Archive for the ‘Interaction Design’ Category

Kim Lenox emcees Design by Fire Oct. 12 in SF

October 11th, 2012

If you’re an interaction design pro, we hope to see you at Design by Fire this Friday, Oct. 12, in San Francisco. (more…)

Helping SF get ready for the “big one” — the story continues

October 2nd, 2012

SF Prep continues to gain steam as a compelling way to get people actively engaged in preparing for the next big earthquake. (more…)

LUNAR-designed myBosch showcased at IFA

September 7th, 2012

We’re thrilled to share the news that LUNAR’s digital user experience work for Bosch was featured at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin (more…)

UI me to the Moon

April 23rd, 2012

The Moon has always held a special place in our hearts. So we were especially jazzed to see (more…)

LUNAR opens Windy City office

November 9th, 2011

LUNAR has opened a Chicago office in the epicenter for design in the Midwest — the Windy City’s River North area. (more…)

Better Mo-bility for urbanites

November 1st, 2011

Too many noisy and polluting cars are choking urban streets. Alternatives to the single-occupancy auto are out there, (more…)

After Steve Jobs: What we can learn from the Nest thermostat

October 28th, 2011

The central question about Apple these days is what it will become without Steve Jobs’s passionate conviction and daily direction in the design of the company’s products and services. (more…)

LUNAR Palo Alto on the move

September 9th, 2011

We’ve been so inspired by our new headquarters in San Francisco that we’re on a quest for new digs in Palo Alto – an important base for our work with clients on the Peninsula and in the South Bay. (more…)

Did I leave the oven on?

September 1st, 2011

Experience Design makes interacting with appliances a pleasure

It’s fascinating how our daily routines have changed in recent years, with many tasks made easier and more enjoyable by simple and clever apps on mobile devices. Real-time driving directions, restaurant suggestions when you’re hungry and quick updates from friends can make a difference. (more…)

A 2D Designer in a 3D World

February 28th, 2011

As an Interaction Designer with a background in various forms of 2D media design, I increasingly find myself surrounded by the emerging discipline of 3D, or more specifically, stereoscopic user interface design. (more…)

Gesture Cube—No need to touch

February 9th, 2010

As designers at LUNAR Europe, part of our job is to question and re-think existing product concepts. This daily routine becomes imperative when the product uses break-through technology.

Our most recent project involved creating a new product and interaction concept based on 3D gestural control. (more…)

The Importance of Facial Features

January 28th, 2010

Gretchen Anderson is speaking at the sold out IxDA conference Interaction ’10 (more…)

On IDSA 2009

September 28th, 2009

A Connections Icon-o-Cast

LUNAR’s John Edson and Gretchen Anderson trade perspectives on the 2009 Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) annual conference, which wrapped Sept. 26 in Miami. (more…)

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Resources for “facial features”

September 25th, 2009

Looking for more? Here are a few references from my talk at IDSA this week. Sources of insight and inspiration about interaction design, industrial design and physical controls. (more…)

Collaboration and space

September 1st, 2009

I love the old Caterpillar ads that used to say, “we shape our environment and from there it shapes us.” (more…)