At the helm, Chris’ experience spans graphic, product, furniture, and interior design while also having a love and history with various art mediums. He graduated from Herron School of Art and Design with a BFA in Furniture Design.
He has a proven track record creating innovative emotional designs that meet industry needs while exceeding client expectations. Luur also combines his experience working for big brands like GE and RCA as an in-house Lead Industrial Designer with his time consulting brands like Panasonic, Cisco, Philips, and Heinz.
He is an accomplished professional award winning artist that has exhibited in some of the top galleries in the US, and he has also been featured in many leading art and design magazines.
Chris’s love for design doesn’t stop at the studio. He authored his first book, DIY Furniture which was published by Laurence King in 2011 and gained international attention as it is now published in 7 languages. He is currently finishing up part 2, scheduled for release in 2014.
Rachel graduated IUPUI with a degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice. She originally wanted to do criminal field work, but her focused changed after college. Inspired by art and design, she loves being surrounded by people who can create beautiful solutions to current market problems. At Luur, she utilizes her financial acumen in all aspects of financial matters and decisions. She loves animals, traveling, gardening and fitness. She tries to implement mindfulness in everything and express gratitude daily.
James graduated in 2012 from Ball State University’s Masters of Architecture program with a focus in Digital Design + Fabrication. James has a knack for making the ordinary EXTRAORDINARY and transforming creative ideas into reality. James is critical and creative and always looks to apply the framework he developed in architecture school to any creative project.
Cy recently graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BFA in Industrial Design. Cy loves being outside and is a bicycle nut. At Luur, Cy strives to keep focus on the end user, and make sure that products function effectively while still being aesthetically pleasing. He also enjoys working with his hands and giving ideas shape while working on fun and creative projects in the studio.
Abby is a recent BFA graduate of the Maine College of Art with a concentration in Woodworking and Furniture Design. Abby is a maker deeply rooted in craft and material. She is interested in the physicality of building, specifically woodworking. At Luur, Abby oversees the production of our furniture and interior division, all while keeping the shop in tiptop shape. She prides herself on her attention to detail and constant strive for perfection.