins Mies van der Rohe prize for architecture
  28. 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
  29. Luke-scott_alien-covenant_itsnicethat_list Film Director Luke Scott, Ridley Scott’s son, on reinventing the movie trailer for Alien: Covenant
  30. Grand-matter_chris-clarke_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design The Guardian’s Chris Clarke on designing an expressive identity for agency Grand Matter
  31. J-w-anderson-disobedient-bodies-film-itsnicethat-list Film Disobedient Bodies short film reveals J. W. Anderson’s ideas for Hepworth Wakefield show
  32. Bankside_itsnicethat5 Illustration Peter Judson among five artists decorating London HQ of AMV BBDO, TBWA and others
  33. Tishk-barzanji-_solitude_list Illustration Kurdish illustrator Tishk Barzanji explores isolation and anxiety in his surrealist urban landscapes
  34. Paperstorm-moniker-mozilla-itsnicethat Digital Mozilla and Studio Moniker campaign for EU copyright law via digital “leaflet bomb”
  35. 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
  36. Creative-circle-foundation-logo-itsnicethat Advertising The Creative Circle Foundation launches free advertising school to tackle industry’s diversity issue
  37. Tw_wmagmexico_itsnicethat_list Photography Tim Walker to shoot the Pirelli Calendar 2018 next week in London
  38. Richard-mosse-idomeni_heat-maps_itsnicethat_list Photography Richard Mosse awarded Prix Pictet by Kofi Annan, for photo series heat mapping refugee camps
  39. 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
  40. Tate-etc-magazine-redesign Publication Tate Etc magazine redesign ditches Tate logo, to herald its “maverick position”
  41. Wired_uk_redesign2017_russia_itsnicethatlist Graphic Design Exclusive: Wired UK's magazine redesign, with custom type by Sawdust
  42. Lubaina-himid_-spike-island_list_turner-prize-shortlist-2017_itsnicethat Art Turner Prize shortlist announced, featuring two artists who previously wouldn’t be eligible
  43. Lucy-sherston-list-itsnicethat Illustration Lucy Sherston’s energetic illustrations draw from Keith Haring and “the power of pink”
  44. Studio-feixen_20min_samsung_itsnicethat6 Graphic Design Studio Feixen redesigns Switzerland newspaper 20 Minuten for one day, to a mixed response
  45. Dubai-font_itsnicethat_monotype Graphic Design Microsoft launches typeface for Dubai, designed by Monotype’s Nadine Chahine
  46. Heatherwick_garden_bridge_arup_itsnicethat7 Architecture Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge in jeopardy as London mayor withdraws support for project
  47. Meet-the-superhumans-2_d_ad-2017_itsnicethat Miscellaneous D&AD top awards for 2017 revealed, including two Black Pencils for We’re The Superhumans
  48. David-mach_bangers-n-mash-(gallery-of-modern-art_-glasgow_-2002) Art David Mach is live streaming the installation of his latest epic newspaper sculpture
  49. Bonobo-list Film Bonobo’s latest video by Stylewar makes the world dance to the song’s rhythm
  50. When-the-bell-rings Illustration British cartoonist Leo Baxendale, creator of the Bash Street Kids, has died aged 86
  51. Wes-anderson-isle-of-dogs-list Animation Wes Anderson announces release date of stop motion film Isle of Dogs with official poster
  52. Brexit_opinion_its_nice_that_thought_and_speech_bubbles Miscellaneous The Creative Industries Federation manifesto for the UK’s upcoming general election
  53. Huffington_post_huffpost_rebrand_work-order_itsnicethat3 Graphic Design The Huffington Post rebrands to Huffpost, with dramatic new visual identity by Work-Order
  54. Epa_standards_manual_reissue_aiga_itsnicethat13 Graphic Design The US Environmental Protection Agency graphic standards manual from 1977 to be reissued
  55. 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”
  56. Type-with-pride-gilbert-ogilvy-list-typewithpride-01 Graphic Design Typeface released to honour LGBT activist, artist and rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker
  57. 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
  58. Level_brand-union_list Graphic Design Behind the “geographically neutral” design of BA’s new sister airline, Level, by Brand Union
  59. Interbrand_el-salvador-list Graphic Design Rebranding a country: El Salvador's national identity by Interbrand
  60. Nick-ballon_avaunt_the-navy-without-a-sea_list_tiquinanaval_0895 Photography Nick Ballon’s rare photographic insight to the landlocked navy of Bolivia
  61. 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
  62. Lance-wyman-mexico-portrait-aiga Miscellaneous Seven winners, including Lance Wyman, announced as recipients of AIGA Medal
  63. System-mag-9_juergen-teller_waiting-for-rihanna_it's-nice-that_list Photography The photos Juergen Teller took while waiting for Rihanna
  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. Autodraw-list3 Digital Google Creative Lab unveils Autodraw, an AI drawing tool to make your doodles better
  67. Edward-enninful Publication British Vogue appoints first male editor, Edward Enninful
  68. Graphic-means_list Graphic Design Graphic Means, a documentary on the evolution of graphic design production, premieres this week
  69. Swiss-grand-award-for-design-list Miscellaneous Swiss Grand Award for Design goes to Thomas Ott, Jean Widmer and David Bielander
  70. Joohee-yoon_etching1_list Illustration Joohee Yoon’s latest illustrations use etching, drypoint and coloured pencil
  71. Christoph-niemann-national-geographic-expeditions_list Illustration Christoph Niemann creates an illustrated travelogue for National Geographic charting his Arctic expedition
  72. Weapons-of-reason---power---digital-cover_list Publication Weapons of Reason releases issue four, Power, alongside interactive “global power map”
  73. 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”
  74. Cos-x-studio-swine-new-spring-list Miscellaneous Studio Swine’s installation for Cos emits bubbles you can catch with burst-resistant gloves
  75. Kinoteka_1 Animation British Sea Power play live soundtrack to iconic Polish animations for Kinoteka
  76. Martin_parr_abandoned_morris_minors_of_the_west_of_ireland_cafe-royal Photography Martin Parr releases new book documenting abandoned old bangers in Ireland
  77. James-lavelle-schoerner_unkle_still Film Exclusive: James Lavelle and Norbert Schoerner collaborate on “post-apocalyptic” Unkle video
  78. Sampha-kahlil-joseph-process-still_list Film Kahlil Joseph creates cinematic portrait of Sampha for new film, Process
  79. Arket-paper-logo Graphic Design H&M group launches Arket, a new brand based on “a blank sheet of paper”
  80. Google-boiler-room_vr-dancefloors Digital Boiler Room launches virtual reality club night with Google, featuring FJAAK