I recently conducted a project for my Design Theory class on the book Designing with the Mind in Mind : Simple Guide to Understanding User Interface Design Guidelines by Jeff Johnson. I chose to do my project on chapter one. Chapter one discusses Perception Bias and how this affects our…


Ever wonder why your local coffee shops don’t get the same amount of hype as the Starbucks up the street? They probably have similar menus and probably taste the same too. However, Starbucks will always stay ahead on the leaderboard; and their design process may have helped them do it…


When I Found My Passion

I fell in love with design in a pretty unusual way. Growing up I have always had a soccer ball at my feet. I’ve played soccer since I was four and have played competitively all my life. In fact, I play soccer for Maryville University. However, my sophomore year of…

Maya Piotraschke

Maryville University Graphic Design Major

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