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  • Toyota Prius iPhone App lets you draw on Times Square

    Back in August Toyota released the Prius Experience iPhone app that let you take a 360 degree tour the Prius interior,...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 29, 2009
  • FedEx delivers great visual only ad

    Saw this FedEx ad today and loved it because I am a sucker for a visual and concept that is so...

    Exceptional creativeStephen GatesOctober 29, 2009
  • Mashable.com draggable social media interface

    I may be late to the party on this one but I just had a colleague show me the social media...

    Exceptional experiencesStephen GatesOctober 23, 2009
  • Burger King wants the truth from Tony Stewart

    Crispin Porter created a nice online extension of their Tony Stewart School of Endorsements TV spot (see below) with BK Finds...

    Integrated advertisingStephen GatesOctober 21, 2009
  • The best iPhone apps for designers & creatives

    I have been traveling a lot lately and have found some pretty cool iPhone apps that will make working on the...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 20, 2009
  • Verizon iDon’t play nice with Apple

    Looks like Verizon is finally fed up with Apple’s continued iPhone exclusivity with AT&T and has decided to do something about...

    BrandingStephen GatesOctober 20, 2009
  • A book cover designers opinion of the Amazon Kindle

    I have long felt that the Kindle is a device where typography goes to die and I though book cover designer...

    ViralStephen GatesOctober 10, 2009
  • AXE uses fresh techniques to create Day & Night ads

    No one has been able to continue to re-invent the concept of ‘sex sells’ better than Axe deodorant that past few...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 7, 2009
  • R(eally)/G(iant) A(ssholes)

    Take one disgruntled employee, add social technology and you get ReallyGiantAssholes.com (R(eally)/G(iant) A(ssholes)) which is directed at the agency R/GA. The site is...

    RantingStephen GatesOctober 6, 2009
  • The Toke 3-in-1 portfolio

    I thought the interface design for The Toke portfolio site is simple but I like the way the used the same...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 3, 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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