Shadowplay Design are a professional interior design company offering full design & project management for both residential & commercial properties. We also boast a service range from architectural CGI, design boards, product sourcing, final photography & bespoke art packages. Current projects includes; art packages for a bar & nightclub, interiors for a restaurant & coffee shop & domestic interior design for home owners & property developers. Our Philosophy is to listen to the brief & work with the practical elements as well as the aesthetics. Taking into account the architecture & natural lighting the building offers, we expand & design the desired ‘look’! Where possible we use natural & sustainable products & most importantly create & deliver the scheme on time & in budget. Shadowplay Design is a sister company of Shadowplay Media Ltd, a creative production studio specialising in photography, retouching, CGI / 3D imagery, animation & video.



Kelly James is one half of the husband & wife team at Shadowplay Design. Coming from a career in creative agencies, Kelly has always been interested in visual & current design. She is currently completing her diploma from the KLC School of design but has already completed a number of interior projects over the years, from beautiful residential houses & hotels, to refitting restaurants, coffee shops & most recently a full design & art package project for a local business.

Phil & Kelly have 2 sons & a dachshund. With a business & family to juggle life can be busy, frustrating at times but always fun.




After studying art and photography Philip E James has been creating atmospheric imagery for advertising for two decades. Implementing the use of in camera manipulation pre photoshop, he now continues to ‘build’ images and experiment using in house retouching, CGI and moving image techniques through his creative production company Shadowplay.  His award winning work has an epic, cinematic touch, full of graphic detail and hidden meaning. Alongside personal projects he produces commercial images for clients such as McLaren, Carlsberg, Peugeot and Dyson. He is also co-director of Shadowplay Design.