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  • Apple integrated advertising

    I saw Apple’s new ad units tonight that support their new iPod Nano TV campaign. They are a fantastic example of...

    Integrated advertisingStephen GatesSeptember 30, 2006
  • Nike does Flash e-commerce but why?

    I saw today where RGA and Nike have replaced with the new The old was a conventional e-commerce...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 29, 2006
  • Dark M&M’s Movie Game

    I love M&M’s. Every time I am in Vegas I go to M&M World. I just can’t help myself. I loved...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 29, 2006
  • iVilliage refresh

    This week iVilliage launched their new look which was created by Organic. It is a vast improvement that is one of...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 28, 2006
  • The rise of user generated content

    It seems like no matter advertising magazine you pick up these days you see all kinds of articles on user or...

    Back to basicsStephen GatesSeptember 25, 2006
  • Pontiac Canada tries to feel energized

    Pontiac Canada has launched a new microsite designed to launch the 2007 Pontiac G5 and build awareness for the vehicle in...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 23, 2006
  • Starwood in Second Life

    So after all these months of blogging I have toot my own horn a little and say that I work for...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesSeptember 23, 2006
  • KLM Flying Words

    KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has launches an interesting new microsite call Flying Words. The site lets you compose poetry with the...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 23, 2006
  • Doritos lets fans create their SuperBowl ad

    Doritos plans to get in on the consumer-generated content movement in a big way by turning over its Super Bowl commercial...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesSeptember 21, 2006
  • Jonathan Yuen – a stunning portfolio site

    I came across the portfolio site of Jonathan Yuen today and it is absolutely stunning. The artwork is a rich blend...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 18, 2006
  • NOKIA Fits You

    NOKIA Europe has a new site for their 6131 phone called “Fits You”. The site has a really nice drawn look...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 16, 2006
  • COOL TOOL – SlideShowPro

    Found a really nice slide show component for Flash MX 2004 and Flash 8 called SlideShowPro. It has over 60 customizable...

    Great resourceStephen GatesSeptember 15, 2006
  • Hey Statefarm Insurance, STOP SCREWING IT UP FOR THE REST OF US!

    I create online advertising so I have an understanding of what you have to do some times to get noticed. As...

    Online advertising reviewStephen GatesSeptember 10, 2006
  • GypsyCabProject

    I’m not someone who feels the need to gush about everything Crispin Porter + Bogusky does. As a matter of fact...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 5, 2006
  • Consumers star in Levi’s new viral campaign

    Levi’s is launching a viral campaign that let’s consumers star in their own personalized version of the reality TV spoof “jeans...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 5, 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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