Collection by Jami Smith

Heath Design Series One: Between Hand and Machine


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.

Over 100 clay candle holders designed and produced over the past six months by studio director Tung Chiang will be on...
Tung Chiang joined Heath earlier this year in March as studio director.
Chiang hand throwing one of the 100 prototypes in the Heath studio.
Along with the 100 prototype clay sketches, Heath also chose a permanent candle holder design to join their collection...
Chiang created 100 one-of-a-kind prototypes, defined as "sketches" in clay.
All prototypes have been designed, manufactured and glazed in Heath's San Francisco studio.
Heath co-owner and creative director Catherine Bailey and San Francisco studio director Tung Chiang.