Thursday, December 31, 2009

My Favorites of 2009

Favorite book

Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and Jewelry
by Leanne Shapton
(So great - will write more about it in 2010)

Favorite Book on Design (3 way tie!)

Paul Rand by Steven Heller
Make it Bigger by Paula Scher
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp

Favorite scene in a movie

Hannah Schmidt (Kate Winslet) learning to read in The Reader. Heartbreaking.
(It's only in the extra scenes on DVD. Was edited out in the film. Scandalous.)

Favourite CD

Patrick Watson's Wooden Arms
Especially the songs: Big Bird in a small Cage, Man like You and Wooden Arms.
Beautiful.This CD was my fall soundtrack. Thanks Anders.

Favorite paint colour
Benjamin Moore Chelsea Grey

Happy New Year Dear Readers and Everyone!


Debbie Powell says hello said...

Happy New Year Alanna!! xx

Mika said...

Chelsea Grey, you say? Shocking.

Alanna Cavanagh said...

yes chelsea grey. it's the best because right smack dab between brown and grey so has a lot of warmth to it.
very cozy and cavelike!