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Lunar pros explore, discuss and demystify the world of design.

Lunar pros explore, discuss and demystify the world of design.
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United States

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Lunar pros explore, discuss and demystify the world of design.

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English


Episodes

Highlights from Maker Faire 2009 (video)

6/27/2009
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What do you get when you combine 600 inventors and innovators with thousands of people who want to see their work? It's Maker Faire 2009. Join Lunar's Robert Howard, Bob Lane and Jonathan Downing as they roam the faire in search of the new, the cool and the homemade.

Duration:00:15:14

Spore - Icon-o-Cast by Lunar -3/30/2009

3/31/2009
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Computer game design is changing as games become more of a platform for play, creativity and collaboration and not just a challenge of skill and reasoning. Lunar's Gretchen Anderson talks with Mike Khoury, a game designer at Maxis Software and contributor to the hot new game Spore, about changing approaches to designing the gaming experience and some surprising ways Spore's fans have taken the game in new directions.

Duration:00:26:29

Redesigning the California Academy of Sciences - Icon-o-Cast by Lunar - 3/9/2009

3/10/2009
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The world's great museums have attractions that capture the imagination of visitors. The very best museums also design their experiences to connect with visitors in ways that may not always be readily apparent. In this episode, Lisa Dunmeyer, project manager with BBI Engineering, talks with Lunar's Gretchen Anderson and Lisa Leckie about how visitors are connecting with the newly redesigned California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. BBI Engineering of San...

Duration:00:32:07

Service Design - Icon-o-Cast by Lunar - 2/19/2009

2/20/2009
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What makes a great service? How can designers influence the experience customers have with grocery stores, airlines and car rental agencies? Jennifer Bove of Kicker Studio and Ben Fullerton of IDEO talk with Gretchen Anderson about service design.

Duration:00:23:29

Innovation with Larry Keeley - Icon-o-Cast by Lunar - 1/29/2009

1/29/2009
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How do we orient creativity in the service of business stakeholders? How does design create benefits for top-line growth and bottom-line profitability? In this Icon-o-Cast episode, Lunar's John Edson chats with innovation guru Larry Keeley of the Doblin Group about the practice of innovation in design, its role in today's economic environment and perspectives on how innovation may have contributed to our current predicaments. Larry is an innovation strategist, professor at the Institute...

Duration:00:28:52

Chairs - Icon-o-Cast by Lunar - 1/15/2009

1/15/2009
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Lunar's TBA (Think, Behold and Act) project is an exploration into the elemental powers of creative expression. In this Icon-o-Cast episode, Lunar Creative Director Ken Wood (who led the "Think" exploration) discusses with Lunar's Jeff Smith and John Edson a collection of chair concepts that respond to common habits of daily living, generally considered to be bad habits.

Duration:00:26:30

IDEO's Ted Howes presenting at "Digging Deeper" - video

11/26/2008
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IDEO's Ted Howes presents at the Digging Deeper sustainable design conference held in late July in San Francisco. The evening panel discussion dug deep into the eco-issues designers face everyday to reveal building blocks for sustainable design.

Duration:00:12:45

Speed of Innovation with Steve Portigal - Icon-o-Cast by Lunar - Nov. 24, 2008

11/24/2008
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How do speed, creativity and innovation intertwine in the design process? In this Connections episode, Gretchen Anderson and Lisa Leckie talk with Steve Portigal of Portigal Consulting about getting results through design research. www.icon-o-cast.com www.portigal.com

Duration:00:08:46

Nathan Shedroff, author, academic and entrepreneur, presenting at "Digging Deeper" - audio

11/13/2008
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Nathan Shedroff, author, academic and entrepreneur, presents at the Digging Deeper sustainable design conference held in late July in San Francisco. (Prefaced with a short interview by Lunar's John Edson.)

Duration:00:18:39

Nathan Shedroff, author, academic and entrepreneur, presenting at "Digging Deeper" - video

11/13/2008
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Nathan Shedroff, author, academic and entrepreneur, presents at the Digging Deeper sustainable design conference held in late July in San Francisco. (Prefaced with a short interview by Lunar's John Edson.)

