michael cina is an artist and designer living in a small village outside of minneapolis. he creates stuff (mikecina.com) and things (trueistrue.com) and work (weworkforthem.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 cd's 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-mail's people, struggles over writing things like books and bios...
1 line for the 40 lines "Manifesto":
design is the by-product of solving a given problem.