Humanmade is a nonprofit open access makerspace
Our mission is to empower individuals in our community to become the next generation of inventors, designers, and makers by providing access to the best training, tools, and facilities through workforce development and STEAM training programs.
Humanmade is a first of its kind - explicitly founded to be the bridge for individuals to gain the skills to fill manufacturing, fabrication, and design jobs in the Bay Area.
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A NEW APPROACH
Located in the heart of San Francisco’s Design District, Humanmade brings an all-new “learn-design-make-manufacture” model to our industry.
MAKING FOR THE FUTURE
Humanmade is a makerspace that empowers individuals with the skills to create a better future. Offering multiple types of training from entry-level to advanced, our mission is to provide life-changing Workforce Development Certification programs.
4 to 8-week job
Custom training materials
based on hiring needs
Skills and knowledge
for entry-level jobs
Nurture, support, and grow -
no matter the circumstance
COMMUNITY MEMBER ACCESS
Our top-notch makerspace is also available and accessible to anyone in our community, regardless of participation level in our Workforce Development and other community programs we run.
With brand new, industry standard, rapid prototyping, manufacturing tools and software, Humanmade provides access to cutting-edge, facilities, training, and experiences. By mastering maker-based skills through comprehensive instruction and mentoring from our expert staff, Humanmade can ensure you will have a safe, meaningful, and rewarding experience.
Humanmade provides individuals with the tools and training they need to experience
THE HUMANMADE FACILITY
Located in San Francisco’s Design District, Humanmade offers approximately 13,000 sq. feet of state-of-the-art equipment and space dedicated to training and making. We have a wide-range of equipment including a massive woodshop, a large metal shop/machine shop, with both CNC and manual mills, routers, and lathes, an electronics lab and textiles area - - as well as digital production equipment such as 3D printers and professional-grade laser cutters.
Our facility also includes amazing co-working and co-making spaces, huge project areas, large work tables, computer hubs, a flexible demonstration space, a classroom, and a creative environment conducive to collaboration and reaching goals. Humanmade aims to expand and extend its impact beyond our walls, and invites creators of all types to come take part in our mission to nurture and grow, no matter what the circumstances.
In an effort to advance our mission of engaging people in the act of making, Humanmade offers several makerspace-based services including on and offsite STEAM programming, and Team Building.