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  • Self_Titled

    Saw this site called Self_Titled today and thought it was really interesting. It has been a while since I have seen...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesAugust 29, 2006
  • A different take on stock image search

    One of the designers I work with sent me a link to this new Japanese stock photo site. It is an...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesAugust 27, 2006
  • Gucci thinks Flash is out of style

    I saw where Gucci recently re-launch their website. At first glance, the site has a slick scrolling interface but if you...

    Exceptional designStephen GatesAugust 25, 2006
  • Yang Rutherford

    I had an extraordinary experience in December 2004 when I traveled to Hong Kong for business. I was there to pitch...

    Exceptional creativeStephen GatesAugust 24, 2006
  • IKEA Elevator

    Saw this site from IKEA in Sweden today. I have no idea what it says but the use of video and...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesAugust 23, 2006
  • BBC1 launches MusicCubes

    The rise of the iPod and other digital media has been sent the numbers of young people listening to the radio...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesAugust 22, 2006
  • Bold Moves from Ford

    These days every communication that comes out of any major company is so overly polished and thought out that consumers have...

    Site reviewStephen GatesAugust 16, 2006
  • Helvetica – The Movie

    I came across one of the more interesting movie teasers I had seen in a long time for a new documentary...

    Design CutureStephen GatesAugust 16, 2006
  • Back to NYC

    Just an FYI that I may not be able to post as regularly as I would like over the next few...

    Shameless self promotionStephen GatesAugust 12, 2006
  • World Trade Center

    For years I have been a very outspoken critic of web sites and video games that support major motion picture releases....

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesAugust 12, 2006
  • 10 Years of Flash

    To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Flash, The FWA in conjunction with Adobe is hosting a poll to establish what was...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesAugust 11, 2006
  • How Edison are you?

    My friends over at Firstborn Multimedia in New York City have launched a cool new site called How Edison Are You?....

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesAugust 2, 2006
  • Sony Bravia paints the town

    You probably remember this commercial from Sony for their Bravia TV. The thousands of bouncing super balls going through the streets...

    Exceptional creativeStephen GatesAugust 1, 2006
Creative Director, Designer, Brand Builder, Speaker, Podcaster, Crazy One. As a designer, I have 20+ years experience creating the strategy, concepts, and designs for award-winning integrated global advertising campaigns, building multiple global Fortune 500 brands and creating innovative digital experiences. As a leader, I have 15+ years transforming agency and client-side teams using a mix of creativity, business strategy, process and political skill to create innovative, world-class work and cultures that change industries and companies. My clients have included American Airlines, W Hotels, Disney, Citi, ExxonMobil, Acura, Old Navy, Nationwide Insurance, Verizon, Subaru and many others. My work has received over 150 international awards, my app designs have been named as one of the World’s 100 Greatest Apps, Apple has featured my work in 9 keynotes, 4 TV commercials and more.

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 A pile of pugs and a @steelers blanket - what else do you need on a day off? #pug #pugs #pugsofinstagram #steelers #yinz #burghproud #herewegosteelers  FYI - it's pronounced 'art' not 'toy'. These @huckgee pieces are hand made and can take up to a year to produce. #huckgee #robotech #mech #robot #urbanvinyl  Happy Valentines Day to @thechiclibrary - love of my life fierce and true. #chic #nyfw #fashion #love  Because of Snowmaggeddon in NYC I'm having to do my meetings from home today and apparently everyone thinks they are a Creative Director in this house. #pug #pugsofinstagram #design #creativedirector #puglife #designer #dogismycopilot  @huckgee amazing work in progress #urbanvinyl #huckgeeskullhead #huckgee
 @visionaireworld X @louisvuitton from back in the day when Kidrobot actually made art toys #louisvuitton #lv #kidrobot #visionaire #visionaireworld #monogram #louisvuittonmonogram #murakami #takashimurakami  Got a vintage @huckgee Skullleader as a new addition to the collection #urbanvinyl #huckgee #mech #robotech #robot  @thechiclibrary in full effect at New York Fashion week for the photographers tonight in @ika_editions @blackscale and @tomford #nyfw #newyorkfashionweek  Forgot to mention I got to see @huckgee new Skullhead mech work in progress which I think is one of the best pieces he has ever done. I already put in dibs on at least one. #huckgee #huckgeeskullhead #urbanvinyl  All work and no play make Steve a dull boy so loved the chance to grab some time to catching up with @huckgee at his studio today #huckgee #huckgeeskullhead #urbanvinyl
 Spent the morning with @the_chris_buck new book Uneasy which is a fantastic look at the work of one of the most creative people I know. Get your copy at #chrisbuck #photography #photographer #portraitphotography #portrait #portraits  Some days I feel like I should wear this @huckgee armor to work. #huckgee #urbanvinyl #mech #armor #toy #kidrobot #dunny  If you listen to The #CrazyOne podcast you have @lukewessman to thank for it. He gave me the push to finally launch it and it was one of the best decisions I've ever made. He is a constant inspiration, someone who makes me want to be a better man and I always feel lucky to count him as one of my friends. Thanks for the support brother. #crazyones #lukewessman #tattooartist #lag #crazyone  @nychos under scaffolding in Haight Ashbury #streetart #streetartist #nychos #streetartofficial #streetartsf  Thanks to @adobe and Bryan Lamkin for having me speak at #adobetechsummit this morning about creativity, leadership and Design Thinking! #adobe #adobetechsummit2017

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