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  • Caveman’s crib

    A friend of mine at the Martin Agency sent me an email today about the launch of their site for Geico...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 31, 2007
  • musicovery

    musicovery is a new beta site that puts a nice relational visual interface on browsing music. You use a panel to...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 29, 2007
  • The Coca-Cola Happiness Factory

    Wieden + Kennedy’s Amsterdam office has created a stunning new commercial for Coca-cola called “The Happiness Factory”. The spot was created...

    Traditional advertisingStephen GatesJanuary 25, 2007
  • Backstage at Accenture

    Career sites have always been a boring text driven experience that rarely give you any insight into the company or position...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 24, 2007
  • First Life

    Blogger Darren Barefoot has published a hysterical Second Life parody called First Life. It boasts 6.5 billion residents, free membership and...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesJanuary 22, 2007
  • UNIQLO mixplay

    UNIQLO has launched another new site with MIXPLAY. You can choose from 15 different beats and instruments to create your own...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 22, 2007
  • Take me down to Action City

    The Mexican agency Grupo W is at it again. They are the group who brought us the addictive Stuntman site which...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 22, 2007
  • Truth in creative critics

    Though not as funny as the “Truth in advertising” short film from a few years ago this is still very funny...

    Design CutureStephen GatesJanuary 21, 2007
  • Everything is for sale – Monkey

    I seem to be behind the times when it comes to buying naming rights. Today I found out about the story...

    FunnyStephen GatesJanuary 21, 2007
  • TASCHEN Advertising Now! Online

    I have written the praise of TASCHEN books before and I received the latest book from them today and they continue...

    Exceptional creativeStephen GatesJanuary 19, 2007
  • A new twist on the portfolio site from Barkley

    I was cruising through my bookmarks today an revisited the site for newly renamed Barkley advertising agency. The site was not...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 17, 2007
  • Micro vs Macro Whitespace

    So you think you know all about white space? This article on A List Apart shows how micro and macro white...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 14, 2007
  • Gringo

    Saw the new site for Gringo today who is an interactive agency from Brazil. I have written about them in the...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 14, 2007
  • Altoids

    The Altoids site has been fantastic for years. I recently found it again in my bookmarks and really liked what they...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 12, 2007
  • Toyota HSD

    Toyota has launched a very cool new site for their Hybrid Synergy Drive System. You have to get past the pedestrian...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 12, 2007
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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