Our Team

Peter Hume

As a director Peter Hume brings 40 years experience within leading architectural practices in Cornwall. With many design awards and accolades, Peter Hume has established himself as a respected designer and innovator. Working with Local Authorities, Housing Associations, The South West Regional Development Agency, The Duchy, The Princes Foundation and many other leading consultants and advisory bodies, on projects ranging from individual residences to major regeneration projects. We offer a unique blend of sustainable architectural services in Cornwall. Since 2007, Peter Hume has been employed as a consultant advising the Duchy of Cornwall on the design and suitability of projects built on Duchy land throughout Cornwall.

Michelle Hume

Michelle Hume, also a director, has merged her Interior Design Business with Purl Design to enable her talents to be used solely under this banner. Michelle is also responsible for all aspects of our office management and accounts.

Tim Peers

Tim Peers joined Purl Design in 2009 and has a Foundation Degree in Sustainable Construction, quickly becoming a much valued member of the team. Tim also has skills in 3D modelling and has a thorough understanding of the planning process and is able to respond to a variety of project types.

Ryan Chapman

Ryan Chapman joined Purl Design in November 2015 after successfully completing BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology and Design achieving a 1st. We are delighted to have Ryan join us as a CIAT Associate Member with extensive knowledge of sustainable building technology. Ryan has quickly developed a sound understanding of construction techniques and uses this knowledge in his design development.