Join us for a glass or two of Squerryes’ vintage champagne Brut and canapes this Saturday 15th December 10am-10pm and Sunday 12 noon-5pm and view The Design Gallery’s glittering Winter Exhibition. Highlights of our largest-ever display of exquisite presents and unique furnishings include a remarkable collection of Art Glass including Lalique, Daum, Legras and Galle; Art Deco bronzes by Lorenzl, Adolph and Zach; Art Deco lighting and Jakob Bengel’s Modernist 1930s jewellery. We hope to see you soon, John and Chrissie 01959 561234


WAREHOUSE SALE  At the new 3000 sq.ft. Starborough Farm Showroom and Warehouse Edenbridge   Thursday 25th October and Friday 26th October 10am-5pm; Saturday 27th October 8am-1pm; Friday 2nd November 10am-5pm; Saturday 3rd November 8am-1pm  LOCATION: Units 1a and 1b, Starborough Farm, Starborough Road, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5RB 

Telephone: Warehouse: 01342 833366   Gallery: 01959 561234   John Mobile: 07785 503044. DIRECTIONS: Sat.Nav. will probably take you an attractive but long and winding route. We suggest: Leaving The Design Gallery, turn left onto the A25 then right at the bend onto Hosey Hill B2026 towards Edenbridge. Follow to a ‘T’ junction and turn left towards Edenbridge. Continue along the Edenbridge bypass and out on the B2026 heading towards Hartfield and Marsh Green.  After around a mile turn right onto Marsh Green Road B2028 towards Lingfield. Keep going through Marsh Green in the Lingfield direction. Approx. a mile after Marsh Green, when you see Starborough Nurseries, turn right into Starborough Road. After a quarter of a mile there is a sign left into Starborough Farm. Go to the top of the drive, through the gates and park anywhere on the left. We are the first units on the right. (Take care as you go through the gates as farm tractors can emerge from the right/left). Approximately 12-15 minutes.


Warehouse OPEN DAY Friday 21st September 2018 10am-5pm

Today Friday 21st September 2018, from 10am to 5pm, you can visit the 3000 sq.ft. second showroom and warehouse at Starborough Farm, Edenbridge – come and browse at your leisure, no need for an appointment. New stock of original Art Deco and Arts & Crafts Movement desks, sideboards, bookcases, dining suites and much more has arrived in the last two weeks. If you are seeking particular pieces, please let us know and we can send you photographs. The Design Gallery is open 7 days a week as usual. For appointments at the warehouse on other days please call 01959 561234 or email us:

WAREHOUSE OPEN MORNING Saturday 1 September 2018 9am-1pm

Open Morning: Warehouse and Second Showroom Saturday 1 September 2018 from 9am-1pm. Come and browse 3000 sq.ft. of original Art Deco, Arts & Crafts Movement and Gothic Revival furniture at special prices. The new premises is at: Units 1a and 1b Starborough Farm, Starborough Road, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5RB. Call 01342 833366 (warehouse) or 01959 561234 (gallery). From 1 September 2018, we will be holding occasional Open Houses in Edenbridge – please check the website or call us for details; you can also visit by appointment. The Design Gallery is open as usual Saturdays 10am-5.30pm, Sundays 1pm-5pm and weekdays 10am-5pm: 5 The Green, Westerham, Kent TN16 1AS.

NEW SHOWROOM & WAREHOUSE Starborough Farm Edenbridge Kent

We are delighted to invite you to visit the NEW 3000 sq.ft. SHOWROOM AND WAREHOUSE at Starborough Farm, Edenbridge by appointment. We will also be holding OPEN DAYS from time to time, please check the website, or call 01959 561234 / 07785 503044 or email us for details. You will find us at: Units 1a and 1b, Starborough Farm, Starborough Road, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5RB. As well as the original Art Deco and Arts & Crafts Movement furniture, you can view pieces from the Period Designs’ bespoke furniture collection or commission a piece to your own designs. Email:  The Design Gallery, 5 The Green, Westerham, Kent TN16 1AS is open 7 days a week as usual.


VISIT WESTERHAM There are many fascinating historic houses to visit near The Design Gallery in Westerham, and the second 3000 sq.ft. Showroom and Warehouse in Edenbridge, Kent. Below we list some of the highlights. Do check with the properties before travelling as some are closed on certain days or for special events, and may not open from October to March. The Visit Westerham website details gardens and other locations in the area.

KENT: Chartwell, home to Sir Winston Churchill and his family for over 40 years, is 5 minutes’ drive from the gallery. The National Trust property is decorated as it was in the 1930s and includes glorious gardens, Churchill’s art studio and the largest collection of his paintings. Advanced booking is recommended for weekends and bank holidays.

