Atlanta Kitchen Installs Seed Bench for Light Up Atlanta

Earlier this summer, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority riders got to experience art made of DuPont Corian throughout several of the Atlanta train stations.
 
 
Seed bench at Peachtree Center
Seed bench at Peachtree Center
 
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July 14, 2011 - PRLog -- Earlier this summer, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority riders got to experience art made of DuPont Corian throughout several of the Atlanta train stations. Atlanta Kitchen, in collaboration with C.H. Briggs fabricated and installed the Seed Bench at Peachtree Center, designed by Kellen Minor.

“Corian is often thought of as simply a countertop surface,” said Mitch Hires, co-owner of Construction Resources. “The Light Up Atlanta installations show the true versatility of Corian as well as the talent of the Atlanta design community.”

For the project, C.H. Briggs commissioned Atlanta artists to utilize Corian and concept a design that reveals what Atlanta means to them. Minor crafted his design from his experience moving to the city as a young creative and its likening to the germination of a seed. Blue and white LED lights were used to simulate roots and leaves, which are a metaphor for growth and opportunity.

Atlanta Kitchen received sheets of DuPont Corian and set to work fabricating the material according to minors design. Corian is a durable and flexible solid surface material that is suitable for many design applications.

About Construction Resources
Construction Resources, Inc. is a 41-year-old company that provides residential and commercial builders/remodelers, as well as homeowners with a one-stop shop for their kitchen and bath needs. The staff at Construction Resources, Inc. has the ability to provide products from several sister companies including Atlanta Marble Mfg., Atlanta Kitchen, Inc., Atlanta Glass & Mirror, Inc. and Atlanta Garage Doors & Fireplaces, LLC. By offering a diverse selection, Construction Resources, Inc. allows customers to simplify their ordering, scheduling and vendor process by dealing with just one salesperson and company rather than multiple salespersons and companies. Construction Resources, Inc. has showroom locations in Alpharetta and Decatur. For more information on Construction Resources, Inc., call 404-419-1259 or visit http://www.constructionresourcesusa.com.  

Photo courtesy of Dupont Corian
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