Terence Orby CONRAN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1931-10-04
Education Bryanston, Central Sch of Arts & Crafts
Books & Publications
Recreations gardening, cooking
Clubs N/A
Style Sir Terence Conran
Career designer, retailer, restaurateur; currently chm: The Conran Shop Ltd 1976-, Jasper Conran Ltd 1982-, Benchmark Ltd 1989-, Blue Print Café Ltd 1989-, Terence Conran Ltd 1990-, Conran Shop Holdings Ltd 1990- (shops in London, Paris, NY, Hamburg, Tokyo, Nagoya, Fukuoka), Le Pont de la Tour Ltd 1991-, Quaglino's Restaurant Ltd 1991-, Butlers Wharf Chop House Ltd 1992-, Conran Shop SA 1992-,Conran & Partners Ltd (formerly CD Partnership Ltd) 1993-, Conran Holdings Ltd 1993-, Mezzo Ltd 1993-, The Bluebird Store Ltd 1994-, Conran Restaurants Ltd 1994-, Conran Shop (Marylebone) Ltd 1996-, Conran Shop (Germany) Ltd 1997-, Afterdecide Ltd 1997-, Guastavino's Inc 1997-, Conran Distribution SARL Ltd 1997-, Conran Collection Ltd 1997-, Conran Properties (Marylebone) Ltd 1997-, Coq d'Argent Ltd 1997-, Conran Shop (Manhattan) Inc 1997-, Great Eastern Hotel Co Ltd 1997-2005, Orrery Restaurant Ltd 1997-, Sartoria Restaurant Ltd 1997-, Zinc Bar & Grill Ltd 1997-, Atlantic Blue SNC 1998-, Conran Finance Ltd 1998-; currently dir: Conran Ink Ltd 1969-, Conran Roche Ltd 1980-, Conran Octopus Ltd 1983-, Bibendum Restaurant Ltd 1986-, Michelin House Devpt Co Ltd 1989-, Michelin House Investment Co Ltd 1989-; jt chm Ryman Conran Ltd 1968-71; Habitat/Storehouse group: fndr 1971, chm Habitat Group Ltd 1971-88, chm Habitat France SA 1973-88, chm J Hepworth and Son Ltd 1981-83 (dir 1979-83), chm Habitat Mothercare plc (following merger) 1982-88, chm Richard Shops Ltd 1983-87, chm Heal and Son Ltd 1983-87, chm and chief exec Storehouse plc (following merger of Habitat/Mothercare with British Home Stores) 1986-88 (chm only 1988-90, non-exec dir 1990), dir BhS plc 1986-88; also formerly dir: RSCG Conran Design (formerly Conran Design Group/Conran Associates) 1971-92, The Neal Street Restaurant 1972-89, Conran Stores Inc 1977-88, Electra Risk Capital Group plc 1981-84, Savacentre Ltd 1986-88; memb: Royal Cmmn on Environmental Pollution 1973-76, Cncl RCA 1978-81 and 1986-, Advsy Cncl V&A 1979-83, Bd of Tstees V&A 1984-90, Assoc for Business Sponsorship of the Arts; estab Conran Fndn for Design Educn and Res 1981; chm Design Museum 1992- (tstee 1989-), vice-pres FNAC 1985-89, pres D&AD Awards 1989; provost RCA; Hon Dr RCA 1996, Hon DSc London Southbank Univ 2007; Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France) 1991; Hon FRIBA 1984, FSIAD; >ir< Daily Telegraph/Assoc for Business Sponsorship of the Arts Award to Habitat Mothercare 1982, SIAD Medal 1982, RSA Bicentenary Medal 1984, RSA Presidential Medal for Design Mgmnt to Conran Gp, RSA Presidential Award for Design Mgmnt to Habitat Designs 1975
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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