Sebastian Orby Conran, born 5th April 1956, Hyde Park Corner, London.
After leaving Bryanston School with A levels in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Sebastian studied Industrial Design Engineering at Central St. Martins. Where as the Student Union treasurer, he gave the Sex Pistols their first booking, and designed the record sleeves, posters, and clothing for The Clash.
|1978||joined corporate identity consultancy Wolff Olins, gaining creative responsibility for key accounts such as Shell and Pilkington.|
|1981||led hard-merchandise design at Mothercare - a role that transformed the appearance and performance of childcare equipment.|
|1986||started product design studio, Sebastian Conran Associates.|
|1991||formed furniture design & manufacturing studio/workshops with Tom Dixon.|
|1999||SCA merged with the Conran group where Sebastian was responsible for all product and branding design.|
|2009||Sebastian Conran Associates is re-established in purpose built studio workshops in West Kensington, London.|
He has also taught furniture design at the Royal College of Art, lectures frequently, judges many international design awards, and has written several books, articles and papers.