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  • ESPN.com gets broken up with Apple Ad

    Back in January I wrote about the re-design of ESPN.com and how a large driving force in the re-design was allow...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 21, 2009
  • SciFi channel gets hooked on phonics

    The SciFi channel has now rebranded themselves to the SyFy channel which obviously is pronounced phonetically the same as SciFi. They...

    BrandingStephen GatesMarch 19, 2009
  • iPhone OS 3.0 revealed

    Last night developers got their hands on the new iPhone 3.0 operating system and screenshots are starting to leak out. The...

    iPhone / iPad / iOS designStephen GatesMarch 18, 2009
  • Dockers ‘Shakeable’ iPhone Ad

    The latest brand to throw themselves onto the iPhone bandwagon is Dockers but they are doing it with the first iPhone...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 17, 2009
  • Another new face for Facebook – What do you think?

    So by now you all have probably seen that today Facebook once again overhauled the information architecture and some of the...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 13, 2009
  • Cartelle Flash Toys

    This is one of those posts that is nothing deeper than I thought the Flash toys that the Amsterdam based agency...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 9, 2009
  • GE Smart Grid goes web 4.0 with augmented reality

    During the Superbowl GE launched their new ‘Plug into the smart grid’ campaign and also launched a supporting web site. The...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 6, 2009
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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 @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 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  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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