Nigel Buchanan | Fortune Magazine

Nigel Buchanan | Fortune Magazine

Illustrator, Nigel Buchanan was asked to create a portrait of the legendary investor, Nelson Peltz, CEO and a founding partner of Trian Partners for the December issue of Fortune Magazine. The portrait accompanied the article, “The Investor That Tripped On GE & P&G” where it discusses Peltz whether this is a turning point for him after […]

Chi Birmingham | Google Play Music

Chi Birmingham | Google Play Music

Google Music: Playlist Illustration Roundup For the past year, Chi Birmingham has been working at Google Music as their resident music playlist illustrator. This is by far the longest time Chi has worked on a single project, and with a little more concentrated time behind the drawing desk. The result are these fun, lively illustrations that […]

John Dykes | Santa Clara Magazine

John Dykes | Santa Clara Magazine

John Dykes was selected to illustrate the wraparound cover for Santa Clara Magazine. He helped celebrate Santa Clara University’s Best in the West designation from U.S. News & World Report by illustrating some other bests and firsts of California and the Bay Area AD: DJ Stout/ Pentagram Austin See more editorial work by John here and let […]

Taylor Callery | Wall Street Journal

Taylor Callery | Wall Street Journal

Illustrator, Taylor Callery has been quite busy with work in the last few months. Here is his most recent piece for the Wall Street Journal’s Life & Art’s Section. The illustration accompanies the article, “Hey, That’s My Idea: When Your Boss Steals Your Work”   where the article discusses the frustration when a manager takes undue credit from […]

Peter and Maria Hoey | Crains Chicago Business Magazine

Peter and Maria Hoey | Crains Chicago Business Magazine

Peter and Maria Hoey’s work received high praise from the editor of Crain’s Chicago Business, Michael Arndt. Arndt called their 3-page collaborative comic story (about the Rise and Fall of Motorola) the piece he was most proud of from his time at Crain’s Chicago Business (art directed by Jason McGregor). See more of Peter and […]

Yuta Onoda | Society of Illustrators

Yuta Onoda | Society of Illustrators

The multi-talented Yuta Onoda is known for his ability to illuminate fictional worlds.  His cover illustration for Nahoko Uehashi’s “The Beast Player” has been accepted into the Society of Illustrators 61 book and exhibition.  The novel is a YA fantasy about a girl with the special power to communicate with magical beasts, who tries to […]

Pete Lloyd | Wall Street Journal

Pete Lloyd | Wall Street Journal

Illustrator Pete Lloyd was commissioned by Wall Street Journal to illustrate for a review of  “Watching The Lights Go Out” a new book about renowned author Saul Bellow, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976. See how Lloyd captures the American novelist in a generation teeming with literary talent. See more art by Pete here. […]

Gwen Keraval | Washington Post

Gwen Keraval | Washington Post

Happy Cyber Monday! Illustrator, Gwen Keraval was commissioned by Washington Post art director of Clare Ramirez to create this cover piece for their Holiday Tech Guide. It’s a fun, toy-inspired cover to inspire people who are starting the holiday shopping madness. See more of Gwen’s work here.          

John Jay Cabuay | Texas Highway Magazine

John Jay Cabuay | Texas Highway Magazine

John Jay Cabuay was recently commissioned to create full-page illustrations for the December issue of Texas Highways magazine. In the article, “A Solo Traveler Takes A Road Trip Through Her State of Mind” writer, Sarah Hepola, writes an ode to the solo female road trip. John Jay’s is able to capture a sense of independence of the […]

Traci Daberko | The New York Times

Traci Daberko | The New York Times

Traci Daberko created an illustration and animated gif for the New York Times Sunday Real Estate section article, “Winter Is Coming“. The story discusses how homeowners should prepare and make sure their homes are ready for the first deep freeze of the season. Her illustration cleverly depicts a home inside a snow globe/thermostat with the sun […]

J.F. Podevin | The New York Times

J.F. Podevin | The New York Times

Jean-Francois Podevin was asked by Minh Uong, art director for The New York Times Sunday Business section, to create an illustration and GIF animation for the article, “Hey A.I., Let’s Ponder Earthquakes“, which discusses how A.I. techniques are aiding scientists in analyzing massive amounts of data. This could greatly improve accuracy, enabling them to predict […]

