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. Yves-behar-international-design-excellence-awards-brand-identity-graphic-design-itsnicethat- Graphic Design Yves Behar’s Fuseproject rebrands the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA)
  2. Beck_canada_up-all-night_music-video-film-itsnicethat-9 Film Beck releases video for Up All Night by Canada
  3. Roald_dahl_my_golden_ticket_wonderbly_book_illustration_graphic_design_itsnicethat-list Publication The makings of Roald Dahl’s My Golden Ticket, a new book revisiting Wonka’s fantastical world
  4. Ellen-weinstein-moma-yayoi-kusama-from-here-to-infinity-list Illustration MoMA’s illustrated children’s book, Yayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity, tells the artist’s life story
  5. Sophie-fiennes-grace-jones-bloodlight-and-bami-film-itsnicethat2 Film Trailer for Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami music film by Sophie Fiennes unveiled
  6. Charlie-kwai-wonderers_childrenswear-fashion-photography-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Fashion Meet the dream team behind kids brand Wonderers (nb. you may recognise most of them)
  7. Can-graphic-design-save-your-life-wellcome-trust-itsnicethat-selection-of-anti-smoking-stamps-from-around-the-world-list Graphic Design Can Graphic Design Save Your Life? explores “widespread and subliminal” impact of design on health
  8. Graphic-design-from-india-hamam-dasta_shweta-malhotra_itsnicethat Graphic Design Graphic Design From India will shine a light on independent talent from the sub continent
  9. Reinhard-kleist-nickcave-mercyonme-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Nick Cave immortalised in graphic biography by German comic artist Reinhard Kleist
  10. Jonas-bendiksen_the-last-testament_photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Magnum photographer Jonas Bendiksen meets seven men who believe they are the Messiah
  11. Alana-paterson-womens-ice-hockey-photography-itsnicethat-list_2 Photography Alana Paterson’s brazen photographs of women’s ice hockey show determination and fight
  12. William-lachance-project-backboard-kinloch-park-st-louis-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Abstract painter William LaChance designs St Louis basketball court for Project Backboard
  13. Miranda-july-interfaith-charity-shop-selfridges-artangel-listitsnicethat Art Miranda July opens interfaith charity shop in Selfridges
  14. Marion-deuchars-colour-book-illustration-publication-itsnicethat-2 Illustration Illustrator Marion Deuchars decodes the rainbow in new reference book, Colour
  15. Crackstevens-akinola-davies-super-star-struck-video-franc-moody-mason-london-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation Premiere: Crackstevens and Mason London create animated video for Franc Moody
  16. Katya-dorokhina-illustration-itsnicethat-h_m-kenzo Illustration Illustrator Katya Dorokhina contrasts textured jewel tones against dark palettes
  17. Youtube_logo_redesign_graphic_design_digital_itsnicethat4 Graphic Design YouTube unveils new logo as part of redesign across app and site
  18. Megacomputeur-play-off-animation-passion-itsnicethat-list Animation The frustration of crazy golf embodied by student animation collective Megacomputeur
  19. Michael-john-hunter-giant-sculpture-photography-itsnicethat Photography Enormous 20ft Barbies and bluebottles in real-life locations, by photographer Michael John Hunter
  20. Christopher-delorenzo-original-penguin-animation-itsnicethat-final Animation Christopher DeLorenzo brings to life the beginnings of Original Penguin
  21. Ellie-foreman-peck-trump-political-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Political illustrator Ellie Foreman-Peck on her unfortunately abundant Trump back catalogue
  22. Found-studio-the-vanishing-act-vr-experience-itsnicethat-list Digital Stepping into Found Studio’s utterly gripping immersive theatre VR experience
  23. Design-society-v-and-a-shenzhen-china-arts-centre-maki-and-maki-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous China’s new arts centre, featuring a Sam Jacob-designed V&A gallery, will open 2 December
