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  • 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...

    Shameless self promotionStephen GatesNovember 6, 2006
  • TBS launches VeryFunnyAds.com

    I saw today that TBS has launched VeryFunnyAds.com which is a collection of funny ads from all over the world. You...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesNovember 3, 2006
  • DiyBox Flash t-shirt designer

    I found this site today for a Flash online applicatin to design t-shirts. I have no idea what any of the...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesNovember 2, 2006
  • IKEA Everday Heros

    Came across the latest online offering from IKEA today and it is very cool. The interface lets you choose for 7...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 26, 2006
  • Mobil Flash finally goes mainstream

    Verizon wireless has announced that four of its upcoming cell phones will support Adobe’s mobil version of Flash – “Flash Light”....

    Digital cultureStephen GatesOctober 26, 2006
  • Walmart goes rich (media)

    Shopping mega-giant Walmart has re-designed their website in the hopes of boosting their e-commerce sales. The new site sports better browsing...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 24, 2006
  • GMC Arabia commands respect

    ARC Worldwide Dubai has launched a site for GMC Arabia promoting the new Yukon. The site supports an computer animated TV...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 22, 2006
  • Audi – designed to thrill

    Saw these new print ads for Audi today for their “designed to thrill” campaign and thought they were well done.

    Traditional advertisingStephen GatesOctober 20, 2006
  • Bentley tells it like it is

    I have no idea if this ad is real or not but I saw this ad for Bentley today and loved...

    FunnyStephen GatesOctober 20, 2006
  • Making HP’s "Hands"

    I’m a huge fan of HP’s “The Computer is Personal Again” campaign which features celebrities speaking about their computers using only...

    Traditional advertisingStephen GatesOctober 19, 2006
  • The future of search engines?

    Saw this new search engine yesterday called Ms. Dewey and thought it was worth mentioning. It is nothing new but is...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 19, 2006
  • Paint the town followup

    Back in the beginning of August I wrote out the new SONY Bravia commercial which looked amazing. They have now completed...

    Exceptional creativeStephen GatesOctober 18, 2006
  • ‘Beer Cannon’ misses the mark

    For years I have been talking about the fact that viral sensation Subservient Chicken was a failure because it generated a...

    Online advertising reviewStephen GatesOctober 17, 2006
  • VISIONARY DESIGNERS – d’strict

    I praised the work done on the unique Samsung SGH site and finally learned who created it. A design company out...

    Design & user experienceStephen GatesOctober 14, 2006