Sir Terence Conran(1931-), Businessman and designer
Sitter in 14 portraits
Designer and entrepreneur whose empire of shops and restaurants includes London's Bluebird restaurant and his eponymous Conran Shop. Conran's career is 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. 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 has been 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