Founded by Principal and Design Director, Margie Grace, Grace Design Associates is a collaborative landscape design studio and construction company based in Santa Barbara, CA. With 30+ years of expertise, GDA sources plant materials and accessories from local nurseries as well as abroad, which are translated into a range of aesthetics, from subtle and organic to bold and urban. The firm has conceived and built more than 350 gardens in Southern California and along the Pacific coast. In March 2020 they released their first monograph Private Gardens of Santa Barbara, featuring 18 gardens from throughout the American Riviera.