Archive for the ‘Expressions’ Category
February 4th, 2011
Here in the States, we easily think of America as the Land of Food to Go. We have the drive through, the Big Gulp and Starbuck’s lattes with cup cozies. But to walk down my home streets of Bangkok, Thailand is to see the mecca of street food and the hundreds of inventive ways it can be carried.
February 1st, 2011
Commercials have always fascinated me. It occurred to me a few years ago that televisions only exist for the purpose of selling us stuff. Broadcast companies are able to spend millions on 22 minutes of our favorite sitcom because advertisers are willing to pay them millions to show eight minutes of advertisements during the show. Some of the most memorable stories, characters, and moments of my life were made possible by Coca-Cola, Kellogg’s, and Ford. And it works! Americans watch, on average, four hours of television every day (or about an hour of commercials every day).
January 26th, 2011
It should have been a very exciting time. I am in the market for a brand new car and as it is the first time in my entire consumer life I can afford investing in a vehicle fresh from the factory, expectations were high.
Joyride, designed by Per Brolund
January 13th, 2011
Tasting colors, seeing sounds or have you heard of actually hearing color hues? It’s a reality for an estimated 1 in every 23 people. (more…)
January 5th, 2011
What happens when you’re in the process of perfecting a design and you’re thrown a curveball? (more…)
December 17th, 2010
How does a 13 year old blogger reach fifty thousand daily viewers?
I recently read in the New Yorker about Tavi Gevinson, a teenage fashion blogger from the suburbs of Chicago. I am sure a lot of people are very familiar with her by now, as she has the fashion world at her feet.
December 1st, 2010
Design is meant to surprise, delight, inspire, and provoke. It allows us to manifest a point of view and impact how people experience the world. To keep the poetic minds of our designers engaged we find it useful—necessary, in fact—to tease out the elemental powers of creative expression through conceptual exploration. (more…)
November 29th, 2010
Christmakwanzakah came early this year for the designers at LUNAR as the organizers of the International Forum Design announced the recipients of the 2011 iF product design awards. We are thrilled to announce that LUNAR’s Koo took home a win in the Advanced Studies category. (more…)
October 18th, 2010
At LUNAR, our designers are continually fascinated by the inherent, but often hidden and overlooked, beauty in everyday objects.
August 10th, 2010
We are fresh back from Portland, OR, where a team of LUNAR folks attended the IDSA International conference. We’ve got some impressions from the conference that we’ll be sharing shortly, along with the winners of our DIY design contest, but first we wanted to share with you our own DIY project.
April 13th, 2010
The Ember light plays with simple form and delightful detail. (more…)
March 31st, 2010
Created by designer Naoto Fukasawa for Japanese paper company Onao, the ‘siwa’ collection represents an evolution in Japanese traditional art. (more…)
January 25th, 2010
Bibimbob showcases 12 Korean designers currently residing in the United States. Two pieces by LUNAR designer, Junggi Sung, will be on display. (more…)