“You use your mobile device for pretty much everything these days, right? So why not the kitchen?” the tech blog wrote in their coverage of the LUNAR-designed tablet-based homeConnect experience featured in Siemens’ booth at the IFA show in Berlin. (more…)
After more than 10 years at 541 Eighth Street, LUNAR has packed up and moved up! Up the street, that is. We are now settled into our new digs in Potrero Hill, so don’t forget to make note of our new address:
You don’t know what you don’t know before you know it.
For that reason, I’m a real fan of ongoing education throughout one’s career. I’ve learned most of my craft by doing, but realize that every now and then you need to stop “chopping the wood and spend time sharpening the saw”. (more…)
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…)
As a product engineer, I often find myself delighted by the little things–an ingenious locking mechanism, a cleverly designed component, a silky smooth hinge – which is why the simplest of designs are sometimes the most fascinating. One everyday object that I find to be particularly (and deliciously) nifty is the McFlurry spoon.
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…)
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). (more…)