Our guest on Metalsmith Benchtalk on Thursday, August 13th at 3:00 pm PST is retail designer, merchandiser and brand consultant, David Kepron.
Please join us then for this live interview and participate by logging onto the chatroom at Blogtalkradio.com or by sending a message to Whaley Studios via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
As a retail design, merchandising and brand consultant, David Kepron draws on 25 years of work as an architect, artist and educator. His multidisciplinary approach to the design of shopping places focuses on understanding consumer behavior and the creation of relevant shopping experiences at the intersection of sociology, neuroscience and emerging digital technologies.
Kepron has held roles as a professor of architecture and design for the MS Interior Design Program at Drexel University in Pennsylvania and the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising in New York, and he served as the director of the Visual Merchandising Department at LaSalle International Fashion School in Singapore. He presently teaches a retail design studio at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology.
Listed in Display and Design Ideas Magazine's "40 Under 40" and "30 of the Industry's Most Influential People," David currently brings his creativity and retailing insight to an international audience as a member of VM+SD magazine's Editorial Advisory Board and the Association for Retail Environments Dream Team.
David earned his Bachelors of Science in Architecture and Bachelors of Architecture degrees from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec Canada.