The latest news from and about MAYA

Why You Should Adopt Google's Approach to Office Layouts

Jun 17 2014

Forbes spoke with Kristi Woolsey about the anthropological research behind Google’s approach to designing office spaces.

Kristi Woolsey
Practice Lead, Creative Environments

TechNow 2014

Oct 14 2014

Peter Lucas will be speaking at the opening plenary session at TechNow 2014, a technology conference for nonprofits. The conference is organized by The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University, and will be at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township, PA.

Peter Lucas
Founding Principal

Behavioral Norms Follow Function

May 15 2014

Kristi Woolsey spoke at Worktech New York to explain the benefits of using behavioral norms as a management tool.

Kristi Woolsey
Practice Lead, Creative Environments

Avonworth School District Turns Library into Learning Hub

May 14 2014

MAYA partnered with the Avonworth School District to help them turn their library into a learning hub, a new center featuring MAYA TeamBoards, collaborative space, a maker lab, and new computers.

Dutch MacDonald
President & CEO
Jon Larkin
Game Designer & Engineer

Maker Faire Bay Area

May 17 2014

MAYA’s Mickey McManus will be talking about the impact real-time consumer feedback have on manufacturing at Maker Faire in San Francisco.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

MakerCon 2014

May 14 2014

Mickey McManus will be in Redwood City, CA to talk about about complexity, design and innovation from apples to Apples in his talk Who invented the McIntosh Apple?

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

MAYA Design Names New CEO

Apr 01 2014

MAYA Design today announced that Dutch MacDonald, Chief Operating Officer since 2008, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer.

Open Offices Enhance Collaboration, but Design Must Be Customized

Mar 31 2014

Open offices are all the rage. Kristi Woolsey told Bloomberg BNA that for it to work well, they need to be customized to the needs of each organization so people will want to work together.

Kristi Woolsey
Practice Lead, Creative Environments

VA Tech Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology

Apr 09 2014

MAYA CEO Mickey McManus presents the ArtsFusion lecture on opportunities at the intersection of technology, business and design.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Why the Best Offices Are Like Jails

Mar 28 2014

Kristi Woolsey spoke with The Wall Street Journal about making offices more like jails. The key is to tailor spaces to specific personalities and business objectives.

Kristi Woolsey
Practice Lead, Creative Environments