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Blending comfort, control and design in your home

September 16th, 2014

Today’s launch of the ecobee3 is the latest in our successful run of collaborative projects with a variety of companies over the past 30 years. (more…)

I ♥ my OS

September 3rd, 2014

Writer and director Spike Jonze won an Oscar for his story of a man falling in love with an operating system, inspiring excitement and envy in UX designers everywhere. Who wouldn’t want their design work to lead users to the ultimate emotional connection? (more…)

Thoughts on what matters in ID

June 13th, 2014

LUNAR is proud to sponsor IDSA’s first-ever Women in Industrial Design show this Saturday, June 14, at Astro Studios in San Francisco. We’re also excited to host our annual SFDW Open Studio Tour at LUNAR SF next Wednesday, June 18 at 7pm. Learn more and RSVP here.

In advance of these events, a few of our esteemed designers recently met over coffee for a wide-ranging conversation about the state of industrial design and topics that matter most to us. We thought you’d enjoy hearing a few of their perspectives.

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Are you satisfying your customers? John Edson says that’s not enough

May 9th, 2014

What’s the role of design in creating customer intimacy? (more…)

A better user experience for home health care [Part 5]

April 5th, 2014

One of the guiding principles for the extended team engaged with TABLU* is that any effective Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) solution needs to be part of a complete ecosystem that includes supporting services, communication services, safety, security and privacy. (more…)

Call for Entries: The 2014 Robert Howard Next Step Award

March 26th, 2014

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

Consumer medical products will be big at CES…but not just yet

January 14th, 2014

By Scott Janis, Creative Lead, Life Sciences

The dust from the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has just begun to settle.  After seeing thousands of products, enjoying dozens of experiences, and consuming more Las Vegas Convention Center food than I’d care to admit, what remains are only a handful of highlights and a sense of what’s ahead in the years to come.  (more…)

Get the scoop! The Belle-V ice cream scoop launches today

October 29th, 2013

The Belle-V ice cream scoop feels great in your hand, works brilliantly and is crafted to last and last.

LUNAR partnered with long time friends Alan Cook and Karl Ulrich to develop Belle-V with the vision of creating a select collection of outstanding kitchen tools for people who love great products. LUNAR designed, tested and refined several dozen ice cream scoop prototypes, eventually optimizing the asymmetric handle and refining the geometry of the angled scoop head with a spade shaped edge.

Please visit our Kickstarter page to support us and learn about Belle-V here.

LUNAR tackles home health care with TABLU project [Part 2]

September 17th, 2013

A few weeks ago we launched the first in a series of blog posts and Icon-o-Cast podcasts related to our TABLU health care project. (more…)

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LUNAR Announces Launch of Life Sciences Practice for Emerging Markets

March 26th, 2013

LUNAR today announced the launch of its Life Sciences Practice for Emerging Markets. (more…)

LUNAR wishes you a fun and creative holiday!

December 17th, 2012

Happy holidays from LUNAR! (more…)

LUNAR helps IGNITE a new approach to fitness

October 17th, 2012

Buzz is building for IGNITE, a software and hardware solution designed by LUNAR that takes a new approach to improving your health. (more…)

Inspiration from IDSA

June 21st, 2012

John Edson shares developments at LUNAR and designers JJ Mendoza, Sydney Minnis and Michael Lozano discuss their perspectives (more…)

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LUNAR hosts CCA student final critique

May 11th, 2012

We love the fresh take on design that comes from students (more…)

homeConnect in the house at IFA 2011

September 16th, 2011

Engadget got it.

“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…)