The first Pottery Barn was opened in the year 1949, in the midst of a beautiful place called West Chelsea in lower Manhattan. In 1950 Paul Secon, American entrepreneur as well as song writer co-founded Pottery Barn with Morris Secon (his brother). They took a entirely approach to handle all the merchandise. They managed to offer their clients extraordinary quality on trendy and selective home products. Over the years, they started offering a range of kitchen and household items. It spread to the West Coast and was bought by Gap, Inc. in 1983, and by Williams-Sonoma, Inc. three years later. The Pottery Barn catalogue, which begun in 1987 started reeling in a large number of clients.
Their brand has continued to grow, including a design studio and an expanded attention on artistry and high quality premium material. Today, they focus mainly on four areas: innovating designs, offering excellent service to their clients, making long lasting products, but their main goal is to make life easier and prettier for their clients all over the globe.
From the many products they offer, we can count some of the following:
Furniture:Their interior designers make almost every piece of furniture, and they supervise every part of the making, from design to construction to testing. They make sure to select durable and beautiful material, like solid wood and metals that will last for a long time. They cooperate with big companies in the fabric business to guarantee unique items that are reliable and durable.
Bedding:Their bedding is made to be both durable and comfortable. They use high-quality fillings that are natural such as feathers, and also microfiber and hypoallergenic products. The brand’s covers are made with reliable stitching techniques, and netted from the finest material; making sure they will hold on to several washes because of the high thread number.
Towels:Pottery Barn offers a wide range of towels with different styles and weights to let you get the look you want for your bathroom. Their towels are highly absorbent with great designs, they also have some Hydrocotton Bath Towels, made of Turkish cotton. They are soft and fluffy and don’t take much time to dry. They also offer products made with organic cotton and Oeko-Tex-certified towels.
Rugs:They have many styles of rugs, offering a wide range of colors that you can choose from. There are also printed, natural fiber, flat weave and many other types of rugs that may appeal to you. They are made by skilled and experienced weavers. They buy source material fiber staples from Sardinia and New Zealand and use a synthetic latex binding on the back of the printed rugs to make them last longer. Their rugs made of 100% polyester, which is made from recycled plastic bottles, which makes them durable especially in excessively used areas.
Baskets:Their baskets are made with local materials, designed by highly skilled workers of Pottery Barn. They offer a wide range of products such as Abaca and Savannah, which are made from harvested seagrass. Almost two hours are given to make each basket. For larger baskets, it can take up to six hours.