Our Heritage

1964

What's the big idea?

Terence Conran and friends set out to bring London a new, European way to shop for contemporary homeware.

1966

Cataloguing cool

Habitat’s first printed broadsheet catalogue is published, which offers a peak of products curated in store with illustrations by Juliet Glynn Smith.

1964

Sunday 10 May - Habitat makes the headlines

The Sunday Times titles its glowing review of the new Habitat store on Fulham Road, 'What the smart chicks are buying'.

1966

Breaking new ground

With sales consistently up at Fulham Road, a new Habitat store opens on Tottenham Court Road.

1964

Monday 11 May – Lift off!

The doors are open! Duvets, chicken bricks, paper pendant shades and a selection of modern, stylish home furnishings arrive in London courtesy of Habitat.

1966

Going Postal

For the first time, Habitat By Post allows those out of reach of a Habitat store to buy into the lifestyle.

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