The End of Habitat

25. July 2011

Habitat - Photography by John S TurnerI remember when I longed to fill my home with exclusive items from Habitat.
Not so long ago, the lighting, the suites, the swivel chairs, the kitchenware and even the rugs promised an enlightened new world of designer charm.

But now it's all gone - apart from the Habitat name which will live on in a few flagship London outlets. So where did it all go wrong and where did Sir.
Terence Conran's iconic 1960s brand lose it's way?

I feel like I should be mentioning Home Insurance here for a moment together with cheap buildings and contents cover but I'm not exactly sure why.

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