Individual mass production, using traditional manufacturing techniques
Stoke-On-Trent is steeped in the history of ceramics manufacture. The project worked with Royal Winton to develop a process that enables individuality in mass production tooling. The intervention did not affect cost in labour or tooling but still embraced traditional methods of manufacture.
The process was very simple, it used off the shelf elastic bands to contort the freshly moulded slip, giving unique forms and contortions that are hard to repeat quickly by hand. The process used one tool and did not slow down the fettling process, making an affordable output.
Created for and produced by Royal Dalton, Est. 1815, Stoke-On-Trent.
“They are just as quick to make and as production-efficient as our existing products”.
Head of Production, Royal Wilton