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  • Philosophy

    A Note from Roxanne The design aesthetic I bring to every project finds its source in my education, travels and personal experiences. But more than any of those, I think it comes from long lunches I spent with my grandparents in their Laurel Canyon, mid-century modern home. My grandfather, Allan Adler was already well-established in…

  • Family Home

    I love, love, love the home! Envisioning and designing the home is my favorite thing to do! There is just nothing like home.  Just as I loved my home growing up, just as I treasured the times in my grandparents’ homes, I now love having my own home from which to entertain, relax, and form…

  • Selecting Fabrics

    Fabrics are far and away my favorite thing and the item I will always splurge on. I always advise my clients that everything cannot be the most spectacular thing in the room, and I happen to think fabrics are the key elements. Don’t get me wrong, furniture and art are very important and if a client has…

  • Installation Day: The Best Day

    My favorite day in a design project is the installation day. It is the day when all the pieces come together and the finishing touches are complete. Often it follows a week of elaborate installation from subcontractors, but installation day begins early, and ends with clients walking in to the home (or room, or office)…

  • Me and Designing: Why I do it

    Hello & Welcome to my new website & blog: Gracious Spaces. I love designing and that is why I do it, plain and simple. I love everything about designing interiors, no matter what kind, because I love envisioning places where people enjoy being. I want my clients’ spaces to work for them and make them…