  24. Jean-jullien-vogue-stickers-imessage-illustration-itsnicethat-2 Illustration Jean Jullien has made iMessage stickers for Vogue
  25. Erik_spiekermann_post_digital_printing_letterpress_louis_rossetto_book_graphic_design_itsnicethat_list Graphic Design Hacking Heidelberg: how Erik Spiekermann came to reinvent the printing process
  26. Norman-reynold's-idol-chamber-pencil-film_artwork_auction_illustration_itsnicethat Illustration Iconic film illustrations by Ray Harryhausen and Ralph McQuarrie to be sold at auction
  27. Jason_brooks_new_york_sketchbook_laurence_king_publication_itsnicethat_list Publication Acclaimed Vogue illustrator Jason Brooks turns tour guide in his intricate New York Sketchbook
  28. X-rated-adult-movie-posters-of-the-60s-and-70s-tony-nourmand-and-graham-marsh-publication-itsnicethat-list Publication X-Rated Adult Movie Posters of the 60s and 70s celebrates gloriously crude B-movie artwork
  29. Yara-said_-refugee-nation--francisco-de-deus-photography-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Miscellaneous Designs of the Year 2017 shortlist includes Wolfgang Tillmans’ Remain campaign, the Refugee flag and Me & EU
  30. Jason-chase-singularity-black-paint-worlds-blackest-black-itsnicethat-list-black-iron-ursa Miscellaneous Singularity Black joins the battle for the “world’s blackest black”, and is available to all artists
  31. Lamar-and-nik-shins-half-a-million-video-animation-itsnicethat-list Animation The Shins’ latest video by Lamar+Nik is made from 5,566 hand-cut, real stickers
  32. Heatherwick_garden_bridge_arup_itsnicethat7 Architecture Plans for Thomas Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge officially abandoned
  33. In-praise-of-shadows-michael-bodiam-andrew-stellitano-photography-itsnicethat_list Photography In Praise of Shadows photo and sculpture book celebrates the mystery of monochrome
  34. Jean-jullien-imagine-picture-book-john-lennon-amnesty-international-frances-lincoln-itsnicethat-list Illustration Jean Jullien illustrates John Lennon’s Imagine lyrics for a book “to inspire a world at peace”
  35. System-of-systems-publication-sos_james-bridle_flag-for-no-nations_1 Publication System of Systems book addresses the “messy” asylum seeking process in Europe
  36. Google-doodle-cey-adams-illustration-itsnicethat-list-large Illustration Cey Adams, iconic graffiti artist and founding creative director of Def Jam records, made today’s Google Doodle
  37. Robin-bell-trump-putin-art-itsnicethat-list Art Artist Robin Bell projects images of Putin on Trump Soho hotel in New York
  38. Eduardo-paolozzi-(1924-2005)-collage-elements-1952_-screen-printed-rayon_-david-whitehead-ltd-textiles-itsnicethat-list Art Textile designs by Hepworth, Paolozzi and Calder feature in new modernist show
  39. Reiko_matsuo_paintings_art_itsnicethat2 Art Surreal and comedic acrylic paintings by Reiko Matsuo “give people a little chuckle”
  40. Juno-calypso-topic-egg-freezing-photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Juno Calypso “lampoons corporate medicine” in A Girl’s Guide to Egg-Freezing, for Topic
  41. Steve_mccurry_afghanistan_photography-itsnicethat-list Photography Steve McCurry’s new Afghanistan tome records the country’s “war and grace”
  42. Patrick-sluiter-illustration-itsnicethat-list-tangled Illustration Patrick Sluiter’s soft-hued 3D figures exude quiet melancholy
  43. Parabella_4creative_blinkink_great_british_bake_off_trailer_itsnicethat13publication-itsnicethat-advertising Animation The Great British Bake Off trailer is a joyous all-singing, all-baked, stop-frame animation by Parabella
  44. Slawek-michalt-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design Slawek Michalt’s graphic design is inspired by the sounds and ethos of jazz
  45. Jon-lawton-this-sucks-breastfeeding-film-itsnicethat-list Film This Sucks film addresses the public breastfeeding prejudice head-on
  46. Dixon-baxi-eurosport-olympics-branding-graphic-design-itsnicethat-list Graphic Design DixonBaxi unveils brand identity for Eurosport’s Olympics coverage, based on the podium
  47. Good-trouble-richard-turley-rod-stanley-listpublication-itsnicethat Publication Richard Turley and Rod Stanley discuss protest broadsheet, Good Trouble
