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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 …

Rhiza Named One of Pittsburgh’s 10 Fastest Growing Tech Companies

Aug 24 2012 in Notes from the Field

MAYA spin-off Rhiza Labs has been recognized by the Pittsburgh Business Times as one of the region’s 100 fastest growing companies. As part of the list, Rhiza ranked in the top 10 of all technology companies and in the top 50 overall.

MAYA Presents a Project at Portal Bridge Design Symposium

Feb 22 2012 in Notes from the Field

MAYA is one of five nationally recognized design teams to publicly present their design concepts for the Portal Bridge, the iconic entranceway to Pittsburgh’s Point State Park. The company’s design proposal will be presented at a symposium to be held at the Carnegie Museum of Art Lecture Hall …

Consumer Electronics Show Features Craftsman and LiftMaster Brands’ Apps

Feb 20 2012 in Notes from the Field

Both Craftsman® and LiftMaster® brands captured lots of attention at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for their Apps to control and monitor a garage door remotely by smartphone or computer. MAYA helped design these user interfaces. Brian Cooley (CNET’s “Top 5” host) remarked …

Best Design Articles of 2011

Jan 06 2012 in Notes from the Field

Welcome to 2012… We’ve pored over MAYA’s Feed posts for the past year, internal “you should all read this” emails, and a few of our favorite blogs. Here’s MAYA’s take on the best design articles of 2011.

David Bishop
Director of Human Sciences, Chief Human Scientist

The MAYAn Action League

Dec 10 2011 in Notes from the Field

Introducing the MAYAn Action League! Collect them all!