Mike Abbink (1967) holds two BFAs. The first in fine arts and the second, from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, in graphic design and packaging. His career as a graphic designer began at Meta Design San Francisco doing corporate and web design. In March 1999 he co-founded Method, Inc., a San Francisco-based company specializing in communication strategy, interaction and graphic design.
In January 2003, Abbink accepted a position as a senior art director for the Apple graphic design team in Cupertino. Abbink lives in San Francisco with his lovely wife and continues to design typefaces in his spare time.
[Mike Abbink, January 2003]