Roxanne Hughes Packham, is the principal designer at Sunset and Magnolia interior design. Her love of design began in a family rich in design heritage including “Silversmiths to the Stars,” Allan Adler and Porter Blanchard, her grandfather and great-grandfather.
Roxanne studied at the Sorbonne and Cité Universitaire in Paris, graduated from USC, (where she studied theatre design as a drama major) the Paris Fashion Institute, and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. She unofficially began her interior design practice in Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain. Her design style is heavily influenced by the years she spent in France and Spain. While there, she authored her first book, Shopping in Spain and Portugal. She is also the author of a hospitality book, Inspired Design, with her daughter Hannah.
Roxanne combines her passion for hospitality and her study through travel into a design aesthetic that is joyful, uplifting and inspiring, all of which create a welcoming atmosphere. Roxanne is a licensed intercultural etiquette and protocol trainer, from the Protocol School of Washington DC and a member of Protocol Officers Association.
Today Roxanne lives in Southern California with her husband, Scott, and near their two children, Justin and Hannah. She has built a client-centered practice dedicated to reading residential environments marked by an artful and atmospheric approach to design