Stimulant Profiled in Communication Arts’ Design Annual

We are honored and excited to announce that Stimulant has been featured in an eight-page editorial profile in Communication Arts’ Design Annual issue. The profile includes interviews with Stimulant’s co-founders and highlights some of the most ambitious and interesting interactive installations, digital experiences, and Smart Spaces that we have created over the years. We want…

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One World Observatory Receives Prestigious Themed Entertainment “Thea” Award

Last week at the Themed Entertainment Association’s annual Thea Awards Gala, the One World Observatory took home the Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement (AOA, Attraction). The prestigious award is considered one of the attractions industry’s greatest honors. Stimulant’s CEO Darren David was on hand at the gala to celebrate the win with The Hettema Group, who,…

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SoDA Panel at Cannes Lions

Thanks to The Society of Digital Agencies for organizing a panel at Cannes Lions today on the topic of smart spaces. Our CEO Darren David joined David Schwarz from HUSH and Jake Barton from Local Projects for a discussion of the promise and challenge of bringing interactive media and architecture together.

Events and Press

We’ve added a new press section to our home page to keep up with the surge in coverage lately. This month Darren and Nathan appeared in two interviews to discuss the modern event experience with Agency Post and best practices for designing for public space in HOW Magazine. Also this month, our Pipeline Explorer exhibit…

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Stimulant Listed as one of 2012’s Fastest Growing Companies

Stimulant was awarded a place on Inc. 5000’s “Fastest Growing Companies in America” and San Francisco Business Times’ “Fastest Growing Bay Area Companies.”  A big thank you to all of our collaborators and clients for helping make the past five years a success for our team at Stimulant!

2012 Event Design Awards

Stimulant won Gold for “Best Use of Interactive Technology” in the 2012 Event Design Awards for our “Connect to Life” exhibit for Intel at CES 2012. The Event Design Awards represent “the best of the best among this industry’s change agents,” and we’re honored to share the award with lead agency Foghorn Creative, and collaborators…

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Stimulant Takes Top Honors at IxDA Interaction Awards 2012

Stimulant, alongside collaborator Sifteo, was honored with a pair of awards at the Interaction Design Association’s (IxDA) inaugural Interaction Design Awards at the Interaction 12 conference in Dublin on February 3rd. Our creation, LoopLoop, a groundbreaking music sequencer for tiny devices called Sifteo cubes, took top prize in ‘Best in Category, Expressing’ as well as…

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Stimulant makes iMedia Connection’s “2011 West Coast Agencies to Watch” List

iMedia Connection released their 2011 West Coast Agencies to Watch list today, featuring 25 forward-looking firms on this side of the Mississippi. We’re honored to be in such excellent company!

Stimulant/Surface Interview Series Now Online

Eric Havir from Microsoft posts a five-part interview with Stimulant about Surface, multi-touch, multi-user, and more.