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Ellie Tote in natural leather with hand-painted, water resistant interior.

CUSTOM MADE TO-MEASURE $975.00

The natural leather Ellie Tote quickly darkens to a rich, saddle brown color. The top flaps unzip and fold out-of-the-way to lay flat against the sides of the tote.We make optional organizers to interchangeably compartmentalize the way your tote works for you.

We hand-sand the tote’s interior panels prior to hand-painting them with colorfast, stain and water resistant colors you specify.

The size of the Ellie Tote ranges from 14 x 11 x 4″ to 17 x 12 x 5″. Within that range, we’ll custom make your tote the size you need, make your tote’s handles the length you need, and make your tote’s interior side pockets the width you prefer.

Schedule a free Zoom® video chat with Kari and Myron to explore our products and talk with us about customizing them for you.

Platform Portfolio in hand-colored, water repellent, colorfast linen and leather.

natural or tannery-colored leather trim $1075
hand-colored leather trim $2150.

Linen, which is derived from the flax plant, is about 30% stronger than cotton canvas of the same weight. Linen requires less water and fewer pesticides than cotton to grow which makes linen one of the most sustainable natural fabrics to cultivate.

We custom hand-color and hand-finish Belgian artist linen to make your colorfast, stain and water repellent Platform Portfolio. We mix colors in our workshop to dye linen the color you specify. Let us know the color of vegetable tanned leather trim you prefer: natural (which darkens to a saddle brown color), espresso or black. By special order, we’ll hand-grain and hand-color your bag’s leather trim whatever color you request.

Tell us what you carry in your bag. Without extra cost, we’ll adapt our patterns to make your portfolio the dimensions you need to accommodate your gear. Your portfolio’s platform base makes it as stable and easily organized as our top loading travelers’ briefcase styles.

Our family has been making bags in San Francisco for 45 years. Call us, or join Kari, Myron and Ely in our workshop via a free video chat to customize your made to-measure Platform Portfolio to look and work the way you want it to.

Pedestal Tote in hand-colored, water repellent, colorfast linen and leather.

natural or tannery-colored leather trim $875
hand-colored leather trim $1750.

We custom hand-color Belgian artist linen on opposite sides of each panel to make your colorfast, stain and water repellant linen and leather tote. You may specify linen colors with natural, tannery-colored or hand-colored leather trim.

Our linen and leather finishing techniques result in constructions that are 30% lighter weight than their all-leather counterparts. Interchangeable, modular organizers and kits make them as versatile as well.

A pedestal incorporated into the base of the Pedestal Tote makes it as stable and easily organized as our top loading travelers’ briefcase styles.

Show us what you carry. Without extra cost, we’ll make your tote the dimensions you need to accomodate the assortment of garments and gear you pack. And by special order, we’ll mix the colors you specify and hand-color your bags for you.

Business Backpack in Hand Colored Linen with Natural Leather

Made to-measure Business Backpack in stain and water
repellent, colorfast, hand-colored linen and leather trim.

natural or tannery-colored leather trim $1250
hand-colored leather trim $2500.

We hand-coat and custom color Belgian artist linen to make our new, linen and leather Business Backpack for you. You may order any color of linen with natural leather, tannery-colored leather, or hand-colored leather trim. Linen and leather styles are about 30% lighter weight than all-leather styles. Innovative linen coloring and finishing techniques result in linen and leather constructions as durable as their all-leather counterparts. Interchangeable, modular organizers and kits make them as versatile as well.

The Business Backpack is one of our new, freestanding pedestal designs. Even when fully unzipped, its pedestal base assures your backpack is as stable and easily worked from as our top loading travelers’ briefcase styles. Without extra charge, we’ll customize your backpack’s dimensions to fit you, your laptop, and the contents you carry. And we’ll adapt the size and shape of our modular kits and organizers to fit the unique dimensions of your made to-measure backpack.

Schedule a free Zoom® video chat to talk with us about custom making your linen and leather backpack, organizers and kits to-measure for you.

Email w@glaserdesigns.com or call 415-552-3188
1469 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109 ©Glaser Design

Leather Clutch with Magnetic Closure

Custom made to-measure Clutch

Your clutch is custom made to-measure with a
magnetic closure to securely hold your cell phone, cards and accessories. A zippered center panel divides the clutch and secures your currency. Each clutch includes a four-pocket card manager and an optional wrist strap.

Inside your work or travel bag, they protect and organize your gear; carried independently, they’re great meeting and conference organizers.

