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Elliott Winslow-Thorpe

MA work


Exploring the use of weaving as manufacturing

process using a synthetic fiber, to establish a

new design aesthetic and reduce a vehicles

carbon footprint.


  • MA Degree


    School of Design


    MA Vehicle Design, 2017

  • Though there seems to be a lot of uncertainty about the future of the car. I find the industry incredibly interesting at the moment. There is a lot of scope for change, especially with autonomy and EV trends hitting the forefront.The car is an emotional object and I believe it will always have a place, but with current rate of change, it’s interesting to explore different avenues where a vehicle might function.

  • Degrees

  • BA (Hons) Transport Design. Northumbria University. 2011
  • Experience

  • Design intern, Elddis, Durham, April 2014 - August 2014; Design placement/Manufacturing experience, Morgan Motor Company, Malvern, July 2014; Graphic designer, Great British Sports Cars, Newark, July 2013-September 2013
  • Exhibitions

  • New Designers, Business Design Center,London,2015
  • Awards

  • Bursary Award Winner, Coachmakers Motorcar Centenary Award, 2017; Automark Pathway Winner, Metro Project(Safer Truck Project); Shortlisted, Salon Prive