The contradictions in Terence Conran's character shine through in this profile by a former protege whose book is a mixture of scoresettling and affection
A close reading of one of the most influential men in design history by two of his closest allies and collaborators, Stephen Bayley and Roger Mavity. There is a brutal honesty about the way in which they have painted their late colleague and friend . . .
Irresistibly spiky . . . fun . . . rollicking
[A] fascinating personality, captured here - both affectionately and critically . . . A terrific read, bubbling with anecdotes and insight
Bayley, the author of books on style, design and taste, tells the Habitat story with his customary polycultural panache . . . [Mavity is] good at conveying the experience of being in a room with Conran
Compelling . . . gossipy and entertaining
Juicy . . . interesting