Sir Terence Conran(1931-2020), Businessman, designer and restaurateur; founder of the Design Museum
Sitter in 14 portraits
Designer and entrepreneur whose empire of shops and restaurants included London's Bluebird restaurant and his eponymous Conran Shop. Conran's career was based on a belief, demonstrated particularly with the setting up of Habitat in the sixties, of the importance of good affordable design in everyday life. He was fond of quoting William Morris's dictum: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. Conran was a recipient of many design awards and was also founder of the Design Museum in London.
by Desmond O'Neill
bromide press print, 15 December 1967
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