All posts tagged: Heath Ceramics

Heath Ceramics Summer Collection

It’s beginning to warm up here in the New York City area, and people can get a little carried away that winter is finally over. Once the temperature hits 60 degrees Fahrenheit, suddenly every other person on the street is walking around half-dressed. I think some men buy special calendars that announce it’s the Official First Shirtless Day of the year because, as if all at once, all you see is chest hair and bad tattoos. Launching in April in limited quantities, Heath Ceramic‘s new collection of tabletop pieces is also eager for the summer to arrive. Along with a fresh color palette including California Poppy, Grapefruit, and Birch, the collection revisits the company’s previous experiments with exposing the natural clay body texture of their designs. Like those fancy bakery cookies that have their ends dipped in chocolate, these luscious glazes are tempting enough to bite into. Clay is exposed at defined points on many pieces, either towards the neck of a vase or base of a bowl. In the collection, matte glazes also continue …

Heath Ceramics Glassware

I have broken more glasses in my day than I would like to admit, so in addition to being stylish, I need my glassware to be affordable. That’s why it’s good news that Sausalito, California-based Heath Ceramics has branched out from their roots in handcrafted ceramic dinnerware and tile into hand-blown glass. The Heath Glass collection includes an affordable group of seven glasses – three tapered, three straight, and one wine glass, that are made in a ten-step process by a group of highly specialized craftsmen in an 80-year-old glass-making factory in West Virginia. The overall design of the pieces may be simple, but they are stylish all the same. Prices: small glasses  (2 for $24); medium glasses (2 for $26); large glasses, wine glasses (2 for $28).