About Us

Opening Hours  The Design Gallery is open:
10am-5pm Monday-Friday, 10am-5:30pm Saturday, 1pm-5pm Sunday and Bank Holidays

Furniture Warehouse appointments in Edenbridge are available 7 days a week by appointment.

The Design Gallery was established in October 2002 by John Masters and Chrissie Masters in a beautiful, exclusive gallery in Westerham, Kent.

Located near London, just outside the M25 between junctions 5 and 6. The train from Victoria Station, London direct to either Oxted, Surrey or Sevenoaks, Kent, both of which are 10 minutes by taxi from Westerham. Chartwell, Winston Churchill’s home (National Trust), Quebec House (NT) and Hever Castle are also nearby.
See www.visitwesterham.org.uk for more information on historic Westerham,

Trained in the Decorative Arts 1850 to 1950 at Sotheby’s Institute, London, John and Chrissie are acknowledged specialists in Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts Movement, Aesthetic Movement and Gothic Revival.

John is a former Treasurer to international banks. He was the Honorary Treasurer of the Decorative Arts Society. John has appeared with Eric Knowles (pictured above), Catherine Southon and Jonty Hearnden on BBC television antiques programmes. Chrissie is a well-known magazine editor, having worked on the staff of Cosmopolitan (Health & Beauty Director), Hello! (Beauty Editor), The Times (fashion stylist/correspondent), The Daily Express (fashion stylist). She contributed to Country Living Magazine and has written five books. Two chapters of the book ’20th Century Design’ by Judith Miller were written by Chrissie. She secured sponsorship for a world record-breaking event that raised £1 million for The Royal Marsden Hospital and has produced and contributed to many charity events.

John and Chrissie’s passion for these periods of progressive design has brought them clients from all over the world. The Design Gallery is open 7 days a week. A large furniture warehouse, 15 minutes from the gallery, can be visited by appointment, call 01959 561234. Chrissie also specialises in 19th and 20th century designer jewellery.