Maria has a unique background both on product and interaction design. During her Master’s Degree, she specialized on creating seamless interactivity blending tangible interfaces with digital content. Maria’s research is focused on finding innovative interaction adapted to emerging technologies.
After studying in renowned design schools in Switzerland (Ecal, HEAD), she co-founded apelab in 2014. For more than two years she also worked in the field of robotics at EPFL (Swiss Polytechnic School), creating augmented reality interfaces for educational robots.At apelab, Maria leads the user experience design and works on the creation of new tools and original content, crafting the grammar for virtual and augmented reality.