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.

Work

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

Awards

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
 

Press

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
 

Give Us A Ring

415.255.7081

Drop Us A Line

Introduce yourself:
hello@stimulant.com

Project? Let's chat:
newbiz@stimulant.com

Headquarters

San Francisco, CA