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  • BMW.com -2.0

    I worked on automotive online advertising for a few different automakers and they all had one thing in common when it...

    Site reviewStephen GatesDecember 31, 2007
  • Helvetica the Movie

    So I have been using some of my holiday free time to make my way through my Netflix backlog nd finally...

    Great exhibitionStephen GatesDecember 31, 2007
  • Happy Holidays

    With the holidays fast approaching I thought I would share two interactive greeting cards worth checking out. Grow A Xmas Tree...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesDecember 22, 2007
  • Amazon.com refreshes main nav

    I was cruising through Amazon.com today look for any last minute Xmas deals and saw they have updated the design of...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesDecember 19, 2007
  • The U.K. has some pissed off hamburgers

    Burger King in the U.K. has launched a new microsite called Angry Gram to promote their new spicy Angry Whopper. You...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesDecember 18, 2007
  • Ultrashock comes back from the dead but should we care?

    Back in 2001 the launch of Ultrashock.com really got my attention as it was the first Flash resource site at that...

    Site reviewStephen GatesDecember 17, 2007
  • Ecards grow up at SomeEcards.com

    With the holidays fast approaching some of you may not have had time to send out your holiday greetings and SomeEcards.com...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesDecember 17, 2007
  • A beautiful design and concept of The Whale Hunt

    In May 2007, photographer Jonathan Harris spent nine days living with a family of Inupiat Eskimos in Barrow, Alaska as they...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesDecember 13, 2007
  • New design for Adobe.com

    Adobe quietly re-launched their Web site this week without much fanfare or PR. I thought this was strange since every other...

    Site reviewStephen GatesDecember 12, 2007
  • TypeTester – Making online type suck a little less

    The words ‘HTML’ and ‘typography’ just don’t go together since your ability to style the type doesn’t go beyond bold or...

    Great resourceStephen GatesDecember 10, 2007
  • AmEx declines a concept and am I the only one who thinks Oddcast is creepy?

    Whoever said imitation is the sincerest form of flattery never worked in advertising because for me it only shows you can’t...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesDecember 7, 2007
  • ONE Show integrates festival, if only the agencies who enter could do the same.

    For the first time in its 33 year history, the ONE show has decided to integrate all three shows into one...

    Design CutureStephen GatesDecember 6, 2007
  • Playstation.com plays with new technology

    I just happened to be cruising through Playstation.com and found they had launched a nice new update/content re-design on the site....

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesDecember 6, 2007
  • The power of simplicity

    This is a far too rare example that you can create a great ad that uses nothing but a well crafted...

    Exceptional creativeStephen GatesDecember 4, 2007
  • That’s cool in any language – HEMA online winkelen

    I have no idea what HEMA online winkelen is, what this says or what it is promoting but the animation and...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesDecember 4, 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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