R studio T

Design and multi-media services


You are unique. We are too. R studio T offers you compelling graphic design solutions in a variety of media, achieving your need to clearly communicate and be notable in your market today.

Our bilingual team (English/Spanish) of writers, designers, illustrators, writers, e-book facilitators and image editors creates culturally-responsive and business-driven results that improve your brand, product and bottom line.

R studio T has served diverse clients from our offices in New York City and San Diego for more than thirty years.

R studio T can create original concepts for you or supply best-in-class solutions to manifest your ideas.

We take pride in achieving exceptional results for you — delivered on time, within budget, and always responsive to your needs and views.

We’d love to hear from you. Let us bring your vision to EXQUISITE reality.



Raul RodriguezRaúl Rodriguez has been an artist and graphic designer for over 30 years. He and Rebecca Tachna founded R studio T in 1990 in New York City. Since then, R studio T has provided top-of-the-line design and editorial work to prestigious companies. Raúl was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and moved to the U.S. in 1982.

R studio T Team

Sandra Kilpatrick Jordan

Sandra Kilpatrick Jordan is a writer and business consultant offering creative solutions in leadership, education and the arts. She has worked with R studio T on a variety of projects, including Musical Tales for Modern Minds and Time For Kids Kids in the Kitchen Cookbook. Key clients have included CASIO America, Sesame Workshop, the International Society for Music Education, the NAMM Foundation, and Girl Scouts of the USA.

Julie Alissi

Julie Alissi, founder of J8 Media, is a photo and video researcher with over 20 years experience in the publishing industry. This includes 16 years at Weekly Reader, sourcing hard-to-find images of world news, lifestyle, science, wildlife and more. Using traditional and non-traditional professional sources, she finds perfect images that bring our ideas to life. You can find samples of her extreme photo and video research at J8‑media.com.

Tom Koken

Tom Koken is a graphic designer and painter. He has worked in publishing for over 25 years, as an illustrator (New York Times, Rolling Stone, New York Magazine) and then as a graphic designer (Macmillan, Checkerboard Press, Sesame Workshop, Asia Society, Chronicle Books). By far his most enjoyable experience has been working with R studio T on various projects. He continues to work on his art in his Brooklyn studio.

Lora Myers

Lora Myers is a writer, adult literacy professional, and film producer. She has written multimedia learning materials for adults with low levels of literacy (TV411.org), developed literacy programs for New York City’s largest health care workers’ union and taught ESL in Japan and Brazil. Writing credits include magazine articles, museum exhibits, documentary narrations, and books for adults and children. She has worked with R studio T for more than twelve years.

John Whitley

John Whitley is the image editor for R studio T, contributing to numerous projects including Time for Kids: Kids in the Kitchen Cookbook, Big Book of Where and That’s Strange But True. He’s president of Swanky Lobster Greeting Cards, available at swankylobster.com. Besides being a meticulous artist at Photoshop, he is an accomplished singer and has performed nationwide from jazz clubs and cabarets, to Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall.

Craig Deutsch

Craig Deutsch is a San Diego-based photographer whose work includes documentary, sports and private events, and children’s books. His passion is street photography and capturing the human expression. Some of his clients include R studio T, San Diego American Flag Football League, San Diego Lyric Opera and numerous local artists.

Alex Voznesenskiy

Alex Voznesenskiy is a production, prepress and premedia specialist and enthusiast, who makes the pieces fit together seamlessly and accurately. He has worked with R studio T on many projects including Time for Kids: Kids in the Kitchen Cookbook, Big Book of Where, That’s Incredible and That’s Strange But True. Alex was born in Ukraine and moved to the U.S. in 1993.

Fred Cavagnuolo

Fred Cavagnuolo is the legal consultant at R studio T. He is a graduate of Brown University with a degree in Political Science and a graduate of Brooklyn Law School. After working for a NYC firm specializing in professional liability, Fred then became an in-house counsel for Marsh & McLennan Companies, a Fortune 500 company, where he negotiated and drafted software licenses and various corporate contracts. He lives and works in Miami.

Audrey Whitley, photo © 2013 R. Craig Fangman

Audrey Whitley answers all the queries R studio T has about sports. She has over 30 years of broadcast experience, primarily in live sports television as a technician and Associate Director. She has covered professional, college, and amateur events throughout the U.S. and abroad, including Olympic Games and World Championships. Her interest in sports was inspired by her husband, Dave, a lifelong sports participant and fan.