We sold out of our American Messenger in thirty minutes! While we wished we’d made 300, we’re thrilled you loved our 30. We’re proud our made in America was such a hit in America. Lets take this momentum to the polls people!
Made in America, for America. In honor of the 2012 election season, we made 30 units of this very special America messenger. Sewing stars in stiff, rugged ballistic nylon wasn’t easy, but it was slightly more practical than cutting and sewing bald eagles, and it was worth it for America! Originally created for the 2011 [...]
Our friend Maya recently worked with Timbuk2 rockstar sewer Hui to make a custom XS Messenger in our San Francisco factory. Thanks to good fashion sense and Hui’s mad skills, Maya may be the raddest kid in the class this year. See her messenger come together below. Hui ignites the swirlinator. The peacock gets swirled [...]
Tricia Wright, an avid Timbuk2 fan and an awesome San Francisco based designer has been hard at work with her new line of bike salvaged goods. She started Rewind Lab in 2009 as she felt compelled to make sustainable design look good. We’re fans of her sweet line of necklaces made with used inner tubes [...]
With America’s Cup on the mind and the Oracle boat absolutely crushing the other boats on the bay, sail cloth is on our minds. We’ve sold our super lightweight X-Pac sail cloth for years – it looks amazing on messengers – but we recently built a totally different type of sail bag. Our good friend [...]
Last week was SF Made week, and in honor of this celebration of San Francisco companies, Tribute SF released their video on manufacturing in The City by The Bay . Timbuk2 is proud to be featured in this beautiful piece on folks who are making quality goods right in the heart of one of America’s [...]
We’re proud to celebrate SFMade Week May 7 – 13. SFMade Week provides opportunities to discover made in San Francisco products, tour local factories (including Timbuk2!), and support local manufacturers by shopping local on SFMade Day (Saturday, May 12). See all SFMade Week events here. Timbuk2 has continuously manufatured products in San Francisco since 1989. [...]
It’s a simple equation. Exercise balls + ballistic nylon + San Francisco manufacturing = Sydney art installation Need us to break the equation down? Here it goes: Local design and manufacturers Timbuk2 and Rebar Group work comfortably together in the red brick building on Shotwell at 20th Street in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood. They run [...]