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Stephen Bayley
(1951-____) born on
Oct 13
British design critic,cultural critic,author. He became nationally famous when he was appointed as creative director of the exhibition at the Millennium Dome in Greenwich.
         
   
F
Taste is more to do with manners than appearances. Taste is both myth and reality; it is not a style.

R
It is the fragrant lack of practicality that makes high-heeled shoes so fascinating: in terms of static mechanics they induce a sort of insecurity which some find titillating.
A
"Where do architects and designers get their ideas?" The answer, of course, is mainly from other architects and designers, so is it mere casuistry to distinguish between tradition and plagiarism?
N
The assumption must be that those who can see value only in tradition, or versions of it, deny man's ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
K
Interior design is a travesty of the architectural process and a frightening condemnation of the credulity, helplessness and gullibilty of the most formidable consumers --the rich.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Taste," pt. 1, "Taste: The Story of an Idea," 1991.
R: "Taste," pt. 2, "Fashion: Being and Dressing," 1991.
A: "Commerce and Culture," ch. 3, 1989.
N: "Commerce and Culture," ch. 3, 1989.
K: "Taste," pt. 2, "Interiors: Vacuums of Taste," 1991.
   


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