The flagship Conran Shop store was opened in 1987 in the historic Michelin House building on Fulham Road and heralded the revival of the area now known as Brompton Cross. The building was originally commissioned in 1909 by the Michelin Tyre Company as their first permanent British headquarters.
Today The Conran Shop offers everything from contemporary furnishings, famous design classics, vintage "one-off" pieces of furniture, to practical and fun accessories.
It also houses the critically acclaimed Bibendum Restaurant, named after Michelin's iconic figure, Monsieur Bibendum, or, more commonly, "The Michelin Man".
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As Kristen C. mentioned this is Terence Conran's shop, although one of his offspring Jasper will soon be taking the reigns. The shop is worth visiting at least for the building and window displays, and sells a lot of modern classic pieces - with a price tag to match - as well as many smaller accessories for the whole of your house. Everything is very much geared towards the wealthy local...more
This place is an inspiration.
Contemporary but comfortable furniture all the way to elegant but practical dinnerware, reflects Terence Conran's vision of easy modern living with exciting design. Not only are there gorgeous things to make your home a better place, but just walking through the store itself will give you a lifestyle makeover.more
Jasper Conran's flagship London store is housed in the 1930s Michelin building, which is shares with Bibendum, one of Conran's most prestigious of his restaurant empire.
Conran's eye for contemporary detail and tastes are ably demonstrated by a stroll through this store which sells everything from furniture to lighting to matches and kitchen gear. There are some strikingly modern designs like...more
It takes a lot to get me excited about soft furnishings. Luckily Jasper Conran, the founder of Habitat, has a shop on the Fulham Road that does the trick. The exterior is the first thing that strikes you about the place. Housed in the 1930s Art Deco Michelin building, it must be one of the most beautiful buildings in London. It's very like Habitat inside the shop, perhaps the difference being...more