• From Issue 63: The Custom-Made Is Always Right - Tamsin Blanchard Discusses On-Demand Production

    5 days ago - By 10 magazine

    A few years ago, I visited Unmade, a knit and tech start-up (that's right, knitting and technology, the two are surprisingly well suited) based at the innovations incubator Makerversity, at Somerset House. There, I met Ben Alun-Jones, appropriately bespectacled and techy-looking, who showed me the industrial knitting machine that he and his cofounders had hacked so that it could create mass-customised product - a different design every time, with no need to recalibrate the machine. He compared it to a 3D printer that can be programmed to print on demand. The founders wanted to disrupt the...
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