Gracious Spaces

Featuring places where grace and civility abound… whether it’s a family home, a medical reception area, a healing room, or an exquisite foyer, Sunset & Magnolia will highlight what makes a space truly inspiring. We’ll dive into the world of hospitable spaces, looking at commonalties and pondering together how we can fill our world with more grace, authenticity, and more civility. Keep an eye out for our highlighted segments on spaces and the individuals that bring them to life, whether it be an interior design, hospitality, or a business that just “gets it”.
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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…