David Holmes is a working illustrator and painter who can be found most days working from his studio in Primrose Hill, London.

Recent work includes includes designing "The Ivy Now":  a book to celebrate the 100th aniversary of The Ivy, (one of London's most glamorous and enduring restaurants), as well as conceiving and creating the Macallan Archive Series.  The Archive Series is a limited edition of 250 "Tin" books released annually by Macallan to celebrate their history.  Each contains a bottle of Macallan featuring a David Holmes designed label, along with a book showcasing a selection of the advertisments from the period which David created with his writing partner Nick Salaman.

The Ivy Now was shorlisted for "Book of the Year" in the British Design & Production Awards 2017.

If you would like to buy any of David’s paintings or illustrations please email davidcecilholmes@gmail.com or call 020 7586 0363 so David can discuss your requirements.