Kim Hiorthøy, born 1973 in Trondheim/Norway, studied at Trondheim Art Academy 1991–96, and at School of Visual Art, New York, 1994-–95 and The Royal Danish Academy of Art, Copenhagen, 1999–2000. He is a freelance graphic designer since 1993. He works a lot in the field of music and cover design. He is a musican also. Currently he lives and works in Berlin.