Brian Graham: A San Francisco Design Renaissance Man

In addition to being an inspired designer of well, almost everything, Brian Graham is one of the brightest, funniest people in our industry. As founder and creative director of his own firm, Graham Design, LLC., Mr. Graham focuses on furniture and products that enhance the contemporary modern workplace. After beginning his career in interior design at Gensler, he made the seemingly uncommon ā€“ but historically natural ā€“ progression into product design. I met with Mr. Graham on July 20th in his San Francisco studio. The following interview aims to capture at least some hints of how the designer came to be who he is today and what continues to inspire and drive him to create. OI: Tell me a little about your background. Where were you born, and where did you grow up? BG: Iā€™m a second generation Southern Californian native, born and raised in Long Beach (laughs), often referred …