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  • Multi-participant online advertising –

    Today I am taking a break from talking about everyone else’s work to talk about a new online advertising campaign for...

    Exceptional experiencesStephen GatesOctober 31, 2007
  • HP talks branding with Burton

    HP has released another celebrity based TV commercial and microsite aimed at creatives. Their last venture with Gwen Stafni yielded a...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 29, 2007
  • LEGO – Simplicity is powerful

    I am a huge fan of great ideas that are done simply, support the brand and have an impact when you...

    Traditional advertisingStephen GatesOctober 27, 2007
  • A LIST APART findings from the Web Design Survey

    You may remember back in April I did a post asking everyone to participate in the A LIST APART Web Design...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesOctober 26, 2007
  • Assassin’s Creed

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 26, 2007
  • Speaking at World Usability Day NYC

    Thursday, November 8 is World Usability Day which was created to raise awareness about the importance usability and last year 40,000...

    Great resourceStephen GatesOctober 24, 2007
  • Future of Web Design

    I will be attending the Future of Wen Design conference November 8th in NYC at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center...

    Great resourceStephen GatesOctober 24, 2007
  • Not so Interactive Annual

    Last week the latest Communication Arts Interactive Annual landed on my desk. In years past I would spend hours devouring the...

    Great resourceStephen GatesOctober 19, 2007
  • Infinite OZ

    In November the Sci-Fi Channel a futuristic makeover of the Wizard of Oz called Tin Man which is said to be...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 19, 2007
  • Gas pump Haiku

    It’s 7:30 on a foggy Wednesday morning just north of New York City as my car pulls into a gas station...

    FunnyStephen GatesOctober 15, 2007
  • Right Brain vs. Left Brain

    Last week a friend of mine sent me this Right Brain vs Left Brain test where you are supposed to look...

    ViralStephen GatesOctober 12, 2007
  • Interactive "Best in Show" winner at The One Club lecture series tonight

    Those of you in the NYC may want to stop by The One Club tonight for the Gold on Gold lecture...

    Great resourceStephen GatesOctober 10, 2007
  • More IKEA kitchens

    IKEA has launched the next installment in their dream kitchen online experience. The original version that looked like a middle class...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 6, 2007
  • Adobe XD – Inspire Experience Design

    The Adobe XD (experience design) team has launched a new site called Inspire Experience Design. It is meant to showcase the...

    Great resourceStephen GatesOctober 5, 2007
  • TiltViewer

    Came across another interesting 3D Flash site called TiltViewer which was built using Away3D, a branch of Papervision. The performance of...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 3, 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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