Yuta Onoda created an illustration to accompany a book review of Lisa See’s The Island Of Sea Women in the latest issue of O, the Oprah Magazine. Yuta captures the complexity of this rich and compelling novel about two women free divers in Korea who after WW2 as elders, look back on their bond, their […]
Rapp artists continue their tradition of success in the American Illustration Annual by placing seven artists in this year’s Annual. This juried competition is a highly sought after accolade for illustrators around the globe, showcasing the best in illustration carefully selected from thousands of submissions. Congratulations to our winners this year: David Brinley, Nigel Buchanan […]
“The Earth without art is just eh“ Planet Earth is one of our illustrators’ most visited subjects. Whether it be an informational map, quirky cartoon or pointed graphic, there are infinite ways to re-imagine this blue and green globe that we all call home. These illustrations guide powerful conversations about sustainability, diversity, economics, and climate […]
We’re excited to announce that illustrator, Yuta Onoda’s project has been selected for Spectrum 26, a group that promotes the fantastic arts and provide an annual showcase for contemporary artists. The piece titled “MoMo x 4” the idea is based on a Japanese folklore hero named Momotaro. Congrats Yuta! See more work by Yuta here.
Stephanie Dalton Cowan, illustrated the cover image and spot illustrations for 2Communique’s BizEd Magazine. The article explores navigating a leadership position as a recent business graduate during times of “conflict, change, and social upheaval.” To see more work by Stephanie, click here.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
This year, we received incredible concepts for our 2019 tote bags from our brilliant artists and these are the winning designs. The bags come with our illustration look books where you can see fantastic examples of the work in bright printed living color. Douglas Jones went with a timelessly quirky idea for the year of the […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Client: Opera News | Description: Neubecker creates a full page spread and spot illustration which shows opera singers resonating with their their community. The article, “Unlimited Engagement,” discusses how “U.S. opera companies are creating strategies to involve Hispanic audiences.” View Neubecker’s portfolio here
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
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
Village Voice Creative Director Andrew Horton is a long-time advocate of illustration as a means of illuminating stories. Since his arrival at the Voice, the paper has a fresh new look, and is filled each week with work by many of the top artists working today. We are delighted that Andrew and his team have […]
We’d like to recognize the design firm of 2Communiqué and creative director, Kelly McMurray for their dedication to illustration and the frequent use of our illustrators. 2Communiqué was recently commissioned by two of their clients, AACSB and the University of Tampa to redesign their publications, BizEd and UTjournal, respectively. BizEd is a publication for business school deans and faculty and is read along with […]