Karolis Strautniekas  is a freelance illustrator best known for his eerie, nostalgic yet acutely contemporary illustrations.

Based in Vilnius, Lithuania, he achieved international recognition working with clients such as Audi, Adobe, Air France, Dropbox, DuJour, El País, Facebook, Forbes, Global Blue, Glamour Paris, GQ, Honorific London, Knight Frank, La Reppublica, Little White Lies,  Mini Cooper, Motorola,  New York Times, The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Independent, Smith Journal, Sunday Times, Taffel, TeliaSonera, Siemens, Sky & Telescope, Usbek & Rica, V&A museum, Vice, Variety, The Washington Post, Wired, Zetland, 99U. and many others. He studied at the Fine Arts Academy in Vilnius and then he began working in creative industries such as advertisement, animation and graphic design. Since 2013, he works as a freelance illustrator and amazes people with his charming illustratio