Terence Conran

Sir Terence Conran

Born (1931-10-04) 4 October 1931 (age 87)
Kingston upon Thames, England, United Kingdom
EducationBryanston School, Dorset
Alma materCentral Saint Martins College of Art and Design
OccupationDesigner, restaurateur, retailer, writer
Known forHabitat stores
Spouse(s)Shirley Conran (2nd), Caroline Herbert (3rd), Vicki Conran (4th)
ChildrenJasper Conran, Sebastian Conran, Tom Conran, Sophie Conran, Edmund Conran
RelativesPriscilla (sister)

Sir Terence Orby Conran, CH, FCSD (born 4 October 1931) is an English designer, restaurateur, retailer and writer.[1]

Early life and education

Conran was born in Kingston upon Thames, son of Christina Mabel (Halstead) and South African-born Gerard Rupert Conran, a businessman who owned a rubber importation company in East London.[2] Conran was educated at Highfield School in Liphook, Bryanston School in Dorset and the Central School of Art and Design (now incorporated into Central St Martin's, a part of the University of the Arts, London), where he studied textiles and other materials.

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