Michael Paul Young was grown in Tennessee, spread in Baltimore and settled in Asia. His project Designgraphik helped to shape online design throughout the late 90s and early 00s, and earned him a Chrysler Design Award nomination at age 23. He co-founded the design resource YouWorkForThem in 2001, and since 2009 has served as its sole manager and director.
Young’s innovative work has been exhibited worldwide, and recently his animation graced the 500,000 LED pixels of U2’s 360° Tour. He has won the Clio and the Cannes Gold Cyber Lion, as well as many other awards, and is a sought-after speaker at the world’s most renowned design festivals. He works daily as an artist, designer, photographer, director, producer and programmer. He lives with his wife Piyada and their son Alpha in Bangkok, Thailand.
Commerical Clients: American Express, The band U2, Diesel, Nokia, MTV, VH1, Ford, Coca-Cola, Computer Arts, Pepsi, HP, Apple, Microsoft, ESPN, Samsung and Hitachi. Currently: Creative Director of YouWorkForThem, Nanamee & Buamai.