Some Recent Work

Some Recent Work

Custom stainless steel bart carts with white oak shelves for the MoMA.   White oak bench with nesting stools for the new Ornot Bike studio in SF: Custom baby gates...

More from SFMoMA

More from SFMoMA

Mobile wall partitions for Cafe 5 at the SF MoMA.  The design was created by my friend RJ.  He created it as a play off of camera lens flares.  You...

Paul Smith Lounge Chair

Paul Smith Lounge Chair

Custom lounge chair featuring some beautiful material from Paul Smith.  For inquiries on this chair, or other custom upholstery options, please ask away:  john@carlyslemfg.com

SF MoMA

SF MoMA

Some custom pieces I recently designed and constructed for the newly renovated Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco:  

New Shop...New Projects

New Shop...New Projects

A few months ago I moved out of my home in the redwoods back to Sacramento.  It was my home after college, during a very different phase of my life....

RJ

RJ

My friend RJ did some rad sketches of a few photos from our Lassen trip.  Not only can he quote every line from The Blues Brothers, but he is an...

Lassen

Lassen

      Photos: RJ Rabe    

Shop Days

Shop Days

Photos compliments of Logan Havens.  www.havenscreative.com

Wallflower

Wallflower

A couple of iPhone shots of a custom check-out stand I designed and built for Wallflower, a wonderful vintage store in the heart of San Francisco's Mission District.  The piece...

Foggy Notion

Foggy Notion

I recently completed a shelving unit for the good people at Foggy Notion.  Alissa, the owner, has created a wonderful little shop worth visiting next time you're in San Francisco's...

Darkside of the Lens

Darkside of the Lens

I came across this video a few years ago.  I still find inspiration in his words and obsessions.  An absolutely beautiful video that I find very relatable.     Darkside...

Time away

Time away

I've been spending the past month or two in a fairly isolated state.  I'm embracing the new space and channeling that energy and inspiration into new ideas and products.  Stay...

WCC

WCC

I've been away from this for a while, but I'm coming back with some new items including lounge chairs and other wall mounted accessories.  They will be up on the...

Slow Coast

Slow Coast

Some photos of my new home and shop in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains:              

Alternative Apparel

Alternative Apparel

I recently built several shelving units for Alternative Apparel's new shop in New York City.  As expected, their design team did a wonderful job creating a beautiful shop that identifies...

New Things

New Things

As expected, the blog has been severely neglected.  In addition to the lights featured below, we have a few other odds and ends that we are working to roll out...

Lights!

Lights!

Our lights are finally available for purchase.  Each piece can be mounted on its own, or can be integrated into a pre-existing shelving system.  Individual lights are $175, or $300...

Street Style 1947

Street Style 1947

I recently came across my grandfather Carlysle's old photo albums from 1947.  They document a period in time when he worked for the U.S. Department of Engineering in Louisville, Kentucky....

Cooks and Craftsman This Weekend!

Cooks and Craftsman This Weekend!

This Saturday from 11-5, join us at Stable Coffee/Lila B. on 2128 Folsom Street for an afternoon of mulled wine and warm snacks.  We will have a wall full of...

News

News

Thanks to everyone for coming out last weekend to West Coast Craft.  We had a great time seeing old and new faces.  I've been spending the better part of this...

TRNK

TRNK

Nick and Tariq from TRNK-NYC just posted an article about their visit last month.  They have been spending the summer traveling across the country, seeking out the best in men's...

West Coast Craft

West Coast Craft

We are pleased to announce that we will have a booth at this year's West Coast Craft event.  Come visit us and hundreds of the area's best makers on November...

ORNOT

ORNOT

Our friend Matt just launched a new line of cycling clothes based around the simple design principal that you don't need to look like a billboard on your bike.  We...

Slow is Fast

Slow is Fast

I've been following these guys for a while now.  I'm excited to see how this project turns out.  Makes me realize how much exploring I have yet to do in...

Now Open!

Now Open!

To celebrate the launch of our new website, we will be offering 15% off all purchases.  Simply enter the promo code "carlysle" during the check out process.  Offer lasts for...

Coming Soon...

Coming Soon...

I've been spending some time in the shop, working on new products while we wait for things to take off.   We are experimenting with several different lighting pieces that...

Jack/Knife

Jack/Knife

Our friends at Jack/Knife Outfitters recently asked us to install some pieces in their SOMA studio.  It has been an incredible opportunity to work with them.  You will be hard...

Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to Carlysle Manufacturing Company!  I am very proud to showcase the wonderful products that we have been developing over the past few months.  Please take a look around and...

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