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  • Can Behance Network finally make multi-location collaborate creative teams work?

    Not too long ago I received an invitation to the join the beta of a new open platform for creative professionals...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 30, 2008
  • Domino’s finally goes beyond the radio button with BFD

    Ordering pizza online hasn’t ever been anything more checking a long series of radio buttons then putting in your address and...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 29, 2008
  • Hyundai – Think about it

    Hyundai has launched a new microsite to support their “Think About It” TV campaign. The user experience and site content unfolds...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 29, 2008
  • Teens flock to create a Dewmocracy

    In an attempt to revitalize and reinvent the Mountain Dew brand, PepsiCo did a unique creative partnership with Oscar-winning actor Forest...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 28, 2008
  • Microsoft goes Left and Right

    Microsoft has decided to piggy back on to the growing political frenzy by launching Left vs Right which is a more...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 27, 2008
  • CRM should mean Consumer Relationship Mediocrity

    For the majority of companies they seem to think that CRM (Consumer Relationship Marketing and/or Management) equals email. When a generic...

    Back to basicsStephen GatesJanuary 24, 2008
  • Blurb publishing

    Being able to create and publish your own book isn’t anything new since iPhoto has been doing it for years. I...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 23, 2008
  • Playstation 3 Universe

    Sony Australia has launched a new site for the PlayStation 3. The site starts simply enough with the line “Do You...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 21, 2008
  • Starbucks iPhone QuickOrder revealed

    I am not a member of the cult of Starbucks. For some reason I want to rebel against being someone who...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 19, 2008
  • Bring bad designs to justice

    I was sad to see be reduced to nothing more than a page selling t-shirts last year but the launch...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesJanuary 16, 2008
  • goes dull was a smash hit because it was original, really funny and was really a surprise since you never saw it...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 15, 2008
  • thirtytwoRound – Andy Gugel

    For about the past year finding reliable and truly talented designers has about as easy as spotting an attractive, well adjusted...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 14, 2008
  • Coke Happiness Factory gets interactive

    It took longer than I would have thought but Coke has launched an interactive version of their popular and imaginative TV...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesJanuary 10, 2008
  • 2007 ONE Show Annuals

    One of the problems with changing jobs and states is that you lose track off all the little things like magazine...

    Exceptional creativeStephen GatesJanuary 9, 2008
  • Xerox rebranding (No one tell Xbox)

    Yesterday Xerox unveiled a huge change to its logo and brand as CEO Anne Mulcahy and president Ursula Burns hosted a...

    BrandingStephen GatesJanuary 8, 2008
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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 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
 @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  All work and no play make Steve a dull boy so loved the chance to grab some time to catching up with @huckgee at his studio today #huckgee #huckgeeskullhead #urbanvinyl
 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 #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  Thanks to @adobe and Bryan Lamkin for having me speak at #adobetechsummit this morning about creativity, leadership and Design Thinking! #adobe #adobetechsummit2017

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