Eli Metcalf

Set Designer, other credits: Prop Stylist



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.


More Than a Woman (Céline feature)
Interview Magazine (Editorial)
published: March 2016
photographer: Fabien Baron
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
La Chica Del Cadillac
Vogue Espana (Editorial)
published: January 2016
photographer: Ezra Petronio
Vogue Espana January 2016 Cover
Vogue Espana (Magazine Cover)
published: January 2016
photographer: Ezra Petronio
Manhattan Rooftop
Numéro (Editorial)
published: September 2015
photographer: Txema Yeste
The Grass is Always Greener
WSJ (Editorial)
published: September 2015
photographer: Lachlan Bailey
WSJ September 2015 Cover
WSJ (Magazine Cover)
published: September 2015
photographer: Lachlan Bailey
Christina Ricci
Dazed Magazine (Editorial)
published: Fall 2015
photographer: Andrea Spotorno
Modern Weekly China August 2015 Cover
Modern Weekly (China) (Magazine Cover)
published: August 2015
photographer: Dario Catellani

Eli Metcalf in the news:

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

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