Daniel Hertzberg | The New York Times

Daniel Hertzberg | The New York Times

Daniel Hertzberg was approached byThe New York Times to create an illustration and gif to accompany the article “There Goes The Sun” which discussed how in the New York real estate market, many buyers choose their homes based on the amount of available light. Daniel truly took the notion of “let there be light” to […]

David Vogin | Courrier International

David Vogin | Courrier International

Illustrator David Vogin was approached by the well-known French Magazine, Courrier International, and asked to create photo collage illustrations on various topics. David has a gift for creating visual narratives that effectively illuminate concepts. Readers are able to easily understand the text by associating it with the accompanying images. See more from David here.       […]

Yuta Onoda | Investment News

Yuta Onoda | Investment News

Editorial genius, Yuta Onoda was assigned to work on the latest issue of InvestmentNews magazine to accompany an article titled “The Long Road Back.”  For the direction of the assignment, the article was about the troubles Wells Fargo is having/going through at the moment and Yuta was asked to come up with a piece that […]

Anna Godeassi | The New York Times

Anna Godeassi | The New York Times

In today’s paper for ” The New York Times, the headline grabbing article, “How To Retire in Your 30’s With $1 Million in the Bank” was accompanied by this conceptual illustration by Anna Godeassi.  Anna’s editorial style captures the essence of the article where the everyday reader relates to working a never ending job with dreams of […]

John Jay Cabuay | Boston University, School of Public Health Magazine

John Jay Cabuay | Boston University, School of Public Health Magazine

Illustrator, John Jay Cabuay created a lovely series of six full-page portraits for Boston University’s School of Public Health Magazine. The issue was devoted to highlighting members of the BU community that are change leaders in public health education. Sandro Galea, Dean of the School of Public Health, was extremely happy with this edition of the […]

Peter and Maria Hoey | Wired Brand Lab + Western Digital

Peter and Maria Hoey | Wired Brand Lab + Western Digital

This summer, Peter and Maria Hoey of  Coin-Op Studio created 5 animated Climate Change Informational Graphics for Wired Brand Lab + Western Digital. These data-rich graphics are designed in comic panel style and animated for viewing on datamakespossible.com To see more from Peter and Maria click here.                   […]

Dan Page | D Magazine

Dan Page | D Magazine

Award-winning conceptual illustrator, Dan Page, was recently commissioned by art director, Nick Leibold of D Magazine to illustrate their annual medical directory. Dan’s strong compelling images represent the symptoms of health topics such as Allergies, Alzheimer’s, Arthritis, Crohn’s/Colitis, Insomnia and Heart health.  The genius of Dan’s work is his concepts that uniquely speak to each […]

Taylor Callery | The New Republic

Taylor Callery | The New Republic

Enjoy the latest project from the talented, Taylor Callery who illustrates for The New Republic a character titled “Windigo”. He article reflects about the history of Midwestern politics, Wisconsin Regressivism, “Undoing one of twentieth-century America’s greatest political achievements” See more work from Taylor here.

Nigel Buchanan | Newsweek

Nigel Buchanan | Newsweek

Client: Newsweek | Description: Nigel Buchanan was originally hired to create a cover for the “Art of The Deal: Is Kim Jong Un Beating Trump at His Own Game?” Art Director, Michael Goesele loved both of Nigel’s sketches and the project expanded to include the interior spread. Check out the article here  To see Nigel’s […]

J.F. Podevin | John Hopkins Science Magazine

J.F. Podevin | John Hopkins Science Magazine

J.F. Podevin | Client:  Johns Hopkins Science Magazine | Description: J.F. Podevin has illustrated this cover image for Kathryn Vitarelli of Johns Hopkins Science Magazine for a story about Dark matter and Dark Energy by astrophysicist Douglas Birch titled “What Is Out there?”. To see more of Podevin’s work, click here.  

Foster | Crain’s

Foster | Crain’s

Client: Crain’s Magazine | Description: Phil Foster’s cover shows how the city’s biggest landlords are embracing proptech.

