HOUSING: Cut-Outs for Grownups

Advertising men are supposed to think up million-dollar ideas. Dean Robinson, 40, an energetic, quick-talking Detroiter, is one who actually did.

To plug Detroit's Timken Silent Automatic Oil Burner, Dean Robinson handed out architects' sketches of houses, along with a folder of building information. So many people wrote in for blueprints that Timken was swamped. Robinson thought Timken should go into the business of supplying blueprints. But Timken said no. So Robinson quit and decided to do it himself. He teamed up with Designer Richard D. Pollman, 33, and two other Detroiters to form Home Planners, Inc.

To make planning easy, Home...

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