John Jay Cabuay | Deloitte Insights

John Jay Cabuay | Deloitte Insights

John Jay Cabuay was asked to illustrate a conceptual editorial spread to accompany the article, “Engaging Workers as Consumers” for Deloitte Insights. See more work by John here.

J.F Podevin | Princeton Magazine

J.F Podevin | Princeton Magazine

Illustrating Einstein’dream of a grand unified theory : J.F. Podevin created these three illustrations for Catherine Zandonella, editor of  Princeton University Magazine. The goal was to create a single image that connected the large scale of the Universe to the small scale of Quantum particles. Both paradigms shared an  M.C. Escher look-alike design,  more appropriately referred to as […]

Taylor Callery | The New York Times

Taylor Callery | The New York Times

ThankGodIt’sMonday said no one, ever. Yesterday, The New York Times business section led with a story on Millenials’ performative workaholism. With their catchy uplifting phrases like “Rise and Grind” at Nike and Shark Tank, workers are logging 18-hour work days so they can #hustle on Instagram later. Taylor Callery illustrated the “Hustle Culture” with their tech gadgets and […]

John Jay Cabuay | D Magazine

John Jay Cabuay | D Magazine

John Jay Cabuay has illustrated a portrait of the incredible band members of Fleetwood Mac for D Magazine as a part of their calendar of events. See more portraits by John Jay here.  

PJ Loughran | The New York Times Best Television Dramas

PJ Loughran | The New York Times Best Television Dramas

The Sopranos is the greatest TV show of all time.  Period. End of Story!  And this month is the 20th anniversary of the show’s debut.  The Sopranos changed TV forever and this past Sunday’s Arts & Leisure section of the New York Times did a story on the best 20 shows over the past 20 […]

Anna Godeassi | Wall Street Journal

Anna Godeassi | Wall Street Journal

The multi-talented Anna Godeassi has illustrated this piece for Wall Street Journal’s “Why Forgetfulness Might Actually Help You”  which discusses how actual forgetfulness may indicate a healthy level of creativity and focus. Who knew? See more work by Anna here.

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Biography

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Sean McCabe | Texas Highways

Sean McCabe | Texas Highways

Photo-illustrator, Sean McCabe was commissioned to work on the front cover illustration for client, Texas Highways December Issue, “12 Trips for 2019”. The January issue features 12 trips to take in the coming year, plus where to find the world’s largest cowboy boots, pecan, pizza, and more right here in Texas. AD: Mark Mahorsky See more […]

Peter and Maria Hoey | LA Times

Peter and Maria Hoey | LA Times

Illustration duo, Peter and Maria Hoey of Coin-Op Studios created the cover illustration and interior illustration for yesterday’s LA Times 2019 Travel Guide. AD: Paul Gonzales See more work by Peter and Maria here and we can’t wait to share more of their new work within the new year.

Egle Plytnikaite | Security Management Magazine

Egle Plytnikaite | Security Management Magazine

One of our newest illustrators, Egle Plytnikaite, recently worked with the award-winning publication, ASIS International’s Security Management Magazine. For their January Issue, she illustrated a piece to accompany the article “Haunting after Heroism” which touches on how first responders face layers of risk which can have long term effects on their mental health.  Egle depicts a first responder […]

Aleksey Rico | ACC DOCKET

Aleksey Rico | ACC DOCKET

Aleksey worked with art director, Sara Boyer at Bussolati to illustrate a cover for  ACC Docket‘s “It’s Coming from Inside: How to Educate Your Board of Directors on Insider Threats” September Issue. From Drafts to Final, Aleksey provides a glimpse of the process to the final cover. See more editorial work from Aleksey here.    

Shaw Nielsen | Publix Supermarkets

Shaw Nielsen | Publix Supermarkets

Shaw Nielsen teamed up with the creative team at Publix Supermarkets to help create an animated Christmas storybook of three families during the holiday season. Each family shares their favorite holiday traditions as they create distinct holiday memories with the help of products found at Publix supermarkets.  The story is told in several animated parts beginning […]

Nigel Buchanan | TIME Magazine

Nigel Buchanan | TIME Magazine

Nigel Buchanan was selected by TIME Magazine’s Design Director, Chrissy Dunleavy, to create 3 full-page illustrations for the annual “Person of The Year” issue. Nigel was honored to be chosen for Time’s most important and prestigious issue and created portraits of Donald Trump. Robert Mueller, and Moon Jae-In  in his distinctive style. All three were shortlisted for the 2018 Person of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]