The Culture Collections No.7

Each collection combining things we love from the world of art, design, music, film, and everything else in between!


Nick Cave’s Ten Favourite Songs
“What would be a list of ten of your most favourite pieces of music, by artists other than yourself?” Cave’s answer was delivered as part of his brilliant ongoing series The Red Right Hand Files — Read

Conor O’Leary
The Wexford born photographer has developed a portrait and editorial style of muted beauty. Based between London and Dublin, his clients include the New York Times, Wallpaper and Aer Lingus — Look

Muriel Cooper
Cooper was a pioneering designer and long-time director of MIT Press. This series of animations celebrates the 50th anniversary of her joining the press — Watch

Michael Putland: From Abba to Zappa
Putland, who died last week, was said to have snapped every major musical star from A-Z. His new book The Music I Saw includes many of the stars he photographed — Look

Tell Me Who I Am
In this moving documentary, Alex trusts his twin, to tell him about his past after he loses his memory in an accident. But Marcus is hiding a dark family secret — Watch

Rethinking Drink
A mindful shift is happening in our Western drinking culture. Three American brands are creating beverage options that take the edge off, without the hangover — Read

Hotel Changemakers
Wall mounted bottles of shampoo, conditioner, and bath gel are replacing travel-sized plastic toiletries at some leading hotels across the globe — Read

Trailer: The Invisible Man
Following the release of first-look images for Elisabeth Moss’ The Invisible Man remake, a trailer has landed online a month earlier than predicted — Look

Tesla Cybertruck Divides Opinion
The design of Tesla’s electric Cybertruck, unveiled last week, has caused a storm, with some people calling it “courageous” and others “ridiculous” — Look

Leonard Coen: Thanks for the Dance
Cohen’s posthumous album is a sublime spoken word performance with most of the backing music performed by his singer songwriter son Adam — Listen

Brian Byrne is a graphic designer and founder of Lands.
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