Michael Worthington is the founding partner of Counterspace (Los Angeles), a graphic design studio specializing in editorial and identity work for cultural clients. His recent book designs include Made in L.A. 2012, William Leavitt: Theater Objects, and More Real, as well as catalogues for Amanda Ross-Ho, Dan Graham, Margaret Kilgallen, Walid Raad, Rodney Graham, Uta Barth and Sterling Ruby. His work has been published widely and exhibited in Belgium, Italy, England, the Czech Republic, El Salvador, Japan, France and China and he has lectured in Belgium, Holland, Australia, England, France, Mexico and across America. He has been a judge for the California Design Biennial, Output, the AIGA and the ADC and curated the design show “Two Lines Align” at REDCAT in 2008. His writing has been published in Eye magazine, Restart, Metro Letters, Education of a Graphic Designer and the AIGA 365. In 2011 he guest edited and designed the New Visual Artist issue of PRINT magazine. He has taught at the California Institute of the Arts since 1995.