How we lost the Habitat habit… Terence Conran"s iconic creation shuts up shop

How we lost the Habitat habit… Terence Conran”s iconic creation shuts up shop

2:51 PM on 27th June 2011

Through the ages: Habitat has gone into administration after nearly five decades of defining British interior design

Through the ages: Habitat has gone into administration after nearly five decades of defining British interior design

Set to disappear: Habitat branch in the Westfield shopping centre in Shepherds Bush, London

Set to disappear: Habitat branch in the Westfield shopping centre in Shepherds Bush, London

Early days: Terence Conran at the new Habitat store in London, 1st May 1964

Early days: Terence Conran at the new Habitat store in London, 1st May 1964

Celebrity endorsement: Even the backing of glamorous public figures like Helena Christensen couldn

Celebrity endorsement: Even the backing of glamorous public figures like Helena Christensen couldn”t help Habitat turn its fortunes around

Remember these Iconic design pieces Habitat brought to the nation