MOVERS & SHAKERS
Homes & Gardens|February 2021
Graphic artist Adam Ellis
FIONA MCCARTHY
Maximalism’s love affair with colour, pattern and whimsy owes much to the art of Adam Ellis. In his collaborations with designers such as Martin Brudnizki and Olga Polizzi, Adam creates dramatic scenes that seductively traverse walls, ceilings and doors, from the romantic trail of songbirds and wisteria enveloping the Brown’s Hotel lobby in Mayfair to the gilded scenes of flora and fauna found in many of The Ivy’s collection of brasseries.

‘There’s no space that can’t be enhanced or warmed up by the right picture,’ enthuses Adam. Here in his two-storey industrial space in west London, Adam has combined a light-drenched design studio with a gallery space for clients, both commercial and residential, to see his work in action, as well as peruse the archive of over 10,000 images Adam has collected since a student at the Slade School of Fine Art over two decades ago.

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