Michael McGraw is founder and principal of The McGraw Agency, a full-service, boutique communications and marketing firm specializing in luxury design clients. McGraw currently represents Bennett Leifer Interiors, Blaze Makoid Architecture, Brett Design, Charlotte Moss, Drake/Anderson, Hellman-Chang, Hunt Slonem, JDK Interiors, Scalamandre, STARK, and more. Previous clients include Restoration Hardware; the Hearst Design Group; House Beautiful and VERANDA magazines; and Hearst’s Designer Visions show house with Elle Decor, House Beautiful and VERANDA.
Prior to starting his firm, McGraw was account director at LaForce + Stevens, where he spearheaded breakthrough media relations campaigns for Restoration Hardware, One Kings Lane, the Kips Bay Decorator Show House, The New York Times Store, One Jackson Square, Valspar Paint, Water Entertainment Technologies (WET), The Humane Society of New York and more. Previously at LaForce + Stevens, McGraw also represented the CFDA, the Council of Fashion Designers of America; ELLE magazine; and FAO Schwarz, among other clients.
McGraw has deep relationships in the home and design, art, retail, lifestyle, entertainment and hard news sectors, as well as at top global news organizations. He is a seasoned media relations expert with nearly 20 years of experience.