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The revolution will not be televised (or recorded); the real value of home appliances manufacturers in the Smart Home

Innovation is inevitable. Time is just a detail. Early adopters, traditionalists, budget conscious customers…in the end, everybody is a convert when technology improves efficiency. The Smart Home will happen and home appliances manufacturers must be ambitious and grasp it. As Innovation analysts, we tend to overestimate short-term effects and underestimate long-term ones. We know that […]

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Cal Kennedy, L+R’s Human Performance and Sustainability strategist, shares his thoughts on the wide world of athletic technology.

A steadily growing theme in athletics is medically driven companies pivoting their services towards athletes and the teams that support them. The professional athlete of today isn’t comparable to the professional athlete of 20 years ago. The complex community of athletic trainers, sport scientists, strength and conditioning specialists, nutritionists, mental coaches and supportive technologies are […]

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The Search for Alternatives: L+R’s Director of Aesthetics, Ryan Riegner, Introduces Systems and Tools for Alternate Ideation

L+R Director of Aesthetics, Ryan Riegner, has developed a new process and tool for L+R’s ideation sessions. Presented as a part of the latest installment of Design Teaching seminars, Riegner is looking to overhaul a process where default behaviors don’t always lead to the best ideas. Riegner explained, “Usually when we need to take some […]

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L+R’s Design Teaching featured on American Express OPEN Forum

In their recent article, American Express asked L+R Co-founder and Director of Strategy, Alex Levin, what he does to stay inspired as a leader. His answer included the Design Teaching initiative that L+R runs throughout the year for employees. Each quarter L+R team members spend time pursuing a topic that interests them and schools their teammates in an all out […]

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