  48. Alex-chinneck-six-pins-and-half-a-dozen-needles-art-itsnicethat-charles-emerson-list Art Artist Alex Chinneck reveals his first permanent artwork, Six pins and half a dozen needles
  49. Kati-szilagyi-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Meet illustrator Kati Szilagyi's empowered, funny and sassy female characters
  50. The-bomb-smriti-keshari-eric-schlosser%c2%a0kevin-ford-film-netflix-itsnicethat-list Film Netflix to premiere experimental nuclear film The Bomb, following Tribeca and Glastonbury screenings
  51. Evanmcohen-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Evan M. Cohen’s black-and-white comics address modern anxiety
  52. Alasdair-mclellan-margaret-howell-aw17-itsnicethat-list Photography Margaret Howell reveals latest collaboration with Alasdair McLellan for AW17 campaign
  53. Sam-bradley-absolute-bbh-kiss-with-pride-lgbtq-photography-advertising-itsnicethat Photography LGBTQ event at the Houses of Parliament exhibits Sam Bradley’s photos for Kiss With Pride
  54. Travis-henderson-tribute-video-itsnicethat Film Travis Peterson tribute single and video released to raise money for mental health charity
  55. Humanscale-manual-henry-dreyfuss-graphic-design-listitsnicethat Graphic Design Henry Dreyfuss’ Humanscale design manuals from 1974-81 to be reissued
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. Greg-barth-epic-fail-film-itsnicethat-list Film Greg Barth puts world peace to a public vote in satirical film, Epic Fail
  59. Courtesy-of-alice-cooper-andy-warhol-little-electric-chair Art Alice Cooper discovers original Andy Warhol silkscreen he’d forgotten about since the 70s
  60. Central-saint-martins Miscellaneous Applicants to UK arts and design university courses declines by over 14,000 this year
  61. Peter-judson-infection-illustration-itsnicethat-list Illustration Peter Judson messes with depth perception in new personal project, Infection
  62. Createnyc-report-new-york-cultural-plan-news-itsnicethat Miscellaneous New York’s first “cultural plan” aims to make arts more diverse and affordable
  63. Josh-jones-pavement-licker-publication-itsnicethat-7-paulinsect_davidshrigley-list Publication David Shrigley, Banksy and Mr Bingo feature in Pavement Licker compendium
  64. Adam-wells-love-and-radio-itsnicethat-list Animation Adam Wells animates Love and Radio’s Dan Deacon interview through obtuse vignettes
  65. Jordy-van-den-nieuwendijk_colette_itsnicethat_list Miscellaneous Colette, the trailblazer: creatives pay tribute to the iconic Parisian store and its legacy
  66. Mr-clean-advert-2011-gender-stereotypes-in-advertising-itsnicethat Advertising “Harmful” gender stereotypes in UK advertising to be more closely regulated
  67. Sky-sports-rebrand-nomad-sky-creative-itsnicethat-list_copy Graphic Design The Sky Sports rebrand features bespoke type and refined logos across nine channels
  68. 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
  69. Petra_collins_selena_gomez_fetish_video_itsnicethat1 Film Petra Collins directs a soft focus Selena Gomez for Fetish video
  70. Citadel-festival-jennifer-heale-andrew-khosravani-artwork-animation-itsnicethat1 Animation How Citadel festival’s science and Redon-inspired artwork was made
  71. 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”
  72. 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
  73. 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
  74. Alice_mann_la_sape_photography_itsnicethat1 Photography Alice Mann photographs African men from London's La Sape
  75. 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
  76. 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
  77. 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
  78. Int_the_graduates_2017_ben_hutchings_list The Graduates 2017 Graphic designer Ben Hutchings on interstellar signals and isometric pasta packaging
  79. Int_the_graduates_2017_katy_wang_list The Graduates 2017 Animator Katy Wang uses beautifully subtle texture and timing in her emotive films
  80. Don't_panic_greenpeace_spongebob_squarepants_advertising_itsnicethat1 Advertising Don’t Panic’s campaign for Greenpeace enlists Spongebob Squarepants as an eco activist