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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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