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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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 Thanks to @the_villainess for an amazing work in progress shot of the soon to be crown jewel of our collection - a huge (8' wide) commission from @tristaneaton based on the lives of @thechiclibrary and I. Can't thank him enough knowing how busy he is and I'm SO F*CKING EXCITED!!! #streetart #streetartist #streetartnyc #streetartofficial #tristaneaton #tristaneatonart #tristaneatonmural  @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
 Extremely honored to have been chosen by @ghoshal and @erondu to join 25 design leaders from AirBnB, Uber, Facebook, Slack, Google Ventures, IDEO and more for High Resolution, a 25 episode video series on design. Look for my episode focusing on creativity and leadership coming soon. @highrespodcast #creativity #leadership #design #podcast  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
 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

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