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  • Destiny – Bungie’s 10 year long video game

    Bungie is a game development studio made famous by creating the Halo series for Xbox. It surprised a lot of people...

    Stephen GatesSeptember 5, 2014
  • Are Sphero and Sharky the Beaver the future of video games?

    I am a huge gamer and for the past few years have watched the major consoles try to reinvent their platforms...

    Stephen GatesNovember 20, 2012
  • KERNTYPE: the kerning video game

    I am a type nerd and celebrate great typography in all of it’s expressions. I freely admit it. Two years ago...

    Stephen GatesOctober 11, 2011
  • Running across brands and the Internet for chocolate

    The UK ice cream brand Magnum had launched a very cool new microsite called Pleasure Hunt to promote their products. What...

    Stephen GatesApril 19, 2011
  • 2 Great video game campaigns

    I am an avid gamer with the Playstation 3 as my platform of choice (you can find me at Gates-O-Hell) and...

    Stephen GatesJanuary 26, 2011
  • Real world experiences bring Tron Legacy to life

    It’s funny how the smallest things can set us down a path that will change the rest of your life. For...

    Stephen GatesNovember 30, 2010
  • MINI Getaway Stockholm

    Mini has launched a pretty cool iPhone app driven driven real world game for the launch of the new MINI Countryman.The...

    Stephen GatesOctober 28, 2010
  • Kmart In-store Gaming Reviews

    In an effort to make the Kmart brand more relevant to a wider and younger audience they have decided launch a...

    Stephen GatesJuly 14, 2010
  • Browser Pong

    The guys over at Stewdio have launched a very cool new take on the classic pioneering video game Pong done with...

    Stephen GatesDecember 30, 2009
  • VW drives GTI launch with just an iPhone app

    VW has decided to launch their new 2010 GTI soley through a new iPhone app that is an independent level of...

    Stephen GatesNovember 4, 2009
  • Kern – The typesetting video game

    I am a type nerd and I freely admit it. I proved it once again today by how happy I got...

    Stephen GatesFebruary 17, 2009
  • The U.K. has some pissed off hamburgers

    Burger King in the U.K. has launched a new microsite called Angry Gram to promote their new spicy Angry Whopper. You...

    Stephen GatesDecember 18, 2007
  • Manning’s Mind

    I was watching football this weekend and saw the seemingly Twin Peaks inspired new commercial with Payton Manning for Sprint. Maybe...

    Stephen GatesSeptember 20, 2007
  • Altoids Google Earth Game

    Altoids has launched a new game called “Where’s Cindy“. The game is a straight rip off of Where’s Waldo with the...

    Stephen GatesJune 5, 2007
  • Doritos – Fight for the Flavor

    Doritos has launched a new microsite site called Fight for the Flavor to promote two new flavors of Doritos. Only one...

    Stephen GatesMay 11, 2007
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 #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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