Sonja Hall is the editorial assistant at Dwell. As a young'un to the edit squad, she blogs to Latin-flavored hip hop beats and lime post-its when she's not dreaming of Sunday brunch.

Welcome to the Jungle
In Central America, Spanish colonial architecture prevails. But the creeping tide of modernism—represented here by the…
New from Patricia Urquiola
“For me, design and life goes together—it was my furniture, my husband, and my life that influenced me,” responds…
Chris Jordan at the 2008 IIDA Leaders Breakfast
“Six years ago today I was a very angry, lonely corporate lawyer,” recalls Chris Jordan, the keynote speaker at the…