Tuesday saw the arrival of another film crew here at Shad Thames to film Terence and his wise words.
This time it was the BBC to get Terence’s thoughts on something very close to his heart – manufacturing in the UK.
“Do we really want to live in a country that doesn’t make anything?”
See what he has to say here – around the 28 min 45 secs mark!**
**Sadly iPlayer only lasts for a few days so we can’t see him in anymore…!
In a nut-shell Terence believes very strongly that we can’t just be a country of Service Industries – we must continue to make things too. Something he puts into practice whenever possible – not in the least when it comes to making furniture – with his UK furniture makers Benchmark …
His comments were part of a report on the Design of the Year award at The Design Museum just around the corner from our Head Office. The winner was announced yesterday – with the Plumen energy saving light bulb scooping the top prize.
Read more about the Design of the Year exhibition right here next week…plus we are hoping to get some comments from Sam Wilkinson, the bulb’s designer… watch this space.