An innovator and entrepreneur, Megan Stone is a passionate, creative, and savvy businesswoman who sees gaps in niche markets and creates companies and products to meet their distinct needs. With roots in the Midwest and award-winning work from coast to coast, she has a keen understanding of market intricacies, regional influences, and consumer behavior. Stone knows how to successfully introduce novel ideas and scale endeavors for market success. And she is known for developing impactful brands and memorable experiences.
Stone is recognized and respected in design, cannabis, and business circles for her pioneering work in the niche of cannabis retail design. An unconventional designer who boldly catered to the nuanced needs of the emerging legal weed industry in the early 2010’s, Stone’s boutique design troop, High Road Design Studio, redefined the cannabis dispensary experience across the United States. Her unprecedented designs advanced society’s perceptions of cannabis and its users during the pivotal years of the industry’s expansion throughout North America. The spaces she designed and the recognition they garnered elevated the once-stigmatized, clandestine market into a respected retail sector and design discipline. From Interior Design
, Architectural Digest,
and Metropolis Magazine
to High Times, Marijuana Venture, New York Times, Entrepreneur,
, her work and business success have been highlighted in a long list of esteemed publications—with a growing list of national award recognition that outpaces her competition by leaps and bounds.
Seen as a trailblazer and an advocate, Stone is a sought-after speaker and an accomplished author. Her insights have had a lasting impact on the design and architecture community’s approach to the cannabis industry. More than a creative designer, she is valued as a trusted business partner and an asset to her clients and peers. As she expands her business portfolio, Stone is bringing her eye for aesthetics and her brand-savvy mindset to product design and e-commerce. She continued her knack for rethinking the ordinary with the introduction of bong candles
in 2023. Successfully launched, already influencing influencers, and now in cannabis dispensaries and main street retail boutiques throughout the country, this home décor line is making an impression in-store and online for its never-before-seen marriage of form, function, and fun.
Stone is a badass businesswoman who knows how to get the job done. She does more than innovate and create, she elevates. She tackles the unexpected. She advances businesses. She builds strong teams, sets new standards, and changes conversations. Stone is a powerhouse to keep an eye on. She made a noticeable mark in one decade and continues to set her sights on new horizons.