Johanna Grawunder is an industrial designer and architect based in Milan, Italy but she also works extensively in San Francisco in the United States. Her work is very varied spanning a broad range of disciplines, projects and scales, from architecture and interiors, to limited edition furniture and lights for various galleries in Europe and the USA. Johanna Grawunder has also collaborated on product development and design with a few select companies including Flos, Boffi, B&B Italia and Salviati among others. She worked with Sottsass Associati from 1985 until 2001, becoming a partner with Ettore Sottsass and other associates in 1989. At the Sottsass Studio she was involved primarily with Architecture and interiors, co-designing with Ettore Sottsass on many of the firm’s most prestigious projects. In 2001 she left Sottsass Associati and opened her own studio in San Francisco and Milan, and has found considerable success, gaining a reputation for work with a bold simplicity and cultural authenticity.