With a keen eye for selecting unique items with visual appeal, Roxana crafts interiors that exude refined elegance with an eclectic twist. Her style mixes the classical principles of design and architecture and combines them with contemporary and vintage furnishings, art, color, and texture - all juxtaposed to create a harmonious layered backdrop for her clients to live in. Everything new and modern is inspired first from its original use and form and then re-imagined. This philosophy informs her classic yet unexpected style. Her unique
skill allows her to visualize and transform an ordinary room into something awe-inspiring.
"For me, the true art of an interior design lies in the ability to uncover and incorporate elements of the client's persona into the overall vision that is a soulful reflection of its inhabitants." - Roxana Lavin
Roxana Lavin founded Lavin Design in 2004 in San Francisco after having gained experience at a residential and interior design firm well known for their work on luxury residential projects in northern California. Her work experience includes a broad array of design expertise including floor-plan concept and design for new construction and remodels, research and design development for historical projects, and curating architectural finishes and furnishings with the collaboration of many industry artisans and specialists. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Design with an emphasis in Interior Architecture from The University of California at Davis.
The process begins with the observation of the space and understanding the project goals, budget and aesthetic. Having in mind proportion, scale and order; the goal, function, and location of a room or home are all analyzed together for the purpose of flow and balance. Concepts and sketches are then created, with as many as three schemes presented. Once a scheme is selected, a budget is then created so that the creation process can begin.
To plan and make decisions about something that will be created through the use of
The ability to form new images and sensations in the mind that are not yet seen, experienced, or created; the ability to form solutions to a problem.
The process of bringing design into reality
"Roxana is such a talented designer and so enjoyable to work with. She helped us find a solution when other designers told me it couldn’t be done. Roxana has an amazing ability to think outside the box. She studied my kitchen floor plan and came up with a solution to expand and thoroughly make use of every wall to create a much bigger and useful design. — P. Hughes"Paula Hughes
"Roxana was great to work with, very responsive and understood the budget I had. We needed to outfit an entire office space and instead of going full corporate we decided to make it a little warmer and more comfortable for our small design agency. She provided options on furniture and artwork, also helped select paint and floor stain options. Everything was sent to us in sketches and it's lovely to see it all come together. We love coming into work, it's a warm and inviting space not just for all who work here but for our clients too."Lilu Odedra
"Roxana from " Lavin Design" combines a very strong work ethic with an unwavering level of pride to deliver her expertise. It is a pleasure to work with Roxana from Lavin Design and I highly value her contributions to this field. Thank you Roxana for all the hard work and commitment to delivering to your customers every day. I want to acknowledge your professionalism / Knowledge skill set, coupled with your positive attitude and calm demeanor, which all are instrumental in converting your customer's vision to reality. Thank you so much for all the good work."Seema Marwah