Quebec House in Westerham, was the birthplace of General James Wolfe who achieved victory over the French army in 1759 at Quebec. Like Sir Winston Churchill, there is a statue commemorating him on The Green. The National Trust property has a pretty garden, second hand bookshop and activities for children. The house is open by tour only and closed some days

The font in which Wolfe was baptised and a memorial window to him, “The Adoration of the Magi”  by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, can be seen in the Church of St Mary the Virgin in Westerham.

Down House in Downe was the home of Charles and Emma Darwin.

Hever Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, boasts 700 years of history and 125 acres of glorious gardens.

Eden Valley Museum, Edenbridge features the social history of West Kent and has the recently discovered “Chiddingstone Hoard” of 10 gold coins on permanent display. It is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays and on some mornings.

WEST SUSSEX: Standen in East Grinstead, is a beautiful Arts and Crafts house designed by Philip Webb, with interiors by Morris & Co., lighting by WAS Benson and William de Morgan ceramics.

EAST SUSSEX: Charleston, West Firle, near Lewes: the home of the Bloomsbury group’s Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. Closed Monday and Tuesdays (except Bank Holidays).  You can combine Charleston with a visit to Virginia Woolf’s Monk’s House in Rodmell and the Berwick Church murals

Farley’s Farmhouse and Gallery, Chiddingly, near Lewes: the former home of American photographer Lee Miller and surrealist painter Roland Penrose. Open Sundays only until the end of October.

SURREY: Watts Gallery and Chapel, Compton, near Guildford: A remarkable Arts and Crafts Movement chapel, the gallery of Victorian painter/sculptor George Frederic Watts and Limnerlease, the home of Mary Watts and GF Watts. The Watts Gallery and Limnerlease are closed on Mondays (except Bank Holidays), the house requires pre-booked tour tickets. Mary Watts’ chapel incorporated early Christian art and Celtic symbolism, hand-crafted by the village residents. The gallery also shows paintings by their friends Evelyn De Morgan and ceramics by William De Morgan.

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The SECOND SHOWROOM AND WAREHOUSE at STARBOROUGH FARM in EDENBRIDGE, KENT is now available by appointment Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm and Saturdays 8am – 12 noon. You can view 3000 sq.ft. of original Art Deco and Arts & Crafts Movement furniture, as well as a selection of our bespoke Art Deco Contemporary collection by Period Designs. The new premises are at Units 1a and 1b, Starborough Farm, Starborough Road, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5RB. Please call 01959 561234 or email us: to make an appointment. The Design Gallery at 5 The Green, Westerham, Kent TN16 1AS is open as usual: Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm; Saturdays 10am – 5.30pm; Sundays and Bank Holidays 1pm – 5pm.


The Eltham Palace Art Deco Fair takes place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May 2018 from 10am-6pm. We are taking an Epstein Cloud Three Piece Suite banded in burr walnut, a part of Art Deco Cloud armchairs banded in burr maple, as well as an elegant Cocktail Cabinet and a Cocktail Sideboard. We will also be showing new stock of museum quality Art Deco jewellery by Jakob Bengel of Idar-Oberstein, circa 1930s. The Design Gallery is open both days as usual. The NEW FURNITURE SHOWROOM AND WAREHOUSE at Starborough Farm, Edenbridge is now available to view by appointment Monday to Friday 8am-6pm and Saturdays 8am-12 noon (the premises currently close at 1pm). Come and view 3000 sq.ft. of original Art Deco, Arts & Crafts Movement and Gothic Revival furniture. You can purchase pieces unrestored or we can arrange restoration and upholstery to your requirements. A selection of our bespoke Art Deco Contemporary collection by Period Designs is also in the new showroom. THE NEW SHOWROOM AND WAREHOUSE is at Units 1a and 1b, Starborough Farm, Starborough Lane, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5RB. Call 01959 561234 or email us: for further details.

Vintage Perfume Bottles

Scent bottles from the early 20th century through to the 1990s will be on sale in The Design Gallery from Saturday 21st April 2018. From the prettiest Art Nouveau designs, geometric, skyscraper-inspired shapes of Art Deco, through to the new classics of the 1960s with Christian Dior and Chanel and onwards to the power perfumes of the 1980s, a wide range will be available. Call 01959 561234 for further details.


April 2018: Our NEW, even larger Furniture Warehouse at Starborough Farm in Edenbridge, Kent is now available to view by appointment: 3000 sq.ft. of original Art Deco, Arts & Crafts Movement, Art Nouveau Gothic Revival. You can make us an offer Unrestored or we can have the pieces Restored and Upholstered for you. Call The Design Gallery on 01959 561234 or email us:

De La Warr Bexhill Fair Bexhill 27-28 January 2018

We are attending the De La Warr Pavilion “20th Century Decorative Arts Fair” on 27th and 28th January 2018. It is open from 10am-4pm. We will be showing fine quality Art Deco furniture, lighting, bronze sculpture and jewellery. The Design Gallery will be open as usual.