ARTIST NEWS

This was a great project that VIDHYA NAGARAJAN recently worked on for Kiplinger. The feature was about finding the right bank for you & showcased how different banks are catering to different demographics whether it be High Net Worth clients, Millennials, Retirees, Students, Military Personnel, Frequent Travelers, -- ...

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06/22/2017

Super excited to post this fabulous illustration by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for the cover of the Styles section of The New York Times! The title is a keeper -- "Pardon My Sweat, and Pass the Borscht: At the Mermaid Spa, a luxurious bathhouse in Coney Island,a sybaritic immersion in scorching heat and Russian cuisine." Who's up ...

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06/01/2017

Here's a great new piece by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Honolulu Magazine! The article is called "Afterthoughts: Beginning to See the Light" and is about overthinking light bulbs. Yes, that's correct there's a whole light bulb world you didn't know about!

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05/02/2017

Super fun new art for The New York Times SundayBiz section by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN! It's about a new hire sitting on his phone during a meeting and his colleages thinking he's texting but he's truly taking notes on his phone. "Rather than allow others to see our phones as a distraction, we have work to do to prove that our ...

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04/12/2017

Some of my favorites of VIDHYA NAGARAJAN's work are her illustrated sketch books when she travels, they are so whimsical, full of amazing little illustrations & typography and full of great go-to/must-see places as well -- sort of like your own mini-illustrated hot spot travel guide. Today Vidhya received word that ...

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04/06/2017

Another great pizza piece by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Sauce Magazine! This one is for their Pizza Issue and was a story about frankenpizzas around St. Louis. Frankenpizza is pizza that is combined with other popular foods to make a monstrous meal. Sign me up, it looks delicious!  

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03/24/2017

Here are two super fun illustrations by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Sauce Magazine. These were done for their annual Beer Guide. St. Louis has a bunch of cool beer festivals coming up, some of which have oyster shuckers and fire breathers, so that was the inspiration behind the woman shucking oysters. The 2nd one is about rare ...

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03/21/2017

VIDHYA NAGARAJAN with a great illustration for Sauce Magazine for their Meals That Changed My Life Column. Union Loafer's Ted Wilson talks about Joe's Pizza in NYC and their perfect sauce. What meal changed your life?  

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03/17/2017

Here's a fun assignment we got to work on, and if we lived in Chicago, we would make everyone do a bar crawl with us! Illustrated by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN, Chicago's 50 Best Bars was a series done for Chicago Magazine. The ones that were featured in Vidhya's illos are Newark Nook, Jake's Pub, Hopleaf & Simon's Tavern. "We ...

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02/13/2017

A huge congrats to VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for her piece Tiger Population making it to Communication Arts Illustration 2017 Annual's Shortlist. While the image didn't make it into the printed book, we're proud of the recognition it received with the judges so this is not to go unrecognized! This piece was commissioned by Newsweek ...

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02/09/2017

Excited to share this new exciting project VIDHYA NAGARAJAN just finished up for Kids Can Press. The book, Inside Hudson Pickle is a "compelling coming-of-age story for middle-grade readers that combines elements of humour, sports action, and an undercurrent of mystery." LOVE how Vidhya handled truly going inside Hudson ...

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02/08/2017

Loving this series by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for PCMA Convene Magazine. The caption is great, it's called "Show and Tell and Do" about "CMP Series: What the Future of StoryTelling Summit can teach us about designing for experience and interaction." PCMA Convene is The Magazine of the Professional Convention Management Association. ...

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01/10/2017

Here's a fun one I know many will be interested in by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN. It's called "The 25 Essential Wines of 2016" for Punch! Meet this year's (rather last years now - 2016)  "Hot 25"—the bottles that represent everything we love about today's ever-expanding wine world.

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01/06/2017

Here's a wonderful piece illustrated by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for a great article featured in Scientific American Magazine. The article for the Policy and Ethics section is called "How to Fix the Many Hurdles That Stand in Female Scientists' Way. Woman face discrimination of many kinds. We need a culture change." I hope this ...

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12/12/2016

Here's some great lettering by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Sauce Magazine for a story compiling salad recipes from Union Loafers.

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09/27/2016

Here's a fun little illo by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Sauce Magazine, for a story about tropical flavors in beers.

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09/12/2016

Here are three beautiful posters commissioned by Washington University in St. Louis by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN. They are the Ecosystems for their grade school Curriculum.

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09/08/2016

Here is a great illustration for NPR by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN about employees, particularly those in food service, who come to work while sick. They work despite being ill so that they can make money and keep co-workers from picking up the slack. Which of course contaminates the food and workplace. The article for All Things ...

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08/08/2016

Here's a great series of illustrations by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN that many of us can relate to. Look familiar? The piece was for Kiplinger's for their Money/Special Report section called "When It's Time To Call In A Pro." It's an article that focuses on finding the right advisor to get your financial life in order.

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08/01/2016

Here's a great new piece by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Reader's Digest. This was one about a writer who began meditating and found it beneficial.

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07/11/2016

Here's some beautiful lettering & illos by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Teaching Tolerance Magazine. They were done for PD Café and are promoting their on-demand webinars!

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07/04/2016

Here's a fun one for Sauce Magazine by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN. Local chef, Christy Augustin describes some meals that changed her life. One of them was when she was living in New Orleans and she heard that Julia Child had passed. Her and her friends made dishes from Child’s books for dinner to commemorate her.

