Since getting around London doesn’t appear to be as much of a problem as we might have feared, we suggest you nip over to Marylebone High Street, where The Conran Shop is celebrating the Games with a fun Olympics-themed display.
Monthly Archives: July 2012
We’re delighted to spill just a few of the beans on our latest project: South Place Hotel.
South Place is D&D London’s first hotel. Perhaps unsurprisingly given their pedigree in restaurants, South Place will be “as much about meet and eat as sleep”, to quote General Manager Bruce Robertson. It will feature two restaurants and three bars, as well as its 80 stylish guest rooms.
As part of our series of pieces on luxury design, we put a question to our Chairman, Sir Terence Conran:
This week’s Friday Tip comes straight from the top: Roger Mavity, CEO of Conran, describes his perfect London day…
My tip is this: start out at Tate Britain, and take in some of the finest art history has to offer. Then, jump on the Tate Boat, and head east along the river to the towering Bankside Power Station, home of the Tate’s younger cousin. Continue reading
“What does this button do?”
If you have enough money, you can spend the hassle out of almost anything.
Luxury hotels are well-accustomed to dealing with the outlandish requests of their well-heeled guests; travel concierge outfits offer the super rich the simplicity of a life almost totally unplanned. Why hail cabs, reserve tables or book flights, when all of these things can be done for you? Continue reading
Conran Contracts are our furniture and interiors supply team. Working with some of the best-regarded architects and interior designers worldwide, they fit restaurants, bars, clubs, retail spaces, offices and residences.
This Saturday Frenchmen all over the world will celebrate La Fëte National, Bastille Day.
We at Conran are committed Francophiles – indeed, a certain Chairman spends rather a lot of his time there – so this week’s tip is unashamedly Gallic.