Andrew Shalat has been a designer and writer for over 25 years. He bought his first Mac in 1985, after seeing one in a friend’s architecture studio in Florence, Italy. Since then, his articles about the Mac and Mac software have appeared in many prestigious publications, including Macworld, maccentral.com, and macweek.com. Andrew’s design work covers a large range of media, including book covers, brochures, catalogs, CD and DVD artwork, logos, and plain old fliers. Over the past two decades, he’s taught literature, writing, Web design, and print design. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.