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  • The new VW.com

    I have worked on several car accounts in my career so I keep tabs on what the car makers are up...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMay 31, 2007
  • Microsoft Surface Demo at Sheraton New York

    Many of you have probably read the news about the launch of Microsoft Surface table top interactive technology. You may have...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMay 31, 2007
  • Vitamin Water

    Vitamin Water has launched a new site. I like the visual design that has the product as the interface for the...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMay 31, 2007
  • BMW 3 Series Convertible

    I know I have been bashing a lot of TV spots lately so I thought I would try and even things...

    Traditional advertisingStephen GatesMay 29, 2007
  • BP – A Little Better Gas Station?

    BP has been an interesting brand that I have watched over the past few years because they have been able to...

    Integrated advertisingStephen GatesMay 29, 2007
  • Icograda

    I found Icograda (The International Council of Graphic Design Associations) completely by accident today when after a conversation with a co-worker...

    Great resourceStephen GatesMay 29, 2007
  • Adobe Apollo and Kuler desktop app

    Apollo is the code name for a cross-operating system runtime Adobe release a little over month ago that lets you use...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMay 25, 2007
  • KFC undercooks another concept

    I receive an email yesterday from a PR firm trying to get me write a glow review of the latest KFC...

    Traditional advertisingStephen GatesMay 23, 2007
  • Meeting Santiago Calatrava

    Inspirations are an interesting thing because they so often have nothing to do with our chosen profession. For me I have...

    Creative directionStephen GatesMay 21, 2007
  • The Samsung summer collection

    A friend sent me a link to the new Samsung summer collection site the other day and I have gone through...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMay 21, 2007
  • A creative visual resume

    About a year ago I was going through a stack of resumes trying to find someone to fill an open art...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMay 19, 2007
  • 1 year later – the Ego blogs on…

    I can’t believe I have already been a year. I started with project with an entry called My first entry was...

    Shameless self promotionStephen GatesMay 18, 2007
  • How searching for a small headrush can kill your next big idea

    The end of last year I went to AdAge’s IDEA conference here in New York City. I find most conference to...

    Back to basicsStephen GatesMay 18, 2007
  • Mindfreak your friends – THIS IS AWESOME!

    If you want to freak out your friends check out FreakYourMind.com because this is the coolest viral site I have seen...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMay 16, 2007
  • Real Costs plug-in – nutritional information labeling for travel emissions

    So keep with the theme of interesting FireFox plug-ins for one more post I found a plug-in called Real Costs. They...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesMay 16, 2007