A third social media user remarked: “Sorry, Monty, and everyone of us. I live in the US and always envied people in the UK for your access to modern design, so influenced by Sir Terence Conran.”
“He was such a groundbreaker!” another added, before elaborating: “Kitchens weren’t deemed particularly important rooms in a home before Conran.”
“What a man, what a legend! RIP rightly a knight of our realm,” a fourth fan said.
Sharing the enthusiasm for modern design, another user added: ”Habitat was for our generation. Dared to be different.
“RIP Mr Conran you made me fall in love with the colour Orange.”