We came, we saw, we conquered CES

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 […]

On the move: LUNAR launches mobility microsite

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 […]

Meet Cadence and BaroStitch— Winners of the 2017 Robert Howard Next Step Award

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.

All good things come in threes: IDEA Finalists 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.

Cheers to Two!

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!

LUNAR and Veryday take a trip to Milan

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 […]

Call for Entries: The 2017 Robert Howard Next Step Award

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 […]

Meet an engineer who tore apart your favorite childhood toy

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.

Live Alpine Headphones Teardown

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 […]

LUNAR and JauntVR Win iF Product Design Award 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 […]