1953

1961

1964

1965

1970

2003

2012

2019

1953
Title 1

The first Powell pottery

The first Powell pottery near Mold in north Wales, served both as a place to manufacture and a shop to sell from.

1961
Title 2

After serving in the Merchant

After serving in the Merchant Navy during the second world war, Rhys studied and taught ceramics. He and Jean were later married and soon started the business together. Below: Rhys (Taffy) Powell, throwing a pot in Nannerch.

1964
Title 3

After serving in the Merchant

After serving in the Merchant Navy during the second world war, Rhys studied and taught ceramics. He and Jean were later married and soon started the business together. Below: Rhys (Taffy) Powell, throwing a pot in Nannerch.

1965
Title 4

Shon Powell (left) and Nick Powell

Shon Powell (left) and Nick Powell, now Directors, carry one of the first ‘murals’.

1970
Title 5

Brought the first mural

The 1970’s reeled in a new era for Craig Bragdy Design and brought the first mural for a large project outside the UK in the middle East. Today, 98% of our orders come from outside the UK.

2003
Title 6

Purchased in 2002

Purchased in 2002, the Craig Bradgy Design factory was purpose built and up and running by 2003. It later expanded in 2006 and is still operating today.

2012
Title 7

Craig Bragdy Design continues to expand

As our product base develops and we receive more unique requests, Craig Bragdy Design continues to expand. Still small and personal, Craig Bragdy now employs over 80 artists, designers and support staff.

2019
Title 8

Merger with Wafi Group.

Merger with Wafi Group.