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Legendary British designer, retailer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran has died peacefully today at his Barton Court after a remarkable 65-year-old career, his family said in a statement

by Lakesha Janzen (2020-12-06)


Legendary British designer, retailer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran has died peacefully today at his Barton Court after a remarkable 65-year-old career, his family said in a statement. 

Best known as the founder of households retailer Habitat, revolutionary home designer Sir Terence brought Scandinavian style and simplicity to London in the 1960s.

The hugely successful Habitat chain eventually formed the nucleus of a retailing empire which included Mothercare, Heals, Richards Shops and British Home Stores.

Sir Terence, who is credited with making stylish housewares and home décor available to a wider market beginning in the 1960s, was called a 'visionary' who 'revolutionised the way we live in Britain' by his family today. If you have any sort of questions regarding where and how you can use Videogames For everyone., you can contact us at our own internet site.  

His sister Priscilla Carluccio started the Carluccio's cafe chain with Antonio Carluccio, while his children Sebastian, Jasper, Tom, Sophie and Ned from his four marriages have been successful in the creative sector.

The family's statement, released by the Design Museum today, said: 'A proud patriot, Sir Terence promoted the best of British design, culture and the arts around the world and at the heart of everything he did was a very simple belief that good design improves the quality of people's lives.

'From the late forties to the present day, his energy and creativity thrived in his shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and hotels and through his many design, architecture and furniture making businesses. 

Legendary British designer, retailer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran (left in 1956 and right recently) has died peacefully today at his Barton Court after a remarkable 65-year-old career, his family said in a statement  

The hugely successful Habitat chain eventually formed the nucleus of a retailing empire which included Mothercare, Heals, Richards Shops and British Home Stores.

Pictured: Sir Terence with his wife, journalist and author Shirley Conran, in June 1955

Pictured: Sir Terence with Prince Philip at a reception at Buckingham Palace to mark the contribution made by the British design industry