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06/27/2016

Here's a new “Letter from Katie” illustration by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Cincinnati Magazine. In this column, Katie writes about her lonely time in the hospital and treatment facility after an injury.

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06/20/2016

VIDHYA NAGARAJAN got to illustrate the great column "Two Numbers" for Newsweek Magazine. This article was on the tiger population, and  "finally some positive news for tigers: After declining—often precipitously—for a century, global populations of this endangered animal have risen slightly over the past six years."  Estimated ...

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06/13/2016

This was a really fun project by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN  for Barnard College - Columbia University for their Spring 2016 issue of Barnard Magazine. The map called "Harlem Semester" is just that...Harlem Semester: Capturing the spirit of the partner institutions with the professors and professionals who taught the classes. "The ...

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06/03/2016

Here's a fun new series of work by VIDHYA NAGARAN for HAWAII Magazine about various things to do on the islands including: A map for different routes to different islands, biking in a trail, shopping and watching an Elvis impersonation show. Sign me up, I'm ready!!!

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04/04/2016

Here's a fun little map for Rhapsody Magazine by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN called "High & Low Spirits: To better judge a tequila, you have to know the terroir. " It's a map of Jalisco, Mexico showing the flavor profiles of agave plants that grow in the highlands and lowlands.

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04/01/2016

Here's a nice spot by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN called "Tall and Gorgeous: Before Calatrava, a space needle sought to define the city" for Milwaukee Magazine. The “Tourist Tower” later renamed “Milwaukee’s Diamond Tower,” designed by Robert E.Rasche was suppose to be built in downtown Milwaukee in the 1960?s. Each level was going ...

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03/29/2016

Here's a great new piece for NPR by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN! It's for a broadcast story for Your Health called "No-Drill Dentistry: Fluoride Treatments Can Prevent Cavities In Adults."

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03/14/2016

As if you need more reasons to visit, here are 103 New Reasons to Visit Hawaii with fun illustrations by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Hawai'i Magazine. "We looked high and low (and occasionally even underwater) to bring you the latest activities, sights and updates on popular favorites across the Islands. Can't wait to visit! ...

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02/29/2016

Loving this piece that VIDHYA NAGARAJAN did for Calgary Herald's Swerve Magazine. It's an article about what to do about eating fresh tomatoes in winter. Is the canned tomato cutting it? "Although this winter has been kinder than most, the demands of seasonal eating seldom change. In our house, for example, having been ...

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02/26/2016

Moving illustration by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Cincinnati Magazine called "Letter From Katie: Lost Highway: When you talk to your 90-year-old mother on the phone, much can be revealed." In this column, Katie talks about her mother, who now live miles away and suffers from dementia.

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02/22/2016

Great new illo by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Punch! called "Who Is the Millennial Drinker?" "In the perpetual race to appeal to millennials, the stories that alcohol brands use to market their products has unearthed a number of discernible profiles of the millennial drinker—from the Traditionalist to the Basic. Christopher ...

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02/17/2016

Loving this subject, here's a great new opener for Honolulu Magazine by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN called "Ramblin' Road" “a pinball adventure that started with a bet with singer Arlo Guthrie over a pinball game in Missouri, then ricocheted through the decades to Kailua-Kona and Honolulu.” Also, a drop cap. Enjoy!

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02/12/2016

Here's a fun foodie piece by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Sauce Magazine about chef Anthony Devoti’s most memorable meals. In the article, he reflects on making ravioli with his grandfather during the holidays.  

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02/01/2016

VIDHYA NAGARAJAN got to illustrate a few fun illos for the opener for Backpacker Magazine. The article was about a man who takes his son and his son’s four friends camping and allows them to plan the whole trip. I love the title, it's called "What Happens When a 5th Grader Plans Your Hike? Let a 10-year-old be your guide ...

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01/25/2016

Lovely new illo by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for Sauce Magazine about Greek Wines.    

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01/11/2016

What a better way to kick off the new year by illustrating the cover for The Boston Globe Arts section with "The Year In Arts and Movies" by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN! To find out more about the Boston Arts year in review, click here.  

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01/04/2016

We're proud to share VIDHYA NAGARAJAN's two pieces for the Famous Fictional show. This year’s theme was Famous Fictional: Friends & Foes! The concept was to choose a character from any medium, but not to create a portrait of that character -- instead, one of the portraits had to be of a character that is a “friend” ...

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11/30/2015

Here's another piece for the column Katie's Letter for Cincinnati Magazine by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN. This piece is about Eddie Cunningham and The Comet Bluegrass All-Stars.

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10/19/2015

Excited to share one of our first posts for VIDHYA NAGARAJAN! This artwork is from Katie’s Letter, a column for Cincinnati Magazine. The piece is about Katie and her best friends living in an apartment building in the 60's and 70's. There are so many levels to this piece that really tells the story of neighbors, I'm sure ...

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10/13/2015

Loving the typography and illustration by VIDHYA NAGARAJAN for this new poster mailer for National Portfolio Day for Washington University in St. Louis' Sam Fox school of Design & Visual Arts. The poster is promoting the event for prospective students. So fun!

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10/09/2015

We are super excited to announce our most recent award-winning artist to the group, VIDHYA NAGARAJAN! Vidhya is an illustrator living in St. Louis, MO. Her drawings have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Newsweek, among others; and her work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators Los ...

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10/08/2015