RYAN JOHNSON | HOW FORTNITE CAPTURED TEENS HEARTS AND MINDS FOR THE NEW YORKER

What’s all the rage you ask? Ask any teenager with a phone! Here’s a great illo by RYAN JOHNSON for The New Yorker titled “How Fortnite Captured Teens’ Hearts & Minds: The craze for the third-person shooter game has elements of Beatlemania, the opioid crisis , and eating Tide Pods.” Huge thanks to …

Posted on 05/14/2018 for RYAN JOHNSON
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RYAN JOHNSON | ORIGIN WEEK 2018 : GUATEMALA! POSTER FOR RITUAL COFFEE ROASTERS

We’re loving this new poster art & packaging by RYAN JOHNSON for Ritual Coffee Roasters, the only bummer is that they are located in California and we can’t share in the excitement of the week. Ritual’s coffee is just as amazing as the artists they use & Ryan’s favorite coffee roaster to boot …

Posted on 05/08/2018 for RYAN JOHNSON
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RYAN JOHNSON | REVERSE GENTRIFICATION FOR THE PORTLAND MERCURY

More great art by RYAN JOHNSON for The Portland Mercury about housing. This one called “Why Isn’t the City’s Plan to Reverse Gentrification in NE Portland Working? We’ll give you a hint: It’s expensive.”

Posted on 04/11/2018 for RYAN JOHNSON
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RYAN JOHNSON | MAKING THE CASE FOR THIRD SPACES FOR SEVEN FIFTY DAILY

Here’s another great piece by RYAN JOHNSON for SevenFiftyDaily on “Making the Case for Restaurants as Third Spaces: Beyond offering food and drinks, restaurants can serve as important cultural hubs.” Are restaurants indeed turning into cultural hubs, this one highlights Roberta’s in Brooklyn, a restaurant that is definitely a hub of culture! Amanda …

Posted on 04/04/2018 for RYAN JOHNSON
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RYAN JOHNSON | THE BABE RUTH OF JAPAN FOR UNITED AIRLINES RHAPSODY

Here’s an amazing illo by RYAN JOHNSON for United Airlines Rhapsody Magazine! Here comes the new Babe Ruth of Japan!!! “The Shogun of Swat: Is Major League Baseball ready for Shohei Ohtani, The Babe Ruth of Japan?” Are you all ready for Ohtani???

Posted on 04/02/2018 for RYAN JOHNSON
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RYAN JOHNSON | COVER ART FOR VARIETY MAGAZINE | TALENT AGENCIES FACING CONFLICTS

Super excited to share this amazing new cover by RYAN JOHNSON for Variety Magazine! The feature article called “Talent Agencies Face Conflicts of Interest as Parent Companies Storm Into Production Arena” is about how Hollywood agents are aggressively moving into production. This play by the agents is full of “conflicts of interest that …

Posted on 02/13/2018 for RYAN JOHNSON
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RYAN JOHNSON | SMARTPHONE DETOX FOR NPR

Are you addicted to your phone? Here’s a fantastic illo by RYAN JOHNSON for NPR! The article, which is in their Health category is called “Smartphone Detox: How To Power Down In A Wired World.” Technology is definitely not going away so best to find a happy medium that works for everyone!…

Posted on 02/13/2018 for RYAN JOHNSON
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RYAN JOHNSON | WINE TRADE MASSACRE FOR SEVEN FIFTY DAILY

Here’s another fun illo by RYAN JOHNSON for SevenFifty Daily about “Horror Stories Importers Lived To Tell.”  It’s about the days on the international wine-trade route that went very, very wrong. This illo accompanies a funny store about oysters!

“It was 1973—my first wine-buying trip to France. I had just turned 32 and did …

Posted on 02/08/2018 for RYAN JOHNSON
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RYAN JOHNSON | A MOVIE LOVERS GUIDE TO WASHINGTON CINEMA FOR THE WASHINGTON POST

We’re absolutely loving this new piece by RYAN JOHNSON for The Washington Post. This was a cover assignment for the Weekend section of “Going Out Guide” titled “A movie lover’s guide to Washington cinema, from hipster film house to Imax.” Movie streaming services have made it harder than ever to leave your home …

Posted on 01/26/2018 for RYAN JOHNSON
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RYAN JOHNSON | SOMMELIER SPILL ON NIGHTS FROM HELL FOR SEVEN FIFTY DAILY

We’re excited to share this great piece by RYAN JOHNSON, the first project he’s done with our agency and it’s a smashing success (no pun intended)! This piece for Seven Fifty Daily called “Somms Spill on Nights from Hell” is about Sommeliers from around the country recalling their worst—and funniest—experiences working on the …

Posted on 01/08/2018 for RYAN JOHNSON
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