ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its incredible 101st year, these awards celebrate the very best in advertising, digital media, graphic and publication design, packaging and product design, motion, experiential and spatial design, photography, illustration and fashion design all with a focus on artistry and craftsmanship.

ADC100 Illustration Jury

Roberts Rurans


Riga, Latvia

Having finished Printmaking department at the Art Academy of Latvia and co-founded "Overpriced" design studio, Roberts Rurans is now a freelance illustrator based in Riga, Latvia. His illustration style could be best described as a playful mix of characters, simple shapes, use of textures, bright colours and witty compositions, often with a touch of humour and ease. Influenced by early modernist painters and medieval art, Roberts works in a traditional technique by painting his illustrations with acrylic on paper.

Roberts is among Young Guns 17 winners and his clients include The New York Times, NATO, Vogue and many others.




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