Author, design critic & columnist
The original ‘design guru’ on life as critic, columnist – and provocateur
Stephen Bayley is a critic, columnist, and best-selling author – the original ‘design guru’ and the recipient of “Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” – France’s top artistic honour. His work has transformed popular perceptions of design; he writes regularly for major publications including Vanity Fair, The Times and The Observer; is Contributing Editor of GQ, and has appeared on many TV shows such as ‘Have I Got News for You’ and ‘Grumpy Old Men’. In this in-depth interview; he talks through his career, including his relationship with Terence Conran, his work at the V&A and founding London’s Design Museum; his time as Creative Director of the Millennium Dome – and his famous falling-out with the “dictator” Peter Mandelson.
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