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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
  • 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 (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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 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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