Solving problems by design – beautifully.

Cina Associates spearheads projects for Fortune 100 companies, major television networks, design agencies, and lifestyle brands the world over. While our work speaks for itself, we take pride in crafting exceptional design that communicates both visually and strategically–bringing branding solutions to life through graphic and typeface design. We are currently accepting new clients who seek to explore their brand through imaginative & visionary work. Let's talk!





About Michael Cina
Michael Cina is a world-renowned, award-winning art director, typographer and visual artist based in Minneapolis, MN. His design agency, Cina & Associates boasts a top tier client list that includes Facebook, Disney, Coca-Cola, Fox Sports, ESPN and many more. Founder of famed online designer resource, YouWorkForThem, Cina made a name for himself in the creative world through many different channels. A pioneer of early web design, Michael became legendary for his trend-setting art direction and type design early on, forming a massive following of art and design appreciators. On top of his design accolades, which have been noted in hundreds of books and magazines, Cina is also an accomplished abstract painter whose work has been exhibited all over the world and can be seen on numerous album covers for various labels, most notably, Ghostly International, where he's defined the overall art direction of the label since 2008. Most recently, Cina has signed on to create a custom line for Akomplice, a forward-thinking clothing brand and was also recently featured by Pantone, who created color palettes from his paintings.


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Disney Typefaces
Portl& TypeCon
Facebook f8
Doc2Dock "SOS"
Pepsi
Facebook Login Illustration
Nonfiction
Mark E - Product of Industry
Ramsey
Vinca Minor
Messersmith
Spectral Sound
Coca-Cola
Covert Affairs
Akomplice
Fox Sports
Ghostly International
Monster Cat - The Violet Hour
The Sight Below - Glider
Redbull Music Academy: Monolake
Cina/Iverson
Alexi Delano - My Busted SH-101
Benoit & Sergio - Let Me Count The Ways
Matthew Dear - Beams
SMM: Opiate
Past Typefaces
Redbull Posters
SMM: Context
Gold Panda - Half of Where You Live
MA! Book
Commonwealth
Vine
Art
Do All Things With Love
Ghostly Essentials
JTC - Valley Road (We Are One)
SKOL
Pearl
2AM/FM - Electronic Justice
Various Artists - Horizon Line/Ghostly By Night
Lusine - Twilight
YWFT
Broker Dealer - Soft Cell
Benoit & Sergio - Midnight People
Sami Koivikko - Sapphire
Daso & Pawas- Det