Ukulele Trivet

Made from recycled die-cut felt that's leftover from the manufacture of ukulele picks, the Ukulele Trivet by the Los Angeles architecture firm Fung + Blatt is an example of creative re-use that's not only clever and aesthetically pleasing, but useful as well. Highly touchable, the thick softness of the material lends a warm presence to any dinner table. Treated for heat and stain resistance, the …

Dwell on Design: Palm Springs

Our friends at Dwell Magazine have created a special offer for CH readers who register for their Dwell on Design conference in Palm Springs, California. Simply enter the code COOL when registering and receive a $75 discount off the full conference ticket price of $450. The Dwell on Design: Palm Springs conference will focus on the past, present and future of design and architecture in …

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 …