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  • Made of Japan

    Japanese sneaker brand Onitsuka Tiger’s has launched a new site called The site is a combination of collage and user-generated...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 26, 2007
  • Volksdragon

    Fuel Industries’ has created an amusing new online campaign for the DVD release of Eragon. The site opens with a video...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 22, 2007
  • Gamers may change the world after all

    I found something interesting in the latest firmware update to my PS3. Sony has teamed up with Stanford University to create...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesMarch 22, 2007
  • The Ze Frank Show

    Sad to say that Saturday marked the one year anniversary and final episode of the Ze Frank show which I have...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesMarch 20, 2007
  • Got millk? wants people to ‘Get the Glass’

    Goodby, Silverstein & Partners has launched a new ‘got milk’ campaign called Get the Glass which is made up of a...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 16, 2007
  • SXSW: You Don’t Need to be Here

    Just an interesting side note. I read an article this week that at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival Kathy Sierra...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesMarch 16, 2007
  • less (red)

    Recently several large trade publications have publish articles about the massive amount of money that has been spent on the (red)...

    Traditional advertisingStephen GatesMarch 13, 2007
  • Coca-Cola Zero

    Coke has launched a new microsite to support Coke Zero and I have to say that it is surprisingly entertaining. The...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 13, 2007
  • Colette –

    My wife turned me on to this site for the French design store colette which is found on rue Saint-Honoré in...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 10, 2007
  • The new

    Converse has launched a new version of their website The new site is all done in Flash takes advantage of...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 7, 2007
  • Adidas loves competition

    Saw this new ad today for Adidas which simply reads “Nike has great ads. Adidas loves competition.” It is a simple...

    Traditional advertisingStephen GatesMarch 7, 2007
  • RL TV

    I saw the first really good use of the new Flash 9 video codec and compression today on where they...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 6, 2007
  • Velvet rope online shopping

    Anytime you go out to a club in New York you see the all powerful velvet rope that separates the in-crowd...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 6, 2007
  • Yahoo! TV beta

    I was cruising through Yahoo! today and hit a link that took me to the beta of the new Yahoo! TV....

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 1, 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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 Thanks to @the_villainess for an amazing work in progress shot of the soon to be crown jewel of our collection - a huge (8' wide) commission from @tristaneaton based on the lives of @thechiclibrary and I. Can't thank him enough knowing how busy he is and I'm SO F*CKING EXCITED!!! #streetart #streetartist #streetartnyc #streetartofficial #tristaneaton #tristaneatonart #tristaneatonmural  @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
 Extremely honored to have been chosen by @ghoshal and @erondu to join 25 design leaders from AirBnB, Uber, Facebook, Slack, Google Ventures, IDEO and more for High Resolution, a 25 episode video series on design. Look for my episode focusing on creativity and leadership coming soon. @highrespodcast #creativity #leadership #design #podcast  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
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