artisan chairs


Weird, wonderful, quirky, practical and handmade.
Seating that just might be alive.
The material used is Plywood, F.S.C or P.E.F.C certified.

The designs continually evolve and develop.

There is no complete catalogue.

Below are some designs giving a flavour of the current range.


Spider stool

Legs fold under

legs fold under
Spider stool

Bumblebee (below)

stool or table that folds flat

available in different heights

Scuttle stool (below)

a stool that is suitable for use at a desk or table

legs fold away

Oddbod (below)

work or dining chair

folds to a very compact size

Imp (below)

adjustable back support

dining or work chair

folds flat

Gog reclining chair (below)

very adjustable back support

easy to recline

also available as with a rocking chair action

all available with or without arms and headrest

malcolm david smith

exhibition information




There is NO mail order service.


Seating needs to be tried for comfort, height angles etc. It is very personal and needs to be tried.


malcolm david smith, has now moved.

Work will be continuing in Yorkshire, see exhibitions section below.


 Phone 0792 545 0876




events 2024


August Sat 31st & Sun 1st of Sept. Bramble Berry Market, Pickering Memorial Hall YO18 8AA.

See links below.


August Sat 10th. Bramble Berry Market, The Milton Rooms, Malton. YO17 7LX.

See links below.


October Sat 5th & Sun 6th. Burton Agnes Hall, Autumn Fair, Driffield YO25 4NB

See links below.

latest news


June. The workshop is gradually coming together. The first new show is booked.

May. Relocated to Yorkshire. Once organised I will be resuming exhibiting at shows. Dates will appear here when finalised.


Facebook- Bramble Berry Markets Instagram- brambleberrymarkets Autumn Fair details


malcolm gained a B.Ed honours in Design & Technology at Shoreditch College.

Achieved the Shoreditch Society Award for Outstanding Design & Craftsmanship in Wood.

artisan chairs since 1989

Spider stool folded
Spider sleeping.

all designs & images © malcolm david smith