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Robin Guild

(1938-2006), Design consultant

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Robin Guild was a design consultant who ran a number of London-based companies and shops. In his twenties he opened Interiors, a design showroom in Hampstead, London and co-founded with his wife Patricia Kaye the Designers Guild interior design company in the early 1970s on the site of his mother's antiques shop on the King's Road. Later ventures included Gnomes for designer garden gnomes, Homeworks and Indiaworks that morphed into the Oriental Furnishing Company. Notable designs for clients included a Rolls Royce interior for Mick Jagger and interiors for Road Dahl in Great Missenden and for Trevor Nunn. In 1989 he published The Complete Victorian House Book.

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Robin Guild, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P1879

Robin Guild

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 8 June 1978
NPG P1879

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Wendy Dartnall

21 April 2019, 07:41

Hello Laura Guild,
I recently found this wonderful photo of your father online. I used to work for Robin in the 1960s at Interiors. I’ve lived in Australia since 1968. Are you able to tell me how he died?
Wendy Dartnall née Miller.

Laura Guild

21 May 2018, 12:00

This is my father Robin Guild. A friend of mine saw this and emailed the link to me. What an amazing photo!

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