In his late twenties, Mike Karolos is an Athenian with a creative edge. This inspirational graphic designer was born in Manchester, United Kingdom but calls Athens, Greece his home. He is the art director at in8 studio in Greece and he also does a bundle of freelancing projects in his free time. Karolos describes his style of digital artwork as ‘evolving’ and believes that when it comes to graphic design, “It’s style that makes the difference.”
He finds inspiration in everything he sees but a lot of his work is specifically influenced by his love for music, particularly, hip-hop, and rap music made famous by Ice Cube, Beastie Boys, and Eminem. The tools of his trade are pencil, paper, scanner, Photoshop, and Illustrator amongst others and he has a way with his weapons of choice that brings his digital expressions to life. His area of expertise lies in logo design, graffiti abstract paintings, photomanipulation, and illustration artwork. Check out his portfolio here.