Roman Klonek is a contemporary artist and illustrator known for his unique woodcut printing style and the use of bright, bold colors. Born in Kattowitz, Poland, he later moved to Germany, where he studied Graphic Arts in Düsseldorf and completed his degree in the subject. Klonek is influenced by vintage Eastern European design, particularly from the mid-20th century, as well as comic books, cartoons, and Japanese woodblock prints. His work often features whimsical characters and surreal, fantastical scenes that evoke a sense of nostalgia and playfulness. Klonek primarily creates limited-edition woodcut prints, which he hand-carves from wooden blocks, in a technique that involves carving a design into a block, applying ink to the raised areas, and then pressing the block onto paper or another surface to create the final image. Roman Klonek has exhibited his work in numerous galleries and art shows around the world. His unique style has earned him a dedicated following and led to collaborations with various brands and publications.