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  • HOW Magazine Top 10 Sites

    I am very happy that HOW Magazine has chosen my blog as one of their new Top 10 Web Sites. I...

    Shameless self promotionStephen GatesSeptember 30, 2007
  • Layer Tennis

    Coudal Partners is a design, advertising and interactive studio out Chicago who will broadcast the first live game of Photoshop Tennis...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesSeptember 28, 2007
  • Internet brands Bonds

    Fashion designer Mark Ecko recently bought Barry Bonds’ 756th home run ball at a Sotheby’s auction or just over $752,000. Ecko...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesSeptember 26, 2007
  • When I read this I don’t miss agency life

    I spent a lot of years running the interactive portion of new business pitches at my last agency. I realized along...

    BrandingStephen GatesSeptember 26, 2007
  • Jam3Media

    Came across this site today for Jam3Media. The home page is minimal design where the thumbnails of the work re-arrange to...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 26, 2007
  • Pecha Kucha

    There is an interesting and almost underground movement going on with some of the designers I knew here in New York...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesSeptember 24, 2007
  • One day…

    Good copy can make even a simple ‘coming soon’ page funny and effective. I saw this one today for a web...

    FunnyStephen GatesSeptember 24, 2007
  • Video game advertising grows up

    Most night you can find me winding down the day on my PS3 blasting away in Resistance Fall of Man. Being...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesSeptember 20, 2007
  • Manning’s Mind

    I was watching football this weekend and saw the seemingly Twin Peaks inspired new commercial with Payton Manning for Sprint. Maybe...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 20, 2007
  • U Pleat

    I thought this site was an interesting use of the Papervision 3D technology to create an interface. The simple use of...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 18, 2007
  • Sony Bravia V3 with Playdoh

    SONY Bravia adverts which I have highlighted before are back for round 3 and this time it is here in New...

    ViralStephen GatesSeptember 18, 2007
  • OpenAd.net – new competition for agencies?

    So I keep hearing chatter in the hallways of different agencies about OpenAd.net. The site is a Slovenian based online marketplace...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 16, 2007
  • Kashiwa Sato

    I came across the portfolio site for Tokyo base creative director Kashiwa Sato which is simple, abstract and beautiful. You use...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 13, 2007
  • Adobe reveals new Photoshop logo

    Adobe has been de-volving the logos of all their products over the past year as they fold in all the Macromedia...

    BrandingStephen GatesSeptember 12, 2007
  • Typography Kicks Ass

    Typography Kicks Ass. As a design you http://www.blogger.com/img/gl.link.gifjust have to love the sound of it. I came across which is a...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesSeptember 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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 One more part of the Kraken mural from @beaustanton at @thebushwickcollective #streetartnyc #streetartofficial #streetartist #streetart #thebushwickcollective #bushwickstreetart #bushwickcollective  Also went to Queens today to check out the @wellingcourtmuralproject which is small but has some great work from artists like @eelcovirus #streetart #streetartist #streetartofficial #streetartnyc #wellingtoncourtmuralproject #wellingtoncourtmurals  One of my two favorite new artists I saw today was @owendippie with his 'Radiant Madonna' with the Virgin Mary holding holding a Keith Haring child suggesting Hering is god. #bushwickcollective #streetartnyc #streetartofficial #streetartist #streetart #owendippie #owendippieart  Thanks to @invaderwashere for the postcard set from his show at @museeenherbe - I think this was literally the only thing I didn't have from the show. #invader #invaderwalls #spaceinvader #spaceinvaderparis #streerart #streetartist #streetartofficial  Happy Easter with our @dface_official egg from the NYC #bigegghunt - it's always great to see all the posts and love this piece gets today. #dface #streetart #streetartist #streetartofficial #streetartnyc #easter #easteregg #bigegghuntnyc #bigegghuntny

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