Michael Cina is an artist and designer living in a small village outside of minneapolis. he creates stuff (mikecina.com) and things (trueistrue.com) out of his house in that village. companies like mtv or adobe may even call him to do some work. every now and then he leaves his village to speak at design conferences. often he will leave his house to buy cds or books (or both if he got paid). otherwise he rides his bike, fishes, chases his cat or girlfriend, takes pictures, makes fonts, paints, e-mails people, struggles over writing things like books and bios...
Currently Michael is working on his new company, weworkforthem.com, with Michael Young. WeWorkForThem is half art and half design studio.
Mike Young is an artist currently residing in Washington, DC, USA. Mike has created and maintained sites such as designgraphik.com and submethod.com, and is currently starting weworkforthem.com with Michael Cina of trueistrue.com. While working on these projects, Mike has also served as art director for two years at Vir2l Studios, where he directed and designed on projects such as vir2l.com, which won prestigious awards such as the New York Festivals New Media Competition, Cannes Cyber Lion: Gold, Clio Award, Art Directors Club, and also Invision Award. Not only has Mike worked on many personal and experimental web art-based projects, but also he has worked with clients such as MTV, Dc Shoes, Mercury Automobiles, Dj Dieselboy, Dj Dara, Dj Ak1200, and Walker Art Center.
Jens Karlsson is a Swedish digital artist and designer. He studied information and advertising for four years, partly in the US, and later graduated from Hyperisland School of New Media Design.
At Hyperisland, Jens worked as a freelance art director, along with his studies, doing print, animation, and online work for clients such as CBS, Sony, Volkswagen, and Digital Vision. From there he moved on to a position as Senior Designer at Kioken Incorporated. Jens is currently a freelance designer through Chapter3.net, and he is actively involved in enriching the online design culture with news, articles, and events, mainly as assistant creative director at threeoh.com.