Pottery Barn is a home-furnishing outlet founded by brothers Morris Seacon and Paul Seacon in 1950. It turned out to be a wholly owned tributary of Williams-Sonoma, Inc after it had been purchased from GAP, Inc in September, 1986. It is known for selling varieties of furniture and operates many specialty stores under PBteen and Pottery Barn kids. The company has two retail catalogues - traditional and bed + bath Pottery Barn product lines respectively. It not only has stores but also offers shipping facilities in more than 90 countries across the world. In addition, their design specialists offer expert advices for decoration in email, video chat other than face-to-face interaction.