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Charles Purvis

MA work

Sum of its Parts

Exploring the concept of a vehicle that can be made from as few components as possible, each part having 100% functionality and reason for being. An attempt to channel a more ethical and efficient manufacturing approach for the automotive industry to take, whilst still creating a desirable product. 


  • MA Degree


    School of Design


    MA Vehicle Design, 2016

  • I have displayed work at the Royal Automobile Club, The Transport for London Museum and the prestigious concours d'elegance, Salon Prive, as well as having works published in EVO and Autocar Magazine

    I have recently worked alongside Jaguar Advanced Design on a collaborative project with the Royal College of Art, with my team's work winning the overall project.

    I draw inspiration from varying sources to inform my work to ensure that they have integrity, ingenuity, and purity