Stephen Bayley is an author, critic, columnist, consultant, broadcaster, debater and curator. With Terence Conran he created the influential Boilerhouse Project in the Victoria & Albert Museum, which evolved into the Design Museum. Stephen writes a regular column for The Independent on Sunday’s Travel section, and contributes features that have previously covered anything from travelling through Japan via the iconic Shinkansen, to the artisans of Florence and driving a vintage Fiat 500 around Sicily.
02 April 2015 07:51 PM
Stephen Bayley puts the restorative powers of Lake Geneva to the test
02 March 2015 10:42 AM
The Seventh Age of Luggage is about staying cool, calm and well-pressed
29 September 2014 12:37 PM
Something to declare
27 July 2014 12:00 AM
20 July 2014 12:00 AM
15 June 2014 12:00 AM
02 June 2014 04:07 PM
In the Fifties and Sixties, glamorous Romans would seek sunshine on the Amalfi coast, but far more intriguing is a dramatic village just inland, as Stephen Bayley found
11 May 2014 12:00 AM
13 March 2014 09:00 PM
In his new book, Stephen Bayley argues that this is one verbal skill we all should learn
A Chinese developer plans to rebuild London's 'heroic' Crystal Palace - but will it be a new building or a piece of 'duplitecture'?
05 March 2014 09:30 PM
With its very light weight and advanced modular construction – inspired by railway technology and designed in a mere seven days – the Crystal Palace of 1851 sits very heavily on our collective consciousness. The most heroic building of all time? Very possibly. It always was, and is again today, a test for taste.
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a white stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Russian warships in English Channel 'to conduct anti-aircraft and anti-submarine military drills'
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- 2 BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 3 18th century sex toy found in 'toilet of sword fighting school' in Poland
- 4 The Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer has leaked – watch
- 5 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats