Great Ideas for Campus Publications

Great Ideas for Campus Publications

Campus publications continue to tap into our deep roster of amazing illustrators with so many different style choices. Digital, pen and ink, CGI, and photo-collage are featured below highlighting several recent University publication articles and covers. Check out the work of Dan Page, Sean McCabe, Laszlo Kubinyi, Jean Francois Podevin and Taylor Callery. Dan Page‘s […]

Gabriela Zurda | AdAge

Gabriela Zurda | AdAge

Client: AdAge | Description: Gabriela Zurda illustrates Tito’s Handmade Vodka topping Ad Age’s 2018 Marketers of the Year Check out Gabriela’s portfolio here                                                    

Hasbro’s “Stranger Things” Inspired Board Games

Hasbro’s “Stranger Things” Inspired Board Games

In anticipation for the release for Season 2 of “Stranger Things”, Martin Ansin and Hasbro teamed up to create the new Stranger Things themed Monopoly and Ouija package designs. The almost instant cult classic debuted as a Netflix original in July of 2016, and fans have been not-so-patiently waiting for the new season, which premiered on […]

Shaw Nielsen | Fatherly

Shaw Nielsen | Fatherly

Client: Fatherly | Description: Shaw created these humorous gifs for a Dewar’s scotch social media campaign on what gifts to get your dad for Fathers Day! Check out Shaw’s portfolio here  

Greg Mably’s Illustrations for BP’s Wellness Program 2017

Greg Mably’s Illustrations for BP’s Wellness Program 2017

BP’s 2017 Wellness Program is all about focusing on what you should be doing for your body, as well as what to avoid. It covers a range of topics, such as fun activities to keep you moving, which health assessments to complete, and how to incorporate mindfulness into your every day life. Greg’s graphic and […]

Douglas B. Jones | American Gas Magazine

Douglas B. Jones | American Gas Magazine

Client: American Gas Magazine | Description: Doug created an incredible cover for October’s issue of American Gas Magazine. Check out Doug’s portfolio here

Traci Daberko | American Gas Magazine

Traci Daberko | American Gas Magazine

Client: American Gas Magazine | Description: Traci illustrated the cover art for the upcoming November issue of American Gas Magazine.   Check out Traci’s portfolio here.                                      

Shaw Nielsen | Penfield Children’s Center

Shaw Nielsen | Penfield Children’s Center

Client: Penfield Children’s Center | Description: Shaw created 2 posters with some cute animals for the 22nd Annual Croquet Ball! Check out Shaw’s portfolio here  

Super-Sized University Projects

Super-Sized University Projects

College and University publications are a vital part of a school’s communication strategy, and our illustrators continue to receive interesting assignments. However, universities’ creative needs go beyond editorial to include permanent installations, promotional and advertising campaigns and interactive media. Two recent projects by Rapp artists John Jay Cabuay and Daniel Hertzberg are excellent examples of […]

Gabriela Zurda | Vegas Seven

Gabriela Zurda | Vegas Seven

Client: Vegas Seven | Description: Gabriela created this fun cover illustration for their issue on Labor Day weekend! Check out Gabriela’s portfolio here  

Greg Mably | Vegas Seven

Greg Mably | Vegas Seven

Client: Vegas Seven | Description: Greg created this bold neon cover illustration for their issue titled “The City Goes Pro” Check out Greg’s portfolio here  

Hylton Warburton | Johns Hopkins Nursing

Hylton Warburton | Johns Hopkins Nursing

Client: Johns Hopkins School of Nursing | Description: For the Summer 2017 issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing magazine, Hylton created a cover and multiple interior illustrations. Check out Hylton’s portfolio here     

Taylor Callery & Hal Mayforth | NY Times

Taylor Callery & Hal Mayforth | NY Times

Client: NY Times | Description: Both Taylor Callery and Hal Mayforth had cover illustrations in the NY times! Taylor’s was in the Arts & Leisure section for a feature about the theater taking on the Trump presidency. Hal’s was in the Sunday Styles section for a feature on a party house in New Jersey! Check […]

Daniel Hertzberg | National Geographic

Daniel Hertzberg | National Geographic

Client: National Geographic | Description: Daniel created the cover of the September issue accompanying a feature on new discoveries about the brain and how it can help overcome addiction! Check out Daniel’s portfolio here  

