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The news that Stephen Bayley has resigned due to almost continuous pmt is sad but unsurprising. The key to Peter Mandelson Trouble is that he (Peter) behaves like a typical architect. So enamoured is he of the form of the container that he has become mesmerised by the ability of its interior to be virtually anything. He acts like a waiter in Fawlty Towers. He is forever picking up that silver-plated hemisphere, beloved of mediocre restaurants everywhere, to reveal, with an increasingly ...

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