News | March 16, 2016

Pottery Barn Launches Summer 2016 Capsule Collections With Big Daddy's Antiques And Counterpane Quilts


Pottery Barn, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of brands, today debuted two exclusive capsule collections by West Coast-based designers, Shane Brown of Big Daddy’s Antiques and Pauline Boyd of Counterpane Quilts. Part of the Summer 2016 collection, these capsule collections are available online at and select pieces will be featured in Pottery Barn stores nationwide.

Shane Brown of Big Daddy’s Antiques is an antiques hunter and furniture designer, well-known for outfitting celebrity homes and high-end retail spaces. Brown travels the world in search of one-of-a-kind vintage pieces and his retail locations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, Aspen and Seattle house his vast antiques collections and original custom pieces. Pauline Boyd is the Los Angeles-based textile artist behind Counterpane Quilts. Inspired by the quilt making tradition of Gee’s Bend, Alabama and Japanese Boro techniques, she has created her own modern masterpieces updating the art of conventional quilt construction with the use of vintage clothing and exotic textiles. Both Brown and Boyd, known for their eclectic processes, have partnered with the Pottery Barn design team to create exclusive furniture and textile designs that bring an artistic sensibility to the Pottery Barn home.

“We are excited to unveil these capsule collections as part of our summer assortment. We’ve known Shane for more than fifteen years and have always admired his keen eye for design and ability to curate a thoughtful, eclectic mix of antiques from around the world,” said Sandra Stangl, President, Pottery Barn Brands. “Pauline’s approach to quilt making is an inspiring combination of traditional techniques and unconventional artistry. Her collection for Pottery Barn offers our customers heirloom quality quilts and pillows that complement any home.”

Big Daddy’s for Pottery Barn furniture encompasses the essence of treasure hunter and furniture designer Shane Brown. Established in 1996 in Los Angeles, California, Brown’s Big Daddy’s Antiques has curated a collection of one-of-a-kind antique finds and originally inspired pieces from Asia, Europe, and North America. Brown has brought his unique eye and rustic chic sensibility to the Pottery Barn capsule collection which includes a reclaimed wood bed ($1,599-1,799), bedside table ($549), indoor/outdoor teak coffee table ($699), indoor/outdoor teak dining table ($1,499-3,593), and brass bar console with mirrored shelves ($599). Inspired by original pieces and materials, these exclusive furniture pieces have been constructed with the highest quality and durability. Big Daddy’s for Pottery Barn are now available online at with select pieces in-store nationwide.

The Counterpane for Pottery Barn collection by Pauline Boyd includes four unique quilts and complementary pillow covers. True to her improvisational style, each piece has been carefully designed by Boyd using remnants and scraps sourced from antique textiles, vintage clothes and other fabrics collected on her many travels. Each tapestry is beautifully sewn into a colorful pattern creating a collection of modern heirloom pieces. The Counterpane for Pottery Barn quilts will retail at $299 with pillows covers at $89.50-$99.50. The collection is now available online at with select pieces available in-stores nationwide.


Pottery Barn, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands (NYSE:WSM), is a premier specialty retailer for casual, comfortable and stylish home furnishings. Key product categories include furniture, bedding, bath, rugs, window treatments, tabletop, lighting and decorative accessories. Nearly all Pottery Barn products are designed in house and are exclusive to its catalogs, stores and website. Pottery Barn currently has 198 retail stores in the United States, Canada and Australia and unaffiliated franchisees that operate stores in the Middle East, the Philippines, and Mexico as well as an ecommerce site at Pottery Barn provides complimentary design services and a comprehensive gift registry program for weddings and other special events. Pottery Barn now offers products for all life stages and every room in the home through Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Bed and Bath, Pottery Barn Kids, and PBteen. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. These products, representing eight distinct merchandise strategies – Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm, PBteen, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham – are marketed through e-commerce websites, direct mail catalogs and 623 stores. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. currently operates in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom, offers international shipping to customers worldwide, and has unaffiliated franchisees that operate stores in the Middle East, the Philippines and Mexico.

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