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  • 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...

    Stephen GatesApril 28, 2010
  • MySpace U.K. Makes Music with Facebook

    Johnathan Hills and the guys over at Domani Studio have not been resting on their shiny new FWA of the year...

    Stephen GatesFebruary 5, 2010
  • We Choose The Moon is out of this world

    I have to give a belated shout out to Domani Studios and The Martin Agency for their fantastic work on We...

    Stephen GatesAugust 12, 2009
  • Now if I could just invent digital taste buds…

    Anyone who has followed my blog for a while knows that I love to cook and get a lot of inspiration...

    Stephen GatesMay 7, 2009
  • Cartelle Flash Toys

    This is one of those posts that is nothing deeper than I thought the Flash toys that the Amsterdam based agency...

    Stephen GatesMarch 9, 2009
  • GE Smart Grid goes web 4.0 with augmented reality

    During the Superbowl GE launched their new ‘Plug into the smart grid’ campaign and also launched a supporting web site. The...

    Stephen GatesMarch 6, 2009
  • Intuilab custom Air multitouch

    This morning one of a friend of mine forwarded me an interesting link to this video showing a multi-touch interface built...

    Stephen GatesJanuary 19, 2009
  • Doritos opens Hotel 626

    With Halloween right around the corner, Doritos has launched a new horror-themed campaign called Hotel 626 to promote the re-launch of...

    Stephen GatesOctober 13, 2008
  • Taking a wild ride with XM

    The guys over at Firstborn Multimedia have launched another great site and this time it is for XM satellite radio. The...

    Stephen GatesSeptember 12, 2008
  • Japanese typography as art

    The name Morisawa & company probably isn’t familiar to a lot of western designers. They are a Japanese company that sells...

    Stephen GatesAugust 13, 2008
  • IKEA’s extremely cool and interactive music based closets

    I got an email today from the agency Forsman & Bodenfors that they have just created and launched the latest IKEA...

    Stephen GatesJuly 16, 2008
  • Use mobile photography to design your next pair of NIKE’s

    This launched a little while ago but it is still cool if you haven’t seen it. Nike launched a new area...

    Stephen GatesJuly 14, 2008
  • Subaru gets Sexy

    It is always strange when you see new work from an old client especially when it is pretty good. It’s like...

    Stephen GatesJuly 7, 2008
  • Greenpeace creates it’s own WeAtheR

    Greenpeace has launched a new online game called WeAtheR where, you guessed it, you can play with other people to solve...

    Stephen GatesJune 26, 2008
  • FluidBook Digital Books

    Digital Books and online circular are nothing new but they have always been clumsy solutions based on a wide collection of...

    Stephen GatesJune 23, 2008
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 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  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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