January 22nd, 2018
It began with a journey to Las Vegas. Our team explored for 3 days at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES). We walked for miles perusing the latest and greatest in tech. Some key trends stole the show. Check them out below: Future of mobility Mobility was center-stage. There were a large number of autonomous vehicles, ridesharing concepts, and personal mobility options including electric bikes. More companies are attempting to […]
September 6th, 2017
Zoom, zoom! We’re accelerating into the future of ridesharing with our mobility study, a joint effort with McKinsey & Company, which paves the way for identifying areas of opportunity within the ridesharing market. You might be wondering, why do people rideshare? Convenience? Cost? Freedom? If you’re living in a big city, ridesharing appears to be pervasive. However, of all vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in the US in 2016, ridesharing accounted for […]
July 14th, 2017
In its sixth year, LUNAR presented select Stanford Biodesign students with the Robert Howard Next Step award in honor of longtime friend and colleague, Robert Howard. The award celebrates those creating outstanding medical technology innovations. LUNAR will provide hands-on design and engineering consulting to the winners to help them bring their product to market.
June 26th, 2017
The time has come and three of our designs have been declared as finalists for the 2017 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). Zoe, Time Machine and Entropy Table are being recognized for the story they tell with their beautiful designs.
May 16th, 2017
We’ve hit two! In May 2015 LUNAR and McKinsey joined forces. These are some of the highlights that have made our journey together so memorable. We’ve seen tremendous growth, in people and new client opportunities, and look forward to our continued collaboration. Come join us on the moon!
May 4th, 2017
Milan Design Week was attended by Industrial Designers DK Lee, Charlie Nghiem and Design Partner, John Edson. This is part of a #moonwalk series where LUNAR employees attend conferences to seek inspiration and refresh their skills. Milan Design Week is simply the biggest design event of the year. The whole city becomes an exhibition and is alive with innovation. Designers and people who work in creative business from all over […]
April 18th, 2017
Calling all Stanford Biodesign students, post-docs and visiting student researchers creating medical technology innovations! LUNAR is now accepting entries for the 6th annual Robert Howard Next Step Awards. This is great opportunity for students to showcase their knowledge and share it with the design community. LUNAR will provide hands-on design and engineering consultation to the winners. This usually consists of 2 design process and/or regulatory advising sessions with LUNAR’s Life […]
April 10th, 2017
Read about how LUNAR engineering uses teardowns to gain new insight, share knowledge, and create great client experiences–through the eyes of mechanical engineer Elizabeth. Plus, learn the difference between our traditional teardowns and McKinsey & Company’s design-to-value (DTV) methodology.
March 7th, 2017
LUNAR recently hosted its first livestream teardown with Fictiv, manufacturer of 3D printed and CNC machined parts. We decided to shake things up a bit and open up our process to the community in conjunction with this teardown veteran. Together, we agreed that one compelling product to dissect would be our Alpine Headphones, a 2016 iF Product Design Award winner. Alpine wanted to extend their brand to a younger audience and […]
February 6th, 2017
LUNAR is proud to announce a 2017 iF product design award win for Jaunt ONE, the fully-immersive, 360-degree cinematic virtual reality (VR) experience camera. LUNAR partnered with Jaunt to create a design that elevates the product through its clear expression as a high-end filmmaking tool, rather than just a mass-market consumer device. Built with VR pros in mind, Jaunt is one of the first cinematic cameras with a design that […]