For a small country with a small creative scene, we’ve covered Lithuanian artists and designers more times than you might expect. There’s clearly something in the water over there and one of our absolute favourite finds in Vilnius-based illustrator Karolis Strautniekas. It’s been more than a year since we last sung his praises so it seems right and proper to check back in with him.
There’s some super new work on his site from magazine covers and editorial pieces to website illustrations for Adobe and the cover for a book he may one day write. It’s interesting to see him branch out into animation too, as he worked with Other Peter on a promo film for the Now Japan Festival in which he skewers Japanese stereotypes with obvious glee.
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