Alena Capra is the owner of Alena Capra Designs, an award winning, interior design firm based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
She is a graduate of both the University of Miami, and the Metropolitan Institute of Design. Alena has more than 16 years experience as an interior designer, and is also accredited through the National Kitchen and Bath Association, as a Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer (CMKBD). She has completed numerous interior design projects throughout South Florida, as well as in other areas of the country, including New York, California, Arizona, Massachusetts, and Minnesota.
Alena enjoys public speaking, and has shared her design expertise at many events throughout the country, from Home Shows, to Showroom Openings. Her design work has been published in many national and regional media outlets, including Better Homes & Gardens Kitchen + Bath Ideas, Tile Magazine, Contemporary Tile & Stone, Florida Home and Garden, Beautiful Kitchens & Baths, American Express, The Costco Connection, Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, Miami Herald, and the Sun Sentinel, to name a few.
She has also won several national design awards for her work, including the 2015 Cosentino “Bath of the Year,” and Second Place in the Small Bath category of the 2015 NKBA Design Competition. In 2016, Alena was named one of four finalists, for the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s “Professional of the Year” Award. Most recently, she was chosen as one of six “Praiseworthy Picks” for Kitchen & Bath Business Magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year feature, and named to Kitchen & Bath Design News’ 2019 “Top 50 Innovators” list.
Alena serves as the Industry Ambassador for Coverings, the largest global tile & stone exhibition in North America, and has held this position for the past five years. She is also a Brand Ambassador for Robern. Alena has also worked with brands, including Cartier, Legrand, Philips Hue, and Signify.