"If yu cn rd ths yu dsrv a fshn dplma."
Peter Carlsen, a writer and editor who specialized in design and architecture, was found dead, apparently a suicide, on Dec. 26 at his home in Manhattan. He was 43 years old.
Mr. Carlson was an editor of GQ magazine from 1972 to 1983 and was co-author, with William Wilson, of ”Manstyle: The GQ Guide to Fashion, Fitness and Grooming,” published in 1977. He had also worked at Men’s Wear magazine. In recent years he wrote on interior design, architecture and art for Architectural Digest, Connoisseur and The New York Times Magazine. There are no immediate survivors.
NY Times, 1.6.1990