They have always said that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Artist Kathleen Plate has definitely taken that to heart. Partnering with Coca Cola and Chick-Fil-A, she has taken the iconic classic coke bottle and used its design to influence her work on chandeliers.
The classic bottle was born more than a century ago, on November 16th, 1915. This classic design is still an integral part of Coca Cola’s marketing. Now, it’s being reinvented by a talented artist who specializes in glassworks. Kathleen takes us behind the scenes to see the process of how she creates her chandeliers.
They are a wonderful and unique blend of old and new; traditional but with a modern twist. A rather surprising amount of work and planning goes into something so seemingly austere and simple at first glance. It hides a story of artistic expression through the lens of a universally iconic image.