Sebastian studied Industrial Design Engineering at Central St. Martins, where he gave the Sex Pistols their first booking and designed record sleeves and posters for The Clash. After working at corporate identity consultancy Wolff Olins and leading hard-goods development at Mothercare. In 1986 he founded the award winning Sebastian Conran Associates product design studio, which he continues to lead. He is also a director of Conran & Partners architecture practice and the homewares brand Universal Expert. Sebastian has taught furniture design at the Royal College of Art, lectures frequently, judges many international design awards and has written several books, articles and papers advocating design practice.
Dyson AM05 Hot & Cool
Questioning something we all take for granted lies at the heart of innovation. James Dyson saw the electric fan as fundamentally flawed, with the blades causing uneven airflow and buffeting. His reinvention dispenses with blades to deliver a smooth, constant flow of air. From £359.95
John Lewis Spectrum
The invention of the transistor in 1947 dramatically changed the form of radios, and now once again the introduction of digital has revolutionised the way we consume radio content. This simple, elegant design combines the functions of a modern digital radio with the visual language of early transistor machines. £34.95