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The Future, Today

Apr 01 2014 in Notes from the Field

I look forward to leading MAYA Design into the next phase of our company’s evolution.

Dutch MacDonald
President & CEO

Introducing, the Agency of Trillions

Jan 08 2014 in Notes from the Field

You may have heard the news that MAYA Design has just launched a brand new innovation firm, Agency of Trillions.

Happy Holidays from the MAYA Companies!

Jan 03 2014 in Notes from the Field

This year our holiday card takes a look at our year in numbers.

Apps for the Public Good

Feb 25 2013 in Notes from the Field

MAYA’s Mickey McManus got programmers at the Steel City Codefest working through the night with a kick-off presentation to the competing teams.

Best Design Articles of 2012

Jan 10 2013 in Notes from the Field

Welcome to 2013… I was going to collect a “best design articles of 2012” list, but when I started to curate the list, I ended up with books, videos, and articles that stray from Design but should be read anyway.

David Bishop
Lead Designer & Researcher

Composer Mason Bates Chats at MAYA about the Creative Process

Dec 02 2012 in Notes from the Field

Heinz Award winner and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Composer of the Year Mason Bates shared thoughts on his creative process …

MAYA to Host Post-Screening Reception of The Naked Brand

Nov 30 2012 in Notes from the Field

The nature of marketing and advertising is fundamentally changing. Join the conversation with MAYA Design and the film’s co-director Jeff Rosenblum.

MAYA Co-Founder Seeds Fund to Promote Innovation in Education

Nov 05 2012 in Notes from the Field

The Ballay Family Fund will give new ideas and endeavors the boost they need to make a lasting and meaningful impact on how education is delivered.

Mad Science Supply & Surplus Opens in Pittsburgh!

Oct 31 2012 in Notes from the Field

Just in time for Halloween, volunteers from MAYA Design and Literary Arts Boom (LAB) launched a Mad Science Supply & Surplus pop-up shop in the Garfield neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

One Young World Dinner Delights

Oct 22 2012 in Notes from the Field

Over a dozen delegates from the One Young World Summit 2012 dined with a group of MAYAns on Saturday night in an intimate setting in Squirrel Hill. Young people representing regions as far away as Asia, Africa and Europe, and …