DIARY: An ‘uncompromising contemporary tour de force’ ...

An ‘uncompromising contemporary tour de force’, ‘classic, no-frills, no- fuss design achieved with warmth and charm’, ‘minimalist, but not anally retentive’. Blimey! Most people selling their house have to rely on the usual des.res, dual aspect gobbledegook. Not Robin Wight. After conning Conde Nast into publishing an ad for his house (Campaign, 17 March 1995) this time he got the company’s House and Garden magazine to do a six- page feature on it - conveniently neglecting to mention it remains for sale, of course. What next? Hello’s ‘At home with Robin and Anastasia’? Oh, yes please. We’ll write it!

An ‘uncompromising contemporary tour de force’, ‘classic, no-frills, no-

fuss design achieved with warmth and charm’, ‘minimalist, but not anally

retentive’. Blimey! Most people selling their house have to rely on the

usual des.res, dual aspect gobbledegook. Not Robin Wight. After conning

Conde Nast into publishing an ad for his house (Campaign, 17 March 1995)

this time he got the company’s House and Garden magazine to do a six-

page feature on it - conveniently neglecting to mention it remains for

sale, of course. What next? Hello’s ‘At home with Robin and Anastasia’?

Oh, yes please. We’ll write it!



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