We sand and glaze the interior sueded surfaces to make them soil resistant and easy to maintain.

Natural leather clutches are made to-measure of vegetable tanned leather that quickly darkens with exposure to sunlight.

Natural leather clutch:
Size range: 8.5 x 5 x 1″…10.5 x 6.25 x 1″
Price: $275.

Hand-grained, hand-colored clutch:
(Colored with studio-mixed colors)
Size range: 8.5 x 5 x 1″…10.5 x 6.25 x 1″
Price: $550.

Hand Burnished Natural Clutch – $275.
Hand Burnished Natural Clutch (inside) – $275.

Hand Grained, Hand Colored Barn Red Clutch – $550.
Hand Grained, Hand Colored Barn Red Clutch – $550.
Hand Grained, Hand Colored Black Clutch – $550.
Hand Grained, Hand Colored Black Clutch – $550.
Hand Grained, Hand Colored Blue Clutch – $550.
Hand Grained, Hand Colored Blue Clutch – $550.
Hand Grained, Hand Colored Sienna Clutch – $550.
Hand Grained, Hand Colored Sienna Clutch – $550.

Business Backpack in Hand Burnished Natural Leather

Introducing our new, custom made backpack that holds a Leica® M-System or Hasselblad®…

Natural or Tannery Colored Leather: $1200
Hand-Colored leather: $2400

We’ll custom make your backpack of natural, tannery colored, or hand-colored leather with your choice of lining colors and silver or brass hardware. Schedule a free Zoom® video chat with Kari and Myron to discuss your requirements and specify your backpack’s colors, materials, strap lengths and dimensions…

and you can alternate your optional camera insert with your
backpack’s supplied laptop sleeve and optional organizers to reformat your backpack for work, travel, overnight gear, tablets and accessories.

Email w@glaserdesigns.com or call 415-552-3188
1469 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109 ©Glaser Design

Pedestal Messenger Bag Holds MacBook Pro, iPad, Leica M or Hasselblad…

without looking like your camera bag…

…and you can exchange our optional padded camera inserts with a supplied panel-wide divider for work, laptops and tablets.

We always customize your bags and organizers to complement the type of gear you need to carry.

Leica® padded insert: $200.

Pedestal Shoulder Bag
Hand burnished saddle leather: $1200; hand-colored leather $2400.


How we work: simply schedule a free Zoom video chat with Kari and Myron to determine the size, format, leather and lining colors, organization and utility of your bag, and we’ll make it for you.

Email w@glaserdesigns.com or call 415-552-3188.

Pedestal Messenger Bag Review by Figital Revolution

Stephen Schaub reviews our Leica® M Pedestal Messenger Bag format: “It’s the best camera bag I’ve ever seen.”

Glaser Designs Leather Camera Bag Review October 11, 2018 By Figital Revolution

“This is my favorite camera bag for my Leica® M system,” Schaub says. “I have been looking for a bag like this for over a decade.”

“It’s a seven day a week bag and doesn’t look like a camera bag. When you exchange the padded camera insert with the panel-wide divider, it’s an everyday, freestanding business bag. Saturdays and Sundays, swap the panel-wide divider with your camera insert, and it’s your camera bag.”

Schedule a free Zoom® video chat with Kari and Myron about the
size and format of bag you want and the organization you need.

Email w@glaserdesigns.com or call us at 415-552-3188.

Leather Portfolio with Magnetic Closure

Custom made to-measure Portfolio

Portfolios are made to the width you need to hold your tablet, writing pad and laptop. A modular, see-through pocket conveniently positions your pens and stylus at the top of the center panel of your portfolio.

Portfolios nest within larger bags to protect and organize your gear, and double as meeting and conference bags when that’s all you need. They have a magnetic closure at the top.

We sand and glaze the interior sueded surfaces to make them soil resistant and easy to maintain.

Natural leather Portfolios are made to-measure of vegetable tanned leather that quickly darkens with exposure to sunlight.

Natural leather portfolio
Size range: 12.5 x 9.5 x 2.5″…13.5 x 9.5 x 2.5″
Price: $495.

Hand-grained, hand-colored portfolio
(Colored with studio-mixed colors)
Size range: 12.5 x 9.5 x 2.5″…13.5 x 9.5 x 2.5″
Price $990.

Hand burnished Natural Portfolio – $495.
Hand burnished Natural Portfolio (inside) – $495.

Tell us about what you need by scheduling a free Zoom® video chat with Kari and Myron about the size you want…
email w@glaserdesigns.com or call 415-552-3188.