Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Terence Conran

image source, screen printed cotton furnishing fabric designed by Natalie Gibson for Conran Fabrics Ltd, 1967

In 1964 Terence Conran opened the first Habitat in Brompton Cross, London. The staff wore designs by Mary Quant to try and attract younger customers! His overall aim was to make attractive, affordable design available to the general public.

If you're looking at Terence Conran for your project you might find the following links useful:
Design Museum profile
The Conran Fabric Archive
V&A Designer Profile
Time Online Article

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