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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…)

You get what you pay for

May 26th, 2011

“You get what you pay for.” We hear it all the time stated as fact, but does that make it true? Or is it just a cliché, a trite oversimplification? Maybe… But let’s look deeper. (more…)

LUNAR SF has moved!

May 11th, 2011

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:

2012 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Back to School

May 4th, 2011

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…)

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…)