Eli Metcalf

Set Designer
Other credits: Prop Stylist


Based In

  • Los Angeles


Set Designer Eli Metcalf was born and raised in Southern California. A dedicated musician, surfer, skateboarder and artist, Eli began his career in the nineties, building custom props and set dressings for video commercials. Eli later became an Art Director for veteran film and music video director Joseph Kahn, designing sets for some of most iconic music videos in pop culture history.

Later embarking on his own career as a set designer and prop stylist, Eli’s work now spans multiple disciplines in the field of art and design including filmmaking, painting, printmaking, sculpture, furniture and light design.

Eli has collaborated with some of the top photographers in the world including Fabien Baron, Ezra Petronio, Patrick Demarchelier, Norman Jean Roy, Christian MacDonald, Nathaniel Goldberg and Lachlan Bailey. His clients include Calvin Klein, Public School, Perry Ellis, Diane von Furstenberg, Armani Exchange, Kenneth Cole, L’Oreal and Nike.

Eli’s editorial credits include Vogue Paris, Vogue Spain, Vogue China, L’Uomo Vogue, i-D, Self Service, Interview, Dazed & Confused, V/V Man and WSJ.


Lucky Brand Jeans S/S 17 Campaign
Lucky Brand Jeans (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2017
photographer: Victor Demarchelier
Lucky Brand Spring 2017
Lucky Brand Jeans (Advertising)
published: Spring 2017
photographer: Victor Demarchelier
By Cass Bird
Self Service (Editorial)
published: October 2016
photographer: Cass Bird
Perry Ellis F/W 16
Perry Ellis (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2016
photographer: Frederike Helwig
More Than a Woman (CĂ©line feature)
Interview Magazine (Editorial)
published: March 2016
photographer: Fabien Baron
Perry Ellis S/S 16
Perry Ellis (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2016
photographer: Frederike Helwig
Harper's Bazaar March 2016 Back Cover
Harper's Bazaar U.S. (Magazine Cover)
published: March 2016
photographer: Bjorn Iooss
Interview Magazine February 2016 Cover
Interview Magazine (Magazine Cover)
published: February 2016
photographer: Gregory Harris
Lucky Brand Spring 2016
Lucky Brand Jeans (Advertising)
published: Spring 2016
photographer: Gregory Harris
La Chica Del Cadillac
Vogue Espana (Editorial)
published: January 2016
photographer: Ezra Petronio

Eli Metcalf in the news:

Models.com: MDX
Models.com: Of the Minute

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