Aglobal destination for the latest and greatest in furniture, lighting and lifestyle, The Conran Shop has inspired our homes with its innovative, well-considered designs for nearly five decades. Founded by the late Sir Terence Conran in 1973, the brand is cherished for an inimitable blend of iconic contemporary furniture and compelling new collections, premiering future collectibles while paying homage to the rich design history of the 20th century.
Continually evolving to reflect our changing ways of life, The Conran Shop is also expanding its global reach. With ten international locations and an online presence delivering over 8,000 lines to 70 countries, the brand’s 2020 expansion in South Korea won multiple awards, soon to be followed by a second location in Dongtan. This year also saw the opening of a space in Japan’s reputable Isetan department store in Shinjuku.
The Conran Shop has inspired our homes with its innovative, well-considered designs for nearly five decades
Under the ownership and guidance of Sir Terence since its inception, The Conran Shop was acquired by British businessman Javad Marandi OBE in early 2020, asserting a bold new future for the brand. Since then great strides have already been made, focusing on ecommerce expansion as pandemic restrictions have permanently altered the retail landscape.
Following the passing of Sir Terence Conran last September, his design ethos remains integral to the future vision of The Conran Shop. This formidable legacy is prolonged through initiatives like New Designers, introducing this year’s Designer of the Future Award supported by The Marandi Foundation. The award aims to offer exposure and development to the most promising young creatives in product design, honouring Sir Terence’s commitment to nurturing emerging British talent. 2021 alone welcomed an impressive 97 entries judged by the likes of Lord Norman Foster, Anya Hindmarch, and Narmina Marandi, with a daring dozen candidates highlighted by The Conran Shop.
Both in its dynamic stores and online platforms, The Conran Shop remains at the forefront of the luxury retail industry. Inspiring and exciting visitors through objects that reflect the way we live now, the brand seeks to enrich our enjoyment of the home, the heart of life. With its sights firmly on the future, The Conran Shop boldly perpetuates Sir Terence’s vision of a truly design-led lifestyle.
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