David A. Smith
David is a British Graphic designer, artist, and gilder. His craftsmanship and attention to detail have led to notable commissions from around the world. He started his career as an apprentice signwriter in 1983. He has worked with many world brands such as Jameson Whiskey, Burberry, and Disney. David has produced work for top bands and talented musicians such as John Mayer, Kings of Leon, and Bernie Marsden, whilst still carrying on his passion of signwriting and gilding. In 2019 due to his strong commitment to his craft, he was appointed as a Member of the British Empire ( MBE ) in the New Year's honours list. He continues to teach and share his skills to artists around the world through his work with precision, perseverance, and unparalleled passion.