Telefonplan Tower

Standing proudly in the Stockholm suburb of Midsommarkransen, the 10 story, 72 meter tall Telefonplan tower—built and used by Ericsson for many years—stood as the center of their corporate campus and served as a neighborhood landmark. Today the neighborhood has grown beyond Ericsson's presence, and local architect Milo Lavén, artist Erik Krikortz and interaction designer Loove Broms have transformed the tower to be a landmark …

Halloween 2006: Three Ghost-Themed Finds

The flowing ghost shape may be the most emblematic of Halloween. (Does it get any simpler than a sheet with holes?) Some of our favorite artists and designers have embraced the classic silhouette and created a few non-traditional ghosts to help celebrate the macabre holiday. The new offbeat book on entertaining by Amy Sedaris, I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence (above right) includes crafts, …

Three Nature-Inspired Lamps

100% Design, the London design fest's main event, usually focuses on the slick and often boring end of the market, but this year these three lamps stood out from the crowd for their beautifully simple organic forms. Diffuse. Their minimal forms with beautiful textures and floral details (pictured above left and right) are elegantly understated additions to any room. FOC (or Freedom Of Creation) is …