Original contemporary handmade seating.
Seating that just might be alive.

malcolm david smith

artisan chairs


Malcolm David Smith Seating that just might be alive.
Spider Stool


Tucked away in Derbyshire is a small studio-workshop in which unique original designs emanate.
Malcolm David Smith. Cromford, Matlock Derbyshire.
Studio & Attic Gallery

malcolm david smith

Studio & Attic Gallery,

29 Market Place, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3RE

Full Contact Details at the Bottom of the Page.


The Attic Gallery.


The range is constantly evolving, always something new to see.

The Studio & Attic Gallery is set back about 20 metres from the road.

Enter Cromford Market Place (from the A6) you will see the Greyhound Hotel, look for the larger fish & chip restaurant and bus stop. The Studio & Attic Gallery is up the drive to the right of the restaurant.

Visiting the area and would like a list of arts & crafts along the Derwent Valley ?

See the Derwent Valley Arts Crawl, link towards the bottom of the page.

Opening Times and Exhibition Information

There is NO mail order service.

Seating needs to be tried for height, angles and support. The character of the wood needs to be seen and touched.


Visitors are welcome.

Before making a special journey it is advisable to check the details below.


Studio and Attic Gallery Opening Times.


OPEN Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun 10am to 4.00pm

CLOSED Mon, Tues & Weds.



Events (confirmed) 2019



closed, Thurs 4th, then

Fri 5th to Sun 7th for Haddon Hall Spring Artisan Market, Haddon Hall, Nr Bakewell Derbyshire DE45 1LA. See link below.




Thurs 6th to Sun 9th for Trentham Gardens, Craft in Focus. Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8JG. See Craft in Focus link below.



closed Fri 11th, then 

Sat 12th & Sun 13th for The Great Peak District Fair, Pavilion Gardens, St Johns Road, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6BE. See Pavilion Gardens link below.



closed, Fri 22nd, then

Sat 23rd & Sun 24th for Elvaston Castle Christmas Craft Fair, Borrowash Road, Derby DE72 3EP. See Mad Hatters Events link below.


LINKS are below the Gallery, further down the page.


Each piece is designed and hand made by malcolm david smith.

The designs continually evolve and develop.

Seating that just might be alive.

There is no complete catalogue.

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



The timber used is Liriodendron Tulipifera, (flowers the shape of tulips) part of the Magnoliaceae family.

Tulip Tree.


All designed and hand made by malcolm david smith.

Fly stool. By malcolm david smith. In Tulip tree. Price £175


All designed and handmade by malcolm david smith.


thebsg.org.uk Information on British Stickmakers Guild & events.

celebratingcromford.org Details of the annual Cromford activities.

craftinfocus.com Details of the Trentham Gardens event.

derwentvalleyartcrawl.co.uk A website and a brochure of artists and craftspeople in the derwent valley 

derbyshire.gov.uk/woodlandfestival Details of Woodland Festival at Elvaston Castle, and much more.

haddonhall.co.uk Artisan markets.

madhattersevents.com Details of the Elvaston Castle Christmas Fair.

paviliongardens.co.uk Events at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton.

scarthinbooks.com New, secondhand books & tearoom. One of many highlights of Cromford.

malcolm david smith


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




Malcolm David Smith,

29 Market Place, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3RE



0792 545 0876


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Spider stool folded
Spider sleeping.

all designs & images © malcolm david smith