The Solaria Team

Rob Warrington

Owner

Rob Warrington, owner of Solaria Lighting, has been in the wholesale design industry for 20 years. His talent for design stems from his roots growing up in Michigan, where he began his career working with his family and their commercial construction company. Rob has worked as an interior designer and residential construction consultant as well over the years. His international education mixed with his travels and knowledge of design have led to the culmination of Solaria Lighting as it exists today.

Karen Lamassonne

Custom Designer

Karen Lamassonne, our custom designer, was born and raised in a multi- cultural and multi- lingual environment and has lived and worked in the United States, Colombia, France Germany and Italy. Karen has had a successful career as a painter, combining other artistic media such as film, video and photography. She has also worked in design, theater and music. She joined the Solaria team in 2008 where she continues to contribute with her experience and talent to designs and other aspects of lighting and interior décor.

Maxwell Sebastian

Warehouse and Production Manager

Maxwell, our warehouse manager, is a visual artist living and working in Atlanta, GA. He is self-taught, and has been making art most of his life. He has illustrated two books of epic verse with long-time collaborator and author Nathan Jerpe. Sebastian has been nominated on two occasions by The Forward Arts Foundation for its Emerging Artist Award. He participated in the Wonderroot CSA program season 7. Since 2013, he has been a board member and art committee chair at Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery, where he curates the visual art programming.

Luke Hawkins

Warehouse Assistant Manager

Luke, our warehouse assistant manager, joined the Solaria team in 2013. He is our resident crystal and finishings specialist and manages our inventory. His creativity is an asset to our team in design, production, and problem solving. Luke is a Georgia native who enjoys soccer, cycling, and spending time outdoors. He and his boyfriend live in Atlanta, but love to travel whenever possible.

Stephanie Wade

Operations Controller

Stephanie is our Operations Controller. She was born in Argentina, but raised in Tallahassee, FL. While completing her BFA in Visual Art at Clemson University, she spent her summer breaks traveling to Argentina, Kenya, and Cambodia. A concentration in ceramics has led her to pursue a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy at Brenau University. Stephanie and her husband live with their Boxer, Hank, in Decatur. Both artists love to travel and to work on projects together at home.

Bailey Miller

Sales and Social Media Management

Bailey Miller is the newest member of the Solaria Lighting sales team. She has southern roots in Mobile, Alabama, but has traveled all over the U.S., eventually landing in the beautiful city of Atlanta, GA. Growing up with a mother who was an artist and decorator, Bailey is well acquainted the importance of beauty and design in the home. Her personal interests are focused in health, fine arts, spirituality, and nature. She is currently finishing her undergrad in Psychology through Arizona State University.

Nate Harp

Finishing Team Manager

Nathan is the head of Solaria Lighting’s finishing team. He has over 20 years’ experience as a painter and craftsman in numerous trades and projects. He holds an associate’s degree from Gordon College and has studied Fine Art and Business at UGA and Georgia State respectively. Nathan enjoys working on sculptures at home with his wife Keisha and daughter Sophia. His goal is to provide the highest quality finishes possible with disciplined craftsmanship and attention to detail. He aims to bring each piece to its full potential through expert technical skill and the love of art.