Terence Conran RIP

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Terence Conran RIP

Postby Positive Passion » 12 Sep 2020, 15:42

Transformed British interior decor with his Habitat stores, and transformed the London high end restaurant scene with a series of restaurants whose names have become embedded in British culture.

Over the years I have owned a fair bit of stuff from Habitat, and in my nest-building days loved to visit the store - Tottenham Court Road generally, but for a while there was one in Regent Street converted from an old cinema which was an amazing place to visit.

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Re: Terence Conran RIP

Postby Samoan » 12 Sep 2020, 15:56

My cousin Anna, who's about 12 years older than me, had her wedding list there at the King's Road branch.

I have this memory of terracotta chicken cooking bricks...
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Re: Terence Conran RIP

Postby Copehead » 13 Sep 2020, 11:22

He basically defined the lifestyle and decor of the liberal, British middle classes for much of the second half of the 20th Century.

Then he bought BHS

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Re: Terence Conran RIP

Postby Diamond Dog » 13 Sep 2020, 13:53

The Habitat Warehouse and a showroom in the 70s and 80s is literally 100 yards from where I live. It's now houses and called "Habitat Way".
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