Artisan Custom Closets sold to Georgia investment firm
January 19, 2023 | 10:08 am CST

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ATLANTA, Ga. - Georgia Oak Partners, an investment firm partnering with founder and family-owned businesses, announced its acquisition of Marietta, Georgia-based Artisan Custom Closets, co-founded by Lisa Carlquist.

“We are so incredibly proud to share the news of our new work family over at Artisan Custom Closets. Lisa Carlquist is a legend in the industry, and we are humbled to be her partner as Artisan continues its incredible growth journey,” said Georgia Oak Partners in a statement. “What’s not to love? A leader in design and product, a rock star management team, a true family culture -- we are so pumped here at Georgia Oak.”

Artisan Custom Closets is a leading vertically integrated designer, manufacturer, and installer of custom closets and storage solutions for residential customers in the Southeast. Since 2011, Artisan has served over 20,000 customers with custom storage solutions for closets, garages, pantries, home offices, and more. 

“I am grateful to my employees for their hard work and dedication over the past 10 years,” added Carlquist, a 2022 Wood Industry Market Leader. “I’m excited about the growth and future opportunities this brings to Artisan and its employees.” 

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Michaelle Bradford, CCI Media, is Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine and Woodworking Network editor. She has more than 20 years of experience covering the woodworking and design industry, including visits to custom cabinet shops, closet firms and design studios throughout North America. As Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine under the Woodworking Network brand, Michaelle’s responsibilities include writing, editing, and coordinating editorial content as well as managing annual design competitions like the Top Shelf Design Awards. She is also a contributor to FDMC and other Woodworking Network online and print media owned by CCI Media.