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 […]

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 […]

Jeffrey Smith | Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul

Jeffrey Smith | Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul

On August 16, 2018, The world received the tragic news of the passing of Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul. Fans all around the world mourned the loss of the legacy. From politicians- both Republican and Democrat to musicians from a spectrum of genres, and of course artists, that paid tribute in the best way […]

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 […]

Robert Neubecker | Opera News

Robert Neubecker | Opera News

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   

David Vogin | Project Management Institute

David Vogin | Project Management Institute

Client: Project Management Institute | Description: Vogin created photo-realistic collage illustrations and dynamic backgrounds for the Project Management institute’s educational video View David Vogin’s portfolio here

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 

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.  

John Jay Cabuay | Deloitte

John Jay Cabuay | Deloitte

Client: Deloitte | Description: John Jay creates colorful textural illustrations of consumers for the feature, “The Great Retail Bifurcation,” which takes a microscopic view of retail trends. Read the study here View John Jay’s portfolio                      

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 […]

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

Jeffrey Smith | Teaching Tolerance

Jeffrey Smith | Teaching Tolerance

Client: Teaching Tolerance | Description: Portrait of Maya Angelou in celebration of what would have been her 90th Birthday. To view Jeffrey’s portfolio click 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  

Robert Neubecker | Marquette Lawyer

Robert Neubecker | Marquette Lawyer

Client: Marquette Lawyer | Description: Cover, four full page illustrations, and six spots for Marquette University’s Law School Magazine.

Work Happy Editorial Projects

Work Happy Editorial Projects

Work Happy Editorial is dedicated to the amazing assignments with magazines and newspapers that made our artists happy in 2017.  Occasionally the story, the designer, and the artists’s concept all come together to create an inspired work of art. Each artist has written a caption explaining why they chose their happy image.   Check out […]

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.”                                                                    

Sean McCabe | Santa Clara Magazine

Sean McCabe | Santa Clara Magazine

Client: Santa Clara Magazine | Description: New retro collage by Sean McCabe for article, “Superman.” Check out Sean’s portfolio here  

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 […]

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  

Yao Xiao | Buzzfeed

Yao Xiao | Buzzfeed

Client: Buzzfeed | Description: Yao was recently commissioned to work on a dream project of hers by live-drawing people’s descriptions of their depression. Below are a few snippets and the full video is here Check out Yao’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

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

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  

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  

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  

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  

John Dykes’ Award Winning Campaign

John Dykes’ Award Winning Campaign

First Interstate Bank 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 Montana, […]

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

“How to Build an Autocracy”

“How to Build an Autocracy”

Jeffrey Smith has been busy at work for the March 2017 issue of The Atlantic! Jeff created a cover and two article openers for the magazine featuring Donald Trump in his new role as President. These articles explore in detail how Trump can become an authoritarian and how civil society can fight back.  Jeff’s dramatic watercolor […]

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