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  • Welcome to Google, Kansas?!?

    Last month Google announced Google Fiber which is a new program to sell 1 gigabit per-second fiber optic broadband to consumers...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesMarch 30, 2010
  • Burger King gives Digg.com results tiny hands

    Burger King and Crispin Porter have launched a great new digital element to support their “Small hands” TV commercials where they...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 29, 2010
  • All this for… posters?

    Came across Canv-as.com today which is a really intricate, 3D animated site selling… posters?!? You can choose from a number of...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 29, 2010
  • Death to the client version

    A few reasons why agencies need to respect their clients and be creative enough to create award winning work WITH their...

    Back to basicsStephen GatesMarch 18, 2010
  • web.without.words

    Found an interesting site today called web.without.words which was developed by Paul Armstrong to visually represent the idea that hierarchy, grid systems...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 18, 2010
  • Zoology – beautiful simplicity of poetry and design

    Born Magazine is dedicated to collaboration between art and literature and their latest creation called Zoology is a collaboration between of the...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 11, 2010
  • Mickey Goes Open Source

    Walt Disney Animation Studios recently launched an open technology site where for the first time they are giving the general public...

    Great resourceStephen GatesMarch 11, 2010
  • Virtual Homeless

    I was walking through the city the other night and came across a really interesting interactive installation that was a projection...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesMarch 11, 2010
  • Harmony HTML5 Drawing Tool

    So with all the uproar over Adobe Flash and Apple all you hear about is HTML 5, HTML 5, HTML 5…...

    Unique interface designStephen GatesMarch 10, 2010
  • I love Mike Hughes

    Anyone who has followed advertising for any period of time will instantly recognize the name Mike Hughes as one of the...

    RantingStephen GatesMarch 9, 2010
  • Facebook Redesign circa 2006, sort of…

    First, sorry for no posts lately.  The new year brought a reorganization at work that has ben buried in new work...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesMarch 9, 2010
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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