Bert & Marie About Us About Us

Design Glass is a family owned business establish in 1974 by Bert Lennerts, with humble beginnings in is parents shed in their backyard. In 1979 Bert and Marie were married and she joined the company and over the following years they have both worked closely with their clients, students and the Art Glass Industry.

Bert began his glass career in the Flat Glass Industry, but with his natural artistic ability entered into Art Glass, receiving qualifications in – Art Glass and Glass Design & Sandblasting. In this mass produced world Bert’s enthusiasm for creating individual Art Glass pieces has been shared by many of his clients. He has always been happy to discuss their individual requirements, answer their questions and to give suggestions when asked to help develop their special Stained Glass/Leadlight or Sandetched Glass requirements.

As a qualified Art Glass professional Bert takes great pride in passing on his knowledge and expertise to his eager students. Classes are held in our working art glass studio and with Bert’s knowledge,patience and good humour have provided confidence to glass artists and hobbyists alike.

Our website has been designed to help our future clients be inspired to start the process for their new Art Glass commission. For the future glass artists you can start the journey by enrolling in one of our courses and for the hobbyist a site to help you purchase the supplies required for your projects. As a working Art Glass Studio we test each item we sell, offering only quality products that will give you lasting service and value.

With over 40 years experience in business Bert & Marie’s philosophy is to have a happy & helpful studio. Giving advice and knowledge to their clients and glass artists who visit the Design Glass studio or website. Any questions send us an email, give us a ring or visit our studio and remember "we are always here to help.”    


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