Episode 009:Localizing A Global Brand w/ Kael Elliott

Welcome to another episode of the Design, Culture, and Experience show. I’m Steven Picanza and as always, I’m joined by the big cheese, Bryan Meszaros. Today, we’re stoked to be sitting down with Kael Elliott from Merlin Magic Making, the creative arm to Merlin Entertainment, known for amazing attractions and experiences. Design You’re a creative […]

Episode 008:Talking Brand Experience w/ Michael Mele

Welcome to The Design, Culture, & Experience Show. Today we’re talking with Roger Starkweather as well as with Michael Mele from IDL Worldwide as we’re fresh out of the desert (well, sort of) where we all attended Digital Signage Expo, or DSE as it’s known to us insiders. This was Michael’s first time attending DSE. Listen to his expectations and fresh perspectives on this emerging industry. Design The […]

Episode 007: Design, Experience, and Culture w/ Pete Beck

Wakey Wakey… Coffee in hand, welcome to CoffeeTalk with The Big Cheese and The Creative Hustler. What’s up Bryan? What’s in your cup? Today’s guest is Pete Beck from IDL Worldwide, a strategic partner of ours and an amazing in-store experience agency working with brands such as The North Face, Nickelodeon, and Nike. Hey Pete… […]

Episode 006: Roger Talks NRF

Wakey Wakey… Coffee in hand, welcome to CoffeeTalk with The Big Cheese and The Creative Hustler. Today’s guest is one of our own… Our Sales Kahuna, Roger Starkweather Having just returned from NRF (National Retail Federation) in NYC, we figured this would be a great opportunity to get his take on the event and the […]

Episode 005: Energy, Focus, and Travel with Dina Townsend

Wakey Wakey… Coffee in hand, welcome to CoffeeTalk with The Big Cheese and The Creative Hustler. Today’s guest is the one and only Dina Townsend. She’s the VP of Retail at RMG Networks and a really good friend of ours Here’s what we spoke with Dina about… A little bit about herself as well as […]

Episode 004: Branding Baseball With Jason Klein

Wakey Wakey… Coffee in hand, welcome to CoffeeTalk with The Big Cheese and The Creative Hustler. Today’s guest is Jason Klein, co-founder of Brandiose. He’s a native San Diegan, a huge baseball fan, and is responsible from bringing our mascot Pyxel to life. Stoked to have you hanging with us today, Jason. Tell us about yourself […]

Episode 003: Growing Digital Signage Expo w/ Andrea Varrone

Wakey Wakey… Coffee in hand, welcome to CoffeeTalk with The Big Cheese and The Creative Hustler. Today’s guest is Andrea Varrone. She’s a native Atlantian (if that’s a word)… As well as being the show director for Digital Signage Expo Stoked to have you hanging with us today Andrea. Tell us about yourself and your […]

Episode 002: The Future of the AV Industry With Alesia Hendley

Episode 2, we are joined by Alesia Hendley with The Social Slice Podcast and The Smoothefactor.  Episode 2 Highlights Include: Alesia’s beginnings with AV and her current role combining recording and live audio and video to bring experiences to life. The future of the AV industry including who is doing it right (and even those that aren’t) We […]

Episode 001: Experiential Design with Justin Molloy

Episode 1, we are joined by Justin Molloy who is the Director of Education at SEGD, The Society for Experiential Graphic Design. Episode 1 Highlights Include:  – Insights into the history of SEGD and the experiential and environmental design community. – Recap of the Boston Wayfinding Summit – How design agencies can transition and pivot to […]