What Nick Cave Taught Me About Design

Exploring the parallels between music and design

Sue Walsh
Sue Walsh
Aug 28, 2019 · 7 min read
Nick Cave at a concert
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I’m very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It’s the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.

—Nick Cave

In 1994, I saw Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds perform at Lollapalooza for the first time. I was 15. The…