What we're up to... / Interview
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...
Feb 11, 2013
Sandra from Zipillow came and interviewed me while I worked the other day, and took some great shots. Check out how and where Motley goods are made! Thanks Sandra! Cleveland Motley Owner of Motley Goods, Apartment and Studio, San Francisco Hi Cleveland, can you give us an introduction on who you are and which path brought you to create these bags? My name is Cleveland Motley and I am the owner/designer of Motley Goods. Motley Goods is a bag and backpack manufacturing company based in the Mission district of San Francisco. I strive to build bags that use a combination...