POSTED ON 05/17/2019 IN NewsBY Zehra Gezer
Design Icon Sir Terence Conran presented with Lifetime Achievement Award
Congratulations to Sir Terence Conran from all at Whitemeadow on being presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award this week.
Sir Terence Conran, one of the world’s best-known designers, retailers and restaurateurs, has been given a Lifetime Achievement Award by The Furniture Makers’ Company, the City of London livery company and charity for the furnishing industry, in recognition for his outstanding contribution to the design and furnishing sector.
Commenting on the award, Sir Terence said: “In my heart I have always considered myself a furniture maker, it has given me more pleasure than anything else during my rather long career. As a very young boy I vividly remember the absolute joy of finally finishing making my very own bookcase and it has been in my bloodstream ever since. So it was truly thrilling to be recognised by The Furniture Makers’ Company and to enjoy a very special evening with fellow craftspeople who share my love of making furniture. One of my big fears is that as a nation we often appear to have lost the joy of making things so it was uplifting to be surrounded by passionate furniture makers and see that the talent and passion in our industry burns as brightly as ever.”
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Whitemeadow have been the official manufacturer of the Content by Terence Conran Upholstery range since 2017 and will be showcasing new models from the collection at the Manchester Furniture Show in July. To register your place click here.
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