New Retail Store Features Locally Made Furniture
Greg and Michelle Martin, owners of Atlanta’s Kolo Collection, recently opened Atlanta MADE, a new retail store adjacent to their showroom in the Westside Provisions District offering locally made furniture, art, jewelry accessories and
“When we signed the lease, we negotiated the ability to replace a roll-down security door with a new glass garage door so you could see out to the city and the exterior space I had always wanted to do,” says Greg Martin.
“We partnered with Adriana and Juan Hernandez from Arcoiris Design Gardening to create a working garden full of edibles that would also show our furniture and planters in an exterior setting. The fence they fabricated is very urban. It is made from cedar and steel and designed to blend in with the existing fencing. The planted planters are for inspiration as well as for people to buy and take home. Many people want to have organic edibles but don't either know how to do it or don't want to get their hands dirty.” Martin says organic gardening classes for children will be held in the new space.