Map Mania

Map Mania

Our clients seem to have an insatiable need for maps.    Capable of providing direction on a global or small scale, maps serve an important role in our lives.  Publications, universities, resorts, and games all use maps.  Leave it to illustrators to invent unique ways to show us where we’re going.  We’ve selected a cross […]

Robert Neubecker | NYU Law

Robert Neubecker | NYU Law

Client: NYU Law | Description: Neubecker captures the likeness of Tisch Professor of Law Richard Epstein, along with the professor’s productive career. View Neubecker’s portfolio here Read the article here 

Shaw Nielson | PCMA Convene Magazine

Shaw Nielson | PCMA Convene Magazine

Client: PCMA Convene Magazine | Description: Shaw Nielsen does a map each month for PCMA Convene magazine with illustrated landmarks of each city. Go Out and About in Singapore: And view Shaw’s portfolio here

Jean-Manuel Duvivier | Sarah Lawrence College

Jean-Manuel Duvivier | Sarah Lawrence College

Client: Sarah Lawrence College | Description: Jean-Manuel creates graphic and textured illustrations of ancient Greece to support President Cristle Collins Judd’s inaugural theme of democracy and education.  

Anna Godeassi | Client: The New York Times

Anna Godeassi | Client: The New York Times

Client: The New York Times | Description: The Sunday Style section article, “The New Generation of Virtual Personal Assistants,” introduces companies like Fiverr, Upwork, Magic, and TaskRabbit. Anna Godeassi’s illustration and gif animation takes account of all the services available.    

Best Portraits

Best Portraits

Last week, with the passing of Stephen Hawking, Daniel Baxter posted his tribute to who the Gaurdian described as “scientist’s brightest star.” The portrait was shared by artists, industry leaders like the Workbook, but also by many celebrating the life of Hawking, showing the power in portraiture. Daniel’s uniquely styled portrait reminds of how there […]

Asaf Hanuka | Politico Magazine

Asaf Hanuka | Politico Magazine

Client: Politico Magazine | Description: Asaf illustrates a large and tweeting Trump storming through a trading floor for the article, “Why Isn’t Wall Street Freaking Out About Trump?” “A fire hose of destabilizing news from the White House hasn’t budged investors’ optimism about the market. Are they missing something?” Read the article here  Asaf’s portfolio […]

David Vogin | Project Management Institute

David Vogin | Project Management Institute

Client: Project Management Institute | Description: David Vogin illustrates an animation on how to crash a business team with additional resources to get a project back on track. View David’s portfolio here  

Sean McCabe | The New Republic

Sean McCabe | The New Republic

Client: The New Republic | Description: Sean McCabe channels a retro color palette for an article about the origin of our information age. The photo collage illustration captures the big players of the tech industry. View Sean’s portfolio here For the read, click here

Yuta Onoda | ESPN The Magazine

Yuta Onoda | ESPN The Magazine

Client: ESPN The Magazine | Description: Yuto Onoda’s haunting illustration of Ichiro Suzuki accompanies the article, “When Winter Never Ends” in ESPN’s Magazine’s April 2 Issue. Read the detailed portrayal of the athlete here View more of Yuto’s illustrations here

Peter and Maria Hoey | Teaching Tolerance

Peter and Maria Hoey | Teaching Tolerance

Client: Teaching Tolerance | Description: The illustration accompanies the article, “How to Be and Ally,” which informs teachers of a way to acknowledge the identity groups in their classroom. View Peter and Maria’s portfolio here   

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Wall Street Journal

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Wall Street Journal

Client: Wall Street Journal | Description: Cover and interior illustrations for the top companies report. Stephanie’s playful graphic shapes are grounded by figures in the workplace conversing and exchanging ideas. See more of Stephanie’s recent work here  

Yao Xiao | Patron

Yao Xiao | Patron

Client: Patron | Description: Yao created the artwork for Patron’s Chinese New Year commemorative tin to celebrate the year of the dog.

Jean-Francois Podevin | Deloitte

Jean-Francois Podevin | Deloitte

Client: Deloitte | Description: An article explaining an aspect of robotics where bees lead robots to make honey.    

Work Happy Personal Projects

Work Happy Personal Projects

2017 was a turbulent year for many of us for a variety of reasons.  Through it all, Rapp illustrators found projects that brought happiness. Some commissioned, some self-initiated.  Below you will find a curated virtual gallery of each artist’s most happy image from 2017 along with a brief explanation of why it made them happy. […]

Jon Reinfurt | Seattle Met

Jon Reinfurt | Seattle Met

Client: Seattle Met | Description: A series of smile worthy illustrations for the article, “A Secret History of Seattle Dentistry.”                                                                       […]

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 […]

Taylor Callery | Cummings Veterinary Medicine Magazine

Taylor Callery | Cummings Veterinary Medicine Magazine

Client: Tufts University’s Cummings Veterinary Medicine Magazine | Description: Cover and double page spread for feature article, “The Flu Hunters.”                                                                    

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Biography

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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

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 […]

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