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Scroll-jacking doesn't have to suck – with that in mind, let's make better web experiences with Alton, a simple-to-implement jQuery plugin.

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Why do we wait until a project fails before we ask ourselves why it failed? An argument for proactively discussing failure.

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Drawing comparisons between mowing grass, destroying garbage cans, bosses who scream obscenities, and design as a business. Believe it or not, they all link together.

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Paper Leaf started as a 2-person operation (well, 4 if you count cats). Andy & I did everything in house ourselves: design, development, client relations, proposals, you name it. We checked each other's work here and there, but there was no art director → designer relationship on any projects.

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It feels like Spring is almost right around the corner. In honour of that, here is a desktop to remind you to cherish that last days of winter and to get out and climb a mountain—you know, regular Saturday afternoon type things. Enjoy!

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Google’s web font service is a great tool for any web designer to have in his/her arsenal – but, like anything, some typefaces are better than others. As visual / aesthetically driven people, we designers can sometimes focus too heavily on the aesthetics of a typeface alone. It’s important, though, to also choose typefaces for […]

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It seems like everywhere I turn, I see another argument, blog post, or comment debating the merits/benefits/detriments of the whole flat design movement. There are so many absolutist opinions out there; unwavering, unshakable opinions that “flat will save us” or “flat is the scourge of interface design”. Generalized opinions like these are kind of silly […]

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Wouldn’t it be hilarious if, since it’s April 1st, all the links to download this wallpaper 404ed? No? Okay fine – the correct links to download this nifty typographic wallpaper are just below. You guys are no fun. Enjoy & share – happy April! Click any of following links, which will open up the images in […]

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A company’s brand is comprised of a huge amount of interactions and elements – and many aren’t totally in the company’s control. One brand element that a company can control, and one that is often overlooked, is the voice of typography/type and how your brand is using it. What is Typographic Voice? The voice of […]

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Yep, it’s March. The first “M” month always seems to signify warmer weather and whatnot to me; spring cleaning and all that. Why not spring clean your desktop and mobile devices and give ’em a new wallpaper while you’re at it? Download the free March 2013 Calendar Wallpaper for all of your devices below. Click […]

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