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.
Buamai is an online repository for unique or inspirational found images. Mainly for graphic design and type related material, the collection now encompasses contributions from a worldwide collective of artists, graphic designers, programmers, architects and fashion designers.