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. Tishk-barzanji-_solitude_list Illustration Kurdish illustrator Tishk Barzanji explores isolation and anxiety in his surrealist urban landscapes
  2. Paperstorm-moniker-mozilla-itsnicethat Digital Mozilla and Studio Moniker campaign for EU copyright law via digital “leaflet bomb”
  3. 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
  4. Creative-circle-foundation-logo-itsnicethat Advertising The Creative Circle Foundation launches free advertising school to tackle industry’s diversity issue
  5. Tw_wmagmexico_itsnicethat_list Photography Tim Walker to shoot the Pirelli Calendar 2018 next week in London
  6. Richard-mosse-idomeni_heat-maps_itsnicethat_list Photography Richard Mosse awarded Prix Pictet by Kofi Annan, for photo series heat mapping refugee camps
  7. 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
  8. Tate-etc-magazine-redesign Publication Tate Etc magazine redesign ditches Tate logo, to herald its “maverick position”
  9. Wired_uk_redesign2017_russia_itsnicethatlist Graphic Design Exclusive: Wired UK's magazine redesign, with custom type by Sawdust
  10. Lubaina-himid_-spike-island_list_turner-prize-shortlist-2017_itsnicethat Art Turner Prize shortlist announced, featuring two artists who previously wouldn’t be eligible
  11. Lucy-sherston-list-itsnicethat Illustration Lucy Sherston’s energetic illustrations draw from Keith Haring and “the power of pink”
  12. Studio-feixen_20min_samsung_itsnicethat6 Graphic Design Studio Feixen redesigns Switzerland newspaper 20 Minuten for one day, to a mixed response
  13. Dubai-font_itsnicethat_monotype Graphic Design Microsoft launches typeface for Dubai, designed by Monotype’s Nadine Chahine
  14. Heatherwick_garden_bridge_arup_itsnicethat7 Architecture Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge in jeopardy as London mayor withdraws support for project
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Bonobo-list Film Bonobo’s latest video by Stylewar makes the world dance to the song’s rhythm
  18. When-the-bell-rings Illustration British cartoonist Leo Baxendale, creator of the Bash Street Kids, has died aged 86
  19. Wes-anderson-isle-of-dogs-list Animation Wes Anderson announces release date of stop motion film Isle of Dogs with official poster
  20. Brexit_opinion_its_nice_that_thought_and_speech_bubbles Miscellaneous The Creative Industries Federation manifesto for the UK’s upcoming general election
  21. Huffington_post_huffpost_rebrand_work-order_itsnicethat3 Graphic Design The Huffington Post rebrands to Huffpost, with dramatic new visual identity by Work-Order
  22. Epa_standards_manual_reissue_aiga_itsnicethat13 Graphic Design The US Environmental Protection Agency graphic standards manual from 1977 to be reissued
  23. 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”
  24. Type-with-pride-gilbert-ogilvy-list-typewithpride-01 Graphic Design Typeface released to honour LGBT activist, artist and rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker
  25. 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
  26. Level_brand-union_list Graphic Design Behind the “geographically neutral” design of BA’s new sister airline, Level, by Brand Union
  27. Interbrand_el-salvador-list Graphic Design Rebranding a country: El Salvador's national identity by Interbrand
  28. Nick-ballon_avaunt_the-navy-without-a-sea_list_tiquinanaval_0895 Photography Nick Ballon’s rare photographic insight to the landlocked navy of Bolivia
  29. 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
  30. Lance-wyman-mexico-portrait-aiga Miscellaneous Seven winners, including Lance Wyman, announced as recipients of AIGA Medal
  31. System-mag-9_juergen-teller_waiting-for-rihanna_it's-nice-that_list Photography The photos Juergen Teller took while waiting for Rihanna
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. Autodraw-list3 Digital Google Creative Lab unveils Autodraw, an AI drawing tool to make your doodles better
  35. Edward-enninful Publication British Vogue appoints first male editor, Edward Enninful
  36. Graphic-means_list Graphic Design Graphic Means, a documentary on the evolution of graphic design production, premieres this week
  37. Swiss-grand-award-for-design-list Miscellaneous Swiss Grand Award for Design goes to Thomas Ott, Jean Widmer and David Bielander
  38. Joohee-yoon_etching1_list Illustration Joohee Yoon’s latest illustrations use etching, drypoint and coloured pencil
  39. Christoph-niemann-national-geographic-expeditions_list Illustration Christoph Niemann creates an illustrated travelogue for National Geographic charting his Arctic expedition
  40. Weapons-of-reason---power---digital-cover_list Publication Weapons of Reason releases issue four, Power, alongside interactive “global power map”