Duration:00:18:40

Francoise Serralta of PeclersParis presenting at "Digging Deeper" - audio

11/4/2008
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Francoise Serralta, strategic research and planning director with PeclersParis, presents at the Digging Deeper sustainable design conference held in late July in San Francisco. (Prefaced with a short interview by Lunar's John Edson.) The evening panel discussion dug deep into the eco-issues designers face everyday to reveal building blocks for sustainable design.

Duration:00:11:23

Francoise Serralta of PeclersParis presenting at "Digging Deeper" - video

11/4/2008
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Francoise Serralta, strategic research and planning director with PeclersParis, presents at the Digging Deeper sustainable design conference held in late July in San Francisco. (Prefaced with a short interview by Lunar's John Edson.) The evening panel discussion dug deep into the eco-issues designers face everyday to reveal building blocks for sustainable design.

Duration:00:11:24

Back to School with Icon-o-Cast by Lunar - Oct. 17, 2008

10/20/2008
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Lunar engineers Robert Howard, Matt Peterson and Dan Senatore discuss the attributes job candidates should present when applying for any kind of creative career opportunity.

Duration:00:28:48

It's the Customer Economy, Stupid! - Icon-o-Cast by Lunar - Oct. 14, 2008

10/14/2008
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Icon-o-Cast co-hosts Gretchen Anderson and Lisa Leckie dig into how the economy is affecting the customer experience.

Duration:00:16:48

Joep Meijer of theRightenvironment presenting at "Digging Deeper" - audio

10/3/2008
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Joep Meijer, founder and president of theRightenvironment, talks about models for sustainable design at the Industrial Design Society of America's Digging Deeper event in San Francisco July 22, 2008. (Prefaced with a short interview by Lunar's John Edson.) The evening panel discussion dug deep into the eco-issues designers face everyday to reveal building blocks for sustainable design.

Duration:00:14:44

Engineering the Illumina iScan - Icon-o-Cast by Lunar - Sept. 17, 2008

9/22/2008
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Lunar engineers Robert Howard and Matt Durack discuss the product-development process and challenges associated with creating the Illumina iScan -- a sophisticated biotechnology instrument -- for long-time client Illumina. How do engineers and designers juggle the requirements of customers, manufacturers, marketing and service technicians in a context of fierce competition, development calendars, technology risks and other considerations? Listen and learn.

Duration:00:00:21

Travis Lee presents at Digging Deeper - Icon-o-Cast a podcast by Lunar (audio version)

9/5/2008
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Lunar's Travis Lee speaking on sustainable design at the Industrial Design Society of America's Digging Deeper event in San Francisco July 22, 2008, outlines an approach for how designers can think about building sustainable design principles into their product work. about sustainable design. (Prefaced with a short interview by Lunar's John Edson.) The evening panel discussion dug deep into the eco-issues designers face everyday to reveal building blocks for sustainable design.

Duration:00:17:06

Alexander Rose presents at Digging Deeper - Icon-o-Cast a podcast by Lunar (audio version)

8/16/2008
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Alexander Rose of the Long Now Foundation presents at the Industrial Design Society of America's Digging Deeper event about sustainable design (July 22 in SF). (Prefaced with a short interview by Lunar's John Edson.) The evening panel discussion dug deep into the eco-issues designers face everyday to reveal building blocks for sustainable design.

Duration:00:11:13

Perspectives from "Digging Deeper" Presenters - Icon-o-Cast a podcast by Lunar (audio version)

8/7/2008
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Lunar's John Edson interviews presenters and other sustainability experts at the Industrial Design Society of America's Digging Deeper event (July 22 in SF). Guests include Alexander Roe, Nathan Shedroff, Françoise Serralta, Travis Lee, Joep Meijer, Joe Gebbia, Mike Zuckerman and Charlie Sheldon.

Duration:00:23:25

Digging Deeper - Icon-o-Cast a podcast by Lunar

7/11/2008
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Charlie Sheldon, president of San Francisco chapter of the Industrial Design Society of America, and Lunar's John Edson, talk about the Digging Deeper conference and next steps in the sustainable design movement.

Duration:00:19:05