July 5th, 2018
In 2012, LUNAR Design, now part of McKinsey Design, in conjunction with Stanford Biodesign, created the Robert Howard Next Step award in memory of our friend and colleague, Robert Howard. Robert had an affinity for the program and donated his time to help teams get their ideas to market. The award is a gift of roughly 200 consulting hours to a Biodesign team that has an exceptional idea for addressing […]
May 1st, 2018
Our team touched down in Milan last week, to explore Salone del Mobile, otherwise known as Milan Design Week. Each year, we send a few designers to gather inspiration and discover the magic of this monumental event. The city comes alive with people, culture and most of all design. It’s inescapable— everywhere you turn there’s something purposeful and intentional. For our team, it was refreshing to be in a space […]
April 17th, 2018
Think you have the next best innovation in medtech? We’re looking for Stanford Biodesign students, post-docs and visiting student researchers creating cutting-edge medical technology. LUNAR is now accepting entries for the 7th annual Robert Howard Next Step Awards. This is great opportunity for Stanford students to display their knowledge and share it with the design community. LUNAR will provide hands-on design and engineering consultation to one winning team. This usually consists […]
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 […]