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October 30, 2016



Atlanta’s Jonathon Quinn combines smart manufacturing and reclaimed materials in his modern and mid-century furniture designs.

The company: Decatur-based South of Urban, founded in 2012, designs and makes sustainable modern furniture ranging from credenzas and conference tables to sofas and custom work.

Designer/founder: Quinn grew up in Miami and graduated with a design degree from the University of Florida in 2002 and studied at the Vicenza Institute of Architecture (Vicenza, Italy). He then moved to Atlanta in 2005 and received an additional degree in architecture from Kennesaw State University in 2009.

What’s popular: Credenzas and media consoles. Also custom record cabinets ($1,800 to $3,500) and the Z Lounger chair ($950).

Other favorites: Sofas ($2,500 and up); dining tables and conference tables ($3,000 and up).

What’s new: Producing an outdoor chair and a line of outdoor furniture made from recycled plastic.

Where to buy: For a studio visit, by appointment only, call 404-805-5307. Also visit the shop’s etsy site: South of Urban.




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