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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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 Thanks to @the_villainess for an amazing work in progress shot of the soon to be crown jewel of our collection - a huge (8' wide) commission from @tristaneaton based on the lives of @thechiclibrary and I. Can't thank him enough knowing how busy he is and I'm SO F*CKING EXCITED!!! #streetart #streetartist #streetartnyc #streetartofficial #tristaneaton #tristaneatonart #tristaneatonmural  @visionaireworld X @louisvuitton from back in the day when Kidrobot actually made art toys #louisvuitton #lv #kidrobot #visionaire #visionaireworld #monogram #louisvuittonmonogram #murakami #takashimurakami  Got a vintage @huckgee Skullleader as a new addition to the collection #urbanvinyl #huckgee #mech #robotech #robot  @thechiclibrary in full effect at New York Fashion week for the photographers tonight in @ika_editions @blackscale and @tomford #nyfw #newyorkfashionweek  Forgot to mention I got to see @huckgee new Skullhead mech work in progress which I think is one of the best pieces he has ever done. I already put in dibs on at least one. #huckgee #huckgeeskullhead #urbanvinyl
 Extremely honored to have been chosen by @ghoshal and @erondu to join 25 design leaders from AirBnB, Uber, Facebook, Slack, Google Ventures, IDEO and more for High Resolution, a 25 episode video series on design. Look for my episode focusing on creativity and leadership coming soon. @highrespodcast #creativity #leadership #design #podcast  Spent the morning with @the_chris_buck new book Uneasy which is a fantastic look at the work of one of the most creative people I know. Get your copy at chrisbuckuneasy.com #chrisbuck #photography #photographer #portraitphotography #portrait #portraits  Some days I feel like I should wear this @huckgee armor to work. #huckgee #urbanvinyl #mech #armor #toy #kidrobot #dunny  If you listen to The #CrazyOne podcast you have @lukewessman to thank for it. He gave me the push to finally launch it and it was one of the best decisions I've ever made. He is a constant inspiration, someone who makes me want to be a better man and I always feel lucky to count him as one of my friends. Thanks for the support brother. #crazyones #lukewessman #tattooartist #lag #crazyone  @nychos under scaffolding in Haight Ashbury #streetart #streetartist #nychos #streetartofficial #streetartsf
 A pile of pugs and a @steelers blanket - what else do you need on a day off? #pug #pugs #pugsofinstagram #steelers #yinz #burghproud #herewegosteelers  FYI - it's pronounced 'art' not 'toy'. These @huckgee pieces are hand made and can take up to a year to produce. #huckgee #robotech #mech #robot #urbanvinyl  Happy Valentines Day to @thechiclibrary - love of my life fierce and true. #chic #nyfw #fashion #love  Because of Snowmaggeddon in NYC I'm having to do my meetings from home today and apparently everyone thinks they are a Creative Director in this house. #pug #pugsofinstagram #design #creativedirector #puglife #designer #dogismycopilot  @huckgee amazing work in progress #urbanvinyl #huckgeeskullhead #huckgee

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