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CNET finally shows some love for the Mac

CNET Networks has acquired the TechTracker Network, comprising the sites VersionTracker.com, MacFixIt.com, iPhoneAtlas.com, and a few ancillary domains. This marks a significant shift for CNET’s tech offerings, since the majority of TechTracker’s visitors are Mac users. While CNET has covered Apple a lot on News.com and CNET.com, their Reviews section has historically been so-so at […]

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Small world

I’m wearing my Cicero’s Pizza T-shirt today at work and I had three people in the space of about two hours say they knew Cicero’s. Pretty funny, considering A) I’ve worn this shirt at work many times and that’s never happened even once, and B) Cicero’s is like 50 miles from here. Turns out they […]

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Webby Awards

Webshots was named an Official Honoree in the category of “Best Visual Design – Function” in the 11th Annual Webby Awards. I’m not exactly sure what an Official Honoree is, but the site says… “As a result of the superior quantity and quality of sites entered, the 11th Annual Webby Awards recognized sites and teams […]

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Know your potential client

Doing freelance design for 20 years has enabled me to hone my client selection skills over time. What does that mean? It means knowing how to spot whether a potential new client will be easy to work with or hard to work with. When you’re starting out as a freelancer you’re often living month to […]

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Thursday top 5

clientcopia.comThis is why it could sometimes be verrrry frustrating working at a certain other place I used to work at, with a few certain other people I used to work with. It’s also why I really like working at CNET. You almost never hear these sorts of things from your co-workers here.» www.clientcopia.com/ So what […]

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Mark Bult Design master client list

Edit: Updated January 23, 2017. I’ve been in business for 21 30 years (or more, depending on how you look at it), and I’ve had a lot of clients over those years. This list is pretty accurate and exhaustive, but every once in a while I come across some really old file on an archive disk […]

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UrbanBaby 1.5 redesign goes live

Update (May 10, 2008):Imagine my surprise to see a flood of comments on a single post today. And such lovely comments they are. If only these commenters had paid attention to the date of the original fucking post. Attention all you infuriated but obviously not very observant people: I am not the current art director […]

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2006 clients

Here’s a brief list of clients I need to add to my portfolio page soon. I also want to write up case studies for a couple of these, but that’s going to take some time. Mark & VelmaMark & Velma’s Hitchin’ Partywebsite, invitations, assorted collateral Webshots.comwebsite redesign UrbanBaby.comwebsite redesign (in progress) Consumating.comwebsite redesign (in progress) […]

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Weekly Standards spotlights Download.com redesign

The Weekly Standards is a website that features large corporate sites that have been redesigned using web standards. They approached us for an interview-via-email and luckily our new CSS wizard Greg Penhaligon took on the task of writing a full article [Update: The Weekly Standards went down for good, but you can still view this […]

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