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  • My problems with Steve Job’s thoughts from his glass house

    Clearly Apple and Steve Jobs is feeling some pressure from the uproar from people like myself, other designers and consumers who...

    FeaturedStephen GatesApril 29, 2010
  • Presenting Creative 101 – Part 3: The Presentation

    There is a true art to selling, not presenting, creative work and this article is a summary of every trick I've...

    Back to basicsStephen GatesApril 29, 2010
  • Presenting Creative 101 – Part 2: The Set-up

    There is a true art to selling, not presenting, creative work and this article is a summary of every trick I've...

    Back to basicsStephen GatesApril 28, 2010
  • Salt 101 with Alton Brown

    Because of it’s ability to seamlessly combine Mr. Wizard, The Muppets and Julia Child in one package, Good Eats with host...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesApril 28, 2010
  • The Inverse Facebook Experiment

    One of my most experiments looks at how Social Media only has value if the connection to the community is real...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesApril 26, 2010
  • I am Iron Man with markerless AR

    Marvel & Paramount releases a new augmented reality site / application today powered by Total Immersion technology that lets you see what...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesApril 23, 2010
  • Keyonary – Google for keyboard shortcuts

    I have been using Photoshop since version 1.0 so most of the time I hardly ever use the actual menu to...

    Great resourceStephen GatesApril 23, 2010
  • So You Need A Typeface

    A very humorous process diagram on how to pick the perfect type face for your next project though I am disappointed...

    Great resourceStephen GatesApril 20, 2010
  • Hello Moto

    If you have seen me speak at a conference or have read this blog for any length of time you know...

    Exceptional creativeStephen GatesApril 20, 2010
  • Welcome to 1984 (How Apple has become the new IBM)

    26 years ago Apple burst on to our collective consciousness with their famous Ridley Scott directed commercial ‘1984’. It an upstate...

    Digital cultureStephen GatesApril 12, 2010
  • Presenting Creative 101 – Part 1: What are we presenting?

    There is a true art to selling, not presenting, creative work and this article is a summary of every trick I've...

    Back to basicsStephen GatesApril 5, 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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 Another preview of our @tristaneaton commission. Full photos coming soon #tristaneaton #tristaneatonart #tristaneatonmural #streetart #streetartist #streetartofficial  The @obeygiant globe is a limited edition replica of the one which hung from the Eiffel Tower last year and was made by the worlds oldest globe maker. #galerieitinerrance #streetartparis #streetart #streetartist #shepardfairey #obeygiant #obey @galerie_itinerrance  My kind of street art from the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona #streetart #streetartist #streetartofficial #barcelona #streetartbarcelona #hola #skull  Our abdominal snow Pug loves the weather and the 16" of snow at our house north of NYC which feels more like north of the wall today. #pug #pugs #pugsofinstagram #nyc #westchester #snow #northofthewall  For those who asked about where to find the @invaderwashere is at @picassomuseum - remember it's an old piece before he got his style down so maybe look down at the last doorway on the south end of the museum. #streetart #streetartist #streetartofficial #streetartbarcelona #spaceinvader #invader #invaderwalls
 More in love with our @obeygiant from @galerie_itinerrance more every day. #streerart #shepardfairey #shepardfaireyart #shepardfaireyobey #streetartist #globe #earthcrisis  Feels a bit like Xmas today as our Earth Chrisis @obeygiant pieces and more showed up from @galerie_itinerrance in Paris. #obeygiant #obey #shepardfairey #streetartist #streetart #streetartparis #galerieitinerrance  Briefcase 2.0 thanks to @louisvuitton Avenue champ de Elysees #apolloalldaybag #louisvuitton #louisvuittonmonogram #monogrameclipse #lv #design #creativedirector  Thanks to @quiccs for the new addition to the collection - a black Forbidden TEQ63. It's the perfect middle size between my two @huckgee TEQ Skullheads. #quiccs #urbanvinyl #huckgee #huckgeeskullhead #dunny #skullhead  Barcelona street art public service announcements #streetart #streetartist #streetartofficial #streetartbarcelona
 Brunch with @thechiclibrary before I hit the road again #chic #tomford @blackscale #blackscale @tomford #brunch #fashion  I always love the unwritten rule in Barcelona where you can create street art on doors and shutters but not the actual buildings. #streetartbarcelona #barcelona #streetartofficial #streetart #streetartist  Another preview of our commission from @tristaneaton and based on the 'crazy' in letterpress type and archery target you should know this is my side of the piece. #tristaneaton #tristaneatonart #tristaneatonmural #streetart #streetartist #streetartofficial  No caption does this justice because @tristaneaton is an absolutely brilliant artist. @thechiclibrary and I each gave him a list of what we love and inspires us which he used to create this massive 8' x 4' painting that he is finishing today. It can't get here fast enough. #streetartofficial #streetart #streetartist #tristaneaton #tristaneatonart #tristaneatonmural #commission #modernart #mural  Now that's a nice tag. No school like the old school. #streetartbarcelona #streetartofficial #streetartist #streetart #typography #type #caligraphy

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