Former architect Julien Vaissieres set up Batch.works in 2016, with the aim of making affordable and eco-friendly products that make the most of 3D printing’s speed and efficiency. All of Batch.works’ products are printed on-site at its East London headquarters.
The company has worked with brands including the Pompidou Centre, Paperchase, the V&A and more recently the Tate Modern. The founder was also included in Stationery Matters’ Thirty Under 30 Class of 2018, and Batch.works was shortlisted for Consumer Product of the Year in the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards, chosen from over 5,000 nominations. As well as working on new editions of existing products, the company is currently exploring partnerships with international designers, and more ways of incorporating biodegradable materials into its products.
“Innovation is often described as new breakthrough ideas. But I believe in everyday innovations in order to make a bigger impact in society and a better world – one step at a time.”