What we're up to... / bicycle bags
Feb 27, 2013
PRO PORTRAIT: CLEVELAND MOTLEY IS THE MAKER OF GOODS…MOTLEY GOODS Cleveland Motley has a background in sculpture and mechanical engineering, and he’s crafted a bag and backpack manufacturing company based in the Mission district of San Francisco, called Motley Goods. He’s an idea guy, and a maker of things. As the owner/designer of Motley Goods, Cleveland is filling a niche for unique, craftsman, American-made products. One might say he’s part of the Etsy generation—where cottage industries start from handmade talent. Consumers are responding positively to these handmade goods—as they search for unique items that not everyone can have. They are looking for quality, style...
Oct 19, 2012
This weekend we got the chance to set up our first pop-up shop at Treasure Island Music Festival with Kelly Malone and the Workshop SF team at their killer craft tent, Camp DIY. We had a blast and met some awesome folks over the festival – especially our neighboring vendors, Indosole and Amos Goldbaum. The fun started on Friday after a quick stop at Building Resources to pick up a few candelabra lamps (we had a hunch they would make good fixtures for displaying our backpacks). We had a few lovely volunteers help us construct a vertical display rack and...