The latest news from and about MAYA

Economist Summit - Innovation: Fresh Thinking for the Idea Economy

Mar 23 2010

Mickey McManus participated in this exciting inaugural event for senior-level executives on March 24 at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He spoke on a panel called “The Hybrid Problem Solver,” which focused on design thinking and beyond. In addition, Mickey designed and led incubator/problem-solving sessions where teams develop new solutions to current problems.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Interactions: March/April 2010

Mar 19 2010

Chris Pacione, who heads our LUMA Institute, writes about the “Evolution of the Mind: A Case for Design Literacy.”

Fox Business Online, Small Business Spotlight

Nov 12 2009

Mickey McManus explains how MAYA makes complicated, powerful products easier to use.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Designmatters Lecture: University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne

Oct 26 2009

Designmatters is dedicated to exploring the intersection between design, technology and business, with the view that achieving synergy between those three components is essential for success in designing products, services and experiences and for the creation of successful business developments.

MAYA Develops Solar-powered Interactive Display for Phipps

Sep 29 2009

MAYA Design, based on Pittsburgh’s South Side, has developed a solar-powered interactive display to be rolled out as part of the new Center for Sustainable Landscapes, a “living building” under development at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

Forbes.com Video Network

Jul 20 2009

MAYA’s CEO Mick McManus talks about the key to good design.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

MAYA One of the Best Small Companies to Work for

Jun 29 2009

MAYA Design, a leading technology design and innovation lab, is one of America’s best companies to work for in small business, according to the Great Place to Work Institute (GPTW), ranking number 16 out of all the small and medium companies throughout the U.S. that where evaluated by the institute.

“A Family Affair”

Jun 08 2009

Fortune Small Business features some of the best small companies to work for. MAYA’s Bring Your Baby to Work policy is highlighted.

MAYA’s goal: Make the technology of tomorrow work better

May 20 2009

Mickey McManus, president and CEO of MAYA Design says that to be ready for “the trillion-node network,” everyone must innovate.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

AIA Build Pittsburgh 09

Apr 23 2009

Dutch MacDonald and David Bishop taught a course entitled “Human-Centered Design in the Built Environment.” They covered the basic philosophy and techniques behind designing spaces from a human-centered perspective, and showed architects how to focus on the user as well as the physical elements of space.

Dutch MacDonald
President & CEO
David Bishop
Lead Designer & Researcher