Adam Billy Clayton is a handbag designer. He's lived and studied in New York City under Olivier Rabbath, a French shoemaker based in New York City. He has also won a scholarship to Penland school of crafts in North Carolina. He has done a stint in Rome working as a freelance designer. Adam has a background in Set Building in the fashion industry and Scenic painting in Film and Television. Adam is an autodidactic artist who got his start forging leather from discarded sofas curbside. He draws inspiration from architecture, industrial landscapes and forgotten objects. He currently lives and works in Toronto.