25 episodes

Bring the Real explores consumer interactions in the new age of experience. Produced by IDL, a consumer experience agency, we discuss the changing landscape of brand marketing with host Alex Vera and frequent special guests. How are forward thinking brands behaving in today's reality of social media and e-commerce? Listen on as we delve into brand storytelling, finding connections, and creating meaningful moments for the modern consumer.

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    • Business
    • 5.0, 20 Ratings

Bring the Real explores consumer interactions in the new age of experience. Produced by IDL, a consumer experience agency, we discuss the changing landscape of brand marketing with host Alex Vera and frequent special guests. How are forward thinking brands behaving in today's reality of social media and e-commerce? Listen on as we delve into brand storytelling, finding connections, and creating meaningful moments for the modern consumer.

    Inside Industrial Design

    Inside Industrial Design

    Industrial designer Michael DiTullo shares his perspectives on the art and function of industrial design. Pulling from his experience designing some of the most innovative products for Fortune 500 companies, we dissect the evolution of the industry through the eyes of brands and consumers. 

    • 37 min
    Noise Noise Noise

    Noise Noise Noise

    Joining us in Portland from Melbourne, Australia are the minds behind retail design & brand activation agency Noise Noise Noise. Host Alex Vera and Guest Host Aaron Carlsson chat with Blair Cooper & Leigh Gallagher about trends in the Asian & Asian Pacific markets and the evolution of the fashion industry globally. 

    • 35 min
    The New Consumer

    The New Consumer

    Today's episode explores how the development of the young consumer over time and how they interact with brands, celebrities, and influencers in the modern market. 

    Featuring Aaron Carlsson of IDL and Jimmy Manley of Converse. 

    Edited by Tim Mulhern. 

    • 37 min
    Craft Beer

    Craft Beer

    This episode explores how craft breweries connect to consumers in an industry that has grown and changed immensely in recent years. Featuring interviews with Dave Query of The Post Brewing Co & 10 Barrel Brewing Co's podcast team.

    • 58 min
    Design Week Portland

    Design Week Portland

    Join us for behind the scenes interviews with folks behind not-to-be-missed events at DWP. Design Week Portland takes place April 6-13. Visit designportland.org for more info and tune in today to hear from: 

    Tsilli Pines, co-founder of Design Week Portland
    Keith Hamilton of Torch sharing perspectives on AR
    Todd Adams of the Portland Trail Blazers 
    Adam Garcia, host of The Pressure is Good for You, A Talk Show

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Takeaways from SXSW 2019

    Takeaways from SXSW 2019

    Listen in as we digest and pull apart how brands showed up at SXSW 2019. We attended activations, panels, and events; we rode scooters, ate tacos, and stood in too-long lines. Here's our round up of who did it right, who flopped, and our deep & meaningful insights from a week in Austin. 

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Duace ,

Pleasant and helpful listen

Great relevant interviews and solid show format.

O Findley ,

Pink Wall

Great first conversation gentlemen! Love the discussion around the "pink wall".

Goduckswoooo ,

One of the best!

All great insights and high quality production. Would recommend!

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