Heath Ceramics has been part of the cultural landscape of America since Edith and Brian Heath began dinnerware production in 1947. Its omni-presence makes it easy to overlook that this modern-day design icon started as a rebellion against white clay.
In the history of Edith and Brian Heath’s namesake company, Edith’s outsized, creative, visionary legacy often takes center stage. But Brian’s skills as a mechanical engineer and business manager were equally crucial to the company’s enduring success.
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