Since 1986 Lara has designed award winning projects for both European and domestic manufacturers as well as private individuals. Projects have included residential and contract furniture from case goods to seating, lighting, housewares, rugs, graphics, general product design and development as well as architectural and interior design projects. His designs are included in the permanent collections of design museums and have been published in innumerable design and trade publications as well as international design anthologies. Louis A. Lara's product designs are sold around the globe from the U.S. to Russia. They have appeared in dozens of major motion pictures as well as on the sets of today's most popular TV shows.