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  • 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
  • NowPublic – Crowd Powered Media

    Any one who has been awake for the past few years has seen the rise of user generated content in how...

    Stephen GatesJuly 2, 2008
  • Taking Flash off the screen with Adobe Creativity Conducted

    I saw Ken Martin the Chief Creative Officer at Blitz, an interactive agency from Los Angeles, today and it reminded me...

    Stephen GatesJune 4, 2008
  • Redefining words with The Big Word Project

    Following the footsteps of the now dead MillionDollarHompage.com, The Big Word Project is one of those sites that when you see...

    Stephen GatesJune 2, 2008
  • Brand Tags – Using clouds to explore brand perception

    We all know that since branding deal with perception that it can be more art than science. Noah Brier who is...

    Stephen GatesMay 14, 2008
  • Modernista! radical redesign

    It seems like it is the season for agency site redesigns as Modernista! relaunched their site last week. With the site...

    Stephen GatesApril 4, 2008
  • Scion Speaks with your own coat of arms

    Scion has launched a new microsite called Scion Speak that let’s users create their own Scion coat of arms. This site...

    Stephen GatesMarch 29, 2008
  • SheratonWave.com is bringing the wave back

    I am once again very excited to announce an innovative interactive experience for Sheraton hotels we create with Avenue A/Razorfish. As...

    Stephen GatesMarch 16, 2008
  • Sprout could grow into something great

    I have been waiting all year from some to design something that would get me excited and today it showed up....

    Stephen GatesFebruary 28, 2008
  • My Talking Stain

    One of the favorite commercials from the Super Bowl was for Tide and the Talking Stain which featured an unsightly, chatty...

    Stephen GatesFebruary 7, 2008
  • Blurb publishing

    Being able to create and publish your own book isn’t anything new since iPhoto has been doing it for years. I...

    Stephen GatesJanuary 23, 2008
  • Happy Holidays

    With the holidays fast approaching I thought I would share two interactive greeting cards worth checking out. Grow A Xmas Tree...

    Stephen GatesDecember 22, 2007
  • 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
  • Get Munked

    Stephen GatesNovember 24, 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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 @baitme did an incredible job on the Mr Dob by @takashipom - details are fantastic. #takashimurakami #takashimurakamiart #mrdob #complexcon #bait #arttoy #designertoys #contemporaryart #popart #vinyltoys #urbanvinyl  Love coming home after a long week to find Mr Dob by @takashipom and @baitme waiting for me. #takashimurakami #takashimurakamiart #mrdob #complexcon #bait #arttoy #designertoys #contemporaryart #popart #vinyltoys #urbanvinyl  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
 Hello my name is Steve Gates and I have a Mr Dob by @takashipom problem. #takashimurakami #takashimurakamiart #mrdob #complexcon #bait #arttoy #designertoys #contemporaryart #popart #vinyltoys #urbanvinyl  Spending a lot of time away from home lately so looking forward to getting home tomorrow to see these two crazy ones. #NationalPuppyDay #pugs #pugsofinstagram #pug #puglife  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
 Everything is better on pairs so we got the crazy limited edition Gold Mr Dob by @takashipom and @baitme too. #takashimurakami #takashimurakamiart #mrdob #complexcon #bait #arttoy #designertoys #contemporaryart #popart #vinyltoys #urbanvinyl  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

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