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Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
San Francisco's Heath: Artists, and Ceramics, and Blue Bottle, Oh My! San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Shop for Beautiful Table and Homewares in San Francisco San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heart Warming Finds at Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics Studio San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
San Francisco's Heath: Artists, and Ceramics, and Blue Bottle, Oh My! San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Shop for Beautiful Table and Homewares in San Francisco San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heart Warming Finds at Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics Studio San Francisco California United States
Heath Ceramics

While Heath Ceramics is over 60 years old, having been founded in 1948 in Sausalito, their colorful bud vases, dinnerware and tiles have enjoyed a boom in recent years. Straddling the line between a rough, hand-crafted aesthetic and an elegant, understated quality, their pieces are hard to miss in the pages of design magazines as well as at the homes of some of your most tasteful friends. The new retail location on 18th Street includes a workshop alongside a café serving Blue Bottle coffee. There is also a smaller location in the Ferry Building.

San Francisco's Heath: Artists, and Ceramics, and Blue Bottle, Oh My!
Play count-the-artist at the block-long Heath Ceramics compound in Mission Creek. Eight makers, including Matt Dick of Small Trade Company and James Tucker and Risa Culbertson of Aesthetic Union, occupy small, independent studios that pepper the perimeter (the “Creative Campus” part). Stop by and watch them work, or pop into Heath’s showroom to see how its famous tile is cut, glazed, and fired—and to buy as many ceramic mugs as your wallet will allow. But the real reason locals are salivating? A new restaurant—and maybe even a classroom—from Tartine founders Chad Robertson and Elisabeth Pruitt will join the Blue Bottle coffee stand this fall.
San Francisco's Heath: Artists, and Ceramics, and Blue Bottle, Oh My! San Francisco California United States

Heath Ceramics
If you eat in enough casually cool restaurants in California today, you’ll notice some familiar aesthetic tropes: potted succulents in the corner, watermelon radishes on the menu, and Heath Ceramics plates on the table. Heath has an unparalleled California heritage: Potter Edith Heath founded the company in 1948 and opened a factory in Sausalito in 1959 that’s still going strong. The company designs, manufactures, and sells highly functional goods for the home, most notably tableware and tile. The couple that now owns Heath—Catherine Bailey and Robin Petravic—have brought it into the modern era, in part by staying true to the brand’s craft roots. Today, they sell directly to customers from this Mission Creek location, at a small outpost in the Ferry Building, and in the original Sausalito store. At the Mission Creek complex—the building was once an industrial laundry—shoppers can view the factory floor and see how tile is shaped and fired in the massive kilns. The glazed platters and bowls for sale—in such classic Heath colors as moonstone (blue), persimmon, and French grey—make for great gifts and classic San Francisco souvenirs. Don’t miss the Heath newsstand in the front of the building, which sells a vast selection of international magazines.
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Shop for Beautiful Table and Homewares in San Francisco
One of the last remaining American artisan potteries is right across the Golden Gate Bridge in Sausolito, and it just so happens that Heath Ceramics has several locations in San Francisco. Founded in 1948 by Edith Heath, Heath Ceramics has been producing their table and homewares with a straightforward mission in mind: to make, gather, and sell beautiful, functional, and enduring objects that enhance the way people eat, live, and connect. Stop by their newest retail space, the Mission factory and showroom, to take a tour or just to pick up a set of mugs or a small bud vase in an array of their iconic bold yet neutral colors (and don’t forget to get a coffee at the Blue Bottle Coffee kiosk right next door). Can’t make it to the factory? You’ll undoubtedly come across Heath Ceramics plateware at one of the dozens of restaurant throughout the city that serve their food with them. The Mission showroom hours are Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 am to 6 pm, Fridays from 10 am to 7 pm, and Sundays from 11 am to 6 pm.
Shop for Beautiful Table and Homewares in San Francisco San Francisco California United States

Heath Ceramics
Don’t let a cable car keychain be the only souvenir you bring home from your trip. A gift from Heath Ceramics - for some folks back home or, hey, for yourself - may be the quintessential San Francisco souvenir. Why? Heath represents high-end craftsmanship. It’s local. It retains its mid-century modern aesthetic. And with its sleek, glazed figure, a Heath vase, mug, or bowl is almost instantly recognizable in the Bay Area. Stop inside the Ferry Building and take a look around the Heath shop. See if you can resist the perfect proportions of a gleaming bud vase, a moonstone blue pitcher, or a set of plates.
Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States

Heart Warming Finds at Heath Ceramics
I hadn't been to the San Francisco location of Heath Ceramics, and was excited to learn it would play host for the release party of the new WILDSAM field guide to San Francisco. The space, design, colors and layout of the store feel a lot like the art they create (thoughtful, unique and warm). There's an intentional elegance to each piece that is produced by their team of fifty craftspersons and the result is something that, no doubt, honors the founder Edith Heath. When you dig a little deeper into the Heath history, you find that Edith founded the company after a solo show of her work at the Legion on Honor in San Francisco in 1948, hoping to make ceramics that 'blur the line between everyday objects and family heirlooms.' Edith sold the workshop in her 90's to the creative directing pair of Catherine Bailey and Robin Petravic and what they've built is a brand of beauty. Here in the 60,000-square-foot space in the Mission, you'll also find Blue Bottle Coffee, gifts from additional creative artists and you can even schedule a tour to watch the ceramics come to life. Bravo to Catherine and Robin for breathing new life into Heath Ceramics and for being such an institution to thoughtful design here in the Bay Area.
Heart Warming Finds at Heath Ceramics San Francisco California United States

Heath Ceramics Studio
Heath Ceramics is one of the last remaining mid-century ceramic makers in the U.S. and produces its world renowned pottery and tiles at factories in the Mission neighborhood of San Francisco and Sausalito. If you have any design friends, this is the place to take them! What's even cooler than a visit to Heath Ceramics' perfectly curated showroom is that they recently added tours at their Mission factory. Visit on a Saturday or Sunday for a tour at 11:30am, or every third Friday at 2:00pm. Before you see how they make things (they are renowned for their mastery of the matte glaze), grab a cup of Blue Bottle coffee next door. https://www.heathceramics.com
Heath Ceramics Studio San Francisco California United States

2900 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
+1 415-361-5552
Sun - Wed 10am - 6pm
Thur - Sat 10am - 7pm