About Us

So, who are John Darke Interiors?


As a company that prides itself on being anything but ordinary, John Darke Interiors offers a full retail showroom experience and interior design consultancy.Whether it’s a new rug for the lounge, an on-site design consultation, a complete renovation makeover or full interior specification for a new build then John Darke Interiors can help.

We source materials and products, advise on colours and fabrics, and supply furniture and accessories to complete a look, no matter what the style or the budget.

The company’s showroom in Tauranga’s Palm Grove is filled with gorgeous products to inspire enthusiasm for great design. We have exclusive access to a number of suppliers and can offer furniture and fabrics from well-recognised brands such as David Shaw, Montreux, Southern Creations, Mokum, Designers Guild, Atelier, Sanderson, Textilia, Unique Fabrics and a host of other manufacturers and importers. We also supply lamps, mirrors, rugs, flowers, vases and cushions.

Every client is unique

Our talented team


The team at John Darke Interiors comprises an enthusiastic and friendly group of designers who ensure that their client’s design experience is an enjoyable one.

Heading the company is John Darke who, since 1995, has been involved with residential and commercial design throughout the Bay of  Plenty and further afield.

Designer Tania Young has a strong background in interior design which she combines with extensive product knowledge, while the talented Janine Fox-Mason brings a range of design experience from the contemporary to the classic.

The team are all based at the Tauranga studio and can provide personalised attention to suit every need from drapes, fabrics, furniture and recovering existing pieces through to advice and product selection on a complete renovation or new build.

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