Matthew Humphries Appointed Tutor in Vehicle Design at the Royal College of Art
Car designer Matthew Humphries has been appointed as a Tutor on the Royal College of Art’s renowned postgraduate Vehicle Design programme in London.
Matthew Humphries studied vehicle design at Coventry University before joining Morgan Motor Company as its chief designer in 2005. Led by Matt, Morgan Design has been responsible for a range of concept and production cars. These include the Morgan Aeromax, LifeCar, Aero supersports, EvaGt and the new Morgan 3 wheeler. In August of this year Matthew established Matthew Humphries Design, which offers customers a bespoke design service and specialises in automotive, brand and product design that exudes a strong British, hand crafted style aesthetic. Meanwhile Matt also remains as Chief Designer at Morgan Motor Company.
The Vehicle Design programme at the RCA is one of the world’s leading centres for vehicle design education and research.
The Master of Arts two-year programme remains the only established and dedicated postgraduate course in Vehicle Design in the world and has an enviable graduate employment record. Research activities at PhD level, and in collaboration with other industry and academic organisations form a significant part of programme activities.
Speaking of his appointment, Humphries said: “I’m extremely proud to be associated with such a prestigious establishment and I look forward to working with future generations of automotive designers.”
Head of Vehicle Design, Professor Dale Harrow added: “We’re really excited to have Matthew join the teaching staff within the programme. His knowledge and experience will be a valuable asset to the department.”
Humphries takes up the post from 1st November 2012 and will be based at the College on a part-time basis.