Stimulant uses emerging technologies to transform static physical spaces into dynamic interactive environments. We craft human-scale, site-specific digital experiences that tell stories in unique ways, drive face-to-face interaction, and create lasting memories.


Selected Case Studies

Services & Solutions

Stimulant was founded to deliver on outrageous challenges. We’ve developed and honed a careful end-to-end process that allows us to push creative and technical boundaries, while simultaneously embracing flexibility and managing risk. Our solutions take many forms, but each project is different from the last. If you don’t see it here, chances are we’d be thrilled to make it happen.

  • Responsive Environments
  • Immersive Media
  • Reactive Installations
  • Interactive Sculptures
  • Multi-touch, Multi-user and Gestural Interfaces
  • Touch Walls
  • Digital Signage
  • Generative Art
  • Data Visualization

  • Visitor and Experience Centers
  • Corporate Environments
  • Retail and Showroom Experiences
  • Museums and Exhibits
  • Tradeshows and Events
  • Experiential Marketing
  • Themed Entertainment
  • Observation Decks
  • And Beyond…

Clients & Brands

  • Adobe
  • Amazon
  • Barnes & Noble
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • Genentech
  • Gensler
  • GM
  • Google
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • HP
  • McKesson
  • Microsoft
  • Museum of History and Industry
  • National Geographic
  • Nvidia
  • One World Observatory
  • Oracle
  • Quintiles
  • Reebok
  • Samsung
  • SAP
  • Space Needle
  • VMware


Horizon Interactive Awards Gold Winner, Skyspace Immersive Experiences

HOW Design International Design Awards, Skyspace Immersive Experiences


The FWA The FWA of the Day, Skyspace Immersive Experiences


HOW International Design Awards Outstanding Achievement, One World Observatory

Themed Entertainment Awards TEA Thea Award, One World Observatory

Apex Installation Awards Silver Award for Interactive Self-Service, Genentech Pipeline Explorer

Ex Awards Best Interactive Experience, Genentech Pipeline Explorer

AAM Media & Technology Muse Awards Interpretive Interactive Installations (Honorable Mention), Bezos Center for Innovation

Inc. 5000 America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

San Francisco Business Times’ Fastest Growing Bay Area Companies

Ex Awards Best Tradeshow Exhibit (Gold), Intel Connect to Life Experience

How Interactive Design Awards 2013 Merit Award for Bing Search for Microsoft Surface, Intel’s Connect to Life Experience and LoopLoop for Sifteo Cubes

Event Technology Awards Best Use of a Single Technology (Silver), Intel Connect to Life Experience

IxDA Interaction Awards Expressing (Best in Category) and Best in Show, LoopLoop

Ex Awards Best Use of Technology (Gold), Intel Connect to Life Experience


Speaking Engagements

TEA SATE Featured Speaker Creating Smart Spaces: Architectural-scale Interactivity in Process and Practice
SoDA Session SF Delivering Excellence Panel

O’Reilly Design Conference Physical + Digital: The Emergence of Smart Spaces

SEGD XLAB The Rise of Smart Spaces

U.N. World Habitat Day Smart Spaces for All

Cannes Lions The Rise of Smart Spaces

SXSW Interactive, Austin Spatially Literate Design

American Alliance of Museums Spatially Literate Digital Experiences

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