  41. 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”
  42. Cos-x-studio-swine-new-spring-list Miscellaneous Studio Swine’s installation for Cos emits bubbles you can catch with burst-resistant gloves
  43. Kinoteka_1 Animation British Sea Power play live soundtrack to iconic Polish animations for Kinoteka
  44. Martin_parr_abandoned_morris_minors_of_the_west_of_ireland_cafe-royal Photography Martin Parr releases new book documenting abandoned old bangers in Ireland
  45. James-lavelle-schoerner_unkle_still Film Exclusive: James Lavelle and Norbert Schoerner collaborate on “post-apocalyptic” Unkle video
  46. Sampha-kahlil-joseph-process-still_list Film Kahlil Joseph creates cinematic portrait of Sampha for new film, Process
  47. Arket-paper-logo Graphic Design H&M group launches Arket, a new brand based on “a blank sheet of paper”
  48. Google-boiler-room_vr-dancefloors Digital Boiler Room launches virtual reality club night with Google, featuring FJAAK
  49. Merk-list-3d Animation Parallel Teeth's cheery world of egg eyes, animated cut-outs and weird illustrated characters
  50. 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
  51. Mark-denton-i-newspaper-idents-list Advertising Mark Denton directs i newspaper idents parodying Trump, Brexit and Kim Jong-un
  52. 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
  53. Honey-monster-puffs-rebrand-animation-peepshow_hm_011-list Animation Honey Monster Puffs rebrand launches with animation by Peepshow
  54. 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”
  55. Jean-jullien-ikea-illustration Illustration Ikea commissions Jean Jullien and 11 other illustrators for Art Event print series
  56. 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
  57. Gallery-of-everything_ion-barladeanu_barl-063 Art 71-year-old, formerly homeless Romanian collage artist Ion Bârlādeanu opens first UK show
  58. Kristopher-ho-draws-air-ink-art-for-shaftesbury-avenue-in-london Product Design Billboard illustrated using recycled pollution Air-Ink goes up in London
  59. Romain-mader-foam-paul-huf-list Photography Foam Paul Huf Award jury responds to petition against its winner Romain Mader
  60. On-tyranny-list Graphic Design Vintage publishes entire book On Tyranny as a series of posters, designed with Kingston students
  61. Romain-mader-ekaterina_list Photography Petition launched against winner of Foam Paul Huf photography award for “stereotyping and sexism”
  62. Cornelius-de-bill-baboul-peelosophies-zine-nieves_list-schopenhauer_2 Illustration Cornelius de Bill Baboul’s Peelosophies is toilet humour at its finest
  63. 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
  64. Grey-london-creative-circle_list Graphic Design Grey London unveils “angry” identity for The Creative Circle with defaced and torn pages
  65. Annie-leibovitz-theresa-may-list Photography Vogue reveals Annie Leibovitz photoshoot with Theresa May
  66. Fourth-plinth-list Art Fourth Plinth winners announced as Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson
  67. Wrestling-posters-zoran-lucic%cc%81-list Graphic Design Zoran Lucić’s posters for Lucha Libre visualise the stars of Mexican wrestling
  68. Wednesdaywithgoddard_nicolas-menard_list Animation We speak to Nicolas Ménard about his award-winning animation, Wednesday With Goddard
  69. Frances-grow_refuge_list Animation Clay Kaytis, Le Cube and BBH collaborate on animated music video for Refuge and Frances
  70. Disobedient-bodies-book-cover-list Publication Disobedient Bodies: a book by OK-RM, JW Anderson, Jamie Hawkesworth and Hepworth Wakefield
  71. Mcbess-guiness-st-patricks-day_list Illustration McBess captures the characters of St Patrick’s Day for Guinness campaign
  72. Okcupid_jaydanielwright_total-catch_list Illustration Dating app OkCupid rebrands with illustrated icons by Jay Daniel Wright
  73. 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
  74. 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
  75. Army-of-artists-landor-artupia-signatures-typeface1 Graphic Design An open-source typeface based on artists’ signatures, by Landor for Artupia
  76. Stephanie-wunderlich_list_empowering-women Illustration German illustrator Stephanie Wunderlich’s ode to papercut collage
  77. Nicolas-menard-wednesday-with-goddard-sxsw-festival-film-awards Film The SXSW Film Awards for best music video, animation, poster and title design
  78. Russian-posters-list Graphic Design Archival propaganda posters spotlight the graphic design of post-revolution Russia
  79. Sideways-dictionary_list Digital Google’s think tank Jigsaw and The Washington Post launch Sideways Dictionary
  80. Zimoun-2017-aarhus-denmark-05_list Art Zimoun's largest installation yet uses 2,030 cardboard boxes to create a rhythmically reverberating wall