Cina Associates

Cina Associates is an agile creative agency founded by acclaimed art director Michael Cina. We produce a wide variety of projects using skills that intersect between branding, custom typeface design and creative experimentation. Each member of our team is hand-selected for their focused expertise, ensuring on-point results for projects both large and small.

Beliefs

We believe that design should not only communicate but also be beautiful.

We believe that not taking risks is the biggest risk you can take.

We believe that there is no such thing as failure, we would never grow, learn or gain insight otherwise.

We believe that there are only short walls that divide disciplines, and those walls should be crossed.

We believe that the role of design in any business should not be a stylistic afterthought, rather, it should play integral part in shaping and augmenting objectives.

We believe that honest criticism and feedback is essential to the process.

We live in paradox and fully embrace it.

We believe in trusting your instincts while never ignoring research.

We believe that there is inherent beauty in a grid and also chaos.

We believe in new experiences to expand our understanding and work.

We respect the past and look forward to the future.

We believe that the best part of design is the process.

We are forever curious.

We feel extremely lucky to have the opportunity to work with clients who share these beliefs.

Michael Cina

Throughout his 20+ year career, Cina has struck an impeccable balance between communication and art. Cina’s work is backed up by earned experience and thoughtful perspective.
One of the most prolific designers of his time, Cina is a digital pioneer, contemporary artist who has never been afraid to reevaluate what design can be. From co-founding the iconic YouWorkForThem website to working with global companies, networks and brands, Cina’s work experience speaks for itself.

Clients

Adobe
Apple
Coca-Cola
CNBC
Disney
EA Sports
ESPN
Facebook
Fox Sports
Ghostly
Good
Hallmark
Harvard
Hitachi
HP
Kate Spade
Kodak

Mazda
Microsoft
MSN
MTV
Nike
NYSE
PEPSI
PolyGram
Redbull
SyFy
Time Warner
Turner
USA Network
VH1
VSCO
Wired