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Content Management with WordPress Layout Engine

Introducing a better method of content management flexibility – one powered by the custom design systems we make for clients, without the restrictions of rigid templating or the issues that plague commercial pagebuilder plugins.

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Businesses need to be able to control the content on their websites. We understand that at Paper Leaf, which is why we offer CMS-powered websites. Our solution provides you with a very simple way to add, edit, or remove pages, text and/or images on your site. Plus, we brand the content management system for your […]

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Welcome to February, all! Hopefully the coldest of the bitter cold in your town is gone. It might be gone here in Edmonton, but who knows? It was minus 40C before it was even officially winter this year. GO CANADA. Anyway, as promised, here is the second installment of our Monthly Calendar Wallpapers. This image […]

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Ampersands are cool. Each typeface’s ampersand says a lot about its personality; it says a lot about how the typeface should be used. Some are smooth & classy; others are bold and blocky. Whenever I can’t really form an opinion on the quality of a typeface, I’ll look at a couple things – the letter […]

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In any industry you’ll eventually hear the terms “giving back”. It’s become almost a sort of catch-phrase, not unlike “totally organic” or whatever the newest buzzword is . But while “giving back” might be somewhat overused and on its way to buzzword status, it doesn’t mean the term should be overlooked or dismissed. In this […]

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After the explosion in popularity of the Color Theory Reference Poster (and wallpaper), this Free Friday wallpaper has a tough act to follow. I’ve been dealing a lot with muted colors, so I think that’s why Mr. Bokeh here is super bright – needed to get that out of my system. Bokeh has been proving […]

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It’s always good to be able to articulate design choices to your clients; why you put something where, why you chose the color scheme you did, etc. This knowledge is one of the biggest differences between a designer and a non-designer. But there is a lot to remember when it comes to the realm of […]

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It’s Friday! The start of the weekend, when we can remove ourselves from our desks and be free! To commemorate this occasion, here is the Paper Bird wallpaper. He lives on your desktop, but on the weekends he’s free to fly away and go see his brother Rob down in Texas. Enjoy and share! Click […]

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I see web designers using images of laptops (specifically, Macbooks) all the time. Perhaps we’re using them to showcase our own designs, or perhaps we’re using them in a design for a client. Regardless, if a stock photograph of a laptop is required, Macbook-esque shots are the way to go. Their sleek design lends well, […]

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We’ve implemented our new site design! With that in mind, bear with us for a bit until the new design is bug-free. I think everything is working and looking as it should (thanks to spending my entire weekend in front of the nerdbox), but if you catch anything drop me a line in the comments. […]

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I’ve always liked the word “build”. To me, it has obvious connotations of creativity, but also of hard work – and there’s something ultimately rewarding in creating something that took a lot of work. I also enjoyed the scene in Napoleon Dynamite where they used the phrase “build a cake”. Thus, this week’s Free Friday […]

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