Archive for the ‘Meaning’ Category

Living a long and healthy life on your own terms

April 25th, 2016

There comes a point when most of us will no longer be able care for ourselves. At LUNAR, we seek to extend the time people can safely enjoy their lives at home, avoiding extended care facilities or expensive treatment centers. (more…)

Call for entries: The 2016 Robert Howard Next Step Award

April 14th, 2016

We are now accepting entries for the fifth annual Robert Howard Next Step Awards for innovations in medical technology. LUNAR will provide 100 hours of design and engineering consultation to develop medical technologies formulated by teams enrolled in Stanford University’s Biodesign Program. (more…)

LUNAR in the classroom

December 17th, 2015

This year’s season of giving reminds us of one the most important aspects of LUNAR’s company culture: sharing what we’ve learned, both with our peers and with the next generation of designers. (more…)

Call for Entries: The 2015 Robert Howard Next Step Award

April 8th, 2015

We’ve officially launched the fourth annual Robert Howard Next Step Award in celebration and memory of our treasured colleague. (more…)

Design excellence recognized with four Red Dot Awards

April 2nd, 2015

humangear’s GoBites family of portable utensils and the Alta TV from BOE win

The prestigious Red Dot Design Award committee announced March 30 that LUNAR has won four 2015 Red Dot awards: three Red Dot Product Design Awards for collaboration with humangear on their GoBites family of portable utensils and a “Best of the Best” Red Dot Award for our design of the Alta TV from BOE. (more…)

Why The Apple Watch Could Succeed (Even If It Fails)

March 9th, 2015

In a new article on Fast Company‘s Co.Design site, LUNAR’s John Edson considers how the Apple Watch could balance tradeoffs between functional novelty and personal expression – tensions that have plagued watch innovation for years. (more…)

Illumina Sequencer Helping to Battle Ebola

October 28th, 2014

As researchers and health care workers worldwide aggressively engage with the worst outbreak of Ebola in history, long-time LUNAR client Illumina is helping to understand and battle the virus. (more…)

Everyone loves a great story

September 22nd, 2014

by Danielle Guttman

It’s not easy to tell a great story, but everyone knows one when they hear it. Whether it’s Harry Potter fighting Lord Voldemort or Steve Jobs sharing the origin of the iPhone, a compelling story has drama, a quest, conflict and style.
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Next Step Award recipients “destined to improve the world”

June 11th, 2014

Two outstanding Stanford Biodesign teams have won the LUNAR-sponsored 2014 Robert Howard Next Step award for innovation in medical technology, presented in honor of long-time LUNAR leader, Robert Howard. LUNAR’s John Edson and Stanford Biodesign program leads presented the awards last evening, June 10. (more…)

An Ice Cream Social with Belle-V

November 26th, 2013

LUNAR celebrated the launch of the new Belle-V ice cream scoop and the Museum of Craft & Design’s “New West Coast Design 2″ exhibit with free admission to the museum and free Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous ice cream last Sunday in San Francisco. Thanks to everyone who joined us! It was a beautiful day for delicious ice cream and world-class design.

We took lots of pictures – check them out on our Facebook page here.

Also, stay tuned for other upcoming events – we just might need to make Belle-V ice cream socials a regular thing : )

Read more about Belle-V and our Kickstarter campaign here.

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