Archive for the ‘Sustainable Design’ Category

LUNAR contributes to low-cost, portable solar energy device

December 31st, 2012

One Earth Designs is now taking pre-orders for the SolSource, a low-cost, portable solar energy device (more…)

Meet Phil

May 31st, 2011

LUNAR’s passion for sustainable design has driven the team to develop Phil, a new idea for changing behavior through design. (more…)

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The Windowfarms Project

March 7th, 2011

When I was living in Brooklyn, I had a neighbor with a crazy idea – to grow her own food in her apartment year round. I could see the vertical water bottles she used in her early attempt in her courtyard facing window whenever I took out the garbage. I thought to myself “Britta is crazy. That’s just not going to work.”

Shortly later, I realized that you should never underestimate Britta. (more…)

Sustainability Design 2.0

January 13th, 2011

Sustainable design is entering a new phase as it moves from environmental activism to an approach based around a range of improved business processes that make a difference. (more…)

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Sustainability update/Hong Kong views

December 14th, 2009

A Value Creation Icon-o-Cast

LUNAR’s Travis Lee and John Edson talk through recent developments in sustainable design and materials, and chat about Travis’ experiences during his assignment in Hong Kong. (more…)

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LUNAR presents at World Usability Day

November 12th, 2009

World Usability Day 2009 will bring together 40,000 people in 180 cities in more than 43 countries to discuss this year’s theme of “Sustainability.” (more…)

Patagonia – A Good Model for a Post Consumer Era Manufacturing Company

November 6th, 2009

Manufacturing companies interested in transitioning to sustainable business models would benefit from considering what Patagonia has done. (more…)

Glass or Ceramic?

November 3rd, 2009

One of our designers was recently working on a project that required a material with a cold, smooth, high quality feel, and she asked me which was a more sustainable material, ceramic or glass. (more…)

Green Water

September 7th, 2009

A Solutions Icon-o-Cast

In this special edition of Icon-o-Cast, LUNAR’s John Edson shares a presentation he gave at the 2009 Sustainable Brands conference in which he discussed applying sustainable design principles through a framework developed by LUNAR to the problem of distributing water. (more…)

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August 14th, 2009

Confidence is an amazing thing. Some believe it can make athletes more adept, students score higher on tests and people in general more attractive. Those with confidence hold their heads high, speak with authority, are willing to take risks and are less likely to hesitate. (more…)