If you are at a lose end on your day off next. Please head down to the design museum at Shad Thames to witness the impact Sir Terence Conran has had on modern life in Britain.
From his own early design work through to his retail empire and restaurants his impact has been huge and his approach consistent throughout. As his quotes below express, keeping it simple has been the key ! I wont say too much more other than get yourself down to see the sheer volume and quality of his work right up until this day!
“My philosophy is best summed up by the phrase. Plain,simple and useful.Such things may not win design pizes, but neither do they go out of fashion.”
“If offered something well designed, well made and of decent quality at a price they can afford, then people will like it and buy it. This is the abiding principle to which I hold, whether as designer, retailer or restauranteur.”
On from 16 November – 04 March 2012
28 Shad Thames,
London SE1 2YD
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