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'The worst thing is choice'

Architect John Pawson – who designed the interior of Bruce Chatwin's flat at Eaton Place – is profiled in the Wall Street Journal. For those unfamiliar with the story behind Chatwin's tiny apartment, Pawson covers the design in more detail here, pointing out once more the disparity between Bruce's desired minimalism and the reality of his personality:

'He wanted to travel light. But of course in his apartment he had a lot of things.'