Heath Design Series One: Between Hand and Machine

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October 31, 2013
Heath Ceramics, a California-based company that produces an array of new and midcentury pottery gets ready to debut their first show of work from the Heath Clay studio at their San Francisco location titled Heath Design Series One: Between Hand and Machine, an installation which showcases a series of 100 one-of-a-kind prototypes. Dwell takes an exclusive peek behind the scenes.
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  Over 100 clay candle holders designed and produced over the past six months by studio director Tung Chiang will be on display at the Heath showroom in San Francisco on November 1st.  Photo by: Renee Zellweger
    Over 100 clay candle holders designed and produced over the past six months by studio director Tung Chiang will be on display at the Heath showroom in San Francisco on November 1st.

    Photo by: Renee Zellweger

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  Tung Chiang joined Heath earlier this year in March as studio director.  Photo by: Renee Zellweger
    Tung Chiang joined Heath earlier this year in March as studio director.

    Photo by: Renee Zellweger

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  Chiang hand throwing one of the 100 prototypes in the Heath studio.  Photo by: Renee Zellweger
    Chiang hand throwing one of the 100 prototypes in the Heath studio.

    Photo by: Renee Zellweger

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  Along with the 100 prototype clay sketches, Heath also chose a permanent candle holder design to join their collection of artisan pottery.  Photo by: Renee Zellweger
    Along with the 100 prototype clay sketches, Heath also chose a permanent candle holder design to join their collection of artisan pottery.

    Photo by: Renee Zellweger

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  Chiang created 100 one-of-a-kind prototypes, defined as "sketches" in clay. Based on a single concept, these candle holders reflect the continued exploration of form and idea.  Photo by: Renee Zellweger
    Chiang created 100 one-of-a-kind prototypes, defined as "sketches" in clay. Based on a single concept, these candle holders reflect the continued exploration of form and idea.

    Photo by: Renee Zellweger

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  All prototypes have been designed, manufactured and glazed in Heath's San Francisco studio.  Photo by: Renee Zellweger
    All prototypes have been designed, manufactured and glazed in Heath's San Francisco studio.

    Photo by: Renee Zellweger

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  Heath co-owner and creative director Catherine Bailey and San Francisco studio director Tung Chiang.  Photo by: Renee Zellweger
    Heath co-owner and creative director Catherine Bailey and San Francisco studio director Tung Chiang.

    Photo by: Renee Zellweger

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