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  • Adobe’s Flash On isn’t very bright

    Adobe has launched a new microsite called Flash On which they are using to promote the fusion of online and television....

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesNovember 29, 2007
  • Swift 3D – Now with 100% more paper

    Electric Rain, the maker of the long running Swift 3D program, has announced that the new version of their software will...

    Great resourceStephen GatesNovember 29, 2007
  • Truth or blogmail?

    It is fascinating to look at the social dynamics that have been created by the Internet. The one dynamics that is...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesNovember 27, 2007
  • Filippa Smedhagen Sund

    You can never under estimate the power of simplicity and the site for German make-up artist Filippa Smedhagen Sund is a...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesNovember 27, 2007
  • Get Munked

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesNovember 24, 2007
  • Apple takes over Microsoft Vista on CNET

    It looks like the agency who does Microsoft’s online media buying is having a bad holiday because a friend of mine...

    Online advertising reviewStephen GatesNovember 21, 2007
  • Uniqlo Grid

    Flash wiz kid Yugo Nakamura and retailer Uniqlo are at it again as they have just launched an entertaining and collaborative...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesNovember 19, 2007
  • Your reaction to bad design –

    As I designer I look at products all the time and think of ways I would have improved the design and...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesNovember 19, 2007
  • Tis the season for re-branding

    Tis the season to get a new look as Applebee’s and Toy R Us follows in the footsteps of Holiday in...

    BrandingStephen GatesNovember 19, 2007
  • Microsoft’s credibility with creatives goes Phizz Pop

    There is absolutely no insight in saying that Microsoft has a long uphill road to try and wrestle the loyalties of...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesNovember 13, 2007
  • Cirque du Jobs

    Employment sites are just boring. They are so often an after thought and left to the design skills of the IT...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesNovember 13, 2007
  • ING Needs To Go

    I see a lot of online advertising and there isn’t much of it that is doing anything different but the new...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesNovember 12, 2007
  • Zune Redux

    Microsoft has launched their new campaign to support Zue 2.0 called “You Make it You” which is based on the concept...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesNovember 11, 2007
  • Find your Epsonality

    I don’t think anyone would ever consider buying a printer very sexy or even that terribly interesting. Espon recently launched a...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesNovember 8, 2007
  • Sony Rec You

    With the introduction o the iPod I never thought I would hear the word Walkman again but this week it came...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesNovember 6, 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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