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Heath Ceramics is OPEN!

Heath Ceramic's SF Ferry Building location is open for business. Among the many highlights - a monitor with a live-feed of their Sausalito factory allows visitors to feel like they are right there, watching as the pieces are made. If that taste of production leaves you wanting more, we've coordinated our weekend factory tours with the ferry schedule from San Francisco. And last, but not least, the 500 sf space is tiled with five Heath installations - dual glaze, bowties, kiln shelves, field and a stunning wall of over eighty 2x4"s showing every color tile offered at Heath in one installation. We hope you'll visit all day, every day.
Heath Ceramics, one of the few remaining mid-century American potteries, has been making tableware and tile for over a half-century in its Sausalito, California factory. In 2003, husband and wife team, Robin Petravic and Catherine Bailey purchased Heath Ceramics with a mission to revitalize the company, by placing a strong emphasis on design, handcrafted techniques, and the reinvigoration of the company’s designer-maker legacy. Its dinnerware is used in the country’s top restaurants, such as Chez Panisse, Brasserie 44 at the Royalton Hotel, and The Slanted Door. Its tile graces renowned buildings, such as the Pasadena Norton Simon Museum, and the UC Berkeley East Asian Library, by architects Tod Williams + Billie Tsien.

Heath Ceramics is a 2009 Finalist for Corporate Achievement in the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards, and is represented in the permanent collections of museums, such as the MOMA and LACMA. Edith Heath, an influential potter and designer of the Modernist era, founded Heath Ceramics in 1948. Heath Ceramics is available at its own showrooms in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, online at heathceramics.com, as well as stores nationwide and  in Japan. Heath Ceramics’  first satellite studio-retail location, Los Angeles, opened in fall 2008 and is run by partner and local potter Adam Silverman. The second satellite and smallest of the three, the Heath marketplace opened in the historic San Francisco Ferry Building in April 2010.


Mon-Fri -10 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Saturday - 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m


(415) 399-9284

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