New Opening Times

We are now fully open all day on Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays 10am to 5pm and taking appointments for Tuesdays and Wednesdays for those who wish to be more certain of exclusive visits (no other clients on the premises) between 10am and 5pm on these days. Please call us on 01959 561234 or call John on 07785 503044 to make arrangements or to enquire.

Social Distancing:

We have a Sanitising Station at the entrance of the showroom with sanitiser and masks (FPP2) if required as well as washing and toilet facilities. We have a 2m distancing policy and one way access to our showroom and warehouse.

We are doing a thorough clean throughout the showroom at the end of each day.

If we can help you with any other arrangements we would be please to assist – please call us on the above numbers.

Wishing all our clients well and looking forward to see you again.

Chrissie and John

The Design Gallery and Period Designs: websites open 24/7

Our retail premises at The Design Gallery and Period Designs in Marsh Green, Edenbridge are now closed until restrictions can be lifted by the Government. The websites are being updated daily with newly-listed stock and newsletters will be sent every two weeks or so.

We will continue to expediate existing requests for quotations and for pieces and will keep clients updated as often as possible. We offer video conferencing via Skype and Zoom if you would like to discuss pieces for specific projects and rooms.

Desirable Designs, 29 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells is also temporarily closed.

Deliveries will resume as soon as this is permissible. Sending all of our clients the very best in these challenging times. Stay safe.

You can also follow us on Instagram and Facebook: #designgalleryuk and #perioddesigns. The Period Designs bespoke furniture service and Art Deco Contemporary collection can be found at:

John, Chrissie and Roger    John mobile: 07785 503044




January Sale – final week of discounts – ACCESS is good via Marsh Green

Approach the showroom through Edenbridge and Marsh Green (ignore the Road Closed signs on the way) to Starborough Road which is currently passable – no water (3pm Saturday 25 Jan). No access from Lingfield or Water Lane (Haxted) use Marsh Green route.

Sale includes new stock, good discounts on ALL furniture and decorative items. We have just received in a ‘wrap around’ Epstein 3 pc suite in walnut and a Tank suite plus a beautiful Epstein Dressing Table in maple veneers.


THE SALE starts on THURSDAY 2nd JANUARY 10am-5pm and continues until SATURDAY 1st FEBRUARY 10am-5pm. Discounts of up to 50% on selected items. The 3000 sq.ft. Showroom & Warehouse includes Art Deco and Arts & Crafts Movement furniture, lighting, glass, ceramics and jewellery. It is usually closed on Sundays and Mondays. Please call ahead to check the latest updates on roadworks and possibly flooding (although the roads are usually passable).    The Design Gallery, Unit 1a Starborough Farm, Starborough Road, Marsh Green, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5RB  e:   01342 833366 / 07785 503044 




Mon 23 Dec                   10.00-17.00

Tues 24 Dec                  10.00-16.00


BOXING DAY                    CLOSED

Fri  27 Dec                    11.00-16.00

Sat 28 Dec                    11.00-16.00

Mon 30 Dec                  11.00-16.00

Tues 31 Dec                 11.00-16.00


Thurs 2 Jan                  10.00-17.00

Fri 3 Jan                       10.00-17.00

Road Conditions and Access – 16 Dec

Please call ahead if visiting as the current road conditions change each day and there are roadworks between Starborough Road and Lingfield blocking traffic. It’s ok from Edenbridge but water on the road does change daily at the moment. Call John on 07785 503044 or the showroom 01342 833366.

Today not recommended. 16 Dec

Art Deco Selling Exhibition 6-8th December 2019

We are delighted to announce our Winter Art Deco Selling Exhibition at the Edenbridge Showroom and Warehouse, which takes place on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th December from 10am-5pm and on Sunday 8th December from 12 noon – 4pm. We will be showing new stock of original 1920s and 1930s furniture, lighting, bronze sculpture, glass, ceramics and jewellery. The address is: Units 1a and 1b Starborough Farm, Starborough Road, Marsh Green, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5RB. Telephone: 01959 561234. Email:

Please be aware that there are road works from the entrance of Starborough Road all the way to Lingfield. You can currently go all the way from the Edenbridge end through Marsh Green to Starborough Road – ignore ROAD CLOSED signs as far as Starborough Road, go down Starborough Road to The Design Gallery on the LEFT. Alternatively use Haxted Road from Edenbridge or Lingfield to get to Water Lane and follow this bearing left to Starborough Road and the turning in to Starborough Farm and The Design Gallery.

The new gallery in Tunbridge Wells will also be open these days and at the same times at: Desirable Designs, 29 Lower Walk, The Pantiles, TN2 5TD.Telephone: 07974-322858.

Desirable Designs – new Art Deco gallery in Tunbridge Wells

We are delighted to announce our association with the new Art Deco gallery in Tunbridge Wells. Desirable Designs opens tomorrow Saturday 9th November and will focus on original Art Deco gifts, jewellery, objets and lighting with some furniture. Initial opening hours are Fridays and Saturdays 10am-5pm and Sundays 12 noon-4pm, with additional Pop Up days.

Please call or email The Design Gallery for further details 01959 561234 or 07974322858. E:

The Design Gallery at Starborough Farm is open Tuesday to Saturdays, no appointment needed


VISIT OUR NEW SHOWROOM AND WAREHOUSE – Now Open, Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm – you can view all our stock in one location.

Also on view are our modern made pieces available in veneers and sizes of your choice. You can also propose your own designs that you may like to have made for you.

Art Deco and Arts and Crafts original pieces of furniture, lighting, glass, sculpture and all kinds of pieces for the home are on show.

The Design Gallery, Unit 1a Starborough Farm, Starborough Road, Marsh Green, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5RB 01342 833366

Sat Nav: Put in full address and take the route to south of Edenbridge via Marsh Green is advised.

See you there!



RELOCATION SALE starts this WEEKEND 27 July!

Yes we are moving! After 17 years in wonderful Westerham we have decided to consolidate all our stock at our large 3000 sqft SHOWROOM and WAREHOUSE in Edenbridge, Kent.

All in one place; our restored and recently acquired stock. Our usual selection of Furniture, Lighting, Jewellery, Glass, Metalware, Art and many other items, plus the substantial stock of unrestored and warehouse items we hold.

A 2000 sqft airconditioned showroom and 1000 sqft warehouse will provide you with a wealth of choice of items for your home.

Also included is the range of bespoke furniture we have been making for many of our clients. Here you can choose all kinds of variations of an ART DECO style range of contemporary furniture, hand made in the UK. We can also make to your own chosen design, all kinds of pieces for your home, of any style – just come along with your ideas which we can develop and make for you – to your preferred specifications.

We will be open 10 – 5pm Tuesday to Saturday from 17th August. See you there!

The Design Gallery, Unit 1a Starborough Farm, Starborough Road, Marsh Green, Edenbridge Kent TN8 5RB Telephone 01342 833366 Mobile 07785 503044