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INDUSTRY Manifesto
INDUSTRY Manifesto

DEFINE WHAT’S NEXT

OUR MISSION

INDUSTRY IS A DESIGN AND MARKETING PARTNER. WE CREATE CULTURE BY DELIVERING END-TO-END EXPERIENCES THAT IMPACT PEOPLE AND SHIFT MARKETS.

DAVID
THORPE

David is co-founder of INDUSTRY. For over 25 years, he has transformed organizations by leading innovation across all disciplines. David is a designer with engineering roots – he connects design strategies to client’s business goals.

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KAITLIN
PAUL

Kaitlin is co-founder of INDUSTRY. She is a seasoned account executive and operations director with a passion for design. Kaitlin translates complex business problems into simple creative solutions, as she guides clients toward success.

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OVED
VALADEZ

Oved is co-founder of INDUSTRY. He is an accomplished designer and brand storyteller that has led category-busting design and marketing strategies throughout his career. Oved is an expert at crafting the Big Idea, connecting brand DNA with consumer insights, to deliver results.

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TOM
LAKOVIC

Tom is co-founder of INDUSTRY. He is an interaction design thought leader and an advocate for the appropriate application of technology to create meaning. Tom is a prototyper by nature, of both digital and analog experiences.

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MERAL
MIDDLETON

Meral is co-founder of INDUSTRY. She is an accomplished brand and design strategist – connecting brands and consumers through design. Meral is an expert storyteller who fuses insights with action to communicate brand vision.

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KENNETH
WEIGELT

Kenneth is an Associate Creative Director. He leads innovation across products, services, and environments. Kenneth is an immersive designer; he gathers insights, decodes concepts, and guides global design execution.

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RAPHAEL
BALLARD

Raphael is an Account Director focused on relationships. He balances client experience with creative execution. Raphael is a digital-minded producer with a history of driving sports, entertainment, and lifestyle brand initiatives.

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JACY
WEYER

Jacy is a Creative Director of Marketing. He has rich experience in sport, culture and lifestyle, telling these stories across the marketing mix. He bridges the gap between design strategy, digital, and brand activations at scale.

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KAYLA
HOPPINS

Kayla is a Brand Experience Coordinator. She sets the vision for the brand, studio, and client experience. Kayla curates company culture, supports marketing initiatives, and owns event production.

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ROBB
HUNTER

Robb is an industrial designer who specializes in form development and surfacing. He is a product strategist with a deep understanding of materials and manufacturing. Robb bridges the gap between strategy and actionable design.

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NATASHA
MICHALOWSKY

Natasha is a Brand Designer. She is a storyteller that maintains the lens of the consumer as she analyzes trends and stitches together insights. Natasha inspires fresh thinking, identifies shifts, and communicates visually across platforms.

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GARETT
STENSON

Garett is a strategic marketing director. He is a business designer and creative marketing expert. Garett balances brand management, digital initiatives, events, PR, overall client experience and growth.

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RAYMOND
BESSEMER

Raymond is a hybrid industrial and interaction designer. He is an information architect, digital prototyper, and video producer. Raymond fuses the physical and digital world to create meaningful user experiences.

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DONNA
BLOCHER

Donna is a senior operations expert. With nearly 30 years of agency experience, she is a knowledgable veteran in the design world. Donna is a systems-wide thinker and skilled controller.

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TEAM

DAVID
THORPE

David is co-founder of INDUSTRY. For over 25 years, he has transformed organizations by leading innovation across all disciplines. David is a designer with engineering roots – he connects design strategies to client’s business goals.

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KAITLIN
PAUL

Kaitlin is co-founder of INDUSTRY. She is a seasoned account executive and operations director with a passion for design. Kaitlin translates complex business problems into simple creative solutions, as she guides clients toward success.

LinkedIn

OVED
VALADEZ

Oved is co-founder of INDUSTRY. He is an accomplished designer and brand storyteller that has led category-busting design and marketing strategies throughout his career. Oved is an expert at crafting the Big Idea, connecting brand DNA with consumer insights, to deliver results.

LinkedIn

TOM
LAKOVIC

Tom is co-founder of INDUSTRY. He is an interaction design thought leader and an advocate for the appropriate application of technology to create meaning. Tom is a prototyper by nature, of both digital and analog experiences.

LinkedIn

MERAL
MIDDLETON

Meral is co-founder of INDUSTRY. She is an accomplished brand and design strategist – connecting brands and consumers through design. Meral is an expert storyteller who fuses insights with action to communicate brand vision.

LinkedIn

KENNETH
WEIGELT

Kenneth is an Associate Creative Director. He leads innovation across products, services, and environments. Kenneth is an immersive designer; he gathers insights, decodes concepts, and guides global design execution.

LinkedIn

RAPHAEL
BALLARD

Raphael is an Account Director focused on relationships. He balances client experience with creative execution. Raphael is a digital-minded producer with a history of driving sports, entertainment, and lifestyle brand initiatives.

LinkedIn

JACY
WEYER

Jacy is a Creative Director of Marketing. He has rich experience in sport, culture and lifestyle, telling these stories across the marketing mix. He bridges the gap between design strategy, digital, and brand activations at scale.

LinkedIn

KAYLA
HOPPINS

Kayla is a Brand Experience Coordinator. She sets the vision for the brand, studio, and client experience. Kayla curates company culture, supports marketing initiatives, and owns event production.

LinkedIn

ROBB
HUNTER

Robb is an industrial designer who specializes in form development and surfacing. He is a product strategist with a deep understanding of materials and manufacturing. Robb bridges the gap between strategy and actionable design.

LinkedIn

NATASHA
MICHALOWSKY

Natasha is a Brand Designer. She is a storyteller that maintains the lens of the consumer as she analyzes trends and stitches together insights. Natasha inspires fresh thinking, identifies shifts, and communicates visually across platforms.

LinkedIn

GARETT
STENSON

Garett is a strategic marketing director. He is a business designer and creative marketing expert. Garett balances brand management, digital initiatives, events, PR, overall client experience and growth.

LinkedIn

RAYMOND
BESSEMER

Raymond is a hybrid industrial and interaction designer. He is an information architect, digital prototyper, and video producer. Raymond fuses the physical and digital world to create meaningful user experiences.

LinkedIn

DONNA
BLOCHER

Donna is a senior operations expert. With nearly 30 years of agency experience, she is a knowledgable veteran in the design world. Donna is a systems-wide thinker and skilled controller.

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WE MAKE BETTER

Brands

WE MAKE BETTER

Products

WE MAKE BETTER

Digital

WE MAKE BETTER

Services

WE MAKE BETTER

Environments

WE MAKE BETTER

Activations

OUR PHILOSOPHY

We believe in building brands from the inside out, through the rapid design and prototyping of experiences. Drawing from many years of experience, our work begins at the core of the design challenge and bridges the gap between strategy and execution.