Archive for the ‘Value Creation’ Category

Placing the Right Bets

August 11th, 2014

Running a consulting business definitely has its upsides – a variety of work, exposure to talented and creative people, recognition – but the financial returns in conventional fee-for-service models are usually modest. (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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Celebrating design

December 11th, 2013

As we approach our 30th anniversary next year, we’re thrilled to be part of a new exhibition at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design’s Brooks Stevens Gallery of Industrial Design. (more…)

New year rings in with awards for LUNAR

January 6th, 2013

LUNAR is kicking off 2013 with prestigious awards for our work on behalf of HP, SWITCH and BodyMedia. (more…)

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…)

LUNAR client IGNITEs Bravo show

November 6th, 2012

Silicon Valley came north to San Francisco last night at Bravo’s premiere party for “Start Ups: Silicon Valley.” (more…)

Join the tribe…watch the video

January 5th, 2012

How are tribes disrupting traditional ways of building and maintaining your brand? (more…)

Better Mo-bility for urbanites

November 1st, 2011

Too many noisy and polluting cars are choking urban streets. Alternatives to the single-occupancy auto are out there, (more…)

After Steve Jobs: What we can learn from the Nest thermostat

October 28th, 2011

The central question about Apple these days is what it will become without Steve Jobs’s passionate conviction and daily direction in the design of the company’s products and services. (more…)

In Chicago? Explore career paths for successful designers with LUNAR’s Mark Dziersk this Friday

August 24th, 2011

LUNAR Chicago’s Managing Director Mark Dziersk shares his insights into the career paths of successful designers at a meet-up at 750 North Franklin #201 in Chicago this Friday, 6:30 pm. (more…)

Join the tribe or be cast off the island

August 11th, 2011

What does Groupon get that Blockbuster doesn’t? (more…)

A new model for medical device development

July 5th, 2011

LUNAR’s contributions to a new collaborative-development model that reaches across cultures is bringing a low-cost medical device to developing countries where the human need is great and traditional health care products are unaffordable. (more…)

Brand strategy + social networking

March 24th, 2011

I make up part of the Communications Design team here at LUNAR. My background is mostly in product design, but before joining LUNAR I worked briefly in the ad world.
For me, the intersection of product design and advertising creates an interesting space to work in.
Brand strategy + social networking
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In search of the perfect car. A female designer’s perspective.

January 26th, 2011

It should have been a very exciting time. I am in the market for a brand new car and as it is the first time in my entire consumer life I can afford investing in a vehicle fresh from the factory, expectations were high.

In search of the perfect car. A female designer's perspective.
Joyride, designed by Per Brolund

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A gesture for TV

December 2nd, 2010

Google TV, Apple TV, “free” TV, subscription TV, and on and on. The days of grandpa’s 19-inch, four-channel television are long gone. (more…)

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