Amanda Kauffmann joined The Johnson Studio at Cooper Carry in 2017 and was promoted to Associate in 2022. With a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Georgia, she cherishes the opportunity to use her artistic skills to create beautiful spaces. Since joining the firm, she has worked across the country on a mix of new-build restaurant and bar projects, in addition to public space renovations. Some of her work includes The Garden Room at the St. Regis in Atlanta, Mount Royal at Hyatt Centric Buckhead, Loews Kansas City F&B spaces, Fish Out of Water in Santa Rosa Beach, and the Omni Mandalay in Las Colinas, TX.
Amanda enjoys creating spaces where people can make memories over a shared meal or drink. Whether it’s a fancy hotel bar or a casual dining experience, the guest should always feel comfortable and special. Born and raised in Atlanta, Amanda and her husband enjoy making their way through a never-ending list of restaurants in the city. She is a registered interior designer and is certified through the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ).