Archive for the ‘User Experience’ Category

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…)

Housewares 2015: Revisiting eight “don’t miss” trends in Housewares

March 6th, 2015

Last year, in anticipation of the 2014 International Housewares Show (HIS) in Chicago, recognized product designer Mark Dziersk provided some keen insight into “what’s next” for the Housewares market. On the eve of this year’s show, Mark takes a look back. How right did he get it? (more…)

7 trends you’ll see at CES 2015

January 5th, 2015

2014 brought us twerking, Sam Smith, better smart thermostats and the promise of the Apple Watch. Here are seven trends we expect to see in full bloom at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show that will impact technology and lifestyle products throughout 2015: (more…)

Enhancing TABLU to meet user needs [Part 7]

December 18th, 2014

Our seventh episode in our ongoing Icon-o-Cast TABLU series looks at what we’re learning from our latest round of user research and how we’re building two new modules into the app. (more…)

The Usability Ecosystem of Medical Design

November 20th, 2014

Design work for the healthcare industry is fundamentally different than design for other markets.

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SPARKs of Gold and Silver for LUNAR

November 6th, 2014

The SPARK design community has announced its 2014 Product Design Awards and we’ve won two: a Gold award for the Belle-V ice cream scoop and a Silver award for the ecobee3 wi-fi thermostat! (more…)

Win a ticket to push.conference this weekend in Munich

October 7th, 2014

push.conference 2014–a unique user experience platform for designers, developers and UX professionals—kicks off this Friday in Munich and LUNAR’s Markus Jaritz will be playing a key role as a member of the conference’s Curators Board and Event Day Coordinator.

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Work on a global team? You need Onetime

October 3rd, 2014

If you work on a global team, you need Onetime, LUNAR’s new free app for iOS devices. (more…)

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…)

Bringing a Human Touch to TABLU [Part 6]

August 18th, 2014

In part 6 of our ongoing Icon-o-Cast series focused on TABLU, we explore how the service addresses the health care needs of patients in rural areas. (more…)

THANKS, IDSA JURORS!

July 1st, 2014

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LUNAR has won Silver and Bronze awards from IDSA for the Belle-V ice cream scoop and Mobilegear’s e-commerce website! (more…)

A work of design

April 23rd, 2014

What uniquely distinguishes art from design? Is it intention? Is it commerce? When does art become design and design become art? (more…)

VELA, NOVA and now TERA

January 31st, 2014

UPDATED June 6, 2014: Learn more about TERA here.

LUNAR is continuing to redefine home exercise with our latest product concept, TERA, which we’ll present at Munich Creative Business Week Feb. 27. (more…)

LUNAR creativity SPARKS three awards

November 18th, 2013

We’re thrilled to announce LUNAR has picked up three 2013 SPARK awards for iovera°, Mobilegear and Piamo!

  • The pen-like iovera° from myoscience uses a patented Focused Cold Therapy to effectively treat pain with a minimally invasive procedure. Our work for iovera° earned a Product Pro award.
  • Mobilegear is an e-commerce website we designed that provides customers with the best mobile solutions for an increasingly mobile workforce and lifestyle. Mobilegear picked up a Silver Communication award.
  • Piamo creates a fresh cup of delicious espresso in 30 seconds in your microwave. Our work for Piamo received a Gold Concept Pro award.

The SPARK Awards are a global competition with entries from more than 27 countries. The awards seek out the best designs from all levels of society, from amateurs to the most experienced and are awarded by a community of designers and creative people bound together by the idea that design can make significant, positive changes in the world and help make it better.

See the full list of winning entries here and read the full press release here.

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