August 23, 2006, San Francisco, CA Michela O'Connor Abrams, President and Publisher of Dwell, announced a staff reorganization at the San Francisco media company, effective today.
Managing Editor Ann Wilson Spradlin, will report directly to Ms. Abrams and will have responsibility for oversight and management of the Dwell edit and art team. Andrew Wagner and Sam Grawe, formerly Senior Editors at Dwell, have each been promoted to Executive Editor. Editor in Chief Allison Arieff has resigned, effective immediately.
"As the mission of the Dwell brand continues to be realized, we are putting in place the organization that supports our business model," says O'Connor Abrams. "A number of platforms beyond the magazine have been part of the organizational plan for several years. We are maximizing our resources to support Dwell magazine, dwell.com, the Dwell on Design conference series, Dwell Homes by Empyrean and more."