Nils-Petter had the privilege of collaborating with James Round and Elizabeth Wason from Resources for the Future (RFF) on a this highly detailed semi-isometric bird's-eye-view illustration.
The artwork was crafted to promote the podcast 'Resources Radio,' a weekly show hosted by the Resources magazine team. Showcasing lighthearted, intricate, and nerdy elements, the illustration captures the broad themes of the podcast—encompassing the environment, economics, natural resources, energy, research, policy, government, and intelligent discourse.
Featured as a double-page advert in Resources magazine, the illustration serves as the opening spread for each issue. Moreover, the illustration is utilized across various platforms, including web, magazines, and social media, to promote the podcast's engaging conversations with researchers and experts on climate change, energy, ecosystems, and more.
Resources for the Future (RFF) is an independent, nonprofit research institution based in Washington, DC. The organisation works to improve environmental, energy, and natural resource decisions through impartial economic research and policy engagement. RFF are committed to being the most widely trusted source of research insights and policy solutions leading to a healthy environment and a thriving economy.
Resources magazine, published since 1959, is the world’s leading magazine for breakthrough environmental, energy, and natural resource ideas. It contains accessible, long-form articles focusing on topical environmental economic issues. The magazine is printed and distributed three times a year.
Resources Radio A weekly podcast that features interviews with researchers and leading experts about climate change, energy, ecosystems, and more. A short list of topics; Energy poverty, Sustainable aviation fuels, Volatility of oil markets, Seafood mislabeling, Equitable transition to low-carbon economy, Sea level rise and flooding, Fracking, Sustainable products, Wildfires, Outer space, Systemic Racism in Environmental Economics, Oil Development in Native America to name a few.
Listen here: https://www.resources.org/resources-radio/
Client: Resources for the Future (RFF) Art direction: James Round Editorial & Senior Manager: Elizabeth Wason Illustration: Nils-Petter Ekwall