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  • HOW Magazine Top 10 Sites

    I am very happy that HOW Magazine has chosen my blog as one of their new Top 10 Web Sites. I...

    Stephen GatesSeptember 30, 2007
  • The new

    Since I arrived at Starwood last September I have had a lot of very exciting projects in the works and the...

    Stephen GatesAugust 13, 2007
  • 2 – Update

    A few months ago I open up a public preview of the new design I am working on for my portfolio...

    Stephen GatesJuly 18, 2007
  • 1 year later – the Ego blogs on…

    I can’t believe I have already been a year. I started with project with an entry called My first entry was...

    Stephen GatesMay 18, 2007
  • Vote for me at the Blogger’s Choice Awards

    This blog has been nominated for Best Marketing Blog at the Blogger’s Choice Awards so all you silent mass who I...

    Stephen GatesMay 14, 2007
  • 2 – Alpha 0.1

    So I am going to do something I have never done before and let you become part of my process in...

    Stephen GatesFebruary 19, 2007
  • Holiday e-card round-up

    A few holiday cards caught my eye this year for a number of reasons so I thought I would list a...

    Stephen GatesDecember 29, 2006
  • My very own Iron Chef

    I am a foodie and I get a lot of inspiration for my design work and studio culture from great chefs...

    Stephen GatesNovember 6, 2006
  • Will trade web site for PS3

    That isn’t a typo. You read it right. I want to see what his blog can do and have decided to...

    Stephen GatesOctober 2, 2006
  • Back to NYC

    Just an FYI that I may not be able to post as regularly as I would like over the next few...

    Stephen GatesAugust 12, 2006
  • The Ego is Blogging

    Welcome to the all singing, all dancing, testament to my self-worth.

    Stephen GatesMay 18, 2001
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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