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  • Dueling windows – Samsung SGH-Z107

    I first came across this site a while ago but I wanted to feature it because this does something completely original...

    Stephen GatesJune 1, 2006
  • The latest from BMW Films

    If you are a fan of early sixties crime dramas then you will love the latest offering from BMW Films –...

    Stephen GatesMay 31, 2006
  • A great site from…. Hyundai?!?

    I never thought I would use the word cool and Hyundai in the same sentence but their site for the new...

    Stephen GatesMay 31, 2006
  • That’s not a GIF. THIS is a GIF.

    AKQA have launched an intricate one-page site for MSN Messenger consisting of an insanely complex looped .GIF file, a single line...

    Stephen GatesMay 30, 2006
  • Heineken Netherlands

    Heineken Netherlands has laucnhed a new summer promotion site but it wasn’t the site that got my attention. I really like...

    Stephen GatesMay 29, 2006
  • Fun with swatches – Thibaud’s portfolio

    This site is a fantastic example of a non-traditional user interface that does not compromise usability at all. The way you...

    Stephen GatesMay 25, 2006
  • Leo Burnett – Big pencil. Big Web site

    I have to applaud Leo Burnett. They are the first major agency to understand that a Web site can be a...

    Stephen GatesMay 24, 2006
  • Truth in web design

    I havn’t seen a really funny Web site in ages and now two in one week! This site will take you...

    Stephen GatesMay 20, 2006
  • Who knew shaving was funny?

    If you haven’t seen it already, the new site for the Norelco BodyGroom is one of the funniest I have seen...

    Stephen GatesMay 20, 2006
  • Can you resist?

    Don” is a fantastic usability experient that take a whole new look at interaction design. The entire site is navigated only...

    Stephen GatesMay 18, 2006
  • Now that’s a cool search engine

    I came across this search engine which will scrape data and images from in the U.S, Canada, Japan or the...

    Stephen GatesMay 18, 2006
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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