The story of Portmeirion potteries

1960-1995 : a collectors" guide
  • 60 Pages
  • 0.66 MB
  • English

Portmeirion Potteries , Stoke-on-Trent
Statementby Victoria Stanton and Euan Cooper-Willis.
ContributionsStanton, Victoria., Cooper-Willis, Euan.
The Physical Object
Pagination60p., col.ill.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22528526M
ISBN 100952518007

History of Portmeirion The beautiful Portmeirion Village was built by Welsh architect Clough Williams-Ellis from to "Clough hoped that his work at Portmeirion would inspire others." InWelsh architect Clough Williams-Ellis acquired the site which was to become Portmeirion.

To one of the most successful potteries in England. Page Hardback Book. The Story of. - A Collector’s Guide. Don't miss this complete guide. Includes a guide to all the series of dishes and accessories produced during those years.

The Story of Portmeiron Potteriesa Collectors Guide Hardcover – January 1, by Victoria Stanton (Author), Euan Cooper-Willis (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions4/5(3).

The Story of Portmeirion Potteries a Collector"s Guide Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Victoria and Euan Cooper-Willis Stanton (Author) out of 5 4/5(3). The Story Of Portmeirion Potteries, A Collectors Guide - - This book has a foreword by Euan Cooper Willis.

It is by Victoria Stanton and Euan Cooper-Willis. As with all these old books they are now becoming a collectors book is in good Dimensions: in. The Story of Portmeirion "Cherish the Past, Adorn the Present, Construct for the Future" - Sir Clough Williams-Ellis Created by Welsh architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, Portmeirion Village was designed to show how a naturally beautiful site could be developed without spoiling it.

I found the book easy to read, well illustrated, and a good introduction to the early years of Portmeirion Pottery.

Book Details: “The Story of Portmeirion Potteries,a collectors’ guide”, by Victoria Stanton and Euan Cooper-Willis, published by Portmeirion Potteries in “Spode” by Robert Copeland, published by Shire.

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History. Portmeirion Pottery began in when pottery designer Susan Williams-Ellis (daughter of Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, who created the Italian-style Portmeirion Village in North Wales) and her husband, Euan Cooper-Willis, took over a small pottery-decorating company in Stoke-on-Trent called A.

Gray Williams-Ellis had been working with A.E. Gray for some years, commissioning. Portmeirion was founded in by the legendary pottery designer Susan Williams-Ellis and her husband Euan Cooper-Willis. Susan sadly passed away in November but her philosophy of creating collections that are not only beautiful but also functional and affordable lives on at Portmeirion.

Foreword by Jools Holland The book "Portmeirion" was published to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the opening of the resort in Lavishly illustrated with many unpublished and rare photographs, plans and drawings, it is the first book to cover the whole story of the village, the extensive gardens both at Portmeirion and Plas Brondanw, the Williams-Ellis family home, Portmeirion Pottery.

Buy Portmeirion Pottery First Edition by Jenkins, Steven, McKay, Stephen, Evans, Sue (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: 'Portmeirion' covers the story of the village, the extensive gardens both at Portmeirion and Plas Brondanw, the Williams-Ellis family home, and Portmeirion Pottery.

I am joint author of the definitive guide to Portmeirion Pottery, signed copies available on request. I also have copies of two discontinued Portmeirion Pottery books THE STORY OF PORTMEIRION POTTERIES and THE WORLD OF BOTANIC GARDEN.

Portmeirion Pottery By Stephen McKay & Steven Jenkins - Signed, BKS Price: £ View. Our Story Our story began in when our founder, Susan Williams-Ellis, and husband, Euan Cooper-Willis, opened the door to Portmeirion Pottery in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent. Susan's futuristic designs put Portmeirion on the map, they were innovative and ahead of their time.

I found the book easy to read, well illustrated, and a good introduction to the early years of Portmeirion Pottery. Book Details: “The Story of Portmeirion Potteries,a collectors’ guide”, by Victoria Stanton and Euan Cooper-Willis, published by Portmeirion Potteries in Portmeirion Pottery Book Description This book looks at the early successes, the Botanic Garden years, and more recent developments in what has been an enduring and imaginatively creative force in the world of pottery design & manufacture.

Portmeirion is a tourist village in Gwynedd, North Wales. It was designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between and in the style of an Italian.

- The Story Of Portmeirion Potteries, A Collectors Guide. A Welsh-English Success Story If you like beautiful table and dinnerware, you've surely heard of Portmeirion pottery, which is one of the best loved and most widely collected around the world.

The success story of this evocative dinnerware is closely linked to that of Susan William-Ellis, its Welsh designer. Feb 8, - Explore Purely Portmeirion's board "Portmeirion Books", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Portmeirion, Portmeirion pottery, Books pins.

These two businesses were combined and Portmeirion Potteries was born. In fact, Portmeirion Potteries continues to manufacture Susan's designs as well as others in the same factory in Stoke-on-Trent to this very day.

Susan's early Portmeirion designs include Malachite () and. InWilliams-Ellis began building in Portmeirion in northern Wales. His work on the resort village represented his efforts to prove that it was possible to build beautiful and colorful housing without defiling the natural landscape.

Located on Williams-Ellis' private peninsula on the coast of Snowdonia, Portmeirion first opened in Portmeirion Pottery by McKay, Stephen, We verify all of our sellers; Secure checkout powered by PayPal; All major credit cards accepted; day returns as standard OnBuy's minimum returns period is 30 days for most products.

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From gift shop designs for the holiday village in north Wales, Portmeirion pottery evolved to a global business, thanks in large part to the design flair of Susan Williams-Ellis. She captured the spirit of the kitchens and dining rooms of the s and '70s with bold new shapes and designs that could be both modern and traditional.

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My interest in Portmeirion stems from being a collector of items related to the sixty's television show The Prisoner which was filmed at the resort of Portmeirion.

The book does a nice job in touching on the use of the pottery in the series and a listing of patterns used on the s: Download Portmeirion Pottery in PDF and EPUB Formats for free.

Portmeirion Pottery Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. Portmeirion Potteries began as a small pottery decorating firm in In Stoke-on-Trent, England, Susan Williams-Ellis and her husband, Euan Cooper-Willis, purchased a small facility, the A.E.

Gray Company.

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Here, Susan could pursue her hobby of decorating pottery.Portmeirion Pottery, Hardcover by Jenkins, Steven; McKay, Stephen P., ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Fascinating history of a firm well-known in the world of international ceramics.

Portmeirion Potteries Ltd is floated on the stock market. Brett Philips appointed as Finance Director Portmeirion Potteries (Holdings) PLC purchases the Crown Windsor site, formally Shaw and Copestake (SylvaC), Longton, Stoke-on-Trent and re-equips as a casting plant.

Portmeirion Potteries (Holdings) PLC is awarded the Queens Award for Export.