London is a beautiful city bursting with talented designers vying for employment. So why, asks Stephen Bayley, are the streets festooned with sentimental and degrading rubbish?
Any week beginning with Germaine Greer inviting the nation’s women to crash my website by sending photos of their ‘unsupported breasts’ is bound to be an interesting one.
Though the moral fabric of Parliament is in tatters, its architecture remains an inspiration. Stephen Bayley celebrates Pugin’s crazy, magnificent clock tower
Stephen Bayley rejects the sentimentality that locks the city in the past and that resists every invasion of modernity except tourism. The place is a corpse
Stephen Bayley on why he despises December’s tawdry and sentimental retail landscape
Stephen Bayley welcomes the first new railway for a century, at St Pancras
In desolate Ventnor on the south coast of the Isle of Wight, alongside ‘antique’ shops selling yellowed and scratched plastic…