Solara Designs


“I am an artist.  I was born with a pencil in one hand and a paint brush in the other.  All the world needed to give me was something to draw on”.  Alison Solar, CEO

     Alison Solar

     Owner / Designer

Artistic. Optimistic. Knowledgeable. Funny. Honest. Problem Solver.  These are just some words clients have used to describe Alison Solar. As an esteemed Interior designer located in Nassau county, NY, with projects that span the East Coast, Alison’s specialty and passion is in Kitchen & Bathroom design. She is known for her ability to think outside the box, be attentive to her clients needs and create unique, one-of-a-kind spaces that are both lovely and functional for many years to come. Every project truly reflects the personality and lifestyle of her diversified clientele.

Alison began her interior design career in New York in 1992, cultivating many valuable relationships with expert trade professionals over the years.  She started her first design company in 1993.  Designing and learning to build unique custom furniture and cabinetry solidified her passion for woodworking and structure.  Later, Alison worked for 2 national home improvement centers for many years, later becoming a lead designer and project manager at a local independent kitchen showroom overseeing their  luxury gated community construction projects. Alison founded Solara Designs in 2002 and is grounded in the principles of offering her clients expertise, originality, outstanding customer service and a professional design process sprinkled with some passion.

Alison is extremely knowledgeable in construction and all things Kitchen & Bathroom design related.  She continues her education by attending numerous product training seminars, national industry shows, holds the 2016-2018 Secretary position for the Long Island Chapter of Interior Design Society and gets involved in community outreach services and various fundraising committees.