Sam Grawe served as the Editor-in-Chief of Dwell from 2006 to 2011.

Mid-Century Mash-Up
Although postwar California modernism is generally associated with Southern California, the Bay Area’s own tradition has begun in...
From Milan: Q&A with Sam Hecht
Every year, journalists make the pilgrimage to Milan in the hope of finding products that are unique, that offer a new typology,...
From Milan: Q&A with Shigeru Ban
Boldly declaring “One Chair Is Enough,” Artek, the Finnish company founded in part by legendary architect Alvar Aalto, today...
The Lowest Utility Bill on the Block
Hybridization is hit or miss (i.e., the jackalope).
Bill Stumpf Reviews 5 Modern Desks
At work, you don’t usually get to choose where you sit, but at home it’s a different story.
An Atypical Modern Home in Southern California
If good fences make good neighbors, then Shino and Ken Mori are the best neighbors ever.