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Underneath all this handsomeness, I’m just like most people. I like my coffee in the morning. I like my music loud. And, like most people, I like a deal. Thus, when all these Groupon/city-based daily deal sites started popping up here in Edmonton, I signed up for a couple in order to receive their emails. […]

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This week’s best design finds are varied, enlightening and entertaining. We have: ten free tools to manage snippets of code; an innovative design solution to littering; an article on letting go of pixel-perfect web design; a great look at the new Van Gogh museum identity system; and a camera that lets you focus your shot […]

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This week’s Found Friday is a great one – especially if you’re a WordPress guy/gal who likes the odd beer now and then. We have: a new, free WordPress e-commerce plugin; a web app to manage multiple WP installs from one location; a new web app for dealing with faxes (somehow this is still a […]

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As both graphic & web designers, we create a lot of websites for small businesses. We are frequently asked if, in our opinion, the client should include a blog in their new website. Of course, there is no blanket answer for this question; each client and each site has different needs. However,outlining the benefits of […]

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This week’s Found Friday is a combination of silly & useful design finds. We have: bacon ipsum; a new jQuery slider; a collection of great WordPress tips & tricks; the authorized Steve Jobs biography; and a letter-holder bookend. Enjoy! Bacon Ipsum Tired of Lorem Ipsum? Try Bacon Ipsum! Prepare yourself for some quizzical responses if […]

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Welcome to Volume 56 of Found Fridays, where we showcase the best design finds o’ the week. This week, we have: part one of an article on Dieter Rams’ 10 principles of good design; how to make the best out of unwanted downtime; 20 iOS style app icons for inspiration; a website that has a […]

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June is here (or nearly here, anyway)! With it comes sunshine, patios and a new desktop calendar wallpaper for our readers. Various download sizes below – please share, & enjoy! Click to download the June 2011 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper in 2560X1600, 1920X1200, 1680X1050, 1440X900 and 1280X800 pixels.

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This week’s instalment of Found Fridays is a mixed bag of greatness. We have: a great article on the disconnect between designers & clients; how to create a “body border” that goes around the inside of a browser window; caffeinated popcorn for you late-night designers; an article on WordPress image management; and a nice, free […]

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The other day, I was surfing reddit. I swear it was on the weekend. Anyway, somewhere in a redditland conversation, someone posted this comment: I think you’re confusing cost with value. This got me to thinking – of course, in terms of running a graphic & web design business – how many of us confuse […]

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This week’s finds are heavy on the awesome/free! We have: a pay-what-you-want type foundry; a resource for free design elements with a unique business model; a site with free, simple desktops; a huge collection of design-related apps & resources on mega-discount; and a company that offers neat-looking, recycled goods like binders, presentation folders and the […]

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