Stephen Bayley

Stephen Bayley

“An intellectual is someone who looks at a pink party balloon and thinks of Jeff Koons”

If you are instinctive, you think for yourself, and find chance beautiful

There is a sterile perfection in the prim and prattish god of order

The orgies and drunken frenzies of the god of wine — immoderate but exhilarating

The default conservative reverence for ancient architecture too easily produces bogus, formulaic buildings

The modernist mentality revels in optimism and opportunity