John Jay Cabuay | Best of Buddies

John Jay Cabuay | Best of Buddies

Client: Best of Buddies | Description: John’s super cute illustrations for this children’s book titled, “I Was Born for This!” Check out John’s portfolio here  

Taylor Callery | Marquette University

Taylor Callery | Marquette University

Client: Marquette University | Description: For Marquette University’s College of Engineering, Taylor created a full page illustration for a feature on innovative education! Check out Taylor’s portfolio here  

Phil Foster | The Progressive

Phil Foster | The Progressive

Client: The Progressive | Description: Illustration featuring Trump for The Progressive Magazine’s August/September 2017 cover. Check out Phil’s portfolio here  

Nigel Buchanan | Rolling Stone

Nigel Buchanan | Rolling Stone

Client: Rolling Stone | Description: Nigel created an illustration for Rolling Stone’s review of Arcade Fire’s album “Everything Now.” Check out Nigel’s portfolio here

Gabriela Zurda | Advertising Age

Gabriela Zurda | Advertising Age

Client: Advertising Age | Description: Gabriela created a full page and spot illustration for an article about the use of chat bots and their increasing engagement with customers online. Check out Gabriela’s portfolio here

Stuart Briers | American Gas Magazine

Stuart Briers | American Gas Magazine

Client: American Gas Magazine | Description: Stuart created this conceptual piece to convey “The Backbone of The Economy.” Check out Stuarts portfolio here  

Anna Godeassi | NY Times

Anna Godeassi | NY Times

Client: NY Times | Description: Anna’s illustration for their article about the money transferring app, Venmo. Check out Anna’s portfolio here

Traci Daberko | Providence College

Traci Daberko | Providence College

Client: Providence College | Description: Traci created a stunning graphic cover for Providence College’s magazine. Check out Traci’s portfolio here  

John Jay Cabuay | Baltimore Sun

John Jay Cabuay | Baltimore Sun

Client: Baltimore Sun | Description: John created a colorful collage for the sports section cover of Baltimore Sun. Check out John’s portfolio here  

Stuart Briers | Vegas Seven

Stuart Briers | Vegas Seven

Client: Vegas Seven | Description: A surreal and conceptual illustration cover on the topic of plastic surgery and aesthetics. Check out Stuarts portfolio here  

Nigel Buchanan | Opera News

Nigel Buchanan | Opera News

Client: Opera News | Description: A multicolored portrait of Steve Jobs for an article examining his life, death and legacy. Check out Nigel’s portfolio here

Jon Reinfurt | University of Pennsylvania

Jon Reinfurt | University of Pennsylvania

Client: University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences | AD: Matthew Leake | Description: Jon created these 3D illustrations with the subject of big data and social issues in mind. Check out Jon’s portfolio here  

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Marquette Lawyer

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Marquette Lawyer

Client: Marquette Lawyer | AD: Doug Frohmader | Description: Stephanie’s illustrations show the evolution of technology in history; from trains to dams, to computers to cloud technology. Check out Stephanie’s portfolio here  

Michael Cho | Occidental College

Michael Cho | Occidental College

Client: Occidental College | Description: Michael created an awesome retro illustration for Occidental College’s magazine! Check out Michael’s portfolio here  

Pushart | Mother Jones

Pushart | Mother Jones

Client: Mother Jones | Description: Pushart created an ocean of plastic utensils for an article titled “The Worst of Tines” Check out Pushart’s portfolio here

Phil Foster | L.A. Times

Phil Foster | L.A. Times

Client: L.A. Times | Description: Phil created this illustration for an article discussing freedom of speech in America. Check out Phil’s portfolio here

Yuta Onoda | Boston College Law School

Yuta Onoda | Boston College Law School

Client: Boston College Law School | Description: For the latest issue of BC Law’s magazine, Yuta created this bold illustration with the theme being about the U.S. Coast Guard losing the war on drugs. Check out Yuta’s portfolio here    

John Jay Cabuay | Simon & Schuster

John Jay Cabuay | Simon & Schuster

Client: Simon & Schuster | Description: Two book jacket illustrations titled “Outside In” and “One Shadow on the Wall.” Check out John’s portfolio here                             

James Steinberg | Columbia Magazine

James Steinberg | Columbia Magazine

Client: Columbia University | Description: “Bringing education to the prison system” Check out James’ portfolio here  

Stunning Concept Art for Deloitte University Press

Stunning Concept Art for Deloitte University Press

The design team at Deloitte University Press has the challenging task of creating compelling imagery to work with academic research papers relating to technology, healthcare, finance, and energy. With our range of world class talent, RappArt is a “go-to” resource for Deloitte (thank you). Our latest blog post features some of our most recent assignments. […]

John Dykes’ Award Winning Campaign

John Dykes’ Award Winning Campaign

First Interstate Bank recently commissioned John Dykes for their new ad campaign! First Interstate is a regional bank in the western US and they wanted to use the maps to tell the story of banks’s interactions with the people and culture of each state.   John created three large map illustrations of Wyoming, South Dakota, and […]

Taylor Callery | Harpers

Taylor Callery | Harpers

Client: Harpers Magazine | Description: New cover & interiors by Taylor for a piece giving the perspective of those who helped Snowden keep his info secret Check out Taylor’s portfolio here

Douglas B. Jones | Wall Street Journal

Douglas B. Jones | Wall Street Journal

Client: Wall Street Journal | Description: We’re ready to start reading after seeing Doug’s Spring Books cover! Check out Doug’s portfolio here

Stuart Briers | Prog Magazine UK

Stuart Briers | Prog Magazine UK

Client: Prog Magazine UK | Description: Stuart was commissioned for this very metal illustration for a review of progressive metal band Mastadon’s “Emperor of Sand” Check out Stuart’s portfolio here

Ryan Snook | Indianapolis Monthly

Ryan Snook | Indianapolis Monthly

Client: Indianapolis Monthly | Description: “Welcoming the Apocalypse” Check out Ryan’s portfolio here  

Dan Page | Harvard Business Alumni Magazine

Dan Page | Harvard Business Alumni Magazine

Client: Harvard Business Alumni Magazine | Description: New illustration for an article on IBM Watson’s impact on the medical field Check out Dan’s portfolio here

Anthony Freda | The New York Times

Anthony Freda | The New York Times

Client: The New York Times | Description: Anthony illustrated this retro piece for an article about “The Perverse Thrill of Chaotic Times” during the Trump presidency Check out Anthony’s portfolio here

Elizabeth Traynor | Penguin Teen

Elizabeth Traynor | Penguin Teen

Client: Penguin Teen | Description: Beautiful, graphic cover for the new young adult novel, “That Inevitable Victorian Thing” Check out Elizabeth’s portfolio here  

Peter & Maria Hoey | New York Times

Peter & Maria Hoey | New York Times

Client: New York Times | Description: An intimidating GIF for an article about Bill Gurley stepping in to help the CEO of Uber Check out Peter & Maria’s portfolio here

Sean McCabe | Sky Magazine

Sean McCabe | Sky Magazine

Client: Delta Sky Magazine | Description: Sean’s dynamic new photo illustration for the magazine’s feature on March Madness! Check out Sean’s portfolio here

Taylor Callery | Foreign Policy Magazine

Taylor Callery | Foreign Policy Magazine

Client: Foreign Policy Magazine | Description: Taylor Callery’s illustration for the magazine’s website accompanies the article “Kony 2017: From Guerrilla Marketing to Guerilla Warfare.” Check out Taylor’s portfolio here

Nigel Buchanan | 8×8 Magazine

Nigel Buchanan | 8×8 Magazine

Client: 8×8 magazine | Description: Another fabulous cover by Nigel Buchanan featuring an intense portrait of Zinadine Zidane Check out Nigel’s portfolio here

GIFs or Jifs?

GIFs or Jifs?

No matter which team you’re on for pronouncing the word, (hard G or jif like the peanut butter) you’ve probably seen these fun animations popping up all over the internet. Several of our artists have followed trend, and made GIF animations in their unique styles. These GIFs are used for web versions of editorial stories, logos, […]

James O’Brien | Quanta Magazine

James O’Brien | Quanta Magazine

Client: Quanta Magazine | Description: James created this scientific piece for an article about a new class of quantum particle Check out James’ portfolio here

John Jay Cabuay | D Magazine

John Jay Cabuay | D Magazine

Client: D Magazine | Description: John Jay created this captivating portrait of Fran Lebowitz for the latest issue Check out John Jay’s portfolio here

The Best of 2016!

The Best of 2016!

Once again we asked each of our illustrators to submit their favorite piece from the past year. We are honored to represent such an amazingly talented group of artists and are proud to present this year’s collection of work. The images are grouped by theme so be sure